RAVEN Trust

A nailbiting morning. An astounding victory.

By Andrea Palframan / December 20, 2018 /

Another trip around the sun. Another amazing year for RAVEN. Writing these ‘retrospective’ emails summons so many powerful emotions. We’re driven by a sense of urgency at RAVEN: with legal challenges, there are no guarantees, and the successes, when they come, are impossible to predict or prepare for. This is why we are peppering you…

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Milestones upon milestones

By RAVEN / December 18, 2018 /

Donations for Beaver Lake Cree’s historic tar sands trial have exceeded our wildest expectations – not to mention our goal of $575,000 by November 30. As of this writing, December 10, RAVEN has raised $610,908 for Beaver Lake Cree’s strategic Advance Cost Motion. So why are we still fundraising? And what’s with the new goal…

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Healing Walk Victoria: an inter-faith journey

By RAVEN / July 4, 2018 /

By Terry Dance-Bennink I came back a changed woman after my river pilgrimage to the tar-sands in September 2013, determined to take action. I shared the story of my pilgrimage at my local church, Esquimalt United, and to my delight, our minister, Leanne Benoit, suggested we hold a solidarity healing walk next spring in Victoria,…

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David Suzuki pledges to stop Site C dam

By Andrea Palframan / September 15, 2015 /

After participating in the Paddle for the Peace this summer, David Suzuki make a personal commitment to fundraise in support of Treaty 8’s legal challenge to the Site C Dam. In his own words, here’s why he has pledged to raise $5000. “Paddling down the Peace River at the Paddle for the Peace event this…

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Luutkudziiwus House leaders on establishment of Madii Lii camp

By Andrea Palframan / August 14, 2015 /

A great article in the Vancouver Observer offers a statement for the intention behind building Madii Lii camp. Please share the powerful words of Chief Noola and show your support for the families and friends who are standing up to Petronas: In late August, an Aboriginal protest group with the Gitxsan tribe in northern B.C.…

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