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Hard-fought Constitutional protection could lose its meaning

Hard-fought Constitutional protection could lose its meaning

On the west coast of North America, smoke from massive wildfires has choked out the sun. Amidst floods on the Gulf Coast and record breaking temperatures in the Arctic, the pressures of a changing climate are being felt across Turtle Island. Today, a courageous...
VIDEO: An Insiders Look at the Tar Sands Trial

VIDEO: An Insiders Look at the Tar Sands Trial

Want the backstory on the Tar Sands Trial? Watch the video of a powerful discussion between Beaver Lake Cree’s Crystal Lameman, lawyer Karey Brooks, and RAVEN Campaigns Director Ana Simeon.  Crystal Lameman led us through a history of the Tar Sands Trial legal action....
Send some love to land + water defenders

Send some love to land + water defenders

This Valentines Day, send a message of support to the Beaver Lake Cree as they face off against Canada and Alberta on February 19th. Your messages will be delivered to elders and leaders on the courthouse steps. #treatystrong #tarsandstrial...
Stand with Indigenous Peoples to stop the Tar Sands!

Stand with Indigenous Peoples to stop the Tar Sands!

The Beaver Lake Cree are fighting to defend their treaty rights and force limits on the expansion of Canada’s toxic tar sands. Since the New Year, the Beaver Lake Cree legal team has been working flat-out, devoting every waking hour to preparing for the Feb 19 hearing...
Milestones upon milestones

Milestones upon milestones

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...
Double Your Impact with Matching Funds

Double Your Impact with Matching Funds

Starting November 1st, every donation will be DOUBLED thanks to a coalition of matching funds donors! This is a serious boost to this campaign that means every action you take will have twice the impact, from making a donation to fundraising online to organizing an...
Meet Brendan, Tar Sands Trial Campaigner

Meet Brendan, Tar Sands Trial Campaigner

Brendan is a Cree undergraduate student was born and raised on Treaty 4 territory, but moved in 2014 to Nogojiwanong (Peterborough), which is within the territory of the Mississauga Anishinaabeg. Here, he continued his studies as part of the Indigenous Environmental...
Healing Walk Victoria: an inter-faith journey

Healing Walk Victoria: an inter-faith journey

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,...
A healthy climate is good for business.

A healthy climate is good for business.

Businesses can send a powerful message about the importance of standing up for treaty rights. Did you know that new Canadians must take a pledge to honour the treaties? The vast majority of our employment & industry is dependent on a healthy ecosystem and the...
A move to real reconciliation

A move to real reconciliation

If you held the winning card in a life or death game — would you play it if you knew it also came with a price that would leave you, your family and all your relations destitute for possibly generations to come? And knowing that the price of not playing it would leave...
Birthday Justice

Birthday Justice

Host a birthday fundraiser for Indigenous Justice! Are you hitting a milestone, or just hitting your stride? Ted Grand was turning 50, and he wanted to do something more meaningful than just receive a bunch of messages on Facebook or a pile of presents. He set up an...
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