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Featuring Crystal Lameman of the Beaver Lake Cree Nation.

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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...

Beaver Lake Cree Bring the Power of the Sun to Tar Sands Ground Zero

Beaver Lake Cree Bring the Power of the Sun to Tar Sands Ground Zero

When you live in the middle of the biggest sacrifice zone on Earth, how do you keep up your spirit? When the plants and animals that sustained your community are gone, how do you pass on land-based cultural teachings to the next generation? The Beaver Lake Cree have...

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...

The Cooperative Difference

The Cooperative Difference

As an example of corporate social responsibility, one of the first examples I experienced as ED at RAVEN of ‘being the change’ that Gandhi espoused was with a member-led bank in the UK.  The bank’s commitment to Beaver Lake Cree Nation’s legal action to push back the...

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