Andrea Palframan

Pancakes and Jam – an online brunch party with live music!

May 2nd, 10:30 – PDT Join us for an online brunch cafe, in collaboration with Vines Art Festival! Poetry, pancakes, and beautiful solidarity.  Sign up here https://mailchi.mp/raventrust/pancakesnjam and you’ll get a link to the Zoom call in your inbox. Host Mary Lovell will be joined by Jillian Christmas, Desiree Dawson and Kin Balam! Make yourself some…
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First Nations Persevere with a Supreme Court Appeal to Stop TMX

Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Coldwater Band held a press conference on April 7th, 2020 to announce their appeal of the Federal Court of Appeal decision in their ongoing efforts to stop the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project approval.  The project was initially quashed in 2018 for insufficient consultation with First Nations and the failure to take…
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Nations take their fight against TMX to the Supreme Court

Right now, with the whole country in lock-down, construction is continuing at tanker terminals in Burnaby.  Meanwhile, Indigenous Nations are taking their case against TMX to the Supreme Court. If you can, now is the time to lean in and support strategic legal challenges.  On April 6, Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Coldwater Nations launched a Supreme…
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Watch Episode 5, “Wellhead to Tidewater” with Eriel Deranger

Episode 5 – our last episode in Pull Together’s 5 part webinar series – was a great way to wrap up the ranging discussions we’ve been having over the past weeks. Watch: https://vimeo.com/397065377 Our guest speaker was Eriel Deranger of Indigenous Climate Action. For many years, Eriel has brought together resistance to tar sands and…
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TMX: Supreme Court of Canada Denies Leave, as Tsleil Waututh announces another appeal

The following is a media statement from Tsleil Waututh, issued March 5, 2020: The Supreme Court of Canada has denied leave to appeal a decision by the Federal Court of Appeal from September 4th, 2019 which significantly limited the grounds that the First Nations, including Tsleil-Waututh, could argue in the recent Coldwater case.  Tsleil-Waututh announced today that they…
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Watch Episode 2 “Wellhead to Tidewater” with Kayah George

Kayah George of Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Tulalip Tribes spoke on what her communities have been organizing and the impacts of the super tankers on the Salish Sea, as well as on language and culture.  Click HERE to Watch and share! Kayah spoke with Sam Suarez, an organizer living in Oregon who has been travelling throughout the…
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