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Turning the Tides: end-of-summer outdoor extravaganza
September 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bid adieu to summer to the sounds of great music, great food and great beer at Roger’s Plaza in North Vancouver — Coast Salish territory. Join us for an outdoor extravaganza and solidarity event in support of First Nations’ legal challenges to the Kinder Morgan and Petronas pipelines (scroll to bottom for more information).
Craft Beer from Greenleaf Brewing Co. http://www.greenleafbrew.com/ (100% of sales donated)
Food from Cafe by TAO (vegan, organic) http://www.taoorganics.com/ (100% of sales donated)
5 pm DJ Adam Kirk
6 pm Coast Salish welcoming and speeches
6:30 pm Ta’kaiya Blaney and friends
7:30 pm Film “One River”
8 pm Leora Cashe & Michael Vincent (with
Jaye Krebs on keyboards)
Information tables from RAVEN and other grassroots groups and NGOs campaigning to stop Kinder Morgan and Petronas.
Event by donation to RAVEN : Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs. Pay what you can, no one turned away.
All proceeds go toward First Nations legal challenges to the Kinder Morgan and Petronas pipelines.
Accessibility information: The venue is accessible by wheelchair.
We acknowledge with gratitude that this event is organized on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish: the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish Nations.
RAVEN (Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs) raises legal defence funds to assist Indigenous Peoples who enforce their rights and title to protect their traditional territories.
Endorsed by: TAO Organics, Sierra Club BC, Union of BC Indian Chiefs, Northshore NOPE, 350Vancouver, Burnaby Residents Opposed to Kinder Morgan Expansion (BROKE), Climate Convergence Metro Van, David Suzuki Foundation, Lead Now, Force of Nature, Greenpeace
Pull Together to Stop Kinder Morgan
Kinder Morgan’s pipeline and tanker project poses unacceptable risks to our oceans and waterways, our climate, economies and communities. It must never be built. Four First Nations have vowed to stop it in the courts, so people, businesses and community groups are raising funds to support them. Half of the proceeds of this event will be used in support of the Cold Water, Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Secwepemc First Nations’ legal challenges opposing the proposed Kinder Morgan expansion. For more information on the campaign, see: https://pull-together.ca/
Protect Skeena Salmon from Petronas
The other half of the proceeds will go toward a legal challenge to the proposed gas pipeline and LNG terminal right on top of the salmon nursery around Lelu Island. The proposed LNG terminal may prove catastrophic for the wild salmon population of the entire Skeena Watershed, on which 10 First Nations and a total of 60,000 people depend for their lives and livelihoods. Stand with the Gitanyow, Gitxsan and Gitwilgyoots Hereditary Chiefs and support their court battle for the survival of the Skeena watershed as we know it. More about the campaign: https://raventrust.com/wild-for-salmon/