Sat, Feb 22, 2020 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Unitarian Church of Vancouver
The film, Raven People Rising, tells the story of the Heiltsuk Nation’s work to enshrine Indigenous governance of their homelands and waters into law in the wake of a devastating oil spill. When the Nathan E. Stewart ran aground in their Great Bear Rainforest home, the Heiltsuk took to the courts. All welcome to this film screening and fundraiser for the Heiltsuk legal fund.
Territorial Welcome: Mary Point
Featured Speakers: Lisa Fong, lead counsel for Heiltsuk Nation legal challenge and Contessa Brown, Heiltsuk
Silent Auction of Heiltsuk art and other items.
Suggested Donation: $10 – $20
If you cannot attend on February 22 and would like to donate to the Heiltsuk legal fund, you can do so here: https://fundraise.raventrust.com/feb22- Vancouver-fundraiser-at-unitarian-church
Social Justice Committee, Unitarian Church of Vancouver
Vancouver Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
RAVEN – Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs