Mutual Aid for Two Spirit Trans Elder

I'm fundraising for my friend, Tami Starlight (AKA Many Spirit Warrior or 'Check') who is a Nehiyaw / Cree and Norwegian Two Spirit trans woman and a longtime community organizer in the DTES. Committed full time to Ada’istx / fairy creek in August (decades experience in the region) 

The knowledge, care, and experience she brings to the community is critical to holding the movement accountable, building capacity and right relation with two spirit / trans / queer indigenous youth. Tami is a force of ancestral power and her presence at the blockade is vital.

Tami blew out her front tire and the bottom of her car while doing blockade work on Pacheedaht and Ditidaht territory. She has also given up income opportunities to be at the blockade and had to pay to fix her vehicle out of pocket. This gofundme will help Tami support herself while doing frontline land-defense work at Ada'itsx.

Organized on the stolen, unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh in what is colonially known as Vancouver, Canada.
  • Alyssia Mattman 
    • $100 
    • 2 d
  • Sherry Kirkvold 
    • $75 
    • 2 d
  • Sheyla Ventura 
    • $100 
    • 9 d
  • Aspen Rainey 
    • $5 
    • 11 d
  • J D 
    • $50 
    • 17 d
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Anika Nykanen 
Vancouver , BC
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