J28 IDLE NO MORE discussion: Canada’s native winter Featuring : *Wab Kinew,University of Winnipeg & Journalist; *Ellen Gabriel, Indigenous Activist since Oka Crisis; *Jarette Martineau, INM Community Organizer; *Erica Lee, INM Facebook Page Manager; *Tanya Kappo, Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation/1st user of #INM
‘Idle No More’ and colonial Canada Activists call to reenvision Canada’s relations with its indigenous people. TO READ MORE: 'Idle No More' and colonial Canada – Opinion – Al Jazeera English. Excerpt: “Canada’s colonial reality is now in the spotlight, as Idle No More protests voice the struggles of indigenous people against sustained political and … Continue reading
IDLE NO MORE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE http://www.idlenomore.ca “Idle No More grassroots founders and organizers from across Canada, in solidarity with Common Causes—a new initiative bringing together social justice, environmental, labour and other activist groups—are planning a national and worldwide day of action on January 28th, 2013. This day of action will peacefully protest attacks on … Continue reading
(Invasion Day, Brisbane, Australia) Invasion Day is what the aboriginal people of Australia call it. It is also known as Australia Day, a national holiday comparable to America’s Columbus Day, with a touch of Independence Day flair. According to wikipedia “On 13 May 1787 a fleet of 11 ships, which came to be known as the … Continue reading
Originally posted on Decolonization:
by Eric Ritskes Andrea Smith begins her fascinating book Native Americans and the Christian Right: The Gendered Politics of Unlikely Alliances with this assertion: We might want to take a closer look at whom we have identified as potential allies and whom we have written off as unreachable adversaries. And with that she…
CLICK TO JOIN IN: Settler Roles in Indigenous Resurgence Fri, Jan 25 at 5pm PST – Online Public Teach-in “Idle No More Live Stream event being broadcast live from Vancouver Island University on Settler Roles in Indigenous Resurgence”
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MESSAGE FROM THE HELPERS ON VICTORIA ISLAND WITH CHIEF SPENCE : “Well, it’s official people. Chief Spence and Raymond Robinson are satisfied with the Declaration of Commitment signed by the Leadership. They have endorsed to carry on the work she has started. It is a bittersweet ending to her hunger strike – which will end … Continue reading
Originally posted on CULTURITE:
#J16Forum: Idle No More – Where Do We Go From Here? Teach-in & Public Forum Wednesday, January 16, 2013 University of Victoria First People’s House Ceremonial Hall 7-9pm PST UPDATE: Here are the SPREECAST ARCHIVE LINKS from #J16Forum. We had multiple stream crashes due to our audience size and traffic volume,…
More information about Idle No More can be found at the official website IdleNoMore.ca Below are documents outlining the current bills which Idle No More is fighting against in Canada. They attack indigenous sovereignty, fail to fulfill treaty obligations, and threaten the environment for all Canadians – the effects of which will be felt across … Continue reading
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