[VIDEO OF CONFRONTATION BELOW] FEBRUARY 27, 2013. The Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs publicly announced a talk today named “Is it time to Reconsider the Indian Act?“. The talk was to address “issues of treaties, reserves, land claims, and the Indian Act” which have been brought into the public spotlight recently by the Idle … Continue reading
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Jo Seenie Redsky: “We’re your last resort.” Photo: Paul S. Graham If your only source of information is the mainstream news media you can be forgiven for wondering what the Idle No More movement is all about. Since it burst on the scene late last year, media attention has…
FROM NETNEWSLEDGER THUNDER BAY – Idle No More is continuing forward. The growing movement appeared to many to vanish. It has not, what has been happening is a lot of re-focusing, a lot of meetings, and a great deal of serious thinking about the next steps. Idle No More in a statement issued today: “Founders … Continue reading
Ready to learn more about Idle No More, or educate your peers? Kolonialq has been working to compile a long-distance onestop of various (mostly free) resources for learning and sharing information on indigenous rights, as well as the history behind the Idle No More movement. This is a collaborative grassroots effort. We are proud to … Continue reading
FEBRUARY 17, 2013 [EDIT: Video added below] “What a day! Over 40,000 people poured into the streets of Washington, DC today to push President Obama to take our nation “Forward on Climate” and say no to the Keystone XL pipeline.” [From HuffPost] In his 2013 State of the Union Address, President Obama said, “We can … Continue reading
“This Act of Recognition is a sleight of hand, as the Crown and Government continue to bypass proper recognition of our continuing Sovereignty. The Commonwealth Government is using the reform process to attempt to bring Sovereign Aboriginal Nations and Peoples into the Constitution of a foreign illegal occupying force.” Australian lawmakers have passed a new … Continue reading
IDEAS FOR NON-VIOLENT INDIGENOUS RESISTANCE (pdf) (btw, the original version was created by someone else, but I cannot recall where/how I came about it. If you recognize it, please let me know so I can add a credit.)
If you haven’t yet thoroughly read about this, you must do it now. THE JOURNEY OF NISHIYUU: Quest for Unity for a Better Tomorrow, A Journey for Humanity, for Unity, Protection of Mother Earth and the Natural Kingdom, for Universal Balance and Harmony SUMMARY: From Northern Quebec, Six Youth, with one guide, are walking from … Continue reading
Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Violence Against Women Act! The issue is now left to the House, where Republican leaders still haven’t signaled how they plan to proceed. READ MORE HERE.
YES! Magazine Executive Editor Sarah van Gelder spoke with two of the founders of Idle No More earlier in January: Sylvia McAdam, an author and educator from the Nehiyaw (Cree) Nation, and Sheelah McLean, an instructor at the University of Saskatchewan whose ancestors were European settlers. Check out that interview by clicking this link: Idle … Continue reading
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