PDF VERSION TIPS FROM THE GRASSROOTS by Ryan Mervin Bellerose So some of you know that I am very involved in anti racism groups and human rights advocacy, I have learned a few lessons from that work that I believe will help us in our struggle but it requires some work from all of us. … Continue reading
Chronology of some of the biggest moments: June-Oct JUNE “It is time we make our numbers count We the grassroots and life – Are what matters” https://www.facebook.com/notes/idle-no-more-bc/grassroots-in-solidarity-parts-i-to-v-idle-no-more/477356049018771 “Native communities throughout the US are reclaiming and reviving land, water, seeds, and traditional food and farming practices, thereby putting the culture back in agriculture” http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/16725-putting-the-culture-back-in-agriculture-reviving-native-food-and-farming-traditions “A shale … Continue reading
[scroll down for event info] June 21st is a significant day. First, it is the Summer Solstice. Here is a story for all to relate to: During this time, in the third century B.C., a Greek scholar named Eratosthenes calculated the first known measurement of the size of the Earth. He simply used the shadow … Continue reading
As printed in a 1960/70’s NARP newsletter PDF VERSION [Note: The following extracts are from a speech given by Gerry Gambill at a conference on Human Rights at Tobique Reserve in New Brunswick, in August, 1958. In this speech, he warned native people about how this society goes about taking away the human rights of … Continue reading
STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY: 5/20/2013 Forgotten People, Navajo Nation Stands in Solidarity with Idle No More – BC Forgotten People on the Navajo Nation stands in solidarity with Idle No More – BC in their struggle to urge the government of Canada to repeal all legislation which violates Treaties and Indigenous sovereignty. “We will support indigenous … Continue reading
I RECOGNIZE the founding fathers and mothers of Turtle Island, the role many indigenous nations had in the USA Independence with their council, and the role they had in many good policies, such as public education, preservation of ecosystems, and women’s and queer rights. I HONOUR their sacrifice to ensure a free life for the … Continue reading
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Idle No More & Defenders of the Land DECLARE “SOVEREIGNTY SUMMER” A campaign of coordinated non-violent direct actions to promote Aboriginal rights and environmental protection in alliance with non-native supporters. …NOW Rise Up! A declaration, jointly released with Defenders of the Land in March 2013, where a network of Indigenous communities, leaders, and activists involved … Continue reading
Updated May 17th 2013. This is a tribute to Youth 4 Lakes who arrived in Ottawa May 13th, in case you missed it. When omnibus Bill C-45 was passed in fall 2012, protections for over 90% of Canada’s rivers and lakes was REMOVED. Just like that. Opposition to this bill (among several others) was made … Continue reading
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