source: GENDER (in)EQUALITY 101. Today, on International Women’s Day, I read this article which actually made some points that poked my brain more than any other women’s rights article or quote ever has. Here is an excerpt for your enjoyment: “In a small village near Xuan Thuy National Park in Vietnam, Pham Thi Kim Phuong starts … 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
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
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
May 16, 2013 BREAKING in Rapid City, SD TRIBES WALK OUT of federal consultation with Tribes & THPOs re KeystoneXL oil pipeline “Obama’s administration sent low level clerks to meet with our tribal and treaty leaders.” This morning at 9:00 a.m. the United States Department of State attempted to hold what they call a consultation with … Continue reading
CONFEDERACY OF TREATY SIX FIRST NATIONS For Immediate Release Treaty no. 6, 7 and 8 Chiefs Upset with INAC Education Meeting Calgary, Alberta – April 16, 2013 Following the unilateral decision by the Harper Government to legislate First Nations Education, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) unveiled a pan-Canadian consultation blitz in late 2012. The tour … Continue reading
Journey of Nishiyuu March 25 2013 ONLINE LIVE STREAMING OF EVENT: [no longer live streaming] TIME SCENARIO DETAILS 7:00 AM Walkers leave the overnight stay at Chelsea 8:30 AM Walkers reach Hwy 105 and St Joseph Blvd 11:30 AM Ottawa Police close the Portage Bridge for Walker’s entry to Victoria Island 12:00 NOON Sacred fire … Continue reading
“We know it will take a lot more to defeat Harper and the corporate agenda. But against the power of their money and weapons, we have the power of our bodies and spirits.” IDLE NO MORE SOLIDARITY SPRING A Call to Action from Idle No More & Defenders of the Land From http://idlenomore.ca/ Idle No … Continue reading
“We have to fight this and offer supports to those who choose not to sign” WARNING From Nina Was’te (INM Co-Founder): All the reserves will be receiving packages if they haven’t already. This package is the usual contribution agreements, the funding dollars breakdown a band gets which is already GROSSLY inadequate. This contribution agreement will … Continue reading
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