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Idle No More Marks One Year Since First National Day of Action

Idle No More Marks One Year Since First National Day of Action

Idle No More marks one year since first national day of action One year after the first nation-wide day of action, Idle No More supporters are marching in Ottawa once again. A group made its way from Victoria Island to Parliament Hill Tuesday morning, its sights set on speaking out against the government’s First Nation education […]

Idle No More’s First Anniversary Marked by Native Education Protest

Idle No More’s First Anniversary Marked by Native Education Protest

Idle No More’s first anniversary marked by native education protest On the one-year anniversary of Idle No More, the aboriginal rights movement, about 50 activists marched from Victoria Island to Parliament Hill to protest a reform plan for aboriginal schools. “It’s not only an issue of saying ‘We don’t accept, we want the [Indian] Act […]

The New Manifest Destiny: A Brief History of The Idle No More Movement

The New Manifest Destiny: A Brief History of The Idle No More Movement

The New Manifest Destiny: A Brief Political History of the Idle No More Movement Last week in Rexton, a small eastern Canadian town on the Elsipogtog First Nation Reserve, over one-hundred Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) wielding riot gear, side arms, tasers, tear gas, attack dogs, pepper spray, rubber bullets, nightsticks, and a variety of […]

Idle No More Movement Gaining Traction in Montana

Idle No More Movement Gaining Traction in Montana

Idle No More movement gaining traction in Montana Kim S. Business manager A peaceful protest movement that originated among Canadian tribes is steadily gaining traction among tribes in Montana and throughout the United States. Kim Strand’s insight: This is an update from Senator Jonathan Windy Boy http://sco.lt/53AiNF http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Idle-No-More-movement-gaining-4752905.S.203371550?qid=0fe36aa6-2e09-4d45-b4da-e4cb6cd9ebfa&trk=group_items_see_more-0-b-ttl

Idle No More Spreading Beyond Canada’s Borders

Idle No More Spreading Beyond Canada’s Borders

Idle No More spreading beyond Canada’s borders First Nations activists in Washington, D.C., to give interviews to American media The Canadian Press Posted: Jan 01, 2013 5:36 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 01, 2013 8:54 PM ET The aboriginal movement known as Idle No More continued to gain strength beyond Canada’s borders on Tuesday as activists embarked […]