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Monday, 31 December 2012 21:23

Mission and Plan of Action

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Idle No More calls on all people to join in a revolution which honors and fulfills Indigenous sovereignty which protects the land and water. Colonization continues through attacks to Indigenous rights and damage to the land and water. We must repair these violations, live the spirit and intent of the treaty relationship, work towards justice in action, and protect Mother Earth.

On December 10th, Indigenous people and allies stood in solidarity across Canada to assert Indigenous sovereignty and begin the work towards sustainable, renewable development. All people will be affected by the continued damage to the land and water and we welcome Indigenous and non-Indigenous allies to join in creating healthy sustainable communities. We encourage youth to become engaged in this movement as you are the leaders of our future. There have always been individuals and groups who have been working towards these goals – Idle No More seeks to create solidarity and further support these goals. We recognize that there may be backlash, and encourage people to stay strong and united in spirit.

Plan of Action:

  • Support and encourage grassroots to create their own forums to learn more about Indigenous rights and our responsibilities to our Nationhood via teach-ins, rallies and social media.
  • Build relationships and create understanding with allies across Canada.
  • Take steps to contribute to building relationships with international agencies such as the UN to raise awareness to the conditions Indigenous people have been subjected to and assert our sovereignty in the international arena.
  • Acknowledge and honor the hard work of all grassroots people who have worked, and continue to work towards these goals – you are our inspiration.
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Devon Meekis

A website designer and developer by day (www.meekis.com) and a part of F.A.M. (www.reverbnation.com/flyassmusic) by night, Devon is a youth leader for Mamow Sha-way-gi-kay-win North-South Partnership (http://northsouthpartnership.com), a husband and father of 4 beautiful girls. Oh yeah, he also made this site by donating his hard work and funds toward hosting and programming.

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1 comment

  • Comment Link kid Friday, 11 January 2013 18:23 posted by kid

    Good statement,you covered all the bases.I would only add that we each need to find our place within the movement in order to remain passionate and INVOLVED.Find something you are good at that you like to do anyway.Encourage others to do the same!

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