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Letter of Support for Vanessa Gray, Sarah Scanlon & Stone Stuart

** Updated to include the name of the third person arrested yesterday ** Idle No More supports the actions of Vanessa Gray, Sarah Scanlon and Stone Stewart , who were arrested on December 21st for shutting off a valve in efforts to stop Enbridge’s #‎Line9 across Anishinaabe territory. Read more
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Children's Climate Conference

Three Anishinabe from Wiiikwemkoong Unceded Territory on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Francesca Pheasant 12, Autumn Peltier 11 (child delegates) and Bernadette Shawanda (chaperone, Great Lakes Cultural Camps) have been selected to represent Canada at the Children's Climate Conference in Sodertalje, Sweden November 25th - 28th, 2015. The children have been a... Read more
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Il est grand temps de démontrer du leadership politique pour rendre justice aux femmes autochtones.

Idle No More Québec, Femme Autochtones du Québec, le Réseau de la stratégie urbaine autochtone à Montréal, le centre Native Montréal et Amnistie internationale Canada francophone en appellent au leadership politique des premiers ministres Trudeau et Couillard dans une lettre ouverte, afin de mettre un terme final à la violence que... Read more
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Idle No More's Assessment of 2015 Federal Election Party Platforms

Idle No More's intention in the release of this document is to make the information available to those who understand that voting is simply one tool in our toolbox, and a method of harm reduction to stand against the policies of a colonial government that directly affect our lives. Idle... Read more
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Idle No More launches the One House, Many Nations Campaign

MEDIA ADVISORY "The story of Neeve Nutarariaq is heartwrenching. We cannot stand idly by - we have to take action on the issue of housing." - Anna Lee-Popham, Idle No More organizer Housing is a basic human right, one that should be readily available in a wealthy country such as... Read more
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Idle No More & Defenders of the Land Stand with Unist’ot’en

Since time immemorial, the Unist’ot’en house of the Wet’suwet’en have lived by Wedzin Kwah (Morice River), fishing, hunting, trapping, and practicing ceremony. The Wet’suwet’en people have also governed themselves by their own system of governance for centuries, and under their governance, each house is responsible for its own lands. The... Read more
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Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery

(Traducción en Español debajo) Idle No More stands with our relations of the International Tribunal of Justice Abya Yala being organized in Guatemala from September 15-17, 2015.  We will continue to support the continental movement to implement Indigenous Self Determination and Nationhood. We will work together across borders to construct a long-term continental... Read more
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Anishinaabe Water Walk just the First Steps towards Stopping Energy East

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2015 Grassroots Water Defenders Pledge to Continue Fight to Protect the Water for Future Generations. Iskatewizaagegan, Shoal Lake 39 First Nation—This past weekend, the Anishinaabe Water Walk against the Energy East Pipeline concluded its week-long, 125 km trek from Eagle Lake Lake to Shoal Lake... Read more
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Anishinaabe Water Walkers and Supporters March in Kenora against Energy East Pipeline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2015 Grassroots Indigenous People say they will be the ones to decide if Tarsands Oil can cross their Territories. Kenora—Today is day 5 of the Anishinaabe Water Walk, and already more than 40 walkers have covered 100 km of the route that TransCanada wants to... Read more
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Treaty 3 Grand Council Signs Energy East Communications and Engagement Funding Agreement

On July 27 at Wauzhusk Onigum, Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) and Energy East Pipelines Ltd (a subsidiary of TransCanada) held a ceremony and public relations event for the announcement of a pre-signed, July 10 ratified Communications and Engagement Funding Agreement (CEFA) for the Energy East Pipeline project. The purpose... Read more
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Anishinaabe Water Walk to Unite Treaty 3 People against Energy East Pipeline

On August 2, 2015, nearly two dozen (or more) Anishinaabe Women and Men, Youth and Elders will be joined by supporters in a week-long walk against the Energy East Pipeline. The walk will cover more than 125 km of TransCanada’s proposed pipeline route where it crosses and threatens more than... Read more
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Idle No More Joins the Neil Young Rebel Content Tour (USA)

Idle No More is pleased to announce that we have been invited to travel with Neil Young’s Rebel Content tour during July 2015. We will be one of twelve leading environmental rights and justice organizations on the tour that are tackling today’s greatest environmental challenges through education and by impacting... Read more
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