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Bill McKibben and Naomi Klein to join Canada's tar sands 'healing walk'

Stephen Leahy - guardian.co.uk   Photograph: Jeff Mcintosh/AP Native elders to lead a spiritual gathering to heal land, air, water and all living forms harmed by world's largest industrial project. Hundreds of activists including Bill McKibben and Naomi Klein are going into the heart of Canada's tar sands this week –... Read more
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Week of Enbridge Tar Sands Actions Launch Idle No More's Sovereignty Summer

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In Solidarity with the Healing Walk: Women's voices on the oilsands

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Indigenous Women: Never Idle

By Harsha Walia in the Feminist Wire Photo by Trudy Ferguson Every morning this week I have woken up to my email inbox and social media feed filled with inspiring stories and images of resistance as part of the Idle No More and Defenders of the Land call for Sovereignty... Read more
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Ta'Kaiya Blaney inspires with a powerful voice at Earth day Vancouver

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Bring Us Back

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Lynn Gehl's Black Face Blog

Dr. Lynn Gehl, Ph.D.  My Black Face blogs draw on my experiences as a non-status Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe as well as my education: a doctorate in Indigenous Studies, a master of arts in Canadian and Native Studies, an undergraduate degree in Anthropology, and a college diploma in Chemical Technology. I address issues such as the continued sex-discrimination in the Indian Act, the limitations of the land claims and self-government process, and issues of Indigenous nationalism such as Indigenous citizenship. I ask Canadians, settlers, and allies to be principled in their process where I ask for genuine solidarity that encompasses equity practices. My approach is always Indigenist in that it places Indigenous knowledge at the core.  http://www.lynngehl.com/black-face-blogging.html

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Idle No More launches new website and communications platform to amplify the impact of the movement

At the heart of this new website is a contact database of over 100,000 people who are active in the movement. Read more
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Tar Sands Healing Walk 2013

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Idle No More launches new website and communications platform to amplify the impact of the movement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: This Friday, June 28th, Idle No More will launch a new website and communications platform that will engage hundreds of thousands of people via the web, social media, email, and text. Timed to coincide with the beginning of Sovereignty Summer (#SovSummer), Idle No More and Defenders of... Read more
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Sovereignty Summer Overview

Officially launched on June 21 by Idle No More and Defenders of the Land, a network of Indigenous communities in land struggle, Sovereignty Summer is a campaign of coordinated non-violent direct actions to promote Indigenous rights and environmental protection in alliance with non-Indigenous supporters. Sovereignty Summer actions aim to bring... Read more
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First Nations group calls for B.C. to reject Northern Gateway pipeline work permits

By Gordon Hoekstra, Vancouver Sun A B.C. First Nations group says it will not support Premier Christy Clark’s liquefied natural gas strategy unless the province withholds drilling permits for the proposed $6.5-billion Northern Gateway oil pipeline. Enbridge has applied for provincial permits in 32 locations in northern B.C. along the... Read more
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