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National Aboriginal Day - Voices of Idle No More

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DOWNLOAD: Idle No More: Songs for Life Vol. 1

Idle No More: Songs for Life Vol. 1 is the first of an ongoing series of free downloadable compilations of songs by artists who support the vision of Idle No More, Indigenous and allies. Volume 1 features a broad and diverse array of artists – everyone from Derek Miller (whose contribution, 7 Lifetimes, is a brand new track inspired by Chief Theresa Spence), to John K. Samson of the Weakerthans.

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Music DOWNLOAD: Idle No More: Songs for Life Vol. 2

Idle No More is just about 2 months old. It’s hard to know for sure how many strong in number the movement is now, but one thing is for certain – the message has circled the globe, crossed oceans, and reached people from all walks of life. Musicians are among those from the artistic community who have been vocal in their support. Some have written songs. Some have spoken out at shows. And some have graciously allowed us to share their music with you here.

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First Nations groups mobilizing for “Sovereignty Summer”

By Laura Beaulne-Stuebing As spring draws to a close, aboriginal groups are gearing up for a very busy few months in what’s been dubbed “Sovereignty Summer” by organizers and activists. And they’re hoping to cause a hassle for the Conservative government. Organizers from Idle No More and Defenders of the... Read more
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First Nations Leader Calls on Politicians to Experience Tar Sands Firsthand at 2013 Healing Walk

Minister Joe Oliver and Premier Redford Invited to Join More than 500 Residents and Concerned Citizens From Across Canada, US FORT MCMURRAY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 17, 2013) - Editors Note: A photo for this release will be available on the Canadian Press picture wire via Marketwire. Chief Allan Adam of... Read more
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Idle No More #J11 Toronto

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Media Co-op Idle No More Blog

A place for coverage of ongoing Idle No More protests. On Dec. 21st, hundreds of actions are being held as part of the growing movement for Indigenous sovereignty and rights. Create a free account (click on the link to the right), then come back to http://mediacoop.ca/idlenomore and click the button to join the goup, and start posting. Check back often for updates!

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DividedNoMore

Divided No More is blog site inspired by the #IdleNoMore movement. It is a space shared by a variety of guest writers who share their ideas, solutions and recommendations for a better future for all of us.  http://dividednomore.ca/

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Idle No More: Where do we go from here?

“Canada is a test case for a grand notion – the notion that dissimilar peoples can share lands, resources, power and dreams while respecting and sustaining their differences.  The story of Canada is the story of many such peoples, trying and failing and trying again, to live together in peace... Read more
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What if Natives Stop Subsidizing Canada?

MONTREAL—There is a prevailing myth that Canada's more than 600 First Nations and native communities live off of money—subsidies—from the Canadian government. This myth, though it is loudly proclaimed and widely believed, is remarkable for its boldness; widely accessible, verifiable facts show that the opposite is true. Indigenous people have... Read more
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Harper Launches Major First Nations Termination Plan: As Negotiating Tables Legitimize Canada’s Colonialism

A vision of the future? If there is no organized protest and resistance to the Harper government’s termination plan, than yes. On September 4th the Harper government clearly signaled its intention to: 1) Focus all its efforts to assimilate First Nations into the existing federal and provincial orders of government... Read more
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The Rise of the Native Rights-Based Strategic Framework

Our Last Best Hope to Save our Water, Air and Earth Years ago I was working for a well-known Indigenous environmental and economic justice organization known as the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN). During my time with this organization I had the privilege of working with hundreds of Indigenous communities across... Read more
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