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.Read more
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.Read more
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!