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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 and click the button to join the goup, and start posting. Check back often for updates!

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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.

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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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"Idle No More and Indiginous Solidarity" - Eriel Deranger

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Arthur Manuel : Idle? Know more! Idle No More

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Idle No More Sees Bigger Issues than C-45

A common misperception and misunderstanding that continues to grow since November says the only terrible legislation taking direct aim at First Nations (and opening up doors for massive environmental exploitation in Canada) is Bill C-45. “No Bill C-45!” on signs. “No Bill C-45!” on information pamphlets. “No Bill C-45!” on... Read more
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Canadian Artists Including Feist, Broken Social Scene, Blue Rodeo, Sarah Harmer, Bif Naked, and more...

Canadian Artists Statement of Solidarity with Idle No More We, the undersigned Canadian writers, filmmakers, dancers, musicians, and artists call on all Canadians to join us in unequivocally supporting the demands and actions of the First Nations’ Idle No More movement for healthy, just, equitable, and sustainable communities. We recognize...
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Nelly Furtado

"On BC ferry this AM got a beautiful gift from woman from KwaKwaKewak Nation (Alert Bay) #idlenomore " "The t-shirt says, 'Canada- Our Home On Native Land'.. I couldn't agree more. #idlenomore "     Read more
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Green Party of Canada

The Green Party of Canada calls on all Canadians to take part in #idlenomore events throughout Canada. Green Leader Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, specifically invites citizens to take part in the 21 December 2012 rally in Ottawa. “Harper’s record on Aboriginal Affairs is dishonourable. The C-45... Read more
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