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Idle No More, Defenders of the Land form alliance, call for “Sovereignty Summer”

By Jorge Barrera APTN National News Idle No More has joined forces with Defenders of the Land and the new alliance plans to launch “escalating action” during what is being called the “Sovereignty Summer,” according to a draft joint declaration obtained by APTN National News. The alliance has been endorsed... Read more
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New Dawn Drummers

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2013 Youth lead the way. New Dawn drummers, Idle No More La Ronge, Saskatchewan (photo Virginia Johnson)

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The heart break of Algonquin genocide

Initially posted on rabble.ca. Photo : Dr. Lynn Gehl with her 1764 Treaty at Niagara Wampum Bundle. Photo credit: N Gehl © L Gehl In the process of building Canada, the British imposed different languages (French and English), religions (Catholic and Protestant), and legal systems (French Civil Law and British Common... Read more
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Idle No More Supporters Confront Tom Flanagan

Idle No More supporters confront Tom Flanagan at forum about possible changes to the Indian Act.
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Journey of Nishiyuu Begins

Seven Cree youth, led by two experienced guides, departed their community of Great Whale on the Hudson Bay to begin The Quest of Wisjinichu-Nishiyuu (Quest For Unity).
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Idle No More Global Day of Action

Massive Global Day of Action with over 300 actions across many continents!
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Idle No More Calls for a Day of Ceremony

Idle No More Issue a Call to all Pipe Carriers, Keepers of Bundles, Sweat Lodges, and Ceremonies
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National Idle No More Protest in Ottawa

A large Idle No More march and rally is held in Ottawa with thousands of indigenous peoples from many different nations and with dozens of Canadian non-profits and unions standing with Idle No More. Read more
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Round Dance in West Edmonton Mall

On December 17 a flash mob performed a round dance at the Cornwall Centre shopping mall in Regina. The following day a similar flash mob round dance occurred at West Edmonton Mall. This tactic was also used at the Rideau Centre in Ottawa and St.Vital Centre in Winnipeg. It spread...
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Chief Theresa Spence begins hunger strike

Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation begins a hunger strike to demand a meeting with Prime Minister Harper and the Governor General of Canada to discuss aboriginal rights. Read more
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Idle No More National Day of Action

An Idle No More National Day of Action was planned to coincide with Amnesty International's Human Rights Day and brought thousands of people into the streets in major Canadian cities in Edmonton, Vancouver, Whitehorse, Calgary, Stand Off, Saskatoon, North Battleford, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Toronto and Goose Bay-Happy Valley.  The day... Read more
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First Idle No More Website Launched

Official Idle No More website on Blogger is launched by Shannon Houle.
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