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Supreme Court loss pushes Athabasca Chipewyan FN towards Sovereignty Summer campaign

APTN National News EDMONTON--The chief of an Alberta First Nations battling a tar sands expansion on its territory says he is considering joining Idle No More’s call for a “Sovereignty Summer” campaign after the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed its case. The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation went to the Supreme... Read more
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Journey of Nishiyuu Arrives in Ottawa

Thousands welcome the Nishiyuu Walkers as they arrive in Ottawa after a 1100 km journey. (photo Ben Powless)
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Idle No More and Defenders of the Land issue call for Solidarity Spring

Joint call issues for a series of spring actions under the banner of Solidarity Spring and Summer actions under the banner of Sovereignty Summer. Read more
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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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