Living History

Hundreds of Years of Resistance

The Idle No More movement grows from strong roots of hundreds of...

First Idle No More Tweet

Jessica Gordon first referenced the name IDLE NO MORE in an October...

Idle No More is founded by 4 women

Idle No More began with 4 ladies; Nina Wilson, Sylvia McAdam, Jessica... Read more

Idle No More teach-ins and rallies are held

In the week following the first Idle No More event on November...

Idle No More Facebook Page Created

The official Idle No More Facebook page was started 

Bill C-45 Information Meeting

The Idle No More efforts then continued in Alberta with an information...

First Idle No More Website Launched

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


Idle No More National Day of Action

An Idle No More National Day of Action was planned to coincide... Read more

Chief Theresa Spence begins hunger strike

Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation begins a hunger strike... Read more

Round Dance in West Edmonton Mall

On December 17 a flash mob performed a round dance at the...

National Idle No More Protest in Ottawa

A large Idle No More march and rally is held in Ottawa... Read more

Idle No More Calls for a Day of Ceremony

Idle No More Issue a Call to all Pipe Carriers, Keepers...

Idle No More Global Day of Action

Massive Global Day of Action with over 300 actions across many continents!


Journey of Nishiyuu Begins

Seven Cree youth, led by two experienced guides, departed their community of...

Idle No More Supporters Confront Tom Flanagan

Idle No More supporters confront Tom Flanagan at forum about possible changes...

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... Read more

Journey of Nishiyuu Arrives in Ottawa

Thousands welcome the Nishiyuu Walkers as they arrive in Ottawa after a...

Idle No More and Defenders of the Land call for Earth Day Actions

Nationwide autonomous local protests highlighting the importance of Indigenous rights in combating...

Sovereignty Summer #SovSummer Campaign is Launched

Idle No More and Defenders of the Land launch joint Sovereignty Summer... Read more

Idle No More Organizes #SwampLine9 Solidarity Actions

Protest actions took place outside Enbridge offices and other key locations... Read more

Idle No More launches new website and communications platform to amplify the impact of the movement

At the heart of this new website is a contact database of... Read more

Idle No More Supports #HonourTheApology

Cities across Canada participated in a day of action in response...

Building Unity Through Action Gathering in Toronto

The Gathering - Building Unity to Action, is hosted by INM-Toronto... Read more

#Oct7Proclaim Global Day of Action

Over 70 actions held around the world on this symbolic Global Day...