by Mimiges Brownroad

Greetings my friends. The “Idle No More” Movement has also re-awakened my pen.

To stand united in defense of the Earth and our responsibilities upon it is exactly what I love discussing.

The undefined peoples movement has coalesced the varied Indigenous concerns, new and long-standing, from declaring we are Idle No More to Chief Theresa Spence’s hunger strike and they have set the people in motion. There is no “defined” agenda that we self-membered folks have agreed upon particularly, except to say that we want to create change in order to protect the Earth, who we are, our communities, and where we feel we belong in Canadian politics. Some of us feel that the road has been too long and the positive relationship-building between governments is still too fragile.

The shockwave through our First Nation/Metis/Inuit/Solidarity communities (on and off reserve lands) catapulted us off our seats through ...

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