Idle No More

Idle No More is not an organization, but a movement, and includes hundreds of Indigenous grassroots organizers from across Turtle Island who are engaged in local resistance struggles against resource extraction corporations and the Canadian government ignoring and defying Treaty rights.

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Monday, March 31, 2014
Nova Scotia Energy Minister Shut Down by Mi’kmaq Women: Demand Treaties Upheld
Several Mi’kmaq women shut down a Maritimes Energy Association briefing held at the Westin Nova Scotian this morning around 8am, supported by a rally of over a hundred protesters. The NS Energy Minister intended to give a briefing on the Province’s plan to move forward on oil and gas projects to members of industry. Two banners were dropped from the hotel roof declaring Water Is Sacred and Stop the Energy East (pipeline), and an imitation frack­well was erected to show opposition to the controversial shale­gas exploration process.
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
“NO” to First Nations Education Act (FNEA) and Federal Termination Plan
Today is International Human Rights Day and also marks Idle No More’s one-year anniversary of last year’s national day of action. In honor of this occasion, hundreds of First Nations protesters have taken to the steps of Canada’s Parliament to send a resounding “No” to the Conservative government’s First Nations Education Act (FNEA) and the federal Termination Plan to extinguish First Nations’ collective rights.
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Monday, October 07, 2013
Idle No More Global Day of Action, #Oct7Proclaim 55 Actions in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, and across the Planet
Today marks the global day of action of Idle No More, the Indigenous Peoples social movement. On October 7, 1763, King George III of England signed the British Royal Proclamation, an historic document that legally mandated Canada to recognize Indigenous land rights.
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Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Idle No More National Day of Action – Unity in Action: Our Right To Say No
Idle No More Toronto is calling on all communities from the GTA to attend the Idle No More National Day of Action: Our Right to Say No event. On Monday October 7, 2013 communities across Canada will be gathering to celebrate unity in action, and the right to say no to the Canadian government changes to Treaty and Constitutional rights without free, prior and informed consent. This event is open to all allies, media and people wishing to learn more and show solidarity for Indigenous communities and their right to say no to legislated abuse and genocide.
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