Entries by INM

Idle No More In Solidarity with Indigenous Taiwanese – Idle No More

INM Solidarity statement   For immediate release Idle No More stands in solidarity with Indigenous Taiwanese who are currently occupying the 228 Peace Memorial Park/台北市二二八和平紀念公園. This current occupation has been for more than 260 days. INM calls for the Canadian government to impose immediate trade restrictions on Taiwan.   Indigenous people have lived in Taiwan for […]

Canada Must Read: The Reconciliation Manifesto Edition – UNsettling Canada 150 – Idle No More

For the great Secwepemc leader Arthur Manuel, decolonization meant recovering the land, and rebuilding the economy. His book “The Reconciliation Manifesto” presents a devastating look at the backrooms and predatory spaces of settler state colonialism in Canada. But it also theorizes in plain language the steps Indigenous peoples are taking and must take to get […]

Indigenous Land Defense – Idle No More

On the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Indigenous land defenders across the country continue to protect our inherent rights and territories. The Canadian Government under Justin Trudeau continue to make false claims that they support Indigenous rights and self-government, yet non-consensual resource extraction and land theft […]

10th anniversary of UNDRIP: No reason for Canada to celebrate! – Idle No More

10th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UN DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES – NO REASON FOR CANADA TO CELEBRATE!   (Turtle Island/Tuesday September 12, 2017) September 13th 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), a universal legal framework, which acknowledges the inherent collective human rights of […]

UNsettling 150: A Call to Action – Idle No More

IDLE NO MORE & DEFENDERS OF THE LAND: CALL TO ACTION UNsettling Canada 150 In honour of Arthur Manuel, we call for a National Day of Action in support of Indigenous self-determination over land, territories, and resources UNsettling Canada 150 Webinar http://youtu.be/b7vuHSqESW0 July 1, 2017 On January 11, 2017, our mentor, colleague, friend and brother, […]

Why I Still Have to March – Idle No More

Last Saturday during my participation in the Women’s March on Washington: Toronto I was asked many times “Why do you march?” My answer was the same every time, “First Nations women in so-called Canada do not have the same representation, rights, liberties and freedoms that Canadian women are entitled to, in abundance.” I went there […]

Deeds Not Words Call To Action – Idle No More

Coming this October 10th Idle No More has answered the call out for #DeedsNotWords National Day of Action. We invite all peoples to join us in calling out the Trudeau Liberal gov’t on their growing list of broken campaign promises that previously gave a great deal of hope to many indigenous communities across this country. […]

Husky Oil Spill Assessment – Idle No More

Independent Primary Assessment of Husky Energy Oil Contamination into Saskatchewan River Report Released Today The report is the result of collaboration between Idle No More, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, the Council of Canadians, the National Aboriginal People’s Circle, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (Prairie Region), and others, in response to the lack of […]

Indigenous Rights & Climate Change Webinar – Idle No More

This Thursday, July 7th, join Idle No More and Defenders of the Land in a free webinar organized by Indigenous Climate Action: Climate Change and Indigenous Rights  A free webinar at Noon MST on Thursday, July 7th with Ellen Gabriel, Art Manuel, and Chief Bill Erasmus moderated by Erica Violet Lee.  The speakers will give an overview of the current federal climate change policy development […]