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Kent Blansett: The Red Power movement continues on
Canada | Opinion
Kent Blansett: The Red Power movement continues on (January 16, 2014)
Kent Blansett traces the modern Indian rights movement, including Idle No More in Canada.

Alex Jacobs: Reflecting on year of Native activism and arts
Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Reflecting on year of Native activism and arts (December 31, 2013)
Alex Jacobs looks back on a year of activism, arts, fashion and more.

Magazine: A Tribe Called Red creates Aboriginal  soundtrack
Arts & Entertainment | Canada
Magazine: A Tribe Called Red creates Aboriginal soundtrack (November 12, 2013)
The Walrus magazine connects A Tribe Called Red with urban Natives and the Idle No More movement.

Oneida Nation to discuss racist Washington mascot with NFL
National | Sports
Oneida Nation to discuss racist Washington mascot with NFL (October 28, 2013)
The Oneida Nation of New York meets with the NFL on Wednesday to discuss the racist Washington team's mascot.

Levi Rickert: City wastes tax dollars  on Clyde Bellecourt trial
Opinion
Levi Rickert: City wastes tax dollars on Clyde Bellecourt trial (September 23, 2013)
Levi Rickert, editor of Native News Network, discusses the re-trial of Clyde Bellecourt, a co-founder of the American Indian Movement, in connection with an arrest at an Idle No More event.

City to retry Clyde Bellecourt for arrest at Idle No More  event
Law | National
City to retry Clyde Bellecourt for arrest at Idle No More event (September 18, 2013)
Prosecutors in Minneapolis, Minnesota, plan to re-try Clyde Bellecourt, a co-founder of the American Indian Movement, in connection with an arrest at an Idle No More event last December.

Clyde Bellecourt testifies about arrest at Idle No More protest
Law | National
Clyde Bellecourt testifies about arrest at Idle No More protest (September 13, 2013)
Clyde Bellecourt, a co-founder of the American Indian Movement, is on trial for an arrest connected to an Idle No More protest in Minnesota.

Letter: Colville tribal members should remain 'Idle No More'
Opinion
Letter: Colville tribal members should remain 'Idle No More' (June 13, 2013)
Writer encourages members Confederated Tribes to remain Idle No More.

Opinion: Unlikely alliances help tribes protect their resources
Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Unlikely alliances help tribes protect their resources (June 12, 2013)
Zoltan Grossman on alliances between Natives and non-Natives: In the 2010s, new “unlikely alliances” of Native peoples and their rural white neighbors are standing strong against fossil fuel and mining...

Letter: Members of Lumbee Tribe must remain 'Idle No More'
Opinion
Letter: Members of Lumbee Tribe must remain 'Idle No More' (May 1, 2013)
Idle No More movement inspires member of Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina: If you asked the man on the street, he might say that the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina...

IREHR: The anti-Indian movement comes to Washington state
Law | National | Politics
IREHR: The anti-Indian movement comes to Washington state (April 29, 2013)
Chuck Tanner goes inside an anti-Indian meeting in Bellingham, Washington, for the Institute for Research & Education on Human Rights: As blue sky peeked through the clouds of an overcast...

Native youth depart on 45-day walk from Manitoba to Ottawa
Canada
Native youth depart on 45-day walk from Manitoba to Ottawa (March 28, 2013)
Native youth in Winnipeg, Manitoba, embark in 45-day walk. Photo from Youth For Lake on Facebook. Inspired by the Idle No More movement, a group of Native youth is...

Survey finds rise in negative  perceptions of Natives in Canada
Canada
Survey finds rise in negative perceptions of Natives in Canada (March 20, 2013)
A growing number of English-speaking Canadians harbor negative perceptions of Native people, according to a new survey. Through a telephone survey, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation found that 59 percent...

Julianne Jennings: Idle No More movement spreads to Europe
Opinion
Julianne Jennings: Idle No More movement spreads to Europe (March 19, 2013)
Julianne Jennings on the impact of the Idle No More movement in Europe: Knowledge of other cultures and social norms, opportunities to achieve fluency in a foreign language, art, music,...

Cheryl Crazy Bull: Bringing Idle No More into the classrooms
Opinion
Cheryl Crazy Bull: Bringing Idle No More into the classrooms (March 18, 2013)
Cheryl Crazy Bull of the American Indian College Fund explores the Idle No More movement: As the Idle No More movement has gained strength, like many, I have pondered its...

Doug George-Kanentiio: Freeing Aboriginal people in Canada
Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Freeing Aboriginal people in Canada (March 15, 2013)
Now that the raw emotions of the Idle No More movement have temporarily receded it is time to think clearly about how to resolve the longstanding social, political and economic...

Charles Kader: Keeping the momentum going for Idle No More
Canada | Opinion
Charles Kader: Keeping the momentum going for Idle No More (March 11, 2013)
Charles Kader explains why the Idle No More movement isn't going away: Idle No More has had approximately a dozen weeks of select media coverage behind it, and certain factors...

CBC FAQ: How do First Nations in Canada generate revenue?
Canada
CBC FAQ: How do First Nations in Canada generate revenue? (February 6, 2013)
"The recent Idle No More protests, as well as Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence’s 45-day hunger strike, have raised awareness of native issues. One of the most complicated and misunderstood issues...

Donna Ennis: Dominant culture fears Idle No More movement
Opinion
Donna Ennis: Dominant culture fears Idle No More movement (February 5, 2013)
"Much of the current resistance to Idle No More movement is rooted in fear, from the dominant culture, that Indigenous people want social change, are feeling agitated and seem determined...

Truthout: Grassroots Idle No More  spurs a global movement
Canada
Truthout: Grassroots Idle No More spurs a global movement (February 4, 2013)
"When Jessica Gordon first created a Facebook page titled "Idle No More" to communicate with three other women educators and students in Saskatchewan about Canada’s Bill C-45, she had no...

Idle No More  rally  draws a crowd to Oklahoma State Capitol
National | Politics
Idle No More rally draws a crowd to Oklahoma State Capitol (January 29, 2013)
An Idle No More rally at the Oklahoma State Capitol drew about 200 participants, The Oklahoman reports. Attendees said they opposed the Keystone XL Pipeline, supported the Choctaw Nation and...

Teen says he saw  Native woman being attacked in Ontario
Canada
Teen says he saw Native woman being attacked in Ontario (January 29, 2013)
A Native teen tells CBC News that he witnessed two men attacking a Native woman in what is being investigated as a hate crime in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The 19-year-old...

Kevin Abourezk: Idle No More protest against Keystone XL
Environment | National
Kevin Abourezk: Idle No More protest against Keystone XL (January 29, 2013)
"Cowboys hats and shawls adorned a coalition of more than 100 ranchers and Native activists who gathered Monday at the state Capitol to protest the Keystone XL pipeline and show...

Members from Aamjiwnaang First Nation join Idle No More
Canada
Members from Aamjiwnaang First Nation join Idle No More (January 28, 2013)
Members of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Ontario have joined the Idle No More movement. The reserve is located in an area nicknamed Chemical Valley. Members say their land is...

APTN: Canada's Prime Minister took dim view of Idle No More
Canada
APTN: Canada's Prime Minister took dim view of Idle No More (January 25, 2013)
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper said the general public doesn't support the Idle No More movement, according to notes obtained by the Aboriginal People's Television Network. Harper met with First...

Chief Theresa Spence  ends her hunger strike after six weeks
Canada
Chief Theresa Spence ends her hunger strike after six weeks (January 24, 2013)
Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence is ending her hunger strike today after six weeks. Spence has been subsisting on a diet of fish broth and tea since December 11....

Carrie Garrow: Treaty rights being treated as 'policy matter'
Canada | Opinion
Carrie Garrow: Treaty rights being treated as 'policy matter' (January 23, 2013)
"Prime Minister Harper’s insistence on excluding Governor-General David Johnston from talks with the First Nations leaders illustrates Canada’s degradation of First Nations’ treaty rights to a ‘policy matter.’ What Harper...

Roberta Jamieson: Equal education key for   First Nations   future
Canada | Opinion
Roberta Jamieson: Equal education key for First Nations future (January 21, 2013)
'Historic grievances and current inequities are fuelling a growing climate of frustration and conflict. The ill-informed or "fringe" elements of our society are quick to invoke stereotypes, and dismiss the...

Editorial: Corruption and laziness holding  Native people back
Canada | Opinion
Editorial: Corruption and laziness holding Native people back (January 18, 2013)
"A small two sentence paragraph touched off a firestorm at the Morris Mirror last week as many took offence with a Thumbs Down comment on our editorial page. The Mirror...

Peter d'Errico: Idle No More takes on centuries of colonialism
Canada | Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Idle No More takes on centuries of colonialism (January 18, 2013)
"IdleNoMore challenges the Canadian government's increasingly aggressive neo-colonial program of resource extraction. IdleNoMore thereby ignites Indigenous peoples around the world to challenge other governments that claim superiority over Native lands...

Gyasi Ross: Learning more about  the  Idle No More movement
Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Learning more about the Idle No More movement (January 17, 2013)
"What The Heck Are All These Indians Acting All Indian About, Eh? Lately, Native people have taken to the streets malls in demonstrations of Public Indian-ness (or "PI") that surpasses...

Native man admits making up story about police harassment
Canada
Native man admits making up story about police harassment (January 16, 2013)
A Native man in Manitoba admits he wasn't forced to walk home by police officers but still says he was treated poorly in an incident over the weekend. Jay Moosetail...

Editorial: Indigenous people united throughout the Americas
Canada | Opinion | World
Editorial: Indigenous people united throughout the Americas (January 15, 2013)
"Protest is a tried and true American way of being heard, and it only makes sense that the first Americans — descendants of the indigenous peoples who lived on this...

Native Sun News: Idle No More movement shifts to US tribes
Canada | National
Native Sun News: Idle No More movement shifts to US tribes (January 11, 2013)
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Oglala Lakota activist Debra White Plume was...

NCAI backs AFN as leaders meet with Canada Prime Minister
Canada | National
NCAI backs AFN as leaders meet with Canada Prime Minister (January 11, 2013)
The National Congress of American Indians issued a statement in support of the Assembly of First Nations as Native leaders in Canada head into a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen...

Chelsea Vowel: Native study provides foundation for change
Canada | Opinion
Chelsea Vowel: Native study provides foundation for change (January 11, 2013)
""Canada is a test case for a grand notion — the notion that dissimilar peoples can share lands, resources, power and dreams while respecting and sustaining their differences. The story...

Chief Theresa Spence won't meet with Canada  Prime Minister
Canada
Chief Theresa Spence won't meet with Canada Prime Minister (January 10, 2013)
Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence has pulled out of a meeting tomorrow with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Spence has been on a hunger strike for more than a month....

First Nations   challenge bill  that spurred Idle No More campaign
Canada
First Nations challenge bill that spurred Idle No More campaign (January 8, 2013)
The Frog Lake First Nation and the Mikisew Cree First Nation went to federal court today to challenge the bill that spurred the Idle No More Movement. The two bands...

Opinion: First Nations  need more funding --  not 'accountability'
Canada | Opinion
Opinion: First Nations need more funding -- not 'accountability' (January 8, 2013)
"Chiefs across Canada are saying that the real lack of “accountability” lies in the Prime Minister’s Office and not at the level of individual first nation governments. Indigenous people across...

Native parents concerned  as students return to school in Ontario
Canada
Native parents concerned as students return to school in Ontario (January 8, 2013)
Native parents in Ontario are expressing concerns as their children return to school in Thunder Bay, the site of a recent sexual assault of a Native woman and an alleged...

Attawapiskat leader dismisses audit as hunger strike continues
Canada
Attawapiskat leader dismisses audit as hunger strike continues (January 8, 2013)
Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence dismissed an audit of the band's finances as a distraction as she endured the 28th day of her hunger strike. Spence has been at...

Delvin Cree: North Dakota event supports Idle No More movement
Canada | National
Delvin Cree: North Dakota event supports Idle No More movement (January 7, 2013)
Loren Red Star from the Ocean Man Reserve listened as his brother Cecil took the lead in a traditional song during an "Idle No More" event at the International Peace...

Doug George-Kanentiio:   Natives are at point of outrage in Canada
Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Natives are at point of outrage in Canada (January 7, 2013)
There are good reasons for Canada's Native people to be at the point where frustration, impatience and anger rush together in a blend of powerful emotions bordering on rage. It...

Darren Bonaparte:  Chief Theresa Spence should end hunger strike
Opinion
Darren Bonaparte: Chief Theresa Spence should end hunger strike (January 7, 2013)
"The Idle No More movement and the hunger strike of Chief Theresa Spence are all the rage on social media these days. Facebook has become a powerful, unifying factor among...

Steven Newcomb: Overcoming colonial history in Canada and US
Canada | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Overcoming colonial history in Canada and US (January 4, 2013)
"As we approach the 200th year since the great Shawnee leader Tecumseh was killed in battle, by American forces on the River Thames in North America, on October 5, 1813,...

Sexual assault   of Native woman   investigated as a hate crime
Canada
Sexual assault of Native woman investigated as a hate crime (January 3, 2013)
Authorities are treating the sexual assault of a Native woman in Ontario as a hate crime. The woman reported being assaulted, strangled and left for dead in Thunder Bay. She...

Gyasi Ross: Idle No More Movement will keep growing  in power
Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Idle No More Movement will keep growing in power (January 3, 2013)
"1) Probably the biggest story in Indian country in years—from a grassroots perspective—is the Idle No More movement. All the Skins who think that want to do big stuff in...

Winona LaDuke:  Idle No More Movement sees worldwide support
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Idle No More Movement sees worldwide support (January 3, 2013)
"Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence enters her fourth week on a hunger strike outside the Canadian parlaiment, thousands of protesters in Los Angeles, London, Minneapolis and New York City, voice their...

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