“Canada’s placid winter surface has been broken by unprecedented protests by its aboriginal peoples. In just a few weeks, a small campaign launched against the Conservative government’s budget bill by four aboriginal women has expanded and transformed into a season of discontent: a cultural and political resurgence.” Read the rest of Martin Lukacs’ very good piece here.
On how Idle No More started, check out this article. Its main website is IdleNoMore.ca
What would it take to begin to do away with the oppression of indigenous people in Canada? This leaflet (easy to print and distribute!) points to five radical reforms. As people mobilize to demand such changes, we also need to discuss the question of strategy: what it would take to implement them?