Idle No More Hunger Strike

Idle No More Protesters Set To Step Up Pressure Today

CBC | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada Impact

As members of the federal government and First Nations community met behind closed doors today, demonstrators marched in communities across Canada in ...

WATCH: Idle No More On HuffPost Live

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Idle No More was sparked by the Conservative government's Bill C-45 legislation that makes it easier to lease reserve land, but the movement includes ...

Canadians, Politicians Answering Her Call To Action

CBC | Posted 03.01.2013 | Canada Impact

On First Nations Chief Theresa Spence's 20th day of her politically motivated hunger strike, Canadians and politicians answered her plea for solidarit...

Former PM Meets With Chief Spence

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A visibly weak Chief Theresa Spence made a brief appearance on Sunday — in Day 20 of her fast —as a parade of politicians and protesters ...

Theresa Spence Calls For Solidarity Protests

CBC | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Impact

As First Nations Chief Theresa Spence's hunger strike continues, the chief called for weekend solidarity protests from all Canadians to force Prime Mi...

Aglukkaq: Chief Should Meet With Aboriginal Affairs Minister

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - One of the two aboriginal MPs in the Conservative cabinet has called on Chief Theresa Spence to abandon her fast aimed at securing a meeting ...

PHOTOS: Idle No More In Action

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada Impact

Since the first national day of action on Dec. 10, Idle No More has spread to every corner of Canada and even some international locales. Fueled b...

Nova Scotia Reserves Fasting To Support Theresa Spence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada Impact

MILLBROOK, N.S. - Members of the Mi'kmaq First Nation will begin a four-day fast today in support of a northern Ontario chief staging a hunger strike ...

Hunger-Striking Chief Issues New Appeal To Harper

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - On the eve of a day of aboriginal protest, the hunger-striking chief of the troubled Attawapiskat First Nation is again calling for a meeting...

Idle No More Is Not Just an "Indian Thing"

Wab Kinew | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada
Wab Kinew

What is "Idle No More"? To me this conversation is more than just an "Indian Thing." It is one that Canadians of all backgrounds should pay attention to, if not participate in. The ideals that are underlying this action are ones to which we all aspire, even if we may disagree on how exactly to pursue them.