Idle No More Movement

Idle No More Protesters Not Giving Up

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - On the one-year anniversary of Idle No More, the aboriginal rights movement, about 50 activists marched from Victoria Island to Parliament Hi...

Idle No More: An Open Letter to My Non-Aboriginal Neighbours

Chief Shining Turtle | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Politics
Chief Shining Turtle

These Idle No More drums are not just for us: they beat for you because the legislation we are protesting does not just harm us -- it hurts you and your children and your grandchildren. I cannot tell you what path to follow. I cannot tell you to join our protest. But I can tell you the story of what we know of these legislative changes and how they will forever change our relationship with the land and water. The circle of those dances is not complete until you join us. I know that it is up to you to know your own journey. I know, however, that many of you have hearts open to hear this call.

B.C. Split On Idle No More

CBC | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A nationwide CBC News/Nanos online survey suggests British Columbians are divided in the their view of the Idle No More movement and nearly two thirds...

The Best Moment in Canadian Democracy Is...

Alison Loat | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada Politics
Alison Loat

We are pleased to provide this opportunity for us to reflect on the best moments in Canadian democracy. This year, you nominated five worthy candidates -- the Quebec Student Movement, Female Premiers, Checks and Balances, the Speaker's protection of minority voices, and Idle No More -- and the votes are in.

Canadians Lined Up Against Idle No More

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.17.2013 | Canada Politics

As Idle No More revs up across Canada, a new poll reveals Canadians aren't exactly behind the demonstrations. And money management on First Nations re...

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 ...

Is Idle No More The New Occupy Wall Street?

CBC | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Impact

As Idle No More protests continue to grow, comparisons are being made to the grassroots Occupy Wall Street movements that sprang up across the globe i...

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 ...

Idle No More Goes Global

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada Impact

MONTREAL - The aboriginal movement known as Idle No More continued to gain strength beyond Canada's borders on Tuesday as activists embarked on a publ...

MAP: Idle No More's Global Reach

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada Impact

Idle No More started with four women holding teach-ins in Saskatchewan, but has now spread as far and wide as Palestine and Hawaii. The full reach ...

No Idling This Boxing Day

CBC | Posted 02.25.2013 | Canada Impact

First Nations protesters held a number of demonstrations across the country on Boxing Day, aiming to bring attention to changes to the federal Indian ...

Idle No More Protesters Recall Oka Crisis

CBC | Posted 02.21.2013 | Canada Impact

Protests for the national Idle No More movement continue today, as Mohawks from Quebec's Kanesatake community return to the infamous site of the 1990 ...

Mohawk Idle No More Protest Blocks Traffic In Montreal

CBC | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada Politics

Dozens of members of the Kahnawake Mohawk community blocked traffic today in Montreal as part of the national Idle No More movement, in protest of a f...

Idle No More Is Headed For Parliament Hill

CBC | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Politics

A busload of people concerned about federal legislation affecting the environment is setting out from Regina to join a rally of other 'Idle No More' p...

Idle No More Movement Revs Up

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada Politics

First Nations activists are gearing up for a week of rallies as a growing grassroots movement known as Idle No More continues to draw communities acro...