Idle No More Theresa Spence

Idle No More Staging World Day Of Action

CBC | Posted 03.29.2013 | Canada Politics

MPs returned to the House of Commons Monday as Idle No More protesters marched on Parliament Hill as part of a "world day of action." The ...

Idle No More Co-Founder Uneasy About Portrayal Of Spence

CBC | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada Politics

One of the originators of the Idle No More movement says she supports Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence, but is concerned with how the media is portra...

Chief Theresa Spence's Heroism Already Eclipses Nelson Mandela's

Obert Madondo | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada
Obert Madondo

Hunger-striking Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence is the reincarnation of Mahatma Ghandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. She is becoming the ...

Theresa Spence Is More the Problem Than Solution

Yoni Goldstein | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada Politics
Yoni Goldstein

I don't think Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is going to starve to death. For one thing, the Prime Minister surely knows a dead First Nations chief would not make for good PR. Personally, though, I also have my doubts Chief Spence would actually see this through the end. I think the media attention, not the martyrdom, is what she's after. No, I have no sympathy for Chief Spence. She and other native leaders are the biggest reason why native reserves are mostly hellholes, filled with poverty, addiction, lack of education and general misery.

Come Together, Chief Urges

CBC | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Impact

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is urging unity among protesters and aboriginal leaders in the grassroots Idle No More movement, as she enters day 2...

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...

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...

LOOK: Trudeau Visits Chief Spence

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada Politics

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is now on the fifteenth day of her hunger strike. Although neither the prime minister or the governor general have a...