Sarah van Gelder is Co-Founder and Editor at Large of YES! Magazine and author of the new book The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000 Mile Journey Through a New America (Berrett Koehler 2017). She writes a bi-weekly column for YES! You can follow her on her blog and on twitter. Sarah speaks at events in the U.S. and internationally, and interviews regularly on radio and television.
The four founders of Idle No More didn't start out famous. Until flash-mob round dances, prayer circles, and blockades spread across Canada, few people knew Jessica Gordon, Sylvia McAdam, Sheelah McLean, and Nina Wilson. But today, Idle No More is emerging as a powerful movement for the rights of native peoples to protect the lands and waters.
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