Thursday April 17, 2014

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DOWNLOAD: A Tribe Called Red – “The Road”

Late last night, on the eve before one of the biggest Indigenous mobilizations in history, A Tribe Called Red quietly released a new song, The Road, inspired by the Idle No More movement and the hunger strike of Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence. …read more »

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The Round Dance Revolution: Idle No More

Our guest contributor this week is Ojibway/Métis comedian—turned Idle No More organizer and activist—Ryan McMahon. He reflects on what it is about the rising #IdleNoMore movement that has captured our collective imagination, attention and revolutionary spirit. And how it’s taken us from online discussion to a massive mobilization that is literally taking over hundreds of shopping malls, town squares and community centres across Turtle Island—and now the world. …read more »

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STREAM: Heebz The Earthchild – “Idle No More”

Leave it our boys Mob Bounce from the West Coast to drop one of the first Indigenous hip-hop tracks to draw directly from the spirit of the emerging #IdleNoMore movement and turn it into music. One half of the duo, Heebz the Earthchild, dropped this new joint on SoundCloud yesterday. …read more »

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Idle No More: Thousands of Indigenous Peoples Take to Streets in National Day of Action

In communities across Canada, thousands of Indigenous Peoples braved freezing temperatures to take part in the growing #IdleNoMore campaign—a grassroots Indigenous resurgence movement dedicating to restoring the rights, responsibilities and strength of our peoples and nations. …read more »