Friday April 25, 2014

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16 Best #IdleNoMore Round Dance Videos

#IdleNoMore is blasting its way forward into 2013 to the sounds of the Round Dance Revolution—and we knew it was time to round up some of the best round dances, songs and solidarity dance videos from around the web and around the world.
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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 »