Indigenous artists are fighting back against colonialism genocide and the forced closure of remote communities by the Australian government. …read more »
Sacramento Knoxx and Sharif join forces and bring light to the intersections of our common struggles in their new video, “From Stolen Land to Stolen Land”.
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The Brisbane Blacks, an independent non-profit First Nations publication based in occupied ‘Australia’, has brought together a bombastic roster of Indigenous hip-hop musicians, spoken word artists, and activists for the Invasion Day 2014 Mixtape.
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To kick off #MixtapeMonday, Kanaka Maoli DJ Iokepa Casumbal-Salazar brings us “A Flow So Impossible: Sister Lyricists”—a dope mixtape of female emcees and women’s voices in hip-hop to inspire and uplift the people—all the way live from Honolulu, Hawai’i. Our collective shout-outs and mahalo to all the sisters in the struggle. Download, listen, and love. …read more »
#SoundtrackTheStruggle continues with this new track from electro-cellist Cris Derksen. …read more »
Star Nayea shares her powerful voice to #SoundtrackTheStruggle and #IdleNoMore in this stirring a cappella track 1 Voice for Idle No More. Listen up. …read more »
Artists are rapidly giving voice to the #IdleNoMore movement in word, dance and song and we’re sharing the latest sounds from Indian Country’s finest. But it’s not just round dances anymore. …read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »