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Idle No More is a protest movement which began in December 2012, originating among the Abooriginal Peoples of Canada comprising the First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples and their non-Aboriginal supporters in Canada. We take give a history of the movement in the bay area, and speak with Nina Wilson, one of the 4 founders of the movement in Canada.
We also take calls and talk over some of the weeks current events.
Join Host Russ Letica, WnT Board Member as he discusses the Idle No More movement with guests.
Does Idle No More have the impetus to keep on going through 2013?
Our guests are:
Sylvia McAdam a co-founder of a global movement called Idle No More. She lives on her peoples lands in the Treaty 6 territory and teaches university classes in nearby Prince Albert. She is from the Nehiyaw nation and the Whitefish Lake Reserved Lands #118. Sylvia is a fluent nehiyaw speaker and understands her people’s culture. She is a direct descendant of Treaty makers, and hereditary okimaws. She has earned her Jurist Doctorate from the University of Saskatchewan and a Bachelor of Human Justice from the University of Regina. She is author of a book called "Cultural Teachings: First Nations Protocols & Methodologies".
Sootahkii Calling Last works with a Phoenix-based group called Valley Natives. This group was formed in response to Idle no More movement to foster a sense of community within the urban native community. It has organized a number of teach-ins on water relations, the environment, climate, and de-colonization. She is also a founding member of non-profit with a fellow Masters student and good friend Laura Medina working on community and tribal government relations, as well as educational presenting. She grew up on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana and a member of the Blackfoot Confederacy, also an enrolled in the Blood tribe of Alberta Canada. She currently working on her Masters in Management at the University of Phoenix to complement a bachelor’s from the University of Montana in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Water Resources. Most of her experience is rooted in Water Quality, specifically heavy metal contamination clean up.
Recorded June 12th 2013
The opening music was Red Winter by Drezus. Ending song Neil Young, Mother Earth song.
Host Russ Letica, WnT Board Member as he discusses the Idle No More movement with guests.
Does Idle No More have the impetus to keep on going ?
Sylvia McAdam a co-founder of a global movement called "Idle No More". She resides on her peoples lands in the Treaty 6 territory and teaches university classes in nearby Prince Albert. She is from the Nehiyaw nation and the Whitefish Lake Reserved Lands #118. Sylvia is a fluent nehiyaw speaker and understands her people’s culture. She is a direct descendant of Treaty makers, and hereditary okimaws. She is a mother, and a grandmother. She has earned her Jurist Doctorate from the University of Saskatchewan and a Bachelor of Human Justice from the University of Regina. She is author of a book called "Cultural Teachings: First Nations Protocols & Methodologies".
Souta Calling Last works with a Phoenix-based group called Valley Natives. This group was formed in response to INM movement to foster a sense of community within the urban native community. It has organized a number of teach-ins on water relations, the environment, climate, and de-colonization. She is also a founding member of non-profit with a fellow Masters student and good friend Laura Medina working on community and tribal government relations, as well as educational presenting. She grew up on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana and a member of the Blackfoot Confederacy, also an enrolled in the Blood tribe of Alberta Canada.
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Guests Sarah Adams Cornell, Bob Davis and Roberto Mendoza from Idle No More Central Oklahoma will join us to discuss the movement one year after its popular beginnings. Idle No More Central Oklahoma is an inclusive, peaceful, grassroots movement committed to positive change through education, conservation, solidarity and reciprocity, acting by consensus. INMCO is an active group with many ideas and many great members.
At around this time last year, the hashtag #idlenomore was just starting to make it’s rounds on Twitter. Then the phrase hit Facebook, blogs, news sources and the rest is history. Next thing you know, there are friendly Round Dances in malls and streets around the world. Is there a future for Idle No More? I have the feeling that all our better tomorrows may, in some sense, depend on it. Happy birthday, Idle No More. Welcome, Nations Rising. http://www.aaronpaquette.net/?p=3164
Look for Idle No More Central Oklahoma on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/INMCentralOK/
The General thoughts of the Idle No More & Chief Theresa Spence Supporters
Today APTN reported that Stephen Harper finally broke his sullen and stubborn silence and set down a date to meet with the First Nations Chiefs. Tonight Peoples Voices will discuss just that Peoples Voices and thoughts on Chief Spences Hunger Strike, along with Elders Emil Bell and Elder Raymond Robinson's Hunger Strike.
Their thoughts On Stephen Harper and the upcoming Jan 11, 2013 meeting wiht the Chiefs. Be here people or be square. Chief Spence and Elder Bell are on their 25th day of hunger strike. Elder Robinson on his 23rd day of hunger strike. all in if you can lend your voice, ,come into the chat room. Chief Theresa Spence's Hunger Strike Letters Of Support https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chief-Theresa-Spence-Hunger-Strike-Letters-Of-Support/122241324605948
Will be discussing the Idle No More Movement which is a protest across Canada of First Nations people.
This indigenous rights movement is important to First Nations and to all Canadians addresses all myths, fabrications and the issues that must be looked at and undertaken by all peoples in Canada and our judicial and other legal bodies. The Conservative party led by Stephen Harper is a corrupt government and it is getting to the point that our powers that be over Harper need to step in NOW! Before its to late.
On Tuesday Dec 11, 2012 people /Canadians tried to post on Stephen Harper's page about the Idle no more movement and either their posts were removed or they were banned. This is how much of a political censorship and dictatorship we have with this illegal rogue prime minister who was not eligible to run for the 2011 election because Stephen Harper was found in contempt of parliament.
Tonights discussion will analyze all aspects of how the Government of Canada is trying to eradicate First Nations peoples Native Rights and Aborignal Indigenous very existeence. This is really happening as we speak led by the Harper Government and the one percent. Its time people realize this and know about it and again it is time our powers that be put a stop to Stephen Harper, the Con party and this greedy corupt one percent!
Be here people or be square.
Nearly 100 people sang and danced in a flash mob round dance at West Edmonton Mall on Wednesday afternoon, the latest action in the Idle No More movement. It’s a short limo drive, maybe five minutes, from Parliament Hill to Victoria Island in the middle of the Ottawa River. Heck, you could walk it in 10. So would it kill Stephen Harper to get out of his office and go meet the chief of the Attawapiskat First Nation who is staging a hunger strike on the island to get attention for her community’s plight?Mail Chief Theresa Spence of the remote Attawapiskat First Nation launched her protest with a vow to “die” unless the Conservative government starts showing more respect to First Nations concerns and aboriginal treaties.
The Martha Fast Horse Show: Host/Producer: Martha Fast Horse (Rosebud Lakota). Producer: Liz Hill (Red Lake Ojibwe). Special Guest: John Kane (Mohawk). Show Topic: A Discussion with John Kane, host of 'Lets Talk Native,' WWKB 1520 AM in Buffalo, NY, about the "Idle No More' Movement. Featured Song: "Anishinabe Prayer Song" by Traditional Drum. Sunday 12/30/12 at 6:00 a.m. CST on KQRS (KQ92) 92.5 FM, KXXR (93X) 93.7 FM & WGVX (LOVE105) 105. FM in the Twin Cities, MN, USA. Streams at www.KQRS.com, www.93X.com & www.LOVE105.fm
Accidently, TVFM tripped over this " American " movement. It may not be what you expect. But you can't argue that it's not AMERICAN.
"American " can mean...what? Is it a label? Or a philosophy? Is it a duck because we call it a duck? Or because it looks, waddles, quacks and smells like one? Confused? Good! So are the rest of US! IRS, FEMA, DHS, EPA, DOJ, DOT, DOE, FUK... shall we call the HOLE thing off? Or shall we continue?
BTW...Did I get you on that last ALPHA Agency? LOL
Let's call it multiple choice. My choice is " IRS " . However, TVFM's policy is that YOU the listener guests have the top priority.
TVFM is NOT Mimic News! TVFM is your local bull horn. So please use it or....we will all lose it!
Show #1. Times: 5:30 ET; 4:30 CT; 3:30 MT 2:30 PT Monday, January 7, 2013 Harrison Friesen will be calling in. From Harrison: I am a Indigenous Rights activist from Big Stone Cree Nation. I am a member of the american Indian movement in Canada. I have been involved in the G20 in Toronto where I led a native resistance. I have defended sacred burial sites, and have fought against police brutality. I have also been in occupations and blockades across Canada. I am also a social justice advocate for those that live in poverty and also for missing and murdered women. Yesterday I led a urban blockade against Bill C 45 and for Theresa Spence. Also Cheyenne Birdshead, a 17 year old Indigenous young lady is calling in. She was at a Flash Mob Dance at the Flat Irons Crossing Mall. The cops ask them to leave. They were in the process of leaving when she along with 3 other women were arrested. Cheyenne will explain what happened and how it all happened.
So join Hawk, George and Lisa and hear what is going on about Idle No More.
The views and opinions of the guests do not necessarily reflect those of Unification Of The People on BlogTalk Radio.