Don’t just watch the movement…understand it, spread the awareness and be a part of it. #Idlenomore is not just a catch-phrase – it is a call for International solidarity and action for First Nations rights across the planet. Every contribution, protest, and voice will help make this movement a true force of change.

Elyse Bruce

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Thank you to Aboriginal Press News and Aboriginal Press
for republishing this blog article in their respective
online editions of January 6, 2013.

Thank you to The Journey and Green Press
as well as Hope= Change for re-posting this
blog article on their respective blog sites.

Thank you as well to Pechanga.net and
Vancouver Island’s CHEK News
on the West Cost for linking to this article.

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This morning, I was shocked to see some of my Facebook friends posting racist comments about the Idle No More movement.   Yes, shocked, as in “a severe offense to one’s sense of propriety or decency; an outrage.”

What in the world could anyone have said that would evoke such an emotion?

The comment was that “those Indians need to shut up.”

My friend Solomon Cyr, Executive Assistant to Chief and Council at George Gordon First Nation, was told the other…

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