Ghosts of Indigenous activism past, present, future: #IdleNoMore’s transformative potential

Earlier this week, from Goose Bay to Yellowknife, thousands of Nehiyaw, Dene, Metis peoples (joined by Canadians supportive of them) gathered in front of provincial legislatures, constituency and Aboriginal Affairs offices. They sang honour songs, danced jigs, and waved their flags and homemade protest signs out in the cold and the wind. This hash-tag movement […]

Harper busts a move in Inuvik

Not sure why I’m so tickled by this, but during a recent arctic tour Canada’s Prime Minister reportedly got down to some local drumming in Inuvik, NWT.  And I’m pretty sure that’s newly appointed Minister of Indian & Northern Affairs John Duncan right beside him. If anyone has video of this pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeease send it our […]