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Round Dance Flash Mobs

As a part of the Idle No More movement, groups of Indigenous people and settler allies organized Round Dance Flash Mobs. These Flash Mobs are public actions that use the traditional Round Dance to bring awareness to the goals of the Idle No More movement. 41 more words


Lead Now: Skills for Solidarity

Lead Now is “an independent advocacy organization that brings generations of Canadians together to achieve progress through democracy” (www.leadnow.ca). One of Lead Now’s current major campaigns is called… 66 more words


Swamp Line 9

Swamp Line 9 is a coalition dedicated to blocking Enbridge’s plans to transport tar sands crude oil through a pipeline known as Line 9. The group set up a blockade camp in June 2013, and continues to take action against Line 9. 98 more words


People's Social Forum

The People’s Social Forum is a “grassroots, historical gathering of progressives from Québec, Canada and First Nations” that will take place from August 21-24, 2014 in Ottawa-Gatineau. 147 more words


Rethinking the left-right spectrum

Centrist, centre-left, centre-right, far-left, far-right. These are all political terms that get constantly thrown around and that bear different definitions depending on the national context in which they’re used. 1,268 more words

Honor the Treaties

According to their website, Honor the Treaties is an organization dedicated to “amplifying the voices of Indigenous communities through art and advocacy… by funding collaborations between Native artists and Native advocacy groups so that their message can reach a wider audience”.