Quick round-up of #IdleNoMore reading

Quick round-up of #IdleNoMore reading

For journalists coming back from holidays who find themselves thrust into Idle No More coverage, here’s a quick round-up of background stories and reading (via @HarshaWalia — feel free to tweet some more to @RIICNews & the links will be added):

Ottawa Idle No More march Credit: Nadya Kwandibens, www.redworks.ca

Idle No More pamphlet ‘Resetting and Restoring the Relationship’ authored
by Taiaiake Alfred and Tobold Rollo:
http://ipsmo.wordpress.com/2012/12/20/idle-no-more-pamphlet/

Decolonization journal has a number of recent pieces by Indigenous writers
including Leanne Simpson, Glen Coulthard, Tara Williamson and others:
http://decolonization.wordpress.com/

Democracy Now interview with Pam Palmater
http://www.democracynow.org/2012/12/26/idle_no_more_indigenous_led_protests

Chief Theresa Spence Interview:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjS721JeuUc&feature=youtu.be

Chief Spence’s message to First Nations Youth:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAZTCRQoGQo&feature=youtu.be

Idle No More Sweeps Canada and Beyond as Aboriginals Say Enough Is Enough
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/article/idle-no-more-sweeps-canada-and-beyond-aboriginals-say-enough-enough-146516

Guardian piece by Martin Lukacs
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/20/canada-first-nations-new-alliance

Toronto Star: Why Idle No More is gaining strength, and why all Canadians
should care http://is.gd/eOt7zN

Idle No More: Women rising to lead when it’s needed most
http://rabble.ca/news/2012/12/idle-no-more-global-movement

Naomi Klein in Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/as-chief-spence-starves-canadians-awaken-from-idleness-and-remember-their-roots/article6700592/

A concise guide to Canada’s treaties:

http://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100028653/1100100028654