Tag Archives: Idle No More

What revolution looks like to me, sovereignty summer schools?

It is so easy to get bogged down by all the problems indigenous peoples face. Poverty, suicide, addiction, disease, incarceration, homelessness, violence — where does one even begin to address these things? We can cast our nets widely, and see … Continue reading

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Are you alarmed? You should be.

This won’t be a huge post, for once. The norovirus is wreaking havoc on my family and I’m the nurse, hoping I’m not felled in action. What I want to briefly talk about today are non-derogation clauses, and why they … Continue reading

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Hunters/gatherers to trappers/harvesters. Does it matter what they call us?

The Inuit make no bones about it. There’s is a hunting culture; but what does that mean? Most Inuit still eat a solid diet of country food, which is just like it sounds, traditional foods such as caribou, whale, seal, … Continue reading

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Categories: Aboriginal law, Cree vocabulary, Culture, Decolonisation, First Nations, Fluency, Idle No More, Indigenous law, Inuit, James Bay Cree

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