Idle No More Dances through Mall of America

Idle No More(wikipedia) is an ongoing protest movement originating among the First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples and their non-Aboriginal supporters in Canada, and to a lesser extent, internationally. It has quickly grown and garnered worldwide support from otherindigenous peoples as well as sympathetic non-indigenous Canadians and Americans.[1] It has consisted of a number of political actions worldwide, inspired in part by the hunger strike (limited to solid foods) of Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence[1] and further coordinated via social media. A reaction to alleged abuses of indigenous treaty rights by the Harper government, the movement takes particular issue with the recent omnibus bill Bill C-45.[2]