Monthly Archives: January 2013

Arrest made on the eve of MLK Jr. Day at Idle No More rally in Ketchikan, AK

1/20/13 See the video on Facebook here

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Entrapped Haida Hunter/Furrier speaks about his experience

Read more about the case here and the Native community’s response here. Lingit Latseen’s article.

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Masked militant holds up banner as screen during anti-Enbridge rally in Vancouver, Jan 14, 2013. by Zig Zag, Warrior Publications, January 15, 2013 As many as 1,000 people gathered in downtown Vancouver on Monday, Jan…

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How many salmon come from Lingít Aaní and allied AK Native Territory?

This is the bioregion of Raven; and to put it crudely, it is one huge salmon factory.

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Alaskans join Idle No More movement

By Joaqlin Estus, KNBA / Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO Excerpt from the article below. In Juneau, Ishmael Hope called the Idle No More movement wholesome, simple and healing. Of Tlingit and Inupiat descent, Hope said the local rallies are not meant … Continue reading

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Entrapped Haida Hunter Stands Trial in Juneau

Sherman Roger Alexander vs. United States case; 1:12-cr-00004-LCL Court date: Thursday January 17th, 2013 Federal Building Juneau, AK Top Floor 3pm Sherman Roger Alexander was entrapped by the federal government through the sale of a significantly altered sea otter skin. … Continue reading

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Stephen Harper meeting not the end of Idle No More, local organizer says by Stephen Hui, Georgia Straight, Jan 9, 2013 Art by Andy Everson, Kwakwaka’wakw. Although Prime Minister Stephen Harper is preparing to meet with…

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Reclaiming of Ancestral Lands

The Palestinians show us how it’s done. I’ll know we are on our way to true tribal territorialism and tribal nations when we start building new villages and rebuilding old villages in “restricted” state and federally “owned” lands. A Palestinian … Continue reading

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Limits & Capabilities of Idle No More as Open Source Protest

Earlier I described Idle No More as an Open Source Tribal Insurgency. Admittedly, I used the word “insurgency” because it sounded good. A better word would be “protest” or “movement.” I’d like to provide a little context for what exactly … Continue reading

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La Ronda Forest Defenders from Cheran, Michoacan in solidarity with Idle No More

These are probably among the least idle of all indigenous people on the continent. Read more about La Ronda Forest Defenders of the Indigenous Purepecha in Cheran, Michoacan, Mexico from El Enemigo Común. In Cheran, Michoacan the Indigenous Purepecha defend … Continue reading

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