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Watch: Heather Milton-Lightening on First Nation and Palestinian solidarity: 'We have a responsibility to help each other'

Heather Milton-Lightening, Indigenous scholar and activist, currently based in Toronto, speaks to First Nations solidarity for Palestinian rights. This is an excerpt from her talk at the "Sailing to Gaza – Again!" event with Bob Lovelace, a Canadian delegate on the Freedom Flotilla III. Filmed in Toronto, June 14, 2015. Camera: Darryl Richardson (youtube.com/drryll, mediacoop.ca). Editing: Canadian Boat to Gaza, (tahrir.ca). Learn more about the Freedom Flotilla here.

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Sailing for freedom

Freedom Sailors

by Greta Berlin and Bill Dienst, eds.
(Free Gaza Movement,
2012;
$15.00)

Freedom Sailors defies conventional narrative and adherence to globalist media by aligning itself with a narrative resounding with internationalism. The book provides an account replete with contrasts, highlighting the many facets of history and identifying the differing dynamics between activism and foreign policy.

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Gaza's Ark and the Freedom Flotilla Coalition against the Blockade of Gaza

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 10:45am

Location

University of Ottawa, Bldg Desmarais Building RM 1140
55 Laurier Ave East
Ottawa, ON
Canada
45° 25' 25.608" N, 75° 41' 13.074" W

As part of international solidarity campaigns for Gaza, we present the next challenge to the illegal blockade. Gaza's Ark is an international grass-roots civil society campaign to help end the blockade of Gaza and help build lasting peace in the region through full freedom of movement. Participants can get involved, including as purchasers of Palestinian export goods on Gaza's Ark.

This event is Bilingual. Find out more about Gaza's Ark here.

 

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