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Struggling for citizen control of Community TV in Montreal | Apr 23 2014 | Catherine Edwards | The modern cable industry is not community-TV friendly, so a not-for-profit is proposing to take over community TV from Videotron.
A herd of buffalo at  Arrowwood National Wildlife Reserve, North Dakota.
'If you know our land, you know our life': An Earth Day call for reconciliation | Apr 22 2014 | Sara Stratton | In March I travelled to Edmonton for the last National Event of the TRC. I am on a journey of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, which is also a journey of reconciliation with the land.
April 22 – Smudge for Mother Earth | Apr 21 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | On Tuesday April 22 at 12:00 pm whenever that occurs where you live is the date and time for the worldwide smudge for Mother Earth.
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Harper’s wife; suffer the little kittens | Apr 19 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | That night, 21 year old activist, Hailey King, heckled her about her concern for cats but little concern, emotion or accountability shown for the over 800 cases of murdered and missing Indigenous wome
Wife of Canada's prime minister shows callous disregard for missing and murdered women | Apr 19 2014 | Roger Annis | Laureen Harper's outburst in Toronto is a disturbing reminder of her party's massive failure to safeguard Indigenous women.
Democracy North: Dogwood Initiative and Yinka Dene Alliance on Northern Gateway, Quebec election | Apr 19 2014 | Democracy North | An independent Canadian and global news hour, featuring the week's top grassroots news and interviews.
We interrupt this cat video with something genuinely important | Apr 18 2014 | rabble staff | Questions about why there has been no inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women for Laureen Harper, who was introducing the " Just for Cats: Internet Cat Video Festival" at the time.
Cherry Smiley on Indigenous feminism, colonial violence and the sex industry | Apr 17 2014 | Meghan Murphy | In this episode we hear a talk by Cherry Smiley. The talk is part of a series on Indigenous Feminism, put on by the First Nations Student Association at Simon Fraser University.
Jules Koostachin and James Buffin
Understanding ourselves through truth and reconciliation | Apr 17 2014 | Katy Quinn | Knowing who we are as Canadians means acknowledging and understanding the injustices and harms experienced by Indigenous people at the residential schools.
Activist Communique: On veganism, Ellen DeGeneres, the sealhunt and #sealfies | Apr 16 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | The issue of the Canadian seal hunt has been in the news recently thanks to spouting off of famous Hollywood types and the Twitter hashtag backlash. Let me explain...
The Indigenous fight against colonial veganism | Apr 16 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | But what is this fight really all about? The right to choose what to eat? The right to dictate that choice to others?
MPs take a break with a full plate awaiting them back in Parliament | Apr 14 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | Fair Elections Act, the omnibus budget bill, reform of First Nations education, contaminated sites and galloping climate change all await MPs when they get back to work.

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#Cascadia Now? An Independence Movement. | ikosmos said... The independent state of Crimea lasted for 2 days or so. They really had to join something. Carving...
casual-chic genocide? | lagatta said... I was quite horrified when I saw the t-shirt under the linen jacket I was looking at, for those...
Parliamentary committee's report on violence against Indigenous women 'sanitized' | epaulo13 said... Parliamentary committee’s report on violence against Indigenous women ‘sanitized’ The Conservative...
Yet another murdered indigenous woman - studying this very issue | Slumberjack said... Just about every forum could take the matter up. in
Allyship | 6079_Smith_W said... I count my allies based on issues of common concern, not issues on which we disagree. In fact, a...
Liberal political commentator Rob Silver mentions rabble.ca twice on CBC Power & Politics | sherpa-finn said... > He also said, not once but twice, that their message only appeals to people who read rabble.ca...
babble book club discussion 'The Inconvenient Indian' by Thomas King | Kaitlin McNabb said... Still waiting on my copy to come in, but have finished a few of the books on my list before then. I...
Fracking blockade chaos | KenS said... http://aptn.ca/pages/news/2013/10/17/rcmp-officers-enforce-injunction-against-mikmaq-led-anti-...
Willie Dunn, Ballad of Crowfoot... | lagatta said... More on Willie Dunn: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2013/08/09/obit-dunn-willie......
Leona Aglukkaq - Using Northern Background as Shield Against Environmental Attacks. Says Polar Bear NOT Disappearing! | terrytowel said... “As a northerner, I want to say — first and foremost — that people in the North want development...

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Occupied Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver
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