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Activist Communique: Updated - 50+ Idle No More events planned for October 7, 2013

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Idle No More has released a call-out for actions on October 7, 2013. 44 events are being planned across the globe.

The Idle No More October Proclamation reads: “October 7, 1763, marked the signing of the British Royal Proclamation, a historic document that legally mandated Canada to recognize Indigenous land rights.  250 years later, on October 7, 2013... Idle No More calls on all peoples to raise (y)our voices and take action in support of

-- Our Land

-- Our Water

-- Our Bodies

-- Our Stories

-- Our Future

-- Indigenous Sovereignty!”  

Here is a listing of events from across the country and worldwide surrounding the call out, on the weekend leading up to Monday. Please note all times are local to their respective communities.

Idle No More Hazelton  

Monday October 7, 2013

10:00 am

Gitxsan Treaty Society 

Hazelton, British Columbia

*for more info, please see this Facebook link

 

Idle No More Vancouver

Monday October 7, 2013

8:00 pm

Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Idle No More Victoria

Monday October 7, 2013

12:30 pm

BC Legislative Building 

Victoria, B.C.

*A day to resist pipelines.

 

Idle No More Edmonton

Monday October 7, 2013

12:00 pm noon

Churchill Square

 

Idle No More St. Paul

Monday October 7, 2013

1:00 pm

Brian Storseth: Member of Parliament for Westlock - St. Paul

St. Paul, Alberta

*Rejection of the proposed Federal First Nation Education Act and Memorandum of Understanding

 

Idle No More Lethbridge

Sunday October 6, 2013

3:00 pm

Galt Gardens

Lethbridge, Alberta

 

Idle No More Edmonton Board of Education

Monday October 7, 2013

10:00 am

Edmonton Public School Board

Edmonton, Alberta

*a peaceful rally to support equity in education

Edmonton, Alberta

 

#INM Day of Action Calgary

Monday October 7, 2013

12:00 pm noon

Exact location and time to be determined 

Calgary, Alberta

*Bring drum

 

Idle No More University of Saskatchewan

Monday October 7, 2013

12:00 pm noon

University of Saskatchewan Bowl 

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

*Round dance

 

Idle No More Prince Albert

Monday October 7, 2013

1:00 pm

City Hall in Prince Albert

Prince Alberta, Saskatchewan

 

Idle No More Regina

Monday October 7, 2013

6:00 pm

Location TBA 

Regina, Saskatchewan

 

Idle No More Winnipeg

Monday October 7, 2013

5:30 pm

Manitoba Legislative Building 

Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

Idle No More Opaskwayak Cree Nation

Monday October 7, 2013,

9:00 am

Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Manitoba, 

* To create awareness regarding Omitrax coming through Opaskwayak Cree nation territories in conjunction with the National Idle No More call to Action on October 7. 

 

Idle No More Attawapiskat

Monday October 7, 2013

5:00 pm

Attawapiskat First Nation 

Attawapiskat, Ontario

 

Idle No More Fort Francis

Monday October 7, 2013

4:00 pm

Couchiching FN Multi-Use

Fort Francis, Ontario

*rally and pot luck

 

Idle No More Sudbury

Monday October 7, 2013

6:00 pm

Tom Davies Square 

Sudbury, Ontario

 

Idle No More Henvey Inlet First Nation

Monday October 7, 2013

10:00 am

French River, Ontario

*Facebook page

 

Idle No More North Bay

Monday October 7, 2013

11:00 am

North Bay City Hall 

North Bay, Ontario

*bring drums, shakers

 

Idle No More Oshawa

Monday October 7, 2013

6:30 pm

UOIT in Oshawa

Oshawa, Ontario

 

Idle No More Peterborough

Monday October 7, 2013

6:00 pm

Peterborough City Hall

Peterborough, Ontario

 

Idle No More Toronto

Monday October 7, 2013

5:00 pm

Trinity Bellwoods Park SE entrance (parade begins at 5 pm, picnic in Dufferin Grove Park)

Toronto, Ontario

*historic walk and then potluck in the park. Bring drums.

 

Idle No More – Toronto Social Justice Week

Monday October 7, 2013

6:30 pm

Ryerson Lecture Theatre - TRS1067 

Toronto, Ontario  

 

Idle No More Hamilton

Monday October 7, 2013

12:00 pm noon

Dundurn Castle/Dundurn National Historic Park 

Hamilton, Ontario

* Join us on October 7/2013 as we honour Indigenous Women, the Land & the Water. 

If there are any questions please do feel free to contact us at [email protected]

 

Idle No More Windsor Ontario Region

Monday October 7, 2013

4:30 pm

Dieppe Park at the foot of Riverside and Ouellette

Windsor Ontario Region

 

Solidarity with Idle No More #Oct17proclaim

Monday October 7, 2013

8:30 am

George III Statue, Pall Mall, London

London, Ontario

 

Idle No More Barrie

Monday October 7, 2013

6:00 pm

Barrie Water Front @ the Spiritcather

*a day of action for equal rights to education and consultation. For more information, please see this link 

 

Idle No More Ottawa

Monday October 7, 2013

11:00 am

Parliament of Canada

Ottawa, Ontario

 

Idle No More Montreal

Monday October 7, 2013

6:00 pm

Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Idle No More Kipawa, Quebec

Monday October 7, 2013

4:00 pm

Wolf Lake Algon quin Lands & Resources Building by the Maniwaki Road in Kipawa, QC, Canada

Kipwanan Quebec

Show your support 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Wolf Lake Algonquin Lands & Resources Building by the Maniwaki Road, Kipawa, QC Everyo 

* wants the Wolf Lake Algonquin Lands & Resources Building by the Maniwaki Road

 

Idle No More rally in Happy-Valley/Goose Bay Newfoundland

Sunday October 6, 2013

2:00 pm

Leon Cooper Memorial Park (across from Labrador Friendship Centre)

Happy-Valley/Goose Bay, Newfoundland

*We'll gather around the fire and enjoy a Labrador boil up, please bring a mug and some snacks for yourself We hope to see you there!

 

Idle No More Gold River Nova Scotia

Monday October 7, 2013

12:00 pm noon

Location TBA 

Gold River, Nova Scotia

 

Idle No More #SovSummer rally in Raleigh, North Carolina

Monday October 7, 2013

12:00 pm noon

NC State Capital Bldg 

Raleigh, North Carolina

*Bring drums

 

Idle No More Fairbanks Alaska

Monday October 7, 2013

Golden Heart Plaza 

Fairbanks, AK

*Bring drums

 

Idle No More Michigan

Monday October 7, 2013

5:00 pm

Open Space at the foot of Grand Traverse Bay

Traverse Bay, Michigan

 

Idle No More Rally to Protect the Everglades

Monday October 7, 2013

5:00 pm

Fleischmann Park 

Naples, Florida

 

Idle No More Nebraska

Monday October 7, 2013

12:00 pm noon

Grand Island of Nebraska

Nebraska

*a walk though of the pine lines #walktheline

 

Idle No More Oklahoma

Monday October 7, 2013

12:00 pm noon 

Oklahoma State Capitol; South Plaza 

Oklahoma

 

Idle No More Seattle

Monday October 7, 2013

8:00 pm

Indian Country

Seattle, Washington

*for more info, please see here

 

Idle No More San Fran

Monday October 7, 2013

U.S. Federal Trade Commission San Francisco

San Francisco, California

 

Idle No More Hawai’i and De-Occupy Honolulu Sovereignty Summer

Sunday October 6, 2013

4:00 pm

Thomas Square Park - Bounded by King, Beretania, and Victoria Streets and Ward Avenue.

Honolulu, Hawai’i

*potluck and music jam

 

Idle No More London UK

Monday October 7, 2013

8:30 pm

George III statue in London

London, UK

*Facebook page

 

Idle No More Teangue

Monday October 7, 2013

8:00 pm

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

Teangue, United Kingdom

 

Idle No More Sheffield, United Kingdom

Monday October 7, 2013

2:00 pm

Peace gardens Sheffield 

Sheffield, United Kingdom

*flash mob, meditation, drumming, dancing and leafleting for Idle No More

 

Idle No More India

Monday October 7, 2012

7:39 am

Sattal, India.

*For more information, please see here

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