Ellen Gabriel was chosen by the People of the longhouse and her community of Kanehsatà:ke to be their spokesperson during the 1990 “Oka” Crisis. She recently spoke at the Peoples Social Forum.
CUPW has a better plan for Canada Post: a plan that can secure the future of the crown corporation without cutting the services.
Grand chief Derek Nepinak, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs spoke at the Peoples Social Forum on August 22, in Ottawa.
The Peoples Social Forum was held in Ottawa August 21-24, 2014. The following includes reports from movement assemblies.
Social movement leaders Clayton Thomas Muller, Brigette DePape and Harsha Walia came together to discuss how to bridge our movements.
Naomi Klein was the opening keynote speaker at the Peoples' Social Forum last August. She was introduced by Gabriel Nadeau Dubois.
Viola Thomas (Anemki Wedom) spoke on reconciliation at the Peoples Social Forum in August. Watch the rebroadcast.
In late August thousands rallied on Parliament Hill, as part of the People's Social Forum. Watch the rebroadcast here.
The Peoples' Social Forum in Ottawa had a lot of great things going for it. But some were struck by the overwhelming whiteness of the forum.
Both the political and social success of the Peoples' Social Forum show the incredible will and desire of activists from multiple social movements to work together in developing a common strategy.