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Indian Act Chiefs and Idle No More: Snakes in the Grassroots?

Warrior Publications

by Zig Zag, Warrior Publications, Dec. 14, 2012

According to the accounts of Idle No More (INM) organizers, the mobilization began in Saskatchewan when four women met and decided to organize workshops outlining what Bill C-45 was, and the threats it presented to Indigenous peoples and lands. From this humble beginning, it transformed into a national day of action, almost entirely through social media. Or so goes the dominant narrative.

But is this movement really grassroots?

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