Buffy St. Marie tackled the subject of Aboriginal peoples’ self image. What has been the basis for it? In many cases in popular culture, it’s from philosophers in Europe who never met the First Peoples in their life!
#Buffy event at #FNUniv is almost full 10 min to start. http://t.co/TNO8jZ4K0a— John Klein (@JohnKleinRegina) March 27, . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Forward Together #UofR: Buffy St. Marie – Live Blog
The last Federal Election have been an eye opening experience for me as I learned about the plight of the First Nations and the conditions of the reserves. While First Nations is legally under the jurisdiction of the federal government, health and education are left in limbo with provincial government being only partly involved. The . . . → Read More: PoliTeching: Avoid Blame Game and Deal with Hard Questions of the First Nations Issue
Cadmus Delorme started off the speaking without a mic (and was audible!). Here he is with some amplification. Let’s amplify his message over the Internet, also.
The noon hour finished up this way:
It’s my third Round Dance of Idle No More. Here’s the second, on Albert St. Regina kicked things off . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: #IdleNoMore University of Regina Round Dance
Stephen Harper stayed on the sidelines as Idle No More swept Canada from coast-to-coast-to-coast. He has now agreed to meet with a delegation of First Nation chiefs, including Theresa Spence, the Attawapiskat chief who is on a fast. In speaking of the relationship with First Nations, Harper waxed eloquent: “The Government of Canada and . . . → Read More: drive-by planet: C-45 and the targeting of Indigenous peoples: Idle No More
Another exciting day of protest in Regina, and across the country, as Canadians rise up against the Harper regime and their undemocratic ominbus bills. This was at least the second march down Regina’s main street, Albert St. in the past weeks, and the second appearance of a crowd of hundreds in front of the Legislature . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: #IdleNoMore: Regina Round Dance on Albert St. Bridge
A bitterly cold -16 Celsius temperature didn’t deter over 100 people from turning out to voice their concerns about the Conservatives’ omnibus bill C-45 passed in haste last week. The people also were there to support the First Nations leaders who attempted to confront the MPs in the House, and now must be consulted . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: #IdleNoMore Prayer Rally in Regina