Monday, April 1, 2013

A Room of My Own: The Inconvenient Indian for Thomas King

Three limo-loads of corporate lawyers and accountants are heading to the airport... a Haida elder stands at the ocean's edge with the cedars at his back and the azure sky on his shoulders.

Easter morning
First Nations youth  dance and chant
Idle No More...

Note: "Idle No More" is an ongoing protest movement originating among the Aboriginal/First Nations peoples in Canada.

1 comment:

  1. "Idle No More is an ongoing protest movement originating among the Aboriginal peoples in Canada comprising the First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples and their non-Aboriginal supporters in Canada, and to a lesser extent, internationally. It has consisted of a number of political actions worldwide, inspired in part by the liquid diet hunger strike of Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence." -- an excerpt from the Wikepedia entry, "Idle No More."

    Idle No More's official website is