The Resource #idlenomore : and the remaking of canada., Ken Coates

#idlenomore : and the remaking of canada., Ken Coates

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#idlenomore : and the remaking of canada.
Title
#idlenomore
Title remainder
and the remaking of canada.
Statement of responsibility
Ken Coates
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Idle No More bewildered many Canadians. Launched by four women in Saskatchewan in reaction to a federal omnibus budget bill, the protest became the most powerful demonstration of Aboriginal identity in Canadian history. Thousands of Aboriginal people and their supporters took to the streets, shopping malls, and other venues, drumming, dancing, and singing in a collective voice.Idle No More lasted for almost a year before the rallies dissipated. Many observers described it as a spent force. It was anything but. Idle No More was the most profound declaration of Indigenous identity and confidence in Canadian history, sparked by Aboriginal women and their supporters, sustained by young Indigenous peoples, filled with pride and determination. When the drums slowed, a new and different Canada was left in its wake. Partially stunned by the peaceful celebrations, but perplexed by a movement that seemed to have no centre and no leaders, most Canadians missed the point.Through Idle No More, Aboriginal people have declared that they are a vital and necessary part of Canada's future. The spirit of the drumming, singing and dancing lives on in empowered and confident young Aboriginal people who will shape the future of this country for decades to come
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TEFOD
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Coates, Ken
Index
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Nonfiction
  • Ethics
  • Sociology
Label
#idlenomore : and the remaking of canada., Ken Coates
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Publication
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002786934
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780889773448
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
EF07E510-F052-4AAB-ADDA-F128FDE471C9
Label
#idlenomore : and the remaking of canada., Ken Coates
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002786934
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780889773448
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
EF07E510-F052-4AAB-ADDA-F128FDE471C9

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