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Book: Indigenous Religious Traditions in Five Minutes

Chapter: 49. What is the Idle No More movement, and what’s a round dance?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43164


The Idle No More (IMN) movement began with a Tweet in late October 2012 as part of a teach-in by four women in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan against Bill C-45. This bill would have enabled the Canadian government to roll back treaty rights on First Nations reserves, among other proposed legislation.

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  • Matt Sheedy ( - msheedy1) 'Universität Bonn '