Wednesday, 16. January 2013
Two months ago, four women who were concerned about decisions being made by the government got together and had a meeting. Now, an international movement of indigenous people – as well as many others – has spread not only across Canada, but into the United States, and rapidly growing across the world. Indigenous peoples are and have been on the front lines of economic exploitation, environmental degradation, political oppression and tyranny. It only makes sense that now, in the 21st century, after some 500 years of repression and genocide, indigenous peoples are waking the world to both the reality of our societies, and the actions required to change them. We have a great deal to learn, so it’s time to start paying attention.
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