This is a reposted rapid post. No comment, just raw screenshots each linked to their website. I don’t think any comment is needed, certainly none from me; these matters are the kind of matters that MATTER that shouldn’t need any further comment, analysis, or explanation. For which commentary (especially from anyone not directly involved) is inappropriate. A matter of gut reaction. Intuitive and immediate. If you are a woman, a mother, have ever been a child: if you are a human being.
Support Idle No More: if you’re here in Vancouver and you see them protesting (which is, happily, happening more and more): GO STAND WITH THEM IN SOLIDARITY. Just silently, discreetly, respectfully: that’s as much as you ought to; if, like me, you are not a First Nations person but you are a human being:
Look out for events for Truth and Reconciliation in the second week of September, and do something (it could, again, be respectful thoughtful silence but for a day). Make sure this doesn’t turn into a short-term bland politicians’ thing. Keep it real, alive, of and for and by the people; and remembered in the long term: