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Getting rid of the Indian Act: A message to #OccupyINAC

As #OccupyINAC prepares to go viral, Kanenhariyo reflects on the crucial political moment we are in, as momentum builds to abolish the Indian Act. What will come after the Indian Act? What does this mean for the treaties and the Onkwehon:we relationship with Canadians? Will the movement spread? In conclusion,…
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(re)occupied: #OccupyINAC and British Columbia’s 1975 Militant May

By Sarah Nickel When approximately thirty members of the Idle No More and Black Lives Matter movements entered the Indigenous and Northern Affairs (INAC) office in Toronto on April 13, 2016 to protest government inaction on the suicide crisis in Attawapiskat, the group, calling itself #OccupyINAC was drawing on long established…
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Official statement from #occupyinac Winnipeg

Friday April 15, 2016 INAC Office, Winnipeg Anishinaabe Territory Written by consensus from the collective In the spirit of peace, love and solidarity with our relatives at #OccupyINAC Toronto, we have been peacefully gathering since yesterday morning at the Manitoba regional office of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, a department…
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