Why does Idle No More matter not only to Native Americans but also to non-Natives? Elyse Bruce gives a powerful answer.
This morning, I was shocked to see some of my Facebook friends posting racist comments about the Idle No More movement. Yes, shocked, as in “a severe offense to one’s sense of propriety or decency; an outrage.”
What in the world could anyone have said that would evoke such an emotion?
The comment was that “those Indians need to shut up.”
My friend Solomon Cyr, Executive Assistant to Chief and Council at George Gordon First Nation, was told the other…
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