The Idle No More Movement was the expression of concern of four Saskatchewan Native Woman had over the Stephen Harper Government’s plans to eliminate many environmental protections to lakes, streams, rivers and to arbitrarily deny existing aboriginal rights by decree.
CBC News reports
The ‘Idle No More’ movement originators are concerned with how Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence has taken a leadership role in the campaign.
“Idle No More is the face of all indigenous people, all grassroots people,” Sylvia McAdam said Monday, following a forum with university students in Regina. “It’s not just the face of one. We hardly have any communications with Chief Spence.”