Canada: Idle No More movement demands indigenous rights, environmental justice

Democracy Now interviews Dr. Pamela Palmater, Chair in Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University and spokeswoman for the Idle No More movement.

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Too bad Pam Palmater lost out in the voting for National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations last July. She did, however, get 28 percent of the vote, which is remarkable considering the conservative nature of the organization.

The indigenous movement in Canada sorely needs leaders like Palmater.