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Idle No More movement led by aboriginal women

And activists say the Idle No More movement is a challenge both to the traditional aboriginal leadership and to the Harper federal government.

Photographs by Steve Gerecke, The Hill Times and courtesy of YouTube and Al Jazeera
Aboriginal movement: Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence, left, Pam Palmater, Diane Kelley, and Ellen Gabriel. Aboriginal women have been leaders in Idle No More movement and say they want to begin asserting inherent and treaty rights and stop lookign to governments for permission.

 

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Idle No More movement led by aboriginal women

And activists say the Idle No More movement is a challenge both to the traditional aboriginal leadership and to the Harper federal government.

Photographs by Steve Gerecke, The Hill Times and courtesy of YouTube and Al Jazeera
Aboriginal movement: Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence, left, Pam Palmater, Diane Kelley, and Ellen Gabriel. Aboriginal women have been leaders in Idle No More movement and say they want to begin asserting inherent and treaty rights and stop lookign to governments for permission.

 

  

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Friday, March 6, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by John Major
ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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