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Idle No More educational forum in Chilliwack Thursday

The public is invited to an educational forum at UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park to learn more about the Idle No More grassroots movement. Speakers will include:

• Joanne Gutierrez (Xwiyolemot, Sto:lo/Cree woman): Back to Indigenous Government and Idle No More Capacity Building

• Sakej Warden (holds Master of Indigenous Government degree from UVic; Member of Warrior Societies Alliance): Indigenous Nationhood

• Hamish Telford (UFV Political Science instructor): Omnibus bills and Bill C-45

• Robert Harding (UFV Social Work instructor): Media representation of Idle No More Movement and the context of the representation of Aboriginal peoples and issues in the media.

The event takes place Thursday, Jan. 17 from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Aboriginal Gathering Place located at the new UFV Chilliwack campus at 45190 Caen Ave.

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