Idle No More educational forum in Chilliwack Thursday

The public is invited to an educational forum in Chilliwack on Thursday to learn more about the Idle No More grassroots movement.

  • Jan. 16, 2013 5:00 a.m.

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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