Telegram Column – Idle No More

She has inspired so many, with humble courage, with quiet determination, with dignity and with steely resolve.

Some might call her hunger strike an act of desperation, a desperate act to save her community, her people. But it has become so much more than that.

Chief Theresa Spence has inspired her fellow First Nations citizens and so many more to “idle no more.” She has inspired them to dance and drum, to stand up, to speak out and to be one. To be peaceful, to use non-violence, because, in her words, the children are watching.

Read the full column on the Telegram website.

By | 2017-03-05T17:14:51+00:00 December 29th, 2012|