#IdleNoMore Demonstration at UBC on Thursday (January 31)

by Stephen Petrina on January 29, 2013

Idle No More Demonstration at the University of British Columbia 
Thursday, January 31
10:30am – 5pm
meet in front of UBC’s Museum of Anthropology
for a march to the Student Union Building

The UBC Idle No More Demonstration is an educational campaign led by both First Nations and Non-Indigenous students.

We will meet in front of UBC’s Museum of Anthropology for a march to the Student Union Building for a day of music, dancing, guest speakers, and alliance building between the grassroots Idle No More Movement and the wider UBC community.

10:30 am Meeting at MOA for opening prayer with Musqueam community members and Doctor Lee Brown.  11:00 to 12:00 March around campus (route to be determined) lead by First Nations Studies students.

Drummers and Singers from the Coast Salish, Tsimshian, Nisga’a Tlingit, Haida, and Kwakwaka’wakw Nations will be sharing their songs and dances throughout the demonstration.

**We invite people from all Nations to come with their drums to join in on songs and share songs of your own**

12:00 to 4:30 Meeting in front of the SUB between Brock Hall and the Goddess of Democracy Statue

Order of Speakers

  • 1.) 12:00/12:30 to 1:00 Professor Glen Coulthard, Yellowknives Dene First Nation
  • 2.) 1:00 to 1:15 Karina Czyzewski (student)
  • 3.) 1:30 Shannon Hecker (student)
  • 4.) 1:45 Professor Charles Menzies
  • 5.) 2:00 Professor Coll Thrush
  • 6.) 2:30 Miles Richardson (Haida Gwaii, UBC Alumni, David Suzuki Foundation, British Columbia Treaty Commission)
  • 7.) 3:00 Angela Code (Sayisi Dene and UBC Alumni)
  • 8.) 3:30 Professor Bruce Miller.
  • 9.) 3:45 to 4:30 Open Mic and performances (weather permitting).
  • 10.) 4:30 to 5:00 Closing

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