Idle No More

Founding Year: 2012

Staff: 4


Jessica Gordon, Sylvia McAdam, Sheelah McLean, Nina Wilson (Founders)

A First Nations of Canada organization focused on justice, security, resource use, and climate change. Arose in response to attacks on treaty rights by resource extractors. Chapters in Brazil, the US, Australia, France, and other nations. Networks Indigenous climate and resource action worldwide.

Representative activities:

  • A campaign supporting the families of the 43 missing Ayotzinapa students in Mexico


  • Online newsletter
  • A guide to Canadian voters on issues of resource use
  •  “Indigenous Sovereignty Is Climate Action” webinar
  • White papers and articles
  • 3 blog feeds
  • Twitter feed
  • image library


Idle No More contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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