Today, people from all over the world are rising up to stand in solidarity with Idle No More, the indigenous sovereignty movement that has emerged from Canada in response to legislation that threatens that sovereignty and dismantles key environmental protection laws. In Ottawa, Canada, the Ministers of Parliament returned to the House of Commons for a new legislative session and were greeted by hundreds of people rallying in support of Idle No More.
In Texas, Blockaders joined with indigenous people representing Idle No More and the American Indian Genocide Museum for a rally at the Canadian Consulate in downtown Houston. Protestors flew signs and banners, sang songs, and played drums before trying to deliver a letter of their demands to the consulate.
In Austin, Texas, supporters took their message of solidarity to the State Capitol building.
Today in Oklahoma City, Idle No More resisters gathered on the steps of the capital.