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Border blockades don’t have support from Idle No More founder

Grassroots movement is about peaceful protests, says Jessica GordonReal Grassroots meme 3

Reported by Karin Yeske, CKOM Radio, Jan 5, 2013

Some planned protest blockages at border crossings in Canada on Saturday don’t have the support of an Idle No More movement founder.

Blocking traffic sends the wrong message, said Jessica Gordon, one of the four founding members of the grassroots movement making waves across the nation. Read the rest of this entry

Idle No More protests target bridges, roads across Canada

One of the few expressions of militancy as INM protesters temporarily block the Blue Water Bridge border crossing to the United States in Sarnia, Ont, Jan 5, 2013. The closing of the bridge lasted about an hour.

Warror flag flies as INM protesters temporarily block the Blue Water Bridge border crossing near Sarnia, Ont, Jan 5, 2013.

Some crossings shut down by First Nations demonstrators

CBC News, Jan 5, 2013

The Idle No More protest movement continues to gain steam with more demonstrations Saturday, after Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced he would meet with a delegation of First Nations chiefs, including Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence, who is now on day 26 of a hunger strike. Read the rest of this entry