Citizen Action Monitor

VIDEO – With winning smile, brave heart, Indigenous student tells why she’s Idle No More activist

“The idea that some lives matter less than others is the foundation of my activism,” says Erica Violet Lee

No 1018 Posted by fw, March 27, 2014

A must-watch video for budding and veteran activists.

Indigenous Student Explains Why She Is Active In Idle No More by Erica Violet Lee, Video published by, story published by Popular Resistance, March 26th, 2014

Erica Violet Lee a student who is active with Idle No More speaks at Saskatoon Change Makers, January 31st, 2014, at the Roxy Theatre in Saskatoon, SK.  She describes why she has become active, why she defines herself as a student and the strength she gets from hanging out with aboriginal youth and talking with elders.  Being active is something you have to do to survive.  It is not a hobby on the side. We are all relations from the tiniest turtle to people on the other side of the world.

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