Burning the Flag & the Main Stream Media

MC Response ‘Burning A Flag @ Portage & Main’ #Elsipogtog
Many people are upset in Winnipeg right now because of how media is reporting yesterday’s solidarity activities for Elsipogtog on the East Coast. The general public seems upset because the traffic was delayed but mostly they are upset because a Canadian Flag was burned at Portage & Main…. I am fulfilling my role as a helper and a story teller and will continue to fulfill that role. I will also encourage others to do the same, with love and respect – but I cannot control the actions of another. I know that some people were inconvenienced by our actions, but it is inconvenient for all of us to not have a planet to live on tomorrow.

Idle No More Manitoba

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Many people are upset in Winnipeg right now because of how media is reporting yesterday’s solidarity activities for Elsipogtog on the East Coast. The general public seems upset because the traffic was delayed but mostly they are upset because a Canadian Flag was burned at Portage & Main.

Nation In Distress

I have been an army cadet, attended commonwealth leadership enrichment activities and have saluted our Canadian flag many times in my life. Since I was 18, I began to learn and become more and more entrenched in my culture…learning the true history of Canada and how the legacy of Indian Residential Schools and colonialist policy continue to oppress myself, the people from my home community in Northern Manitoba and right here in the inner city of Winnipeg. This hardened in me a resolve that isn’t going anywhere. It is a rage and a fire and it only gets worse…

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