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In Canada, Indigenous youth fight for rights of women (VIDEO)

Idle No More

by Obert Madondo The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 3, 2013:

Andrea Landry, a member of the Anishinaable people and Youth Executive of the National Association of Friendship Centre in Canada, recently attended a meeting for Indigenous youth at the UN Headquarters in New York. In this interview with UNTV Multimedia Producer, Mary Ferreira, Andrea explains how indigenous youth are fighting for the rights of women in Canada in the anti-democratic era of the Conservative government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. She explains the perennial issue of the missing and murdered Aboriginal women, the Idle No More movement, racial discrimination, gender-based violence, racism, etc.

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Obert Madondo is an Ottawa-based activist and progressive political blogger. He's the founder and publisher of The Canadian Progressive blog and numerous other online publications.

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