Idle No More

The Idle No More movement is an important movement for Aboriginal independence and respect. Here’s one reason why:

P1210421Syilx Elders 

Painted on a Pet Food Store Wall and Reflected in a Financial Services Office Window, with Idling Cars

Google’s response is intriguing. They dealt boldly with the image on Streetview (well, part of it only):

censor2White Man’s Art, Vernon, B.C., Censored by Google

I only wish they had cleaned up the whole wall.

Meanwhile, up the street, the Vernon Winter Carnival was having their parade …

P1210253The Idle No More Parade Entry

Creeping forward at an idle, between the dinosaurs. 

Dinosaurs? Yeah…


Why Dinosaurs? No Dinosaurs Ever Lived Here, Ever Ever Ever Ever, Right?

Because it’s a Prehistoric Winter Carnival, that’s why.

You can’t make this stuff up.

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