Ethics

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…

dino

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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