Both the lives of Simba and Hamlet are profoundly changed by their uncles. Simba is the main character in Disney's The Lion King. Both princes are only sons and have no siblings. Both have shady uncles.
Not this fantastic espresso. Although thousands of indigenous people all over Canada rallied together under the banner of Idle No More on December 10th, there has been very little media coverage on the movement. Most of what is being said in the mainstream media is focused on Bill C Attawapsikat still lacks desperately needed housing units, a year after the crisis was declared.
Rather than deal with the situation in good faith, the Canadian government has continued to blame Chief Theresa Spence who is now taking drastic measures to open an honest dialogue. Chief Theresa Spence of Attawapiskat did not launch a hunger strike over a single piece of legislation.
The women who are planning on supporting her in a nationwide fast, in relay, are not doing this because of a single piece of legislation.
Canada, this is not just about Bill C What is the problem? The Treaties are nation to nation agreements between Canada and First Nations who are sovereign nations. The Treaties are agreements that cannot be altered or broken by one side of the two Nations.
The spirit and intent of the Treaty agreements meant that First Nations peoples would share the land, but retain their inherent rights to lands and resources. Instead, First Nations have experienced a history of colonization which has resulted in outstanding land claims, lack of resources and unequal funding for services such as education and housing.
The IdleNoMore hashtag on twitter has been an amazing source of information on the nationwide rallies, and the further efforts of indigenous peoples to organise a sustainable grassroots movement.
Canada has become one of the wealthiest countries in the world by using the land and resources. Canadian mining, logging, oil and fishing companies are the most powerful in the world due to land and resources. Some of the poorest First Nations communities such as Attawapiskat have mines or other developments on their land but do not get a share of the profit.
The taking of resources has left many lands and waters poisoned — the animals and plants are dying in many areas in Canada.
We cannot live without the land and water. We have laws older than this colonial government about how to live with the land. Currently, this government is trying to pass many laws so that reserve lands can also be bought and sold by big companies to get profit from resources.
They are promising to share this time…Why would these promises be different from past promises? We will be left with nothing but poisoned water, land and air.
This is an attempt to take away sovereignty and the inherent right to land and resources from First Nations peoples. For news, pictures, and information on the Idle No More movement, you can check out the Aboriginal Multi-Media Society online by clicking on the poster.
There are many examples of other countries moving towards sustainability, and we must demand sustainable development as well. We believe in healthy, just, equitable and sustainable communities and have a vision and plan of how to build them.
Please join us in creating this vision. In short, this is what we have always been talking about. Whether the particular focus has been on housing, or education or the environment, or whatever else. What lies at the heart of all these issues is our relationship with Canada.
This relationship is abusive. Things are not getting better. In fact, many of us feel that things are getting worse.DULCE ET DECORUM EST -Wilfred Owen the poem ‘dulce et decorum est’ is mainly about he leading up to a gas attack, the gas attack, someone dying in the gas attack and the aftermath of the attack.
The poems title ‘dulce et decorum est is sarcasm as the poem is negative while the title is positive. Likewise “Dulce et Decorum Est” illustrates the harsh reality and brutality of war but in this poem the poet writes about an actual event in war that he has witnessed.
‘Dulce et Decorum Est’ describes a mustard gas attack on a group of war-weary soldiers.
The Lion King is one of my favorite "classic" Disney films; I'm sure many people out there feel the same. It is a fun movie for both children and adults.
But like most great works, it is both entertaining and meaningful. In this article, I will specifically discuss how The Lion King connects to Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet and talk about the similarities and differences between the two.
James Howard Kunstler is the author of many books including (non-fiction) The Geography of Nowhere, The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition, Home from Nowhere, The Long Emergency, and Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology and the Fate of the Nation.
Poster by Dwayne Bird, a New Media Designer based in Winnipeg as part of his contribution to the Idle No More grassroots movement. Picture this. You and I are sitting at my local laundromat slash fair trade café, and while you warily wait for me to get my first caffeine fix of the day, you lean in.
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