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Idle No More action continues in Nelson

About 50 Idle No More supporters blocked the intersection of Ward and Baker streets for about 20 minutes on Monday, January 28.  - Eli Geddis photo
About 50 Idle No More supporters blocked the intersection of Ward and Baker streets for about 20 minutes on Monday, January 28.
— image credit: Eli Geddis photo

About 50 Idle No More supporters blocked the intersection of Ward and Baker streets for about 20 minutes on Monday, January 28. The crowd gathered around noon, and with the support of a Nelson Police road blockade, took over the busy downtown intersection. Ralliers marched in a circle around the intersection, beating drums, chanting and carrying plea boards for their allotted time, then cleared the street without incident. Idle No More have been taking place locally in regular secession since New Years Day. They are organized through social media and are part of a national movement calling for action from the Federal government on issues related to First Nations treaty rights.

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