First Nations Representative Rejects ‘Palestinian Appropriation of the Native Cause’

Ryan Bellerose, organizer of Idle No More, took to the pages of the Toronto Sun and other SunMedia publications to protest the efforts of ‘Justice for Palestine’ (JFP) to organize a conference entitled “Indigenous Perspectives on Water: Canada and Palestine”. Upset by JFP’s objective of conflating issues and appropriating the Native cause, Mr. Bellerose is […]

A Native and a Zionist

Ryan Bellerose, organizer and participant in the Idle No More movement in Calgary and founder of the native rights advocacy group Canadians For Accountability, writes in Montreal’s The Metropolitan journal about the comparison often made between the Palestinians and the Natives. Says Bellerose: Many claim that we Natives have more in common with the Palestinians, that […]