[January 30, 2013] Social media, social movement: #IdleNoMore changes the conversation in Canada

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About the event:

A panel presentation and public discussion on the impact of social media in spreading Idle No More and in impacting the media discourse around Indigenous issues in Canada. The creative use of social media made it impossible for the mainstream media to ignore #IdleNoMore, and continues to shape how this unprecedented debate is taking place throughout society. Join us for an evening of talking and tweeting about #IdleNoMore.

Your panelists

  • Cecilia Point, spokesperson for the Musqueam Nation
  • Eugene Boulanger, #W2BELONGSTOME
  • Leena Minifie @leenaminifie

Co-produced by Rabble.ca’s Derrick O’Keene. @derrickokeefe

The twitter hashtag for Net Tuesday is #ntvan and our account is @NetTuesday
And of course you can find #IdleNoMore via the hashtag.

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When: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 5:30 PM To 7:30 PM

Where: The Network Hub, 3rd Floor, 422 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC.

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  • 5:30 – 6:00 pm: schmoozing and snacks
  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm: The panel
  • 7:00 – 7:30 pm: Q&A
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Eli strives to be a connector – the interstitial tissue that holds the muscle of a community together. He’s been a volunteer manager, an event organizer and a digital campaigner. Basically he’ll take any gig that allows him to enable a group of passionate people to create things they love. Currently he’s the NetSquared Community Manager supporting a global volunteer network of 50 monthly meetups for the nonprofit technology sector. Together they hold over 450 events per year.

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