Poem: Idle No More, Youth

Idle No More,
Youth voice,
Youth power,
Youth visibility,
Youth speaking,
Youth listened to,
Youth honored,
Youth uplifted,

Writing,
Drawing,
Sketching,
Doodling,
Dreaming,
Attaining,
Scheming,
Believing,
Realizing,
Achieving,

Dynamic processes,
Achieved,
Through,
The hands,
Heart,
Feet,

Dance,
Sing,
Shout,

Be proud of your culture,
Regalia,
T-shirt,
Native pride,
Show up,
Howeva you wanna be,

Dive,
Deviate,
Retrofit the ill formatted system,

Cut,
Divide,
Shred,
The parts of the system,
That don't fit with decolonizing youth,

Celebrate,
Rejoice,
Empower,
As you build,
Rebuild,
Renew,

Soil,
Touch,
Silence,

Earth,
Peace,
Ancestors,

Sky,
Expansiveness,
Spirit,

Water,
Grandmothers,
Healing,

Idle No More,
Rising,
Standing,
Beautiful,

Idle No More,
Youth,
Voice,
Seventh generation,

Idle No More,
Youth,
Community,
Fierce!