Indigenous Rock the Vote organizers celebrate victory at polls
This proves 'you can bring change," says Jackie Traverse
"It was an awesome ride," said Indigenous Rock the Vote organizer Sylvia Boudreau on Monday night, after the election results showed a Liberal majority.
Forbes, Jackie Traverse and Sylvia Sylvia Boudreau are part of the Indigenous Rock the Vote movement. They have spent countless hours in the last months — on Winnipeg streets and on Manitoba reserves — convincing indigenous people to get out to the polls and vote for change.
Watch the video and follow these three passionate women through the final day of the Indigenous Rock the Vote campaign, from vote to victory.
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"This should show anybody in Canada that if you have to an idea and you're passionate about something ... you feel something is not fair, or not right," says Traverse.
"Just go with that idea. You can bring change,"