Occupy Vancouver began its #S17 Occupy solidarity events with a Gathering to reflect and plan for the future. The keynote speaker was was Brother Phil Lane Jr,. Ihanktonwan Dakota and Chickasaw Nations.In a speech that touched people's core, Brother Phil drove home the idea of being principle-based and addressed the 1% in a manner that includes the spiritual sickness of greed and materialism!! . He then led Occupy Vancouver attendees into Talking Circles, with the support of Aboriginal Talking Circle Leaders that left men and women in tears. Thanks to Brother Phil for helping Occupy move to working with a principle-centered, collaborative, sustainable and harmonious path.