On Jan. 11, 2013, Idle No More's Global Day of Action took place in Denver and around the world. The #J11 Twitter trend revealed that actions in support of the Idle No More movement took place in Australia, France, Chile, Egypt, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, and the United Kingdom. Around 200 people attended the Global Day of Action event at the Denver Capitol building. Supporters participated in song, dance, and dialogue for protecting indigenous rights and the environment.
The largest rally took place in Canada, where the Idle No More movement began. Over 3000 people gathered in Ottawa, Commondreams.org reported, "demonstrators overtook Parliament Hill and blocked the main entrance to the prime minister's office ahead of a meeting between the Harper and members of the First Nations community."
CBC reported Canadian Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan stated that Prime Minister Harper has agreed to, "High-level dialogue on treaty relationships and comprehensive land claims." Commondreams.org revealed why Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is continuing her hunger strike, “'I clearly stated from the beginning that the meeting has to include both the Governor General and the Prime Minister in attendance,' Spence said in a statement. 'We continue to push for justice, equality, and fairness for all Indigenous peoples.'"