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News in Review - September 1990 Oka Must-See

Canada’s summer peace was exploded in Oka (Kanesatake) and Chateaugay (Kahnawake) as armed Mohawk Warriors confronted first the Quebec provincial police and then the Canadian Armed Forces. The conflict quickly escalated from one in which the Mohawks attempted to prevent the expansion of a golf course into their territory to one of diametrically opposed views of law, land and rights.
  • 1990
  • 00:14:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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Focus North Oka Summary

Beginning with a historical review of native land claims going back to the 18th century, this program includes political analysis and commentary from various sources, including Joanne Barnaby, executive director of the Dene Cultural Institute. It concludes with a profile on Jenny Jack, a Tlingit woman from B.C. who went to fight alongside the warriors at Oka.
  • 1990
  • 00:30:32
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/18/2013