A Fierce Face-Off During The Oka Crisis

Fierce Face-off Oka Crisis

Taking place in Quebec in 1990, the Oka Crisis was a land dispute between the Mohawks and the people of Oka. Wanting to protect the land they considered theirs, the Mohawk people filed a land claim when the town wanted to expand a golf course on territory traditionally used by the Mohawks. The claim was rejected, and as an unfortunate result, violent protests brought the town under a harsh spotlight.

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