47 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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INDIANS CANADA MOHAWK (XMTL 2) OKA, Que., July 11- FOILED ATTACK--A warrior raises his weapon as he stands on an overturned police vehicle blocking a highway along side the Kahnesetake reserve near Oka, Que. Wednesday, after a police assault to remove Mohawk warriors failled. One policeman was killed in the assault. (CP Laserphoto) 1990 (str/Tom Hanson) PCh1610edt
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INDIANS CANADA MOHAWK (XMTL 5) OKA, Que., July 11—NO GOLF COURSE--Mohawk warriors use golf carts as means of transportation following a police assault to remove Mohawk barricades at the Kahnesetake reserve near Oka, Que. Wednesday, The barricades were errected due to a land dispute following a decision by the Oka town council to build a golf course. One policeman was killed in the assault. (CP Laserphoto)1990 (str/Tom Hanson) PC1750edt
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INDIANS CANADA MOHAWKS (XMTL 6) OKA, Que., July 12-- KEEPING IN TOUCH--Two natives take a break to read a newpaper while another keeps on the lookout at the Kanesatake reserve near Oka, Que. Thursday, as a standoff between Mohawks and police continue. (CP Laserphoto) 1990 (stf/Paul Chiasson)PCh1835edt
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INDIANS CANADA MOHAWKS (XMTL 2)OKA, QUE.,JULY 14--WAITS IT OUT--A Mohawk warrior sits on his all terrain vehicule as the standoff between Mohawks and Quebec Provicial Police enters its fourth day on the Kanasetake Reserve on Oka, Que. Saturday. Police raided the reserve Wednesday in an operation that left one officer dead in the dispute over land claims. (CP Laserphoto) 1990 (Stf-Ryan Remiorz)ryr1815edt...
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INDIANS CANADA MOHAWKS (XMTL 3)OKA, QUE.,JULY 14--WATCH YOUR STEP--Quebec Native Affairs Minister John Ciaccia leads his aids across the Mohawk blockade on the Kanasatake Reserve Saturday. Ciaccia is trying to settle the four-day old standoff that began with on aborted police raid in which one officer was Killed. (CP Laserphoto) 1990 (stf-Ryan Remiorz) ryr1835edt..
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