47 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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INDIANS Canada Mohawks (XCHA1) CHATEAUGUAY, Quebec, July 16-0N GUARD, IN MOURNING-A provincial police officer, center, places an armband on a fellow officr as a third uses binoculars to keep watch at a barricade Monday in Chateauguay, Quebec, The armband was in memory of fellow officer Marcel Lemay, slain during a confrontation with Mohawk Idians Wednesday at Oka. A bridge linking Chateauguay with Montreal was closed by Indians in connection with the the Oka confrontation. (AP LaserePhoto) c (gpw21445stf George Widman) 1990
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INDIANS CANADA (OTT 1) OTTAWA, July 17--PROTEST-Natives march on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Tuesday calling for the resignations of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and Indian Affairs Minister Tom Siddon because of the events taking place at Oka, Que. (CP Laserphoto) 1990 (stf-Chuck Mitchell)cpm124edt
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INDIANS CANADA MOHAWK (MTL 2) OKA, QUE.,JULY 23--WET WARRIOR--A Mohawk warrior dons his raingear as he tries to stay dry on the blockade of the Kanesatake Reserve near Oka, Que. Monday. The standoff between the Mohawks and police enters its thirteenth day. (CP Laserphoto) 1990 (stf-Ryan Remiorz) ryr1700edt.
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INDIANS CANADA MOHAWKS (MTL 6) OKA, Que., July 27--A DATE TO REMEMBER--A masked Mohawk warrior etches a monogram and July 11 1990 on the butt of his rifle while taking a break behind the barricade in Oka, Que. Friday. The date refers to the day when the police stormed a Mohawk barricade resulting in the death of a police officer and an ongoing standoff between police and Mohawks. (CP LASERPHOTO) 1990 (stf-Ryan Remiorz)PChl715edt color
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INDIANS CANADA MOHAWK SEE WIRE STORY MOHAWKS-BOURASSA VOIR LE TEXTE DE LA PC (QBC 2)QUEBEC,Aug.2--AGREEMENT--Quebec governement and Native leaders told reporters Thursday they have reach a preliminary agreement that could lead to more talk to remove the barricade at Oka. (L to R) Lauwrence Cantoreille,APN Alberta, Joe Norton, Mohawk chief of band at Kahnawaka, John Ciaccia, minister of Native Affairs, Quebec premier Robert Bourassa, Konrad Sioui, president of First Nation. (CP Laserphoto) 1990 (str-Clement Allard) 18:50 COLOR
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