47 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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INDIANS CANADA MOHAWK Bypassing the barricade. Kahnawake Mohawks are blocking the Mercier Bridge in support of the blockade in Oka, and commuters must find alternate routes to Montreal. The Quebec government announced that Highway 30 will be extended to make it easier to get from Chateauguay to Montreal Island. With this new construction, people will avoid using the Mercier bridge which is on the Kahnawake reserve.
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INDIANS Canada Mohawk SEE WIRE STORY--MONTREAL --AM-MOHAWKS (MTL 2) OKA, QUE., Aug. 20-- NEW INSTALLATION -- An unidentified Canadian Soldier mans a machine gun installation placed near Mohawk barricade (top left) at Oka Monday. (CP LASERPHOTO) 1990 (Stf-Bill Grimshaw)
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INDIANS CANADA MOHAWK SEE WIRE STORY--MONTREAL--AM-MOHAWKS (MTL 6) OKA, QUE., Aug. 23--A FEATHER FOR YOUR GUN--A Quebec Metis places a stick with an eagle feather tied to it into the barrel of a machine gun mounted on an army armored vehicle at Oka Thursday. The vehicle was one of two positioned a few metres away from an Indian barricade causing a breakdown in negotiations. (CP LASERPHOTO) 1990
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INDIANS CANADA MOHAWKS (MTL 3)OKA, Que. Aug 24--DON'T CROSS THIS LINE--An armed warrior stands guard at a barricade leading to the Kahnesatake reserve as a soldier looks on in Oka Friday. The army and warriors are right on top of each other at this particular barricade and the mohawks decided to put down white tape depicting the spot the army cannot cross. (CP LASERPHOTO) 1990
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INDIANS Canada Mohawk Canadian Press Graphic File name Mohawk-Barricades Date filed 28/8/90 Story Slug: AM-Mohawks. Artist Sylvie Caron. Special for NewsMap Subscribers Only. SEE WIRE STORY-- AM-MOHAWK- BARRICADES (CPT 23 August 28) -- MOHAWK TRENCHES--This graphic is for use as desired with story slugged Mohawk-Barricades to illustrate the locations of various trenches at Oka, Quebec. (CP LASERPHOTO) 1990 (stf-sc) tf1918edt
These photographs and captions are unaltered documents. In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive. In order to preserve their historical authenticity, they have not been edited.
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