The Oka Crisis
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The 78-day stand-off over a golf course

In July 1990 Mohawk protesters clashed with Canadian forces over the development of a golf course on their ancient burial ground.

The impasse lasted for three months and was a watershed moment for Canada's indigenous people.

Witness: The stories of our times told by the people who were there.

  • 05 Jul 2017
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