This film documents the 1990 crisis when Native Americans of the Mohawk Nation blocked access to reserve land which was being appropriated against their will by the White community of Oka, Quebec, Canada. What this film shows is the initial incident and the resulting siege from the Mohawks point of view as an illustration how this is simply a result of resistance to 270 years of European racism pushing them around and leading up to this confrontation. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
We have to think about the future generations...there's a long trail of broken promises.
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Just the idea of putting razor wire in the water, come on guys. Get real. I don't think they've clued in to the idea that we're not going anywhere. It's probably a concept that they just can't understand.
[after the Army tightens their barricade around the Mohawks
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