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Cowboys and Indians: The J.J. Harper Story (2003)

J.J. Harper, a First Nations chief, is gunned down by police constable Robert Cross on his way home one snowy night in downtown Winnipeg.

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Credited cast:
Sharon Bajer ...
Hodgins
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JJ Harper
Jack Blum ...
Harvey Pollock, QC
David Brown ...
Det. Spooner
Harlan Bruyere ...
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Inspector Ken Dowson
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Constable Bill Issac
Paul Christie ...
Sergeant Osepchuk
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Reporter #2
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Stephen's Assistant
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Constable Robert Cross
Richard Hurst ...
Chief of Police Herb Stephen
Anthony Lambert-Whitford ...
Little Billy
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Joe
Melissa LeClaire ...
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Based on the true story of J.J. Harper, a First Nations leader, who was shot and killed by Winnipeg Police Constable Robert Cross on his way home one snowy night in in 1988. As the guilt-ridden Cross descends into madness, J.J. Harper's brother, Harry Wood, supported by native leaders; cries out for justice through legal channels. The police close ranks to ensure that Cross is never prosecuted for the crime. Written by Robb Mavins

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J.J. Harper: I don't need to show you any freakin' ID.
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Cowboys and Indians - Cowboy was a City of Winnipeg policeman
11 November 2003 | by (Winnipeg, Manitoba) – See all my reviews

The cowboy in the movie Cowboys and Indians: The J.J. Harper Story was a City of Winnipeg policeman, the late Constable Cross, and not an R.C.M.P. officer as stated in a review by Richard Maurer. Anyone submitting a review has to have the correct facts before submitting.


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