The Canadian Press

1999-10-04 | Native Fishing

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RCMP sent reinforcements to the Burnt Church reserve on Oct. 4 to calm a dispute over Indigenous fishing rights. Trucks were set on fire and fish plants in nearby communities were ransacked after non-native fishermen sunk hundreds of native lobster traps on Miramichi Bay. Non-native fisherman Andre Martin said his livelihood was at stake.

Date: 1999-10-04
Placeline: BURNT CHURCH RESERVE, New Brunswick.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we're just here to protect our rights we're here to make a living if we don't protect our rights Jason and his over there and mushy is over New Brunswick is over we may as well get out of can we got nothing left >>