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, NB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we're just here to protect our rights to make other than if we don't protect our rights basin that is over she is over new project is over for me as well get out of Canada we got not let >>

Clip ID: 19991004CPCN001