The Canadian Press

1991-07-12 | Oka-anniversary

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One year after Oka, the Mohawk community commemorated the beginning of the crisis with traditional song and dance. The police-escorted march, led by Manitoba's Elijah Harper, drew silent stares from the few Oka townsfolk who stopped to watch. Harper told natives attending the Kahnestake pow-wow and spiritual gathering the Oka crisis alerted the world to the plight of Canadian natives. This was sound of natives marching through the town of Oka.

Date: 1991-07-12
Placeline: Kahnawake, QC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

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Clip ID: 19910712CPCN001