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"Cold and Snowy Protest Closes Cockshutt Bridge"
Publication:
Tekawennake News (Ohsweken, Ontario), 24 Apr 2013, p. 5


Description
Creator:
Windle, Jim, Author
Media Type:
Newspaper
Item Type:
Articles
Description:
This article details a protest undertaken by Six Nations community members to commemorate the 7th anniversary of the Ontario Provincial Police raid on protesters at the site of the former Douglas Creek Estates. Participants blocked access to the Cockshutt Bridge. They also fished from the bridge in an effort to demonstrate their hunting and fishing rights under the Nanfan Treaty.
Publisher:
Tekawennake News
Place of Publication:
Six Nations of the Grand River, ON
Date of Publication:
24 Apr 2013
Date Of Event:
20 Apr 2013
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Knechtel, Mary Lou ; Montour, Ruby ; Montour, Floyd.
Corporate Name(s):
City of Brantford ; County of Brant ; Ontario Provincial Police.
Local identifier:
SNPL002059v00d
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1334 Longitude: -80.26636
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date:
2013
Copyright Holder:
Tekawennake News
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"Cold and Snowy Protest Closes Cockshutt Bridge"


This article details a protest undertaken by Six Nations community members to commemorate the 7th anniversary of the Ontario Provincial Police raid on protesters at the site of the former Douglas Creek Estates. Participants blocked access to the Cockshutt Bridge. They also fished from the bridge in an effort to demonstrate their hunting and fishing rights under the Nanfan Treaty.