Natives object to townhouse: “I’ve been told to come here and give you hell” – Confederacy member tells council

Posted: May 17, 2007 in Brantford, Caledonia, DCE, Headlines, Land claims, Natives, Terrorism

Several natives at a public hearing on a 116-unit condominium townhouse development planned near the Wayne Gretzky Parkway have warned city council it could become a flashpoint in the unsettled land claims dispute.
The committee of the whole deferred this week consideration of the development proposed by Stirling Bridge Ltd., after several natives in both the Iroquois Confederacy and a group calling itself the Mohawk Nation raised objections.

“I’ve been told to come here and give you hell. I totally object to everything being done here. Whatever you decide here is on your heads because you have been told and told and told.”

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