Confrontation not related to protest: Mohawks

Posted: June 12, 2007 in Deseronto, Home Grown Terrorism in Canada, Land claims, Natives, OPP

DESERONTO — The confrontation of an OPP officer driving through Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory last week had nothing to do with the ongoing occupation of a gravel quarry near here, Mohawk activists say.

The confrontation between the officer and a handful of local Mohawks happened around 1 p.m. June 6 when the Prince Edward County OPP officer was driving a marked police cruiser on a provincial highway near Marysville. The officer was flagged down by two motorists and stopped to assist them, OPP said in a media release. The officer was then “confronted by two area men who immediately challenged the officer,”

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