This land is our land

Posted: June 26, 2007 in Home Grown Terrorism in Canada, June 29th 2007, Land claims, Natives

Former Barriere Lake chief Harry Wawatie is a veteran of the Indian wars. Now 72, Wawatie resigned from his position last August because he didn’t have the health or stamina “to fight with the federal government.”He is no stranger to blockades, marches and sit-ins that have punctuated the recent history of his community. Now, with the stirrings of a possible restless summer across the nation growing louder, Wawatie’s community is again gearing for confrontation.

“There’s a lot of things happening,” says Wawatie. “I guess that’s life.”

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