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"The book is written in refreshingly lively language, and is peppered with occasionally blunt formulations that make it clear that Swain is anything but a bloodless bureaucrat." (Literary Review of Canada)"As an outspoken insider without a political reputation to protect, Swain isn't shy to talk about the oversights, mistakes and miscues that triggered the [Oka] crisis [He] /5(2). THE OKA CRISIS Download The Oka Crisis ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to THE OKA CRISIS book pdf for free now. The Oka Crisis. Author: Lisa Austin ISBN: IND Genre: Kanesatake Indian Reserve (Québec). The Oka crisis: a mirror of the soul First edition Ciaccia, John, Book, Whatever one thinks of the Oka Crisis and how it was handled on all sides, much has been produced to document this event. Here are some items about the Oka Crisis that are available for loan from Toronto Public Library collections: Oka: a political crisis and its legacy / Harry Swain, Book. Adult Non-Fiction.
An insider’s account of the Oka crisis and its lessons for Canada today, where Aboriginal reconciliation has become imperative. On J , tension between white and Mohawk people at Oka, just west of Montreal, took a violent turn. At issue was the town’s plan to turn a piece of disputed land in the community of Kanesatake into a golf. This summer the Coalition was supporting Ellen Gabriel’s group, which was working on an event to commemorate the 20 th anniversary of the Oka Crisis with an exhibit, speeches, a book launch, and a march. One of the positive impacts of the Oka Crisis is that the media became interested in Indigenous people. A book about the Oka crisis, written by a former deputy minister of Indian and Northern Affairs, is among five non-fiction titles in the running for the Donner Prize.. Nominees for the annual. Indigenous militant Gord Hill, breaks down just what went down during the stand off in Kanesatake during the so called Oka Crisis.
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