Oka Crisis

Oka Crisis Legacy Lives On, 25 Years Later

CP | Giuseppe Valiante and Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2016 | Canada Politics

OKA, Que. - It was a crisis that grabbed international headlines, with armed Mohawks and Canadian soldiers involved in a lengthy standoff that often a...

Return Of 'Racist' Logo Draws Outrage

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - A Quebec snack-maker won't back down from plans to re-introduce a popular old logo of a cartoon aboriginal boy in a loincloth and feathered...

ChangeMaker: An Aboriginal Using Sports to Heal Her Traumatic Past

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 06.22.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

In 1990 when Quebec Mohawks were protesting plans by the community of Oka to build a golf course on traditional Mohawk burial grounds, a Canadian soldier thrust his bayonet into the chest of Mohawk teenager named Waneek Horn-Miller, nearly killing her. In the years that followed, Horn-Miller used sports to help overcome her trauma and anger.

Idle No More Protesters Recall Oka Crisis

CBC | Posted 02.21.2013 | Canada Impact

Protests for the national Idle No More movement continue today, as Mohawks from Quebec's Kanesatake community return to the infamous site of the 1990 ...