Filed under: Indigenous, "canada" | Tags: Imperialism, White Supremacy, Self-Determination, Settler-Colony, Indigenous, Racism, Aboriginal, Ontario Provincial Police, Sidney Linden, Ipperwash, Ipperwash Report, Land Rights, First Nations, Royal Commission on Indigenous Peoples, War Measures Act, Stony Point First Nation, Mike Harris, Dalton McGuinty, Michael Bryant, Mohawk, Tyendinaga, Shawn Brant, Oka, Bay of Quinte, CN rail blockade, Julian Fantino, OPP Commissioner, Peter Rosenthal, Dudley George
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(Dated Piece) 23 September 2008
Source: The Dominion
On May 31, 2007, nearly 12 years after Dudley George was shot by an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer, Sidney Linden released the four-volume Ipperwash Report.
In his remarks when he released the report, Linden, the commissioner of the Ipperwash Inquiry, noted that George was the “First aboriginal person to be killed in a land-rights dispute in Canada since the 19th century,” and stated: “If the governments of Ontario and Canada want to avoid future confrontations, they will have to (more…)