Blockade on the 117

In 1991 Algonquins of Barrier Lake negotiated a groundbreaking agreement with Canada and Quebec giving their joint managment of their traditional territorty.

Both governments refuse to honor the agreement

Oct 6 2008: The community peacefully blockades highway 117, three hours north of Ottawa. Their demands: that Canada and Quebec honour signed agreements and respect their traditional government.
For more information: barrierelakesolidarity.blogspot.com


The Red Son said...

Great video! It inspired me to write a post about street protests and clashing with riot police, which will be going up shortly.

Ana said...

I look forward to reading it

The Red Son said...

I just posted it.

I hope that you can share some lessons learned in the comments section.