Kanesatake Mohawks marched through a housing development on Tuesday to protest construction on what they claim as their territory.
Several weeks ago trees were cut down in the area in order to build hydro poles, and the construction of houses has continued.
Ellen Gabriel and other Mohawks are calling for the development to stop.
“We’re here to say that this is not going to happen. We’ve warned the Mayor [of Oka] not to build any more homes on this parcel of land,” said Gabriel.
The land in question is near The Pines — the territory that was the scene of the 1990 Oka Crisis.
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