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this was just sent to me, and i thought what better arena to get this promoted then here on OUR site. please copy and paste and send this of to family and friends.
after all this i hope it is a good movie, and that it is done right. and i hope i am in the right thread lol





Subject: FW: "Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis" AIRS ON SEPTEMBER 15 & 22
fyi

-----Original Message-----
From: Minnesota Indian Affairs [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of
bernard & feather rock
Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 6:59 PM
To: [email protected]
Subject: "Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis" AIRS ON SEPTEMBER 15 & 22

>
> "Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis"
> Written and Directed by Gil Cardinal
>
> CBC TELEVISION
> PART 1 - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2006 at 8:00 pm
> PART 2 - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2006 at 8:00 pm
>
> CAST: Alex Rice, Tony Nardi, Pamela Matthews, George Leach, Tantoo
> Cardinal, Darrell Dennis, Gary Farmer, Billy Merasty, Joseph Cross
>
> FOR A PREVIEW: http://www.cineteleaction.com/en/pages/OKA.html
>
> Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis is fiction based on headline news events
that
> took place in the summer of 1990 in the town of Oka, near Montreal
(Quebec),
> Canada. The actual events drew global attention placing Native rights
issues
> centre-stage.
>
> In the largest deployment of Canadian troops since the Korean War,
Canadian
> troops move into the town of Oka to dismantle blockades by Mohawk Indians
> who are protesting against the town's plans to build on Mohawk sacred
land.
> The land in question consists of a pine forest and an ancient burial
ground
> on which the town plans to expand an existing golf course and to pave a
> parking lot.
>
> The protestors block a dirt road leading to the cemetery. The police
attack
> and try to remove the protestors by force in a fiasco of a raid and,
> tragically, an officer is killed. In retaliation for the police raid, more
> Mohawks join the protest and block a major bridge. Left stranded, angry
> commuters start rioting. The minor protest erupts into a major crisis and
a
> national stage for Indian rights everywhere in the country.
>
> Mounting pressure and failed attempts to find a resolution moves the
> government to call in the army, which dismantles the blockades. The
> protesting Mohawks are arrested, reminiscent of their ancestors' struggles
> and losses.
>
> The Mohawks win the battle against Oka town's plans to build on sacred
land.
> However, the centuries' old war of land ownership remains unresolved.
> Based on real events in 1990, Indian Summer: the Oka Crisis tells in
> fictional form the story of how a minor protest by Mohawk Indians, to
> protect their three centuries old cemetery from a golf course expansion,
> leads to the largest deployment of Canadian troops since the Korean War.
>
> Cast note: Joseph Cross portrays his brother "Lasagna"
>
>
> (Note: We are very concerned with the lack of publicity on the part of the
> CBC - PLEASE FOWARD)
>
>
>
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