OK, i most likely don't have to provide much background information for readers of this blog, so i'll just get right to it. I'm very happy to announce these two recent additions to the Kersplebedeb catalog, both dealing with and documenting the ongoing struggle at Six Nations.
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Struggle for the Land: Interviews with Participants at the Six Nations Reclamation (April-May 2006). This 90 minute DVD consists of a series of interviews with First Nations activists occupying the site and video of the protests and counter protests concerning the reclamation of the Douglas Creek Estates. In what ranks as one of the most significant indigenous confrontations with the Canadian State since the 1990 Oka crisis, participants speak in their own words about what is at stake in their struggle. Includes videos with reclamation site spokesperson Jacqueline House, Six Nations resident Robin Williams, supporter Mike Desroches, a member of the Mohawk Warrior Society, kitchen organizers Gene and Ruby, footage of the racist anti-native protests and a variety of interviews with Caledonia residents. All footage filmed and produced by Tom Keefer. Proceeds of the sales of this video will go to supporting the Six Nations struggle at
Douglas Creek Estates.
$15.00 US / $18.75 Cdn
Documents Regarding the Struggle at Six Nations, May 2006.
This document - produced anonymously by “some people” - includes
background material and documents regarding the struggle at Six Nations itself, as well as a useful chronology up until May 12th. Includes Canada is a Colonial Country by Andrew Orkin, Caledonia’s Mohawks Have Plenty Of Reason To Mistrust the Law by Kenneth Deer, the Statement from the Clan Mothers, a report from the day of the police attack by Hazel Hill, and much much more. All funds from sales of this pamphlet go to support the Six Nations’ Reclamation.
Please note that this publication can also be downloaded free of charge from the Frigo Vert website.
$4.00 US / $5.00 Cdn