Saturday, September 23, 2006

Write a Letter to Support the Reclamation at Kanonhstaton




Find out how you can support - a sample letter is included below.
Scroll down to read a more recent update from the Reclamation Site, Six Nations.


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To voice your concerns send an email, phone or fax:

Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Office of the Prime Minister
80 Wellington Street
Ottawa K1A 0A2
Fax: 613-941-6900

Jim Prentice, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and
Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians
Parliament Hill: House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6
Telephone: (613) 992-4275
Fax: (613) 947-9475

Barbara McDougall, Federal Negotiator
Former Cabinet Minister
c/o Jim Prentice

Jane Stewart
Provincial Negotiator, Province of Ontario
Former Brantford MP and former Federal Indian Affairs Minister
c/o Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario
Legislative Building, Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario
M7A 1A1
Phone Number: (416) 325-1941
Fax Number: (416) 325-3745

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To: Stephen Harper Prime Minister
Jim Prentice, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
And Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians

I am writing to you for two reasons both are in regards to the current land reclamation taken by the Six Nations at the portion of the Haldimand Tract known commonly by many as Kanonhstaton and known to others as the Douglas Creek Estates, Caledonia.

First, the group known as Caledonia Citizen’s Alliance, actively and openly promotes acts of violence and race based hate crimes as defined within the Criminal Code of Canada against the Native people of the Six Nations Territory. Their (Caledonia Citizen’s Alliance) actions are considered acts of terrorism, which in turn perpetuate colonialism. I urge you to address both the threats of violence and the actual acts of hate and violence being conducted by Caledonia citizens and their supporters against the people of Six Nations during this historic event.

Secondly, I am also writing to demand that the corporation known commonly as the Canadian government, as an agent of the British Crown, uphold its responsibilities to honour treaties and land rights and return full title of Kanonhstaton AKA Douglas Creek Estates, Caledonia to the people of Six Nations. Land rights as part of Aboriginal rights are protected by law in the Canadian Constitution.

In order to resolve the outstanding land claims concerning Onkwehonweh Territories including the Haldimand Tract, full negotiations with the Six Nations people, on a nation-to-nation basis, must continue. We understand that the precedence for this process has already begun and commend the corporation known commonly as the Canadian government, as an agent of the British Crown for your attempts to reverse the colonialism endured by the Onkwehonweh since/around the time of European contact, by continuing negotiations with the traditional Royani representatives of the Six Nations Confederacy.

I strongly urge you to heed these words and take action to ensure continued peace and individual accountability during these talks and deal fairly with the Onkwehonweh.


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