Oka crisis the oka crisis was a 78-day standoff (11 july–26 september 1990) between mohawk protesters, police, and army at the heart of the crisis was the proposed expansion of a golf course and development of condominiums on disputed land that included a mohawk burial ground tensions were. Twenty-five years on, the legacy of the oka crisis for many of those who experienced the tension west of montreal is a greater awareness of indigenous issues. An essay on suicide and disease in canadian indian reserves: bringing durkheim back the central argument presented in this essay is that the alarmingly high incidence of violent pathological behaviour-suicide pessimistic currents • a state of crisis and perturbation • a state of disaggregation. Led to significant advances in the idea of “conservation-based” fisheries management the most pronounced changes occurred as a result of dwindling populations of coho salmon, which gave rise to concerns about fishing methods the so-called “coho crisis” of the 1990s also coincided with changing ocean regimes which. Military/police and indigenous peoples at oka, ipperwash and gustafsen lake, confrontations in which both indigenous peoples and members of the military/ police have been killed these confrontations have been followed by the inevitable government royal commission (royal commission 1996) studying the causes of.
This dissertation examines the histories of indigenous protest, commonly known as “red power,” in the 1960s and 1970s in the town of kenora, ontario among the themes discussed are the associations of indian and métis activists with third world national liberation movements, black power groups in north america and. From recognition to reconciliation: essays on the constitutional entrenchment of aboriginal and treaty rights by patrick macklem, douglas sanderson from treaty peoples to treaty nation: a road map for all canadians by greg poelzer, ken s coates. An essay proposal) typical of all courses, essays ranged in quality, but what i found particularly exasperating was not the dearth of their analysis or their lack of writing lucidity rather, i realised that i had oka crisis of 1990 will be examined as a case study (thesis statement #3, 2005) this student discussed the historical.
Support themselves within the settler society of douglas's day, none of these assumptions was widely held 1 in this connection, cole harris, “strategies of power in the cordilleran fur trade,” in harris, the resettlement of british columbia: essays on colonialism and geographical change (vancouver: ubc press, 1996). At the border of crisis and deviation 4 it is a heterotopia that has been politically constructed and maintained by canadian political administrations from the late- nineteen century to the late-twentieth century, one that has this essay will illuminate how successive canadian administrations and christian institutions for over. The oka crisis also showed us just how entrenched racism is among canadian citizens, particularly at the mercier bridge on august 28, 1990 — when a violent mob assaulted a convoy of mohawk elders, women, and children seeking refuge away from their community the police stood by and watched.
Written by aka artist run nov 01, 2008 posted in comments off on curator's essay: othered women othered women in 2008, i was awarded an aboriginal curatorial residency, funded by the canada council for the arts this residency involved working closely with aka gallery in saskatoon, saskatchewan, under the. The oka crisis, colonial violence, and settler unease 96 s4 hope for unfinished stories: dialogue, solidarity, and liberation 105 4 thomas king's important 1990 essay challenges the widespread characterization of indigenous writers as post- colonial writers, a paradigm which often functioned (and functions) to.
A political analysis of obomsawin's feature length and short film documentaries on the oka crisis and the representation of mohawk culture. And essays on métis history oratory written for a university news- paper but in the end delivered orally and search of april raintree into the contemporary crisis of episte- mologica legitimation insisting on applying to so as to give april pride, in april's christmas essay that both articulates and implements her wish for.