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Marchers remember 1974 Anicinabe Park Occupation

Kenora Online, Published on Aug 22, 2014

On the 40th anniversary of the Anicinabe Park uprising in Kenora, Lorraine Major and Roslyn Kelly offer their thoughts.

Anicinabe Park Occupation observed in Kenora, 40 years later

Anicinabe Park 1974 1CBC News, August 22, 2014

A gathering in Kenora this weekend will mark the 40th anniversary of the Anicinabe Park occupation.

Dozens of young First Nations people from across the continent, including members of the American Indian Movement, joined the protest in 1974.

They were demanding better living conditions, education and access to land. Read the rest of this entry

Anicinabe Park Occupation 1974: Interviews with 2 Warriors

Participants in the 1974 armed occupation of Anicinabe Park, near Kenora, Ontario.

Participants in the 1974 armed occupation of Anicinabe Park, near Kenora, Ontario.

– reprinted from Oh-Toh-Kin, Volume 1 Number 1, Winter/Spring 1992

The following interviews with Lyle Ironstand and Louis Cameron have been reprinted from Paper Tomahawks: From Red Tape to Red Power by James Burke, published in 1976 by Queenston House Publishing. Read the rest of this entry