[nccn.issues] Mohawks Oppose Golf Course Plan

lorrilee@yunccn.UUCP (Lorrilee McGregor) (08/01/89)

Oka, Que. (CP) - With a town vowing to cut back a forest this week for
nine new golf holes, Mohawks from nearby Kanesatake settement who claim
the land is theirs have joined environmentalists to try and preserve the
  "We're on stand-by," Walter David, a worker in the Mohawk band office,
said Saturday.  "Our people are willing to lay down in front of the
bulldozers and be arrested and re-arrested until this damn thing is
  But Oka Mayor Jean Oullette says the town bought the land this year
for $90,000 from a developer and will lease it to the Oka Golf Club.

                  ... The Toronto Star, Monday, July 31, 1989