Cops Surround Six Nations People in Brantford
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Cops Surround Six Nations People in Brantford

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John Ahni Schertow
July 14, 2008
 

Mohawk Nation News sent out the following media alert about 10 minutes ago…

UREGNT! COPS SURROUND 6 NATIONS
PEOPLE FOR TRYING TO SHUT DOWN
ILLEGAL DEVELOPMENT OF “KINGSPAN
OF IRELAND” ON HAUDENOSAUNEE
TERRITORY

MNN. July 14, 2008. 10:40 a.m. This morning the Brantford City police arrested a Six Nations Indigenous person at the construction site at Fenn Ridge in Brantford. At the same time Ontario Provincial Police are gathering on Highway 403, making way for cement trucks to enter the illegal construction site. More cruisers are arriving on the scene. They have laid spike belts on the road to keep Indigenous people on the outside. Ambulances and paddy wagons are arriving. There are men, women and children inside the site gates. All the workers have left.

This land is part of the Haudenosaunee Territory which was never surrendered by the Indigenous owners. This Indigenous land is being illegally used as collateral to raise money from the public on the Irish and other stock exchanges and constitutes fraud. Kingspan manufactures insulation and is building a $4 billion plant on Haudenosaunee territory without consultation with or permission from the land owners.

Gene Murtagh, CEO, Kingspan Group PLC, Dublin Road, Kingscourt Co., Cavan, Ireland; +353 (0) 42 969 8000; admn@kingspan.ie

The Six Nations people had agreed to let the company remove all their equipment on this day. Instead the trucks are being used to run or people down. The Indigenous people refuse to move from their land. More are gathering. Help is needed. Bring cameras and camcorders. Witnesses are needed. Come prepared to stay and make sure you are self-sufficient.
Haudenosaunee Contacts: 1-518-358-3660; 1-519-865-9872; 1-519-732-6679;

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