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Mohawk activist Ellen Gabriel looks back

It is 20 years since Ellen Gabriel was thrust into the media spotlight. As one of the few Mohawks who spoke her own language, Kanienkehake, English and passable French, she became a spokesperson for the people in a protest camp at the centre of a land dispute that turned into the Oka Crisis. For the past 6 years, Ellen Gabriel served as president of the Quebec Native Womens' Association. Now she's moving on.

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