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Mohawk Warriors and Canadian soldiers standoff in Oka

And 14-year-old Waneek Horn-Miller gets caught in the middle.

And 14-year-old Waneek Horn-Miller gets caught in the middle.

14-year-old Waneek Horn-Miller was stabbed during Oka standoff

5 years ago
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Waneek Horn-Miller was only 14 when the standoff at Oka happened, so she wasn't expecting to get caught between the Mohawk Warrior Society and Canadian authorities. 1:36

When the Southern Quebec town of Oka wants to expand a golf course onto a Mohawk burial ground, the Mohawk barricade a road in protest. The situation blows up into a 78-day standoff between the Mohawk Warrior Society and Canadian authorities. 

Waneek Horn-Miller was only 14 — still a child —when the standoff happened.

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