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Mohawks protest golf course plans at Oka

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About 200 Mohawks from the Kanesatake reserve march though Oka protesting plans to expand the village's nine-hole golf course to 18 holes. The Mohawks say the expansion encroaches on their burial ground. Oka Mayor Jean Ouellette says the land belongs to the municipality.

Medium: Television
Program: CBC Television News
Broadcast Date: April 1, 1989
Guests: Jean Ouellette, Clarence Simon
Reporter: Luise Massari
Duration: 1:46

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