Part 5: Boots speaks about one of the actions in a wave of protests ensuing from the initial land reclamation on Douglas Creek Estate and the following Stirling Street takeover in Caledonia (Ontario).… Read more
Part 3: Bill Montour - Six Nations elected councillor in the Indian Act administrative body, the Band Council - speaks about the history of research that has been done to establish Six Nations ownership to the Haldimand Tract.
In February 2006, ten women and their children galvanized the community of Six Nations into occupying an area called Douglas Creek Estate to halt the growing land encroachment by the bordering town of Caledonia. The area, Six Nations land, had been illegally sold to a US-based developer to build a suburban housing complex.
Along the banks of the Grand River, Mona Staats shares her compelling rendition of inspiring poetry written by author Emily Pauline Johnson.
These poetry readings celebrate the love of the land and culture in the generations that call Six Nations of The Grand River Home.