[Hpn] [ocap] Stand and Support Kanehsatake

unclescam unclescam@buskers.org
Sun, 9 May 2004 16:51:03 -0400 (EDT)

now bill,
perhaps you're conversing with one on the other side.
there are at least two factions with thier own facts, probably more.
as ronni raygun said,"facts are silly things"

On 5/9/2004, "William Charles Tinker" <wtinker@metrocast.net> wrote:

>Hello Janine LaRose,
>Perhaps you want to  tell that to the Mohawks  and OCAP?
>I only sent on the news of whats been reported .
>You can do a search on www.google.com  type in Kanehsatake see what you get
>for recent news?
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Janine Larose" <janinelarose@hotmail.com>
>To: <wtinker@metrocast.net>; <HPN@lists.is.asu.edu>
>Sent: Sunday, May 09, 2004 3:44 PM
>Subject: RE: [Hpn] [ocap] Stand and Support Kanehsatake
>> Sorry, William Tinker, you do not have your facts straight.
>> Janine
>> >From: "William Charles Tinker" <wtinker@metrocast.net>
>> >To: "H P N" <HPN@lists.is.asu.edu>
>> >Subject: [Hpn] [ocap] Stand and Support Kanehsatake
>> >Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 16:27:40 -0400
>> >
>> >----- Original Message -----
>> >From: OCAP
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >On Monday, May 3rd the community of Kanehsatake was forced once again to
>> >defend its Territory against an outside and invading police force loyal
>> >  the ousted and former chief Jimmy Gabriel.  During the night of the
>> >Kanehsatake community member, Joe David died as a result of injuries he
>> >had sustained five years earlier.  On June 5th, 1999 Joe David was shot
>> >the back and was paralyzed.  It is some of the very same officers who
>> >oversaw and were present during the operation in which Joe was shot that
>> >play a prominent role in the current force attempting to gain entry into
>> >the Territory.
>> >
>> >Kanehsatake is a strong and unified community that is ever looking for
>> >peaceful and just resolution to the crisis that has been imposed on them.
>> >Most immediately they need the time to see to the passing of their
>> >brother.  It is an affront on basic decency and human dignity to threaten
>> >the community once again with invasion, not only by Surete Quebec and the
>> >RCMP, but also by the very same police officers that so many see as
>> >directly responsible for Joe's long-suffering and death.
>> >
>> >The community of Tyendinaga is proceeding on a mandate of security,
>> >protection and re-enforcement for the period appropriate for the passing
>> >of Joe David as prescribed by the Great Law of Peace, and will ensure
>> >no outside incursion or intervention disturbs the community during this
>> >time.  Tyendinaga is seeking and would welcome all support to see that
>> >this mandate is fulfilled and would encourage people to make their way to
>> >the community.  This is a time for all of our Onkwehonwe brothers and
>> >sisters to stand and support Kanehsatake.  Socially conscious non-native
>> >people should equally recognize their responsibility to come to the aid
>> >the community and should not allow themselves to feel the inhibitions
>> >so often plague non-natives when they are confronted with First Nations
>> >struggles.
>> >
>> >For those who cannot make their way to Kanehsatake, please phone/fax
>> >Quebec Public Security Minister, Jacque Chagnon and tell him that the
>> >community is capable not only of policing, but of governing, itself and
>> >that a peaceful, Mohawk solution would have been found long ago had it
>> >been for their continued interference, imposition of violence, and
>> >insistence on backing Jimmy Gabriel despite the community's unwavering
>> >position that he no longer and will never speak for them again.
>> >
>> >Jacque Chagnon
>> >Quebec minister of Public Security
>> >ph:418-643-2112
>> >fx:418-646-6168
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
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