A look at the newest dispute between Oka and the Mohawks of Kanesatake over the sacred pines

A land dispute between Mohawks and a neighbouring Québec town of Oka is heating up.

Tom Fennario
APTN National News

A land dispute between Mohawks and a neighbouring Québec town of Oka is heating up.

If this sounds familiar that’s because Oka and Kanesatake will forever be known for the events of 1990.

And the long shadow of that summer hangs over this latest conflict.

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Producer Nouvelles Nationales d'APTN - Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist and has since helped cover important stories such as the Muskrat Falls protest in Labrador and anti-pipeline actions in North Dakota.