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Canadian Press -
Published: Friday, March 31, 2006
[SISIS note: The following mainstream news article is provided for reference only, as an example of how mainstream media treats indigenous resistance to genocide. Mainstream media often presents biased and distorted information, lacking pertinent facts and/or context. Inclusion of this article on our site should not be considered an endorsement by SISIS.]
Aboriginal protesters occupying a proposed southern Ontario subdivision say the court order read to them today by police doesn't apply to them.
Protester Janie Jamieson says they are citizens of a sovereign nation and Canadian law doesn't apply to them. Six Nations members have been camped out at Douglas Creek Estates, located on the outskirts of Caledonia, Ont., about 25 kilometres southwest of Hamilton, since Feb. 28. They say the land was stolen from them by the Canadian government about 200 years ago. A court-imposed deadline to vacate the property passed more than a week ago.