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Blockade returns

Guelph Mercury
CALEDONIA, ONT. (Jun 5, 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.]

The aboriginal barricade on the main street in Caledonia has gone back up, news reports said last night.

Hundreds of aboriginal residents have again blocked Argyle Street, area resident Ken Hewitt told Global TV.

He also said that hundreds of residents have also gathered in the community in southern Ontario. The resident are asking the Six Nations residents to leave, Global reported.

The new blockade was apparently sparked after a provincial police car drove into an area considered restricted by the protesters from Six Nations, news reports said. The Hamilton Spectator also reported that provincial police had arrived at the scene to keep the two groups apart.

Provincial Police Sgt. Dave Rektor would not confirm that the blockade was back in place, but said there was a disturbance in the area.

"At this point, I know that the OPP have temporarily blocked Argyle Street just to solve a little bit of a dispute," he said late last night.

"I'm heading down there to find out what's going on, but I have no new information."

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