Protestors taking break after removal

Children hold up a sign at the press conference called by the former protesters who were perched on the Six Nations Elected Council lawn for 63 days. (Photos by Justin Lethbridge)

By Justin Lethbridge Writer Demonstrators who had occupied the area around the Six Nations Elected Council’s office for two months are denying that they had anything to do with a reported break-in and theft at the office. “No one had access to this building,” Colin Martin said, “except for the three times Six Nations Elected Council employees entered the building, emerging with bags full of items. Every time an employee entered it was not without permission from the people on the site who were fearful that offices could be compromised and items could be taken and later blamed on the people who were at the peaceful demonstration.” He said that he believes the protestors have been unfairly targeted in the break-in and theft of items from the band office. “We…

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