1492 LANDBACK LANE – COLOUR OF RIGHT

1492 LANDBACK LANE – COLOUR OF RIGHT

By Bill Montour Former Six Nations Elected Chief The land defenders of 1492 Landback Lane have taken the responsibility to defend the rights of Six Nations to a small portion of land that comprised a part of Oneida Township. Based on the understanding that I have of this action by the land defenders it is justified in light of the documented Specific Claim research. The following is the Six Nation Claim summary submitted to Canada on September 20, 1990 based on Canada’s Specific Claims Policy and received by the Specific Claims Branch on September 27, 1990. In a petition of the Chiefs of Six Nations on June 24, 1843, they reserved for their future residents all the lands on the south side of the Grand River laying between the Township…

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