View Full Version : Akwesasne Chief Pushes for Mohawk Sovereignty

Sunday, July 19th, 2009, 04:28 AM
Mohawks on the Akwesasne reserve plan to follow up their apparent victory in a dispute over the arming of border guards by pushing for sovereignty on Cornwall Island, according to Grand Chief Mike Mitchell.

The international boundary line cutting through the reserve straddling Ontario, Quebec and New York State should also be moved, Mitchell told CBC News on Friday.


The Canadian Border Service Agency said it was forced to remove the guards on May 31 because of intimidation tactics by Mohawks and their supporters. (CBC (http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2009/07/18/mohawks-akwesasne-sovereignty.html))

Canada is so weak. This will only embolden them, just like the situations in Six Nations and Desoronto have, and it will only continue to get worse...