The army moves into the reserve and tensions increase

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at the monastery. The journalist had been restricted to cover the events. They call out the neglect and infringement of human rights by the army and they later allowed to cross over and cover the events. The film shows the army raiding Tekakwitha Island in Kahnawake, they are confronted by the Mohawks, and it turns violent. The police claimed that they found weapons on the island. As the people are leaving the peace camps, they are stopped by the police and interrogated. The following scene shows the pain and rage the mohawks have towards the injustices committed against them. Scenes of the army harassing the natives are saddening and heartbreaking. The films end with the natives marching while chanting in their native language.
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Surname 3Works citedNational Film Board of Canada. “Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance.”National Film Board of Canada, 19 Jan. 2009, .
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