Developer offers to give land back to First Nation where Oka Crisis happened – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201987 Views

Land is a part of The Pines, a forested area important to the Mohawks of Kanesatake

Jul 11, 2019

A Quebec developer is offering to give back to the Mohawks of Kanesatake part of a forested area of land that was at the heart of the Oka Crisis.

Grégoire Gollin said he’s committed to transferring around 60 hectares of the forest known as The Pines in the spirit of reconciliation, through a federal ecological gifts program.

“As a citizen, I don’t have to wait for the government to do my contribution to reconciliation,” he said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/kanesatake-pines-gregoire-gollin-1.5204242

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