CBC News : Hunger strike ends in Kanesatake over 301-year-old land grievance

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« After 15 days, a First Nations man in Quebec has ended a hunger strike to raise awareness of a 301-year-old unresolved land dispute in Kanesatake.

Al Harrington, an Ojibway man from Shoal Lake 39 at the Ontario/Manitoba border who resides in the Mohawk community, announced on Friday that he will end the hunger strike. Since Oct. 11, he has been living in a tent outside of the Kanesatake longhouse, consuming only cedar tea and other traditional medicines.

“My part in this is complete, but it’s not over,” said Harrington in a Facebook live video. »
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