Six Nations: natives remove blockade, are attacked, then re-establish blockade
May 22, 2006 CBC video footage
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Michael Laughing throws bread and cheese back at the Caledonia residents who angrily left it for the Natives in front of the blockade near Caledonia, Ont., May 22. Even Queen Victoria's holiday tradition of providing natives with a gift of bread and cheese, in appreciation for their loyalty, became part of the fracas on Highway 6 yesterday when native protestors hurled loaves of bread and packages of processed cheese back at the townsfolk.
Barricades erected by Six Nations protesters at Caledonia, Ont., came down as planned on Monday morning, but a major road near Hamilton was still partially out of operation after non-native protesters set up a blockade of their own over the weekend.
Native spokesperson Clyde Powless, brown jacket, gets into a shoving match with Caldonia residents following the removal of the Native barricade near Caledonia, Ont., on May 22, 2006.(SHERYL NADLER/HAMILTON SPECTATOR)
Non natives attack Six Nations citizens and supporters at a "Caledonian" blockade.