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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Traditional Squamish Chief removed by taser-armed RCMP in Vancouver

from Brenda Norrell at Censored News

Squamish Nation territory ("Vancouver, Canada")
May 24, 2008

A force of twenty taser-armed RCMP officers and band council police forced Chief Kiapilano off his own land yesterday during a peaceful occupation of the Squamish band council office by Kiapilano and his supporters. Posted by Mohawk Network News

On Friday morning, May 23rd, Hereditary Squamish Chief Kiapilano and a dozen supporters had swiftly occupied the offices of the state-funded "Squamish Band Council" in North Vancouver, and ordered the eviction of the entire band council.

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Squamish Nation Press Release May 23 2008 here =>

May 25, 2008 Feature story on Federation of Sovereign Nations website =>

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