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1

Background
during WW1, where did the Canadian federal government build a military camp on what promise?

on reserve land in Ipperwash- 337 acres in 1928
promised the land would be returned to the Natives

2

Background
who did the land belong to?

was reserved by the Kettle and Stony Point First Nations

3

Background
what was part of the land used for?

turned into the Ipperwash Provincial Park

4

Detail on event
how did the government seize the land?

under the War Measures Act

5

Detail on event
what was the outcome after the war?

The First Nations were not granted their land (which had cultural and spiritual significance) after the war

6

Detail on event
what did Stony Point First Nations do in 1993?

began to occupy the land

7

Detail on event
what did about 30 members do in 1995

peacefully asserted their land claim

8

Detail on event
what was the government's reaction to the First Nations occupying the land?

Ontario government wanted the First Nations removed quickly- The Ontario Provincial Police staged a raid at night

9

Detail on event
what was the result of the raid?

an unarmed Ojibwa man was shot and killed

10

Outcome
who was the next to come into power?

Dalton McGuinty (Liberal)

11

Outcome
what Inquiry was created?

the Ipperwash Inquiry

12

Outcome
what was the outcome of the Ipperwash Inquiry?

revealed that many OPP were biased against Aboriginals
used to make recommendations to avoid violence in future similar circumstances

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