Thursday, December 1, 2016

Mohawks block trains carrying oil from passing through Kahnawake


Mohawks block trains carrying oil from passing through Kahnawake

Unclear how many trains will be affected, commuter trains will be allowed to pass

By Steve Rukavina, CBC News Posted: Dec 01, 2016 5:51 AM ET Last Updated: Dec 01, 2016 12:00 PM ET
A group of Mohawks from Kahnawake is preventing freight trains carrying oil or other dangerous materials from passing through the territory on a Canadian Pacific Railway line for 24 hours.
The protest is in solidarity with Indigenous groups protesting against the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota.
Read article at CBC

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