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.
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