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A Mohawk Peacemaker

 

Last updated 4/7/2020 at 1:42pm

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I have told you these things so you may have peace in Me.

In the world you will have much trouble. But take hope!

I have power over the world!

John 16:33, NLV

"Rycki!" I shouted to my twenty-four-year-old son. "Rycki, relax! They're trying to intimidate you!"

It was the summer of 1990, the height of the "Oka Crisis" when Mohawks squared off against the Canadian Army and the dreaded Sûreté du Québec (SQ), and the air was thick with tension.

The mayor of Oka had announced plans for the expansion of a golf course and the building of condominiums on the site of a sacred Aboriginal burial...



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