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Canadian Rail Blockades Highlight Grievances of Indigenous Groups

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY, Ontario—A compact cluster of flags and windswept tents sits close to railroad tracks east of Toronto, in which protesters are preventing trains from passing through a critical commercial corridor, threatening Canada’s by now fragile financial system. Activists from the Mohawk group listed here say their encampment was set up to present help […]

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY, Ontario—A compact cluster of flags and windswept tents sits close to railroad tracks east of Toronto, in which protesters are preventing trains from passing through a critical commercial corridor, threatening Canada’s by now fragile financial system.

Activists from the Mohawk group listed here say their encampment was set up to present help for a team of indigenous leaders on the other facet of the country, in British Columbia, who are attempting to stop building of a normal-fuel pipeline. The makeshift blockade, which…