One Dead Indian: The Premier, the Police, and the Ipperwash Crisis

April 15, 2003|
One Dead Indian: The Premier, the Police, and the Ipperwash Crisis by Peter Edwards
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On September 4, 1995, several Stoney Point Natives entered Ipperwash Provincial Park, near Sarnia, Ontario, and began a peaceful protest aimed at reclaiming a traditional burial ground. Within seventy-two hours, one of those protestors, Anthony (Dudley) George, was dead, shot by an OPP officer.

In One Dead Indian, after covering the tragedy from the beginning, journalist Peter Edwards examines the circumstances surrounding George’s death and asks a number of tough questions, including: How much pressure did the Ontario government put on the OPP to get tough? As the official public inquiry attempt to shed light on what really happened, Peter Edwards’s investigation of this question brings the story right up to the present.
PETER EDWARDS is the bestselling author of 15 non-fiction books and one young adult novel. Edwards is executive producer for the City TV series Bad Blood, based on his book Business or Blood; Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto''s Last War, co-authored by Italian journalist Antonio Nicaso. Edwards is the first ever beat reporter on ...
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Title:One Dead Indian: The Premier, the Police, and the Ipperwash Crisis
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8.93 X 6.03 X 0.88 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.93 X 6.03 X 0.88 in
Published:April 15, 2003
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780771030475

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