One Dead Indian, which airs Jan. 4 on CTV. Based on a book
by Toronto Star reporter Peter Edwards, the movie examines what happened in
September 1995, when members of the Stoney Point First Nation moved into
Ipperwash Provincial Park to demand return of their land containing an ancestral
The brutality is stark, convincing and deeply disturbing.The book describes a grandmother, mother and child who flee Ipperwash, drive to a pay phone and call for help. They tell the operator, "Oh my God,they’re shooting at us." The operator says she’ll send the police. "No, it’s
the police doing the shooting," is the women’s response.
Note to Self : Pencil in 4th Jan *PM for self !