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Continuing golf course occupation tied to 237-year-old land treaty

Land was once home to Oneida people


November 18, 2021
By CTV News

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The former municipal golf course in Brantford, Ont. – occupied now for more than a month by Indigenous leaders and local residents – is the site of a treaty signed 237 years ago and where the Oneidas once lived, the leader of the occupation says. Trevor Bomberry of the Arrowdale Land Defenders says the city needs to work with the Confederacy Council to come up with a solution for the former Arrowdale Golf Course which is slated to be sold in part for development.

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