Melissa Elliott is co-founder of Young Onkwehonwe United. She has been the front person for the building resistance at Six Nations against the 2010 Olympics and the Torch Relay which is supposed to visit Ohsweken and cross Six Nations' Grand River Territory.
In early October a callout was issued from the Olympic Resistance Network for cross-country mobilization to "extinguish the torch," The torch leaves from Vistoria on October 31 and is scheduled to arrive at Six Nations on December 21.
[email protected] sat down with Melissa Elliott in mid-September to talk about the youth movement at Six Nations and about their very public resistance to the Olympic Torch relay.
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