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    AN AMERICAN INDIAN CLAIMED IMMUNITY UNDER AN ANCIENT TREATY WHEN CANADIAN IMMUNITY UNDER AN ANCIENT TREATY WHEN CANADIAN IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS REFUSED TO LET HIM ENTER CANADA WITH A FRIENDSHIP PARADE.

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    Background: AN AMERICAN INDIAN CLAIMED IMMUNITY UNDER AN ANCIENT TREATY WHEN CANADIAN IMMUNITY UNDER AN ANCIENT TREATY WHEN CANADIAN IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS REFUSED TO LET HIM ENTER CANADA WITH A FRIENDSHIP PARADE.

    THE INDIANS WERE ON THEIR WAY TO AN ANNUAL GATHERING SEVERAL YEARS AGO.THE PARADE WAS HALTED WHILE POLICE AND IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS QUESTIONED MAD BEAR, AND TOLD HIM HE COULDN'T CROSS THE BORDER.MAD BEAR THEN PRODUCED SIGNS CLAIMING REFUSAL TO ADMIT HIM WAS A VIOLATION OF THE JAY TREATY OF 1794, WHICH SAVE INDIANS FREEDOM OF PASSAGE.HOWEVER, AFTER CANADA BECAME A NATION IT TREATED INDIANS FROM ACROSS THE BORDER AS UNITED STATES CITIZENS.MAD BEAR FINALLY DROPPED OUT OF THE PARADE, AND IT CONTINUED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAK8T9YPQ62HA8QU9GGO6QES1S
    Media URN:
    VLVAK8T9YPQ62HA8QU9GGO6QES1S
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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