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Peace prevails in Caledonia as hundreds march to press for land-claim talks Add to ...

Several hundred protesters reportedly marched in Caledonia Saturday in an effort to pressure political leaders to get land claim talks going.

But there was little sign of the kind of unrest that has plagued previous protests in the Southern Ontario community.

Media reports and posts on Twitter suggested the march went peacefully.

Some posts on Twitter suggested a heavy police presence as the protesters marched through the community.

There have been numerous protests in Caledonia since the land claim dispute started in February, 2006.

Members of the nearby Six Nations reserve started blockading a residential development claiming the land was theirs

The blockade sparked a bitter standoff that at times flared into violence, injuries and property damage as residents became angry at being caught in the middle.

The issue has become a political football and has sparked a web of litigation, but the land claim remains unresolved.

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