Richard Nicholas

 

Age: 41

 

Summary: member of central Canada's aboriginal Mohawk tribe who became an iconic image of the 1990 Oka Crisis as the masked Mohawk warrior raising his rifle in victory as he stood atop an overturned Surete du Quebec squad car during one of the first well-publicized violent land conflicts between First Nations and the Canadian government in the late 20th century.

 

 

Cause of Death: Car accident

 

Born: circa 1967

 

Died: March 10, 2009

 

Location: Oka, Quebec, Canada