MCK, Tewatohnhi’sáktha Announce Joint Committee to Oversee Development Fund

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Representatives from the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) and Tewatohnhi’sáktha are setting up a fund to boost Kahnawake’s economy over time to ensure the independence of the community in the long term. A joint interim committee was named to oversee the fund. The fund will generate income for the community without the help of an outside government. The fund is currently made up of $32 million which was generated from the sale of Continent 8.  The committee will consist of 3 MCK representatives, including Grand Chief Joe Norton, 3 from Tewatohnhi’sáktha, and one independent representative.

Kahnawake’s First Ever Lands Conference Rescheduled to December 5th

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The Lands Unit in Kahnawà:ke said the first ever Lands Conference, which was originally scheduled for November 8th and postponed due to community bereavement, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, December 5th. The conference will be held at the Legion Hall and will start at 8:30am. It will be open to the entire community and will focus on various issues, such as contaminated sites, lands preservation, zoning, and lands access. There will also be an open discussion on related topics.

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