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Kanawaki Consultation Report now online

09/19/2017

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawą:ke is pleased to announce that the report on the Kanawaki Golf Club Community Consultation is now available for viewing online at www.kanawakilease.com or in-person at the MCK main reception.

The report was prepared by Kanawaki Consultation Officer Linda Delormier.
 
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Composting Workshop at green space noon Wednesday

09/18/2017

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawą:ke’s Waste Management Department is inviting interested community members to an Composting Workshop taking place this Wednesday, outdoors at the SplashPad green space.

The Workshop will include composting demonstrations, handouts and a giveaway.

The event will take place from 12 noon until 1pm. Please bring a brown bag lunch.

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Important changes announced for Fire Brigade, funeral parlor parking

09/18/2017

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawą:ke (MCK) and the Kahnawake Fire Brigade (KFB) wish to advise the community of important changes that are being made to parking access on the Old Malone Highway regarding the area located directly in front of the Fire Hall.

The changes are being made for emergency purposes. The area near the entrance to the Fire Hall will be painted and signs will be installed by the MCK’s Public Works ...

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CP Rail repair and repaving at three crossings

09/18/2017

The Public Safety Unit of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawą:ke wishes to inform the community that Canadian Pacific Railway will be repairing and repaving three (3) train crossings in the Mohawk Trail - South Texas corridor (see map below) on the following schedule:

Thursday September 21, 2017 from 8am to 4pm
Crossing #2. Complete closure needed, detour road to be installed

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MCK Annual Report now in local mailboxes

09/15/2017

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawą:ke (MCK) is pleased to advise the community that the 2016-2017 Annual Report to the Community has been distributed to Kahnawa'kehró:non in the local mailboxes.

The Report features Revenue Highlights; 'Where the Money Went; Key Highlights; and the Audited Report & Projected Budget for 2017-2018.

Please note that there is one error in the document: the Report mentions $93,0...

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September 13, 2017 was the 10th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The City of Montreal has been making efforts to improve its relationships with the Aboriginal population and, on that date, a couple of well-attended events clarified, once again, that actions speaks louder than words.


MCK Opposes Quebec's Bill 85, Send open letter to Premier

August 11, 2017

Grand Chief Joseph Tokwiro Norton has sent an open letter to Premier Phillip Couillard over concerns with the proposed Bill 85 to fast-track economic development along Autoroute 30. Lands identified in the Bill cut through Seigneury of Sault St. Louis lands and over lands to which Kahnawà:ke holds title.

The Chiefs of the MCK will be travelling to Quebec City on Tuesday August 15th, 2017 to make a public statement on this position and are welcoming local media and Community members to ride along free of charge – subject to limited space. The bus will leave the MCK at 9am. Please confirm your attendance with Brandi Meloche by Monday, August 14th at noon at 450-632-7500 or brandi.meloche@mck.ca. The bus will return to Kahnawà:ke immediately after the proceedings.

A copy of the letter can be viewed at the following link:

Enkarì:warahste - Open letter to Premier Couillard - August 11, 2017


Iroquois Caucus, Anishinabek Nation issue Declaration, send letter to Trudeau regarding Radioactive Liquid Shipments from Chalk River

April 21, 2017

The Iroquois Caucus and the Anishinabek Nation wish to announce that they have issued a Joint Declaration regarding their serious concerns regarding the transportation of highly-radioactive liquid waste on their respective territories (see attachment below).

Additionally, a joint letter to Prime Minister (see attachment below) was sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday advising Canada of our concerns in these matters. The letter was signed by Kahnawà:ke Grand Chief Joseph Tokwiro Norton on behalf of the Iroquois Caucus and by Grand Council Chief Patrick Wedaseh Madahbee on behalf of the Anishinabek Nation.

View attachments below for more details:

Enkarì:warahste - Iroquois Caucus/Anishinabek Joint Release
Enkarì:warahste -
Iroquois Caucus/Anishinabek Joint Declaration
Enkarì:warahste -
Iroquois Caucus/Anishinabek Letter to Prime Minister


MCK Strategic Plan 2017-2022

March 29, 2017

The Strategic Plan is designed to guide the administration and operations of the MCK over the next five years. The plan is a roadmap designed to preserve and enhance the roles and purpose of the MCK by identifying opportunities, maximizing its resources and focusing on key strategic goals that will improve MCK services and the quality of life for the community.

Download the strategic plan and watch a short summary clip below:

Enkarì:warahste - MCK Strategic Plan 2017-2022


207 Safety Survey results available for viewing

March 16, 2017

The Public Safety Commission has released the results from public consultations conducted in September 2016 concerning the use of Route 207. A safety survey was conducted with residents and business owners on Route 207, as well as a heavy truck and car count operation in September and October (2016) to provide a comprehensive report on traffic issues regarding the use of Route 207.

Click here to view the report


MCK publishes Open Letters in local newspapers

February 16, 2017

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke has purchased ads in the two local newspapers and will place letters in all local mailboxes as a notice to remind Kahnawa’kehrò:non of their obligations regarding the Kahnawà:ke Membership Law and to non-Indigenous persons not eligible to reside in Kahnawà:ke.

Click here to view letters


Antenna Protocol available online

December 5, 2016

The Antenna System Siting Protocol (‘The Protocol’) is now available online. The Protocol is designed to regulate the installation and existence of antennas within Kahnawà:ke.

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Political Priorities for Council of Chiefs

August 11, 2016

The Political Agenda for the remainder of the 2015-2018 term has been finalized and was announced at the Summer Community Meeting On Tuesday, August 9, 2016.

Click here to view the final report


MCK Annual Report 2015-2016

July 29, 2016

The Year-End Annual Report for 2015-2016 is now available. Click on the links below to view.

Enkarì:warahste - Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke Consolidated Financial Statements
Enkarì:warahste - Schedule of Remuneration and Expenses, Chief & Councillors


New Champlain Bridge Corridor Project

June 29, 2016

The Workforce Inclusion Plan for the New Champlain Bridge Corridor Project is now available for review below.

Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawake Workforce Inclusion Plan


Regulation Respecting Demolition Waste Recycling Operations in Kahnawà:ke

June 21, 2016

The draft regulations respecting demolition waste recycling operations in Kahnawà:ke is now available for review at the link below:

Enkarì:warahste - Regulation Respecting Demolition Waste Recycling Operations in Kahnawà:ke


MCK Reiterates position on Membership

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

The MCK reiterates its support for the Kahnawà:ke Membership Law in light of recent events regarding non-eligible, non-Indigenous individuals residing on the Territory in clear contravention of the law.

Chief & Council have issued an Open Letter to community members to clarify the MCK’s position on the matter. Another separate Open Letter is intended for the aforementioned non-eligible persons. Both are available below.

The MCK is preparing a plan of action to help alleviate some of the difficulties that surfaced in the aftermath of a series of community-organized meetings held on this topic. The creation of a formal engagement strategy will begin at the Community Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 16th.

In the meantime it was felt that the community should be reminded of the origins and history of the 2003 Kahnawà:ke Membership Law, the 1984 Mohawk Law on Membership and 1981 Moratorium on Mixed Marriages. As such, a pamphlet that was prepared for the current amendment process for the 2003 Kahnawà:ke Membership Law, also available below.

Additionally, a random survey of 360 Kahnawa’kehró:non conducted in 2011 is also being made available at www.kahnawake.com for the purposes of illustrating community sentiment on the topic of Membership. In response to the question, “Should the Kahnawà:ke Membership Law allow all non-Natives married to a Member to live in Kahnawà:ke?” 263 respondents (78%) totally or somewhat disagreed, with 76 respondents (22%) agreeing, somewhat agreeing, or totally agreeing. 21 people did not offer a response to this particular question.

“While the laws have changed over the years, the community has been remarkably consistent in its support of the residency requirements,” said Grand Chief Michael Ahríhron Delisle, Jr. “Chief & Council are obligated to uphold Kahnawà:ke laws, while always being mindful that there will always be those who aren’t in favor of the law and that we must listen to their concerns and suggestions. We ask that everyone remain peaceful and respectful during this emotional time.”

Enkarì:warahste - Open Letter to Community Members
Enkarì:warahste - Open Letter to Non-Indigenous persons residing illegally on the Territory
Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawà:ke Membership Law pamphlet (prepared for CDMP amendment process)
Enkarì:warahste - A Review of the Kahnawà:ke Membership Law (By MCK Membership)
Enkarì:warahste - Council of Elders Operational Review (By Organizational Development Services)
Enkarì:warahste - 2011 Results of a Survey on Membership in Kahnawà:ke and the 2003 Kahnawà:ke Membership Law
Enkarì:warahste - 2003 Kahnawà:ke Membership Law


Shared Vision Statement

The Visioning Committee Presented the Shared Vision Statement to Chief and Council on December 7, 2009

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Kahnawà:ke Aoká:ra

A history of the community and people of Kahnawá:ke.

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A listing of the most recent public documents:

Enkarì:warahste - Route 207 Safety Survey Results
03/16/2017

Enkarì:warahste - Antenna System Siting Protocol
12/05/2016

Enkarì:warahste - Political Priorities for Council of Chiefs 2015 - 2018
08/11/2016

Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawake Workforce Inclusion Plan (Champlain Bridge Corridor Project)
06/29/2016

Enkarì:warahste - 2016/2017 MCK Annual Budget
03/31/2016

Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawà:ke Waste Management Plan
11/06/2015

Enkarì:warahste - 2014-2015 MCK School Bus Schedule
08/20/2015

Enkarì:warahste - 2014-2015 MCK School Bus Guidelines
08/20/2015

Enkarì:warahste - MCK summary of Quebec's Online Gambling: When the Reality of the Virtual Catches Up with Us" report)
11/24/2014

Enkarì:warahste - Response to Editorial on National Post re: The Kahnawake Mohawk Council vs. Basic Human Rights (written by Marni Soupcoff)
11/07/2014

Enkarì:warahste- Kahnawà:ke/Quebec Labour Agreement
09/18/2014

Enkarì:warahste - Open Letter to Prime Minister Harper re: Canada's FNEA - 11/15/2013

Enkarì:warahste - Mohawk Council Executive Directive condemning Canada's FNEA - 11/15/2013

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