Six Nations Round Table Discussion: Forming a political party, voting in band elections, unity

Dakota Brant says the mindset has to be changed to seeing the elected council as administrators. (Photos by Chris Pimentel)

By: Chris Pimentel Writer Six Nations community members that come from strong traditional longhouse teachings are trying to change how the community is governed by hoping to get involved within the Six Nations Elected Council. Over 30 people, mostly women, showed up to what was called a roundtable discussion at a swarehouse at Lone Wolf on Fifth Line. Speaker Elva Jamieson, said that one of the organizers Colleen Davis asked her to be there to talk about unity within Six Nations. Jamieson said people are following different teachings, and some have come from other communities. But to her, that didn’t mean that everyone can’t work together. “That Great Law should work for all of us, a lot of what’s lacking is education, Education about how the Great Law works,” said…

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