Can’t we be friends?

A meeting that has been a long time coming finally took place last week and with luck will set this community on a track towards its own reconciliation. In a Toronto office members of both the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Council(HCCC) and Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) did what lawyers and staff have been unable to do for almost a year. They sat down and agreed to compromise. Both sides gave a little and came up with a plan that Mohawk Chief Allen MacNaughton said as leaders, they owed the community. Concern for a community that could come to blows with the tempers rising, he said it is responsible leadership to keep the peace. The two sides agreed to look to mediation to resolve the impasse that has cost the community $1…

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