Confederacy restructuring administration after dissolving board

Haudenosaunee Confederacy draft Administrative structure. Image is looking down on Tree of Peace (Image From report)

By Lynda Powless Editor The Haudenosaunee Confederacy Council is rebuilding its administration after dissolving the controversial Haudenosaunee Development Institute (HDI) Board of directors. Nine people were appointed to the taskforce earlier this month to oversee and help guide the transition process being undertaken by a three person committee made up of Rick Hill, Gloria Thomas and Michael Martin. The three were appointed to research options and alternatives for an administrative structure. The trio reported to the Confederacy Council at its September meeting recommending council appoint advisories to the committee/taskforce. Michael Martin said realigning and separating current Confederacy entities needs to happen to establish a more efficient administrative structure and to provide increased transparency and accountability. “There needs to be limits of authority established, and clear expectations.” He told council” We…

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