Six Nations Governance?

Who gets to decide what Six Nations governance will look like? While it may seem like an odd question with an easy answer, the people of course. But that’s not what’s happening. In an odd twist of fate and drama, a Six Nations businessman, in what should have been a simple child support case, is mounting a constitutional challenge to Ontario’s Family Law Act and Child Reform Act after a court ruling ordered him to pay child support. What, in essence, is happening in the controversial case is Ontario’s jurisdiction at Six Nations and other First Nations, is under the gun. Now for most people anyone taking a political shot at provincial jurisdiction is not only understood, but in usual cases applauded. Except in this case. Usurping Ontario’s Family Law…

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