Who is a Six Nations/ Haudenosaunee citizen?

Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) and the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Council (HCC) finally have some common ground…sort of. They both agree Canada has no right to determine who Six Nations’ or Haudenosaunee citizens are. But that’s about where it stops. The HCC says there are only two ways to become a Haudenosaunee citizen…by birth or adoption. And it comes under their jurisdiction and they are sending a letter off to the federal government telling them so. SNEC has developed its own citizenship code. A code written without public input that will go to a community vote in May. A code that goes beyond just being born to Six Nations parents. One of the key points of the new SNEC Citizenship Code revolves around blood quantum. New Six Nations citizens will have…

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