Haudenosaunee Confederacy could lose lands to unpaid taxes

By Victoria Gray and Lynda Powless, Writers The Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council (HCCC) may be losing hundreds of acres of land and buildings bought by the Haudenosaunee Development Institute (HDI) over the years to unpaid taxes. The HCCC bought the lands with the millions of dollars it has been receiving from green energy companies over the years that have established wind and solar farms on unceded Haudenosaunee lands in surrounding areas. How much in total the HCCC has received is unknown since no audits have been made public of the dollars since 2017 despite Turtle Island News requests for copies of the audits. Haldimand County may just be the first of surrounding counties to serve the HDI with notice of a tax sale. The county is seeking taxes on 40…

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