Nation building is about the people

There is something amiss in the direction the current Six Nations band council has the community going. When elected there was a spark of energy to support finding a way to work with the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council (not an easy task) and make Six Nations, Six Nations! Somewhere along the two years and past five months the direction has hit a road block and it can’t all be blamed on the pandemic. The current SNEC is a hybrid of sorts. It is the first elected council to have only 9 councillors and an elected chief and the first to serve four years under an election code that needs reviewing. It’s the first to have such a large turn over in councillors and that, while it may have been intended…

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