Six Nations Elected Council to work on Six Nations UNDRIP position

Six Nations is working to develop a political position and action plan to consult with the Canadian government on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP). Six Nations Elected Council wants to “control the narrative,” when it comes to UNDRIP and how its implemented. “We should be strategic how on we allow them to come into the community to speak with us, have an initial meeting and redefine it to change the narrative so it benefits us in the process and make sure it’s written down,” Councillor Wendy Johnson said. “Whatever narrative that is, how can we use this to our advantage?” Jill Hill asked for direction on a plan for consultation at the General Council meeting on March 8 and asked if the council wanted…

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