Six Nations/Haudenosaunee who are they?

Everyone that has anything to say about Six Nations land rights is in court. The Six Nations Elected Council, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Council and its delegate the Haudenosaunee Development Institute. Add to that the Mens’ Fire and of course both Canada and Ontario. The actual hearing seeking intervenor status began Tuesday with the HDI/HCCC lawyers laying out the case for over 80,000 Haudenosaunee to be part of the case and represented by the HCCC, not just the members of the Six Nations Band list a list of some 30,000 people. Add to it the HCCC/HDI is arguing the community’s history underlies what happened at Grand River, what happened to the Haudenosaunee and how the Haldimand Proclamation, a treaty that will become 100 years old next year came into play. That…

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