Building bridges between Six Nations Elected Council and the Haudenosaunee Chiefs

Confederacy Council isn’t proving an easy feat for Elected Chief Mark Hill. Jacqueline House made an impassioned plea to Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) at its General Council meeting on June 27 to find out if her voice in the community mattered to elected councillors as she believes the system is an arm of the federal government, which strives to divide the community. “The reality of it is, we were part of that colonial system and we still are. How do we get away from that when we see Indian Northern Affairs has their foot in our door, in our canoe and they’re not just sitting there in our canoe, they are actually steering it and we’re all allowing this to happen,” she said. She’s unhappy with the way the…

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