Kahnawake Council declines to divulge Archibald vote

By Marcus Bankuti  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The community will not be informed how Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) grand chief Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer voted in the ouster of RoseAnne Archibald as Assembly of First Nations (AFN) national chief, according to a statement. Archibald was removed from her position at a special chiefs assembly on June 28, which Sky-Deer attended virtually to vote on behalf of Kahnawake. “Due to the confidentiality of the individuals and to ensure we continue fostering the integrity of the organization, it is for these reasons that we will not disclose the manner in which we voted in the resolution,” said Sky-Deer in a statement. An MCK spokesperson said no interviews or further statements would be granted on the topic. “As leaders, it is our duty to…

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