Elections and a ghost term

The hijinks have begun. Six Nations of the Grand is in the midst of a band council election. The first in four years and it has been a very long four years. The community chose to stay with the experimental four year term during a recent election code vote and now with an election underway will be voting for a band council that will be in place during what could be a tumultuous coming four years. A period of time when issues that have sidelined will raise their heads, land issues yet to be resolved, relations with the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs’ Council non-existant and on the national and provincial scene… invisible. The current council hasn’t exactly been known to be on top of issues and even when Councillor Helen Miller…

This content is for Yearly Subscription, Yearly Subscription – Corporate, and Print Subscription Only members only.
Log In Register

Add Your Voice

Is there more to this story? We'd like to hear from you about this or any other stories you think we should know about. Contribute your voice on our contribute page.