Councillor wants SNEC to learn more about domestic violence

Domestic violence is on the rise and Councillor Melba Thomas wants Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) to learn more about the harm many community members and entire families face on a daily basis. Thomas told SNEC she believes councillors and staff could benefit from training to recognize and learn more about domestic violence. A virtual presentation was held at the SNEC’s Jan., 9th council meeting. “It’s at an all time high. Ever since [the COVID-19 pandemic] hit,” she said. “Not only for us here at Six Nations, but communities surrounding us. It’s believed to be an epidemic now, according to Six Nations Police. They deal with this all the time.” On January 17 Tap Resources and the Six Nations Justice Department hosted a virtual presentation featuring Lundy Bancroft, the author…

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