SNEC telling band members to appeal water claim denial

Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) is encouraging band members who are being turned down for any compensation from the massive $8 billion First Nations Drinking Water Settlement (FNDWS)to appeal. SNEC Councillor Helen Miller told council community members who submitted applications for a share of the settlement last year are now receiving letters denying their claims. She told the SNEC April 9th meeting the denials are due to Six Nations not making the cut for the approved First Nations list. “They are starting to go out to the ones that applied last year,” she said. “ She said people are being turned down “because Six Nations isn’t on the qualified list, so just letting everybody know.” Miller is urging community members to appeal the decision. Elected Chief Sherri Lyn Hill says…

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