Author: Amanda Simon

Update: Secure Status Band Cards

Hello, I would like to thank everyone who responded to my initial post regarding secure status band card intake in the community of Kanehsatake.  I am pleased to see the interest.  Following a test run on Friday, April 20th, 2018  to test our virtual private network, lighting for photographs, and copier availability, I will posting the official dates of the intake, coupled with the list that I have created from your responses for preferred time established from your comments.  I look forward to making this initiative a success.  I would like to mention that this initiative is unique and I cannot offer this opportunity on an ongoing basis.   This said, please respect the times and commit to the engagement you have described in your posts.  Best Regards, Amanda Simon, Mohawk Council of...

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Secure Status Band Cards

Hello According to data from the Registration in the Indian Register there are many Kanehsatake members who still have the paper laminate band card.  As we have mentioned before this card will be phased out by the Department of Indigenous Affairs and the secure status card will replace it.  Would it be helpful to have a SCIS (secure certificate of Indian Status) application intake right here in the territory of Kanehsatake?   We would offer application completion including signed guarantor, photocopies of accepted identifications, and picture taking for the secure status band card.  If this would be of interest to you and your family I would appreciate if you could communicate your interest.  I would need to have at least 50 people interested in the intake session in order to make it a reality.  Date proposed for the intake session would be end of May 2018 over two days, offering an afternoon and evening session on day 1, and a morning session on day 2.  The proposed location would be the Kanehsatake Health Center boardroom.  I await your replies.  Best Regards,  Amanda Simon, Mohawk Council of Kanehstake.  Please leave your replies via the comments on this blog post, by email at:  simon.amanda@kanesatake.ca or phone at 450-479-8373 ext. 114 and leave your...

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New Events: Summary of Land Regime Info Sessions

Please click on the following links to get more information on a specific time Morning Session Afternoon Session Evening Session     Event Info She:kon, Hello, Bonjour, I would like to invite you all to an upcoming info session that will be a summary of the info session on Land Regimes held on February 15th, 2018 and the Intro to Land Use Planning session held on March 14th, 2018 by Amanda Simon. The following discussion points and activities will be brought up. 1. Summary of Land Allotments through Oka Letters 2. Group Activity: SWOT analysis for Land Use Planning in Kanesatake A SWOT Analysis is a strategic planning technique to help an organization identify Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities,  and Threats. It is intended to specify the objectives of the land use plan. There will be a raffle. Refreshments and food will be provided. I look forward to seeing you all....

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Land use planning session update and the re-opening of the survey

Hi Everyone! Thank you again for coming to the land use planning session on March 14th. Presenter James Roach has provided us with a copy of his presentation so people who were not able to attend can see the information . Click on the link below. Intro LUP Presentation 2018 Kanesatake We have decided to re-open the Land Use Planning survey, we hope you will participate and give us your input! If you need help taking the survey or would like someone to come to your home to take the survey please contact Amanda Simon or Shirley Bonspille at 450-479-8373 ext: 114 Click here to take the...

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