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20210528 – Office of the Grand Chief | MCK offering its sympathies to First Nations communities impacted by the discovery of the remains of 215 children at Kamloops Indian Residential School

Shé:kon sewakwe:kon,

As Grand Chief of the Mohawk Council of Kanesatake, and on behalf of council and our community, I would first like to send our deepest and most sincere sympathies to all First Nations members and communities who had children stolen from them by Kamloops residential school.

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20210504 – Community Documents – Membership Law (draft for Community Direction Seeking)

Mohawk Council of Kanesatake | Office of the Grand Chief | Documents sent-out to the community
Shé:kon sewakwe:kon,
As Grand Chief, I wanted to send you an explanation as to why so many documents are being sent to you at this time.
Years ago, I made it a point to redress certain priorities that had been neglected over the years as we went on with our governance. The necessity to develop protocols, laws, and various services that are essential to help Kanesatake move forward for the future of its people became urgent.

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20210504 – Community Documents – Interim Cannabis Regulation (draft for Community Direction Seeking)

Mohawk Council of Kanesatake | Office of the Grand Chief | Documents sent-out to the community
Shé:kon sewakwe:kon,
As Grand Chief, I wanted to send you an explanation as to why so many documents are being sent to you at this time.
Years ago, I made it a point to redress certain priorities that had been neglected over the years as we went on with our governance. The necessity to develop protocols, laws, and various services that are essential to help Kanesatake move forward for the future of its people became urgent.

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20210430 – Community Documents – Protocol and Ethics of the Council, Oath of Office, Annex B (draft for Community Direction Seeking)

Shé:kon sewakwe:kon,
As Grand Chief, I wanted to send you an explanation as to why so many documents are being sent to you at this time.
Years ago, I made it a point to redress certain priorities that had been neglected over the years as we went on with our governance. The necessity to develop protocols, laws, and various services that are essential to help Kanesatake move forward for the future of its people became urgent …

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*** Emergency Response Unit | Public Notice | Flooding Season | ERU is currently in ‘flood surveillance’ alert level ***

*** Emergency Response Unit | Public Notice | Flooding Season | ERU is currently in ‘flood surveillance’ alert level ***
Shé:kon,
The Emergency Response Unit is currently in ‘flood surveillance mode’ and start monitoring the levels of water in the community on a daily basis.
Torry Daoust will be monitoring the areas that have been identified in the past two occurrences of flooding …

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20210315 – Office of the Grand Chief – Condolence letter for the passing of Perry Bonspille

Shé:kon sewakwe:kon,

On behalf of the Mohawk Council and the people of Kanesatake, I wish to pass our condolences yet again to the Bonspille Family and friends of Perry Alexander Bonspille who died last Wednesday March 10th 2021.

I say yet again, because this family has been through a horrible year with one young life lost and other challenges that could have broken many. But certainly due to the closeness between them, they continue to move on as best they can, which should serve us all a good example of family strength during testing times …

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20210107 – Office of the Grand Chief – Tax Exoneration Status Letter for Kanesatake Members

In order to address some of our members’ concerns regarding the taxation of
goods and services delivered within our territory, we are making a letter available
to community members in order to hopefully help them assert their rights in this
regard.
Note that this letter is not to be interpreted in any way as a limitation on our other
tax exemption issues.
Nia:wen

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