Low turnout in Kahnawake election not necessarily about voter apathy

APTN National News
For many First Nation, electing a band council is an important decision.

But it seems in Kahnawake, not everyone feels that way.

At last weekend’s band election, only one in four eligible voters went to the polls.

That’s because there’s a long history of Mohawks refusing to acknowledge the council’s right to govern.

APTN’s Tom Fennario explains why.


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