Aboriginal Affairs is refusing to recognize the results of a June 15 referendum vote in Kanesatake which turfed four councillors from office.
The Kanesatake band council is in full political turmoil.
The grand chief of Kanesatake is claiming victory following a referendum he says has given him a mandate to call an election within months.
The grand chief of Kanesatake, the Mohawk community once at the heart of the Oka Crisis, plans to hold a referendum June 15 on the current band council which has been engulfed by internal divisions that now threaten the operations of the health centre.
Ottawa threatening to shut down land claim negotiations, says grand chief from Mohawk community at heart of Oka Crisis
The grand chief for the Mohawk community at the heart of the Oka crisis says Ottawa’s lead negotiator threatened to shut down land claim negotiations over plans to dissolve Kanesatake’s band council.
In Quebec, members of the Mohawk community of Kanesatake wanted to show their support to Theresa Spence and other First Nations taking part in Wednesday’s Day of Action.
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples turned five on Thursday.
Tonight we bring you another candidate trying to get the support to join the race to be national chief of the Assembly of First Nations.
APTN National News now with another candidate trying to get support to join the race to be national chief of the Assembly of First nations.