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MCK congratulates Kateri Champagne Jourdain, first Indigenous woman elected to Quebec National Assembly

(Kahnawake – 4, Kenténha/October 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to congratulate Kateri Champagne Jourdain on her election in yesterday’s provincial election. She becomes the first Indigenous woman elected to the National Assembly. Ms. Champagne Jourdain is from the Innu community of Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam. Representing the Coalition Avenir Quebec in the riding of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 20229 Views

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Kateri Champagne Jourdain is Quebec’s first Indigenous MNA – Cult MTL

October 4, 2022 “We made history in Quebec. I am very proud. I carry the Innu culture within me, and I am bringing it with me to Quebec City.” Among the 90 seats won by the CAQ in the Quebec election yesterday was the Quebec North Shore riding of Duplessis, whose representative Kateri Champagne Jourdain […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 20227 Views

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Lamothe rolls to election victory in Ungava; Coalition Avenir Quebec wins another majority – Nunatsiaq News

Oct 4, 2022 CAQ incumbent celebrates re-election with a beer Even as his lead in the polls continued to grow Monday night, Ungava riding’s incumbent Coalition Avenir Québec MNA Denis Lamothe hesitated at first to declare victory. “For me, it’s official when it’s official,” Lamothe said in a phone interview at around 11 p.m. “It’s […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 20227 Views

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Viens Commission – The Québec Ombudsman weighs in on call-for-action follow-up

QUÉBEC CITY – On the occasion of the third anniversary of the tabling of the report of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: listening, reconciliation and progress (Viens Commission), Québec Ombudsman Marc-André Dowd highlights the work done to date by his organization to ensure follow-up on the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 202223 Views

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Broken promises, denial of systemic racism strain CAQ-Indigenous relations going into Oct. 3 vote – CBC

Sep 29, 2022 CAQ’s Legault takes ‘still very much a colonial approach’: AFN regional chief Ghislain Picard When Ghislain Picard received a call from the newly elected premier, François Legault, two days after Legault’s Coalition Avenir Québec won the 2018 provincial election, his first reaction was that relations between Indigenous people and the new government […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202212 Views

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MCK: Agenda set for Iroquois Caucus meetings in Tyendinaga

(Kahnawake – 27, Seskehkó:wa/September 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to inform the community that Ohén:ton Í:iente ne Ratitsénhaienhs Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer and Ratsénhaienhs Barton Goodleaf will be attending this week’s Iroquois Caucus meetings being held in Tyendinaga on Wednesday and Thursday. Agenda items include updates on the Harvest Working Group (Hunting); Anishinabek-Iroquois Caucus Alliance […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202217 Views

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MCK introduces two new Executives

(Kahnawake – 27, Seskehkó:wa/September 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) is pleased to announce that two (2) executive positions have been filled: Executive Operations Officer (EOO) and Executive Infrastructure Officer (EIO). Mr. Chris Stacey has been selected as the MCK’s Executive Infrastructure Officer. He will be responsible for overseeing the direction, development, and effectiveness […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 202215 Views

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MCK to meet with New Zealand Members of Parliament

(Kahnawake – 26, Seskehkó:wa/September 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to inform the community that the Council of Chiefs will meet with a delegation of leaders from New Zealand this afternoon. The delegation is hoping to gain a better understanding of some of the issues and priorities the Mohawks of Kahnawà:ke are addressing, including […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 202216 Views

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MCK: Important Advisory for Hunting in other First Nation territories

(Kahnawake – 26, Seskehkó:wa/September 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to advise Kahnawa’kehró:non who plan to hunt in the traditional territories of other First Nations to be aware of the following issues: Over the last few years, some Mohawk hunters have been stopped by provincial and/or First Nation conservation officers Some were charged […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 202218 Views

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MCK seeks two Community Representatives for Cannabis Control Board

(Kahnawake – 23, Kenténha/September 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) is seeking two (2) individuals to serve on the Kahnawà:ke Cannabis Control Board (KCCB). The KCCB is comprised of three (3) Kahnawa’kehró:non who are responsible for the ongoing development of the regulations required within the Kahnawà:ke Cannabis Control Law, as well as the administration […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202238 Views

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