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Kanienkehaka of Kahnawake Law Second Hearing recap, agenda for next meeting

04/25/2018

The Kahnawą:ke Legislative Coordinating Commission wishes to advise the community of the results from last evening’s third meeting of the Second Hearing for proposed amendments to the Kanien’kehį:ka of Kahnawą:ke Law (formerly known as the Kahnawą:ke Membership Law). The results are as follows:

  • Definition of Common-Law Relationship: passed by consensus
  • Definition of Iah teionkwehónwe passed by consensus
  • Section 15.1 (Suspension of Entitlements): Consensus was reached, with one objection, on the current wording of 15.1, provided the Technical Drafting Committee deals with the issue of ‘co-habitating/leasing and suspension of entitlements’ is addressed either in this Law or in the proposed Kahnawą:ke Residency Law.

The KLCC wishes to remind the community that the fourth meeting of the Second Hearing will take place next Tuesday (1, Onerahtohkó:wa/May 2018), with a fifth meeting scheduled for Tuesday, 15 Onerahtohkó:wa/May 2018. Both Hearings will take place at the Golden Age Club from 6pm to 8:30pm.

The agenda will be as follows:

  • Sec. 9: Composition and Powers of the Community Review Board
  • Sec. 10: Application for Recognition
  • Sec. 11: Adopted Children
  • Sec. 13: Responsibilities of Kanien’kehį:ka of Kahnawą:ke
  • Sec. 14: Kanien’kehį:ka of Kahnawą:ke Pledge
  • Other Sections previously scheduled, time permitting

Copies of the Draft Law are available online at www.kahnawakemakingdecisions.com. The Record of Discussion from last evening’s meeting will be posted upon completion.

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For further information on the Law, please contact:
Alexis Shackleton, Director of Client Based Services
Mohawk Council of Kahnawą:ke
450-638-0500, alexis.shackleton@mck.ca

For further information on the process, please contact:
Leslie Skye, Coordinator
Kahnawą:ke Legislative Coordinating Commission
450-632-7500, leslie.skye@mck.ca

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