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Delisle takes Oath of Office, begins new term after Saturday By-Election


The Mohawk Council of Kahnaw�:ke wishes to inform the community that Iohahi:io (Wahi:io) Delisle has taken the Oath of Office at today�s duly-convened Council meeting and has begun his term as a Rats�nhaienhs (elected Council Chief).

The Declaration was accepted by Consensus and was formalized via Mohawk Council Executive Directive.

The Oath of Office acknowledges that the primary duty of the Ratits�nhaienhs is to serve the community. Additionally, he/she must be accountable to the community, disclose conflicts of interest, act in good faith, and act within the scope of proper authority. The Oath of Office also acknowledges that a Rats�nhaienhs will be subject to actions and measures set forth in the Mohawk Council of Kahnaw�:ke Disciplinary Measures Regulations.

Rats�nhaienhs Delisle was elected in the by-election conducted on Saturday, November 5, 2022, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Alan John Rice. Delisle�s term of office will expire in July 2024 with the remainder of the Ratits�nhaienhs.

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