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4 07, 2017

Citizenship Legal Review

2017-07-04T12:35:34+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Chief Statements, Membership, Policies and Code|

Citizenship Legal review In June 2017 Chief and Council sought the legal advice of Alisa Lombard to review our current citizenship code.  This was announced at the May 23, 2017 public council meeting. There is no doubt the intent at the time was to preserve our heritage, however it is has become obvious that [...]

30 06, 2017

2017 Summer Program

2017-07-05T14:54:21+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Events, Notices|

2017 Summer Program *Updated changes made Links for download: July 2017 summer camp schedule update August 2017 summer camp schedule update

22 06, 2017

June 24 General Meeting

2017-06-30T10:56:01+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Events, Membership, Notices|

June 24 General Meeting Join us Saturday June 24 for the general meeting at 9am. Agenda items include: Housing – Negan Burnside Ryan DeCaire: Language Revitalization Mohawk Language Dictionary Community Garden Economic Development Update Wahta Trust McMaster Lake

18 04, 2017

ICG Announcement

2017-04-18T11:40:56+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Chief Statements|

Iroquois Cranberry Growers Announcement In the 1960’s a dedicated group of Wahta members saw an opportunity to bring meaningful economic development to Wahta.  Through a concerted community effort and despite many roadblocks Wahta established Iroquois Cranberry Growers.  By the mid 1990’s Iroquois Cranberry Growers had become the single most successful Aboriginal Community owned [...]

11 04, 2017

Royal Regiment of Canada

2017-04-11T14:47:14+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Chief Statements|

Royal Regiment of Canada Below is a letter and some pictures recently sent to Chief Franks. Our small community of a hundred or so Mohawk citizens at that time lost three men during WW1 and WW2. Thank-you Harald Prins for reaching out, It is gratifying to know that our First Nation contributions are [...]

29 03, 2017

Long Term Care Survey Results

2017-03-29T13:49:26+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Achievements|

Long Term Care Survey Results The results of the Long Term Care Survey are in, download the link at the bottom. A total of 106 people completed the survey. A couple really interesting things to note: 1. 69% of respondents are band members who reside off the territory. 2. Of those who live [...]

25 03, 2017

Thank-You Members

2017-03-25T09:29:17+00:00 March 25th, 2017|Chief Statements, Elections|

Thank-You Members Chief and Council would like to take this opportunity to thank our members for choosing to re-elect Chief Franks, Councilor Greasley and Councilor Schell as well as the new members of council, Councilor Commandant and Councilor Strength-Fenton. Council would also like to thank the people that were nominated for stepping up [...]