Could This Be a Solution for Akwesasne? Property Rights and Prosperity: A Case Study of Westbank First Nation 091719

Could This Be a Solution for Akwesasne?  Property Rights and Prosperity: A Case Study of Westbank First Nation 091719

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — By establishing individual property rights, the Westbank First Nation in British Columbia’s southern Interior has become entrepreneurial and prosperous, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “Westbank has created an environment where band members can create wealth that benefits both the […]

Failures of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Process by Doug George-Kanentiio 042419

Failures of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Process by Doug George-Kanentiio 042419

Akwesasne Mohawk Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, that $60,000,000 effort designed to address the “cultural genocide” we, the former ‘inmates’ of the residential schools experienced is a failure.  Since it began operations in 2008 the Commission has crossed Canada, heard the testimony of 6,500 people and published two volumes of its findings. It has made […]

First Nation’s Protest Slows Traffic on 401 #OPP Advisory 011119

First Nation’s Protest Slows Traffic on 401 #OPP Advisory 011119

The OPP are advising that there are slow downs on the 401 Westbound near Iroquois and Cardinal. This is part of a National protest including activists from Akwesasne. Advisory – Slowdown on #Hwy401 wstbnd in the Iroquois/Cardinal area. Protest activities slowing the flow of traffic. Motorists should check ahead for road advisories and monitor local […]

Dear MCA – Time to Dim Down the Rhetoric Over CBSA Crossing by Jamie Gilcig 111517

Dear MCA – Time to Dim Down the Rhetoric Over CBSA Crossing by Jamie Gilcig 111517

Cornwall Ontario –  You really can’t have your cake and eat it too as MCA Grand Chief Abram Benedict doesn’t quite understand.   When the people of Akwesasne rejected having a CBSA border crossing where it had  been historically if Union members wore arms,  it ultimately inflicted a lot of pain in the community. Right now […]

MCA Mike Mitchell Earns Double the Average Chief Income TOP TEN Earners in Canada

MCA Mike Mitchell Earns Double the Average Chief Income TOP TEN Earners in Canada

CORNWALL Ontario – Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Mitchell makes over twice the average salary of a chief according to data about the incomes of Chiefs of bands across Canada. MCA Chief Salaries including expenses: April Adams-Phillips $35,886 Louise Thompson $55,663 William Sunday $62,204 June Phillips-Jacobs  $67,893 Steve Thomas $69,582 Larry King $ […]