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Kanien’keháka of Kahnawake Law Second Hearing resumes next Tomorrow (Tuesday)

Monday, May 14, 2018

The Kahnawà:ke Legislative Coordinating Commission would like to remind the community that the fourth meeting of the Community Decision Making Process Second Hearing (postponed from May 1) for proposed amendments to the Kanien’kehá:ka of Kahnawà:ke Law (formerly known as the Kahnawà:ke Membership Law) will take place tomorrow (Tuesday, 15 Onerahtohkó:wa/May 2018) at the Golden Age Club.

The agenda will be as follows:

  • Composition and powers of the Community Review Board
  • Application for Recognition
  • Adopted Children
  • Responsibilities of Kanien’kehá:ka of Kahnawà:ke
  • Kanien’kehá:ka of Kahnawà:ke Pledge
  • Suspension of Entitlements
  • Revocation of Entitlements
  • Renunciation
  • Regulations
  • Transitory Provisions

The Hearing will begin promptly at 6:00pm and end at 8:30pm. Copies are available below:

Kanien'kehá:ka of Kahnawà:ke Law Draft Law
Record of Discussion - Meeting #2 April 3, 2018
Record of Discussion - Meeting #3 April 24, 2018

Please note that the fifth meeting is scheduled for Tuesday,29 Onerahtohkó:wa/May 2018 .


Kanien'kehá:ka of Kahnawà:ke Law hearing Recap (2nd Meeting of 2nd hearing)

April 3rd, 2018


New draft of Kahnawake Membership Law posted for community feedback

December 20, 2017

The Kahnawà:ke Legislative Coordinating Commission (KLCC) wishes to advise Kahnawa’kehró:non that the new draft of proposed amendments to the Kahnawà:ke Membership Law has been completed and has now entered the 30-day Community Feedback period.,

The new draft was compiled from the eighteen (18) meetings held in the First Hearing phase of the Community Decision Making Process.

In this instance, the period will actually extend to 31, Tsothorhkó:wa/January 2018 for a period of 43 days.

The new draft is available for viewing by clicking here. Kahnawa’kehró:non are asked to address their comments to shari.lahache@mck.ca.

Once the Feedback has been collected, a Feedback Report will be generated. A date will be set for the beginning of the Second Hearing phase of the Community Decision Making Process once this task has been completed.

Please note that the Kahnawà:ke Membership Law will be formally renamed the Kanien’kehá:ka of Kahnawà:ke Law when the amendment process is completed.


Kahnawà:ke Membership Law Community Feedback Report

February 2015

The Community Feedback report on proposed amendments to the Kahnawà:ke Membership Law can be accessed at the link below.

The feedback period to view the First Draft ended on 23, Tsothohrkó:wa/January 2015.

Questions or requests for Information on the Feedback Report and the proposed amendments to the law should be directed to Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke Membership Registrar Rose-Ann Morris at 450-638-0500 or roseann.morris@mck.ca

► Kahnawà:ke Membership Law Community Feedback Report