The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is currently filling one (1) vacant seat on the Akwesasne Review Commission (ARC). There is one (1) vacant seat for the district of Kana:takon, for a term of three (3) years. 

To qualify for appointment for the position, a person must:
a) be a Member

  1. b) have attained the age of thirty-five (35) years of age;
  2. c) have been a in the territory of a First Nation for a least ten(10) years and within the past fifteen (15) years;
  3. d) have good character, credibility and reputation in the Akwesasne community;
  4. e) have knowledge of Mohawk cultures and traditions;
  5. f) have adequate education and relevant work or life experience, and possess an interest in the settling of disputes;
  6. g) not be an elected member of Council or the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council, an employee of the Akwesasne Justice Department;
  7. h) Not be a Tsionkweta Teshakowennakhwa (Duty Counsel) or Raontiwennakara:tats (Prosecutor);
  8. i) never have been convicted of an offense under the Akwesasne Banishment Law, the Akwesasne Drug Law, an indictable offense in Canada or a felony in the United States;
  9. j) not have been convicted of an offense under Akwesasne Law, a summary  conviction offense in Canada, or a misdemeanor in the United States in the past five(5) years;
  10. k) produce a valid certificate from the Canadian Police Information Centre;
  11. l) never have been previously removed from the Akwesasne Review Commission; and
  12. m) be considered as “in Good Standing” with  the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Good Standing Policy.


If interested please contact the Akwesasne Court Administrator Rosebud Cook at or at 613-575-2250 ext. 1025.

Deadline to apply: July 31, 2023 by 4:00 p.m.