Through Mohawk Council Resolution 2021/2022 #184, the Oversight Committee on Legislative Development is mandated to complete three Akwesasne Laws on a yearly basis; to achieve the mandate, they need to identify the legislative priorities for Akwesasne.


The Oversight Committee is asking for community input to help determine which legislative needs should be prioritized for development. The sections below show the laws currently in need through 3 categories: new, in draft, and to be amended.

In the survey, please select your top three laws in each category, based on your own opinion of priority.


This survey is only open to Akwesasronon. To receive and complete the survey, please email connie.lazore@akwesasne.ca.


The survey will also be mailed to all households in the northern portion of Akwesasne. It can be completed in person and dropped off at the following locations:

  • Akwesasne Justice Dept.
  • Akwesasne Court
  • Iohahi:io Akwesasne Education & Training Institute


The survey closes on May 9, 2022.