The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Seaway Claim Referendum ONLINE VOTING is now open as of August 11, 2023. Online voting is open until August 25, 2023 at 5 p.m.  In person voting will take place on August 26, 2023.

Information on the Seaway Claim can be found at

To vote online visit and click the “How it works” tab for instructions or the “Home” tab to begin.  You will need to provide your birthdate and status number.

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For more information on voting please contact

For more information regarding the claim please email or call ARRO at 613-575-2250.