The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is announcing that two additional information sessions have been scheduled for Seaway Claim Referendum discussion. One meeting is being held virtually, live on Zoom and Facebook, and the other will be held at the Senior’s Centre in Hogansburg.  


Please join us to learn more about the upcoming Seaway Claim referendum. Your voice and your vote are important.  Find out more about the claim and ask questions in order to make an informed decision.  MCA’s Aboriginal Rights & Research team, representatives of Council, and our legal representative will be in attendance.  


Seaway Claim Referendum Additional Information Sessions: 


  • LIVE Facebook & Zoom Info Session – August 17, 2023 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.  

To join us on Facebook, login to the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Facebook page: To join us on Zoom, login at the following link:

For those who can’t attend, the video recording will be posted on the MCA Youtube channel for later viewing. 


  • Tsi Tetewatatkens Senior’s Centre (Hogansburg) – August 23, 2023 – 6 p.m. 


If you have any questions about these information sessions or the Seaway Claim please contact ARRO at More information can also be found at   


If you have questions regarding voting and the referendum, please contact Chief Electoral Officer Leona Benedict at or call 613-575-2250.