Mohawk New York State Supreme Court Justice Visits Akwesasne
Jul 14, 2016
On Ohiarihkó:wa/July 14, 2016, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council welcomed New York State Supreme Court Justice Mark Montour to Akwesasne. Justice Montour, is a tribally enrolled member and the son of Roy and Wilma Montour. He is the first Native American to serve on the New York State Supreme Court and currently presides over the Eighth Judicial District, providing a voice for Native peoples across Western New York. Justice Montour was visiting the Akwesanse community and stopped by the Tribe for an introductory meeting with the Tribal Council. Greeting NYS Supreme Court Justice Mark Montour were (from left) Tribal Sub-Chief Michael Conners Jr., Chief Ron LaFrance Jr., Justice Montour, Chief Eric Thompson and Chief Beverly Cook.