Tribal Council Congratulates New-Seneca Nation President Todd Gates
Nov 29, 2016
AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is continuing to strengthen its friendship with the Seneca Nation of Indians. On Kentenhkó:wa/November 8, 2016 Tribal Sub-Chief Michael Conners attended the Seneca Nation’s official Canvass Day Swearing-In Ceremony to welcome incoming-President Todd Gates, as well as to express appreciation to Maurice “Mo” John for his role in strengthening our relationship. Seneca Nation Legal Counsel and SRMT Appeals Court Judge Michele Mitchell joined Sub-Chief Conners in presenting President Gates with a Pendleton Blanket and Maurice John with a water drum made by Akwesasne artist Steven King. Seneca Nation elected officials attended the SRMT Swearing-In Ceremony on Ohiarihkó:wa/July 1, 2015; with the November 2016 Canvass Day being an opportunity to return the favor; as well as to share areas of cooperation.
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recognized government of the Saint Regis Mohawk People.