Draft Residency Ordinance Community Meetings

Jan 28, 2019

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe will be hosting two (2) community meetings to present a Draft Residency Ordinance for public comment and feedback. The draft ordinance follows a two-year long consultation process that included a community survey completed by 1,204 tribal members; with approximately 72% supporting the development of a Residency Law.

The first community meeting to present and discuss the Draft Residency Ordinance will be held on Wednesday, Enníska/February 6, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. in the Tribe’s new administration Building (Ionkwakiohkwaro:ron, Our Group Gathered) located at 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way. A second meeting will be held on Wednesday, Enníska/February 20, 2019 at the same time and location. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.

A summary of the Draft Residency Ordinance will be distributed at the community meetings and presented as a PowerPoint. The summary and PowerPoint will be accessible prior to the February 6th meeting through the Tribal Members Portal located on the Tribe’s website at

For more information or questions, please contact the Tribe’s Office of the General Counsel by calling (518) 358-2272.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is the duly elected and federally recognized government of the Saint Regis Mohawk People