Our Vision & Mission Statement

Vision Statement

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is dedicated to Kionkwahteron:hon through a process that upholds Aboriginal rights for all Akwesasronon. (our partnership, collective thoughts)

Mission Statement

The Mohawk Council engages in dialogue with Akwesasronon about Kionkwahteron:hon. Mohawk Council enacts Boards, Commissions, Committees, Agencies and Departments to develop mandates, deliver services, protect Aboriginal rights and languages and assert jurisdiction consistent with the strategic directions and Vision of Council.

Final Values Statement

"Wisdom, open communication, integrity, equality, empowerment and dignity form the basis for all that the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne endeavors to achieve."

Nation Building Processes

  • Inherent Right Process
  • Mohawk Round Table Process
  • Land Claim Negotiations
  • On-going Court Cases
  • Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples Report Implementation
  • Cooperation between Traditional & Elected Governments
  • Cooperative Economic Relationships with other Nations

Guiding Values

Respect, Integrity, Equality and Empowerment will be the basis for all that the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne endeavors to achieve. Respect for oneself, respect for others and ultimately respect for our Creator and all that the Creator provides.