Akswesasne Ottawa settle 5 million specific claim

first_imgAPTN National NewsAfter nearly 200 years, the Mohawks of Akwesasne are celebrating the settlement of a specific land claim.The community received roughly $5 million in compensation for land leased out on the reserve.Grand Chief Mike Mitchell says the money will be set aside for future generations.Both the federal government and the community were happy to celebrate the accomplishment.last_img

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