Tyendinaga Mohawk Council

Chief R. Donald Maracle, message

Kanyen’kehà:ka kanakerahsera nène yà:yak nihonnonhwentsyà:ke Rotinonhsyòn:ni ne Raotinèn:ra. Yakwayà:tare ne yà:yak nihonnonhwentsyà:ke teyakwèn:rayen ne Rotinonhsyòn:ni ne Raotinèn:ra tahnon yakwayà:tare ne A.I.A.I. Onkwehòn:we.

Ensewanonhton yahasewe karonwarà:ke kahyatonhsera ahsateweyenhste tsi niyonkwarihò:ten ne onkwanakerahserà:ton, MBQ ratihyatonhkwa tontkà:was ne tsi niyoterihwatyè:ron tahnon ne Ratitsyenhayens ne Kenhteke Kanyen`kehà:ka.

The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ) are proud of our heritage, history and culture. MBQ is part of the Mohawk Nation within the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy.

We are one of the Six Nation communities politically associated with the Iroquois Caucus and a member First Nation of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI).

We welcome you to explore our website to learn more about our community and culture, the programs and services provided by the MBQ Administration and the political leadership of Tyendinaga Mohawk Council.

Overview

Tyendinaga Mohawk Council (TMC) are the representatives elected to serve the needs of community members in the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ).  TMC provides the political direction for MBQ, actively participating in lobbying efforts and relationships with the Federal and Provincial governments, as well as industry.  TMC also oversees and makes decisions regarding MBQ Administration finances, programs and initiatives. 

Each council serves a two-year term of office.  The current term of office began in December 2019 and ends in December 2021 when an election will take place. 

TMC holds bi-monthly council meetings, and bi-monthly local business meetings to address issues and concerns affecting MBQ Administration operations and the community.

R. Donald Maracle, Chief

           rdonm@mbq-tmt.org

613-396-3089 (H)

613-391-9249 (C)

– All Portfolios
– Media Relations – Council Spokesperson
– AIAI Chiefs Rep – COO Liaison
– External Government Relations –Lobby/Funding
– Fed/Pro Legislative Initiatives
– Chiefs Committee on Health
– Seniors Issues
– Major Capital Projects

Chris ‘Hockey’ Brant, Councillor

chrisb@mbq-tmt.org 

 

Kurtis ‘Chip’ Brant, Councillor

kurtisb@mbq-tmt.org

 

Ogwari Brant, Councillor

ogwarib@mbq-tmt.org 

 

Erin Ferrante, Councillor

erinf@mbq-tmt.org 

 

Lynda Leween, Councillor

lyndal@mbq-tmt.org 

 

Chris Maracle, Councillor

chrism@mbq-tmt.org

613-438-6854 (C)

 

Notices

Additional Information

Elections 2023

MBQ Elections Results for 1 Chief and 6 Councillors are:

Chief:
Maracle, R. Donald – 809
Miracle, Karoniakeshon Andrew – 66

Councillor:

Brant, Chris ‘Hockey’ – 586

Brant, Kurtis ‘Chip’ – 548

Brant, Ogwari – 483

Ferrante, Erin – 574

Leween, Ainsley – 427

Leween, Lynda – 667

Maracle, Chris – 659

Maracle, Lily ‘Lou’ – 462

ELECTED CANDIDATES:

Chief:

 – R. Donald Maracle

Councillors:

 – Chris ‘Hockey’ Brant

 – Kurtis ‘Chip’ Brant

 – Ogwari Brant

 – Erin Ferrante

 – Lynda Leween

 – Chris Maracle

Elections 2021

MBQ Elections Results for 1 Chief and 4 Councillors are:

Chief:
Maracle, R. Donald – 908
Miracle, Karoniakeshon (Andrew C) – 69

Number of valid ballots cast for candidates for chief – 977
Number of rejected ballots for candidates for chief – 43

Councillor:
Brant, Kurtis ‘Chip’ – 484
Ferrante, Erin Leigh – 551
Hill, Josh – 599
Loft, Manson – 208
Loft, Stacia – 597
Maracle, Carl ‘Ted’ 629
Maracle, Chris – 587

Number of valid ballots cast for candidates for councillor – 1,006
Number of rejected ballots for candidates for councillor – 14

ELECTED CANDIDATES:

Chief – Maracle, R. Donald

Councillors:
Maracle, Carl (Ted)

Hill, Josh

Loft, Stacia

Maracle, Chris

Elections 2019

MBQ Elections Results for 1 Chief and 4 Councillors are:

Chief:
Hill, Balin (Spiderman) 33
Loft, Stacia 290
Maracle, R. Donald 650
Miracle, Karoniakeshon (Andrew C) 22

Councillor:
Brant, Chase Ryan Samson “Ogwari” 378
Hill, Josh 714
Leween, Lynda 593
Maracle, Carl (Ted) 665
Maracle, Chris M. 573
Maracle, Kelly (Brant) 649

ELECTED CANDIDATES:
Chief – Maracle, R. Donald

Councillors:
Hill, Josh
Maracle, Carl (Ted)
Maracle, Kelly (Brant)
Leween, Lynda