MCK: Grand Chief travels to New York City for Green Energy and Online Gaming
(Kahnawake – 1, Tsothóhrha/December 2021) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to inform the community that Ohén:ton Í:iente ne Ratitsénhaienhs (Grand Chief) Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer will be traveling to New York City today to participate in several business-related events.
She will meet with New York City’s Environmental Justice agency in the matter of the Green Energy agreement between New York State and Hydro-Québec. Yesterday, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced the finalization of contracts for Clean Path NY and Champlain Hudson Power Express project between Canada and New York City. The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke will become a joint owner in the transmission line on the Canadian side of the border.
On Thursday evening Ohén:ton Í:iente ne Ratitsénhaienhs Sky-Deer will attend the SBC Awards ceremony, a sports betting & gaming industry event at which Sports Interaction – owned and operated by Mohawk Online – is nominated in the category of Sportsbook of the Year. The event will be held at the Edison Ballroom in Manhattan.
“We are making great progress in a number of areas that address our needs for own-source revenue,” said Sky-Deer. “We are continuing to create important relationships that will help us to continue to build a better future for our community.
She will be accompanied by the MCK’s Chief Political Advisor Winona Polson-Lahache. They will return to Kahnawà:ke on Saturday.
Political Press Attaché 450- 632-7500 ext 63251 [email protected]