By Nicky Taylor, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) chiefs’ general assembly took place last week, with Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) grand chief Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer and chief political advisor Winona Polson-Lahache in attendance, and MCK chief Ross Montour attending virtually. According to Sky-Deer, there was a lot of strategizing about how to deal with the provincial government’s overreach, as the AFNQL and First Nations Education Council (FNEC) launched a lawsuit last Thursday against the Quebec government over Bill 96, the province’s controversial language law. “It feels like they’re always trying to legislate matters that are not their jurisdiction or their business,” said Sky-Deer of the Legault government. “We know what we’ve got to do when it comes to language and culture; we know what we
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