The minister says no to financing the construction of a language school


By Bree Duwyn Writer SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER – Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller disappointed members of the Six Nations community after telling a crowd outside Kawenní:io/Gawení:yo private school that there would be no funding for the development and construction of a new immersion school. Minister Miller dropped by the school at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena (ILA) on Wednesday May 25 as part of what appeared to be an impromptu mini-tour of the Six Nations. The school has worked for 17 years to raise the $30 million needed to build what would be the only Mohawk and Cayuga immersion school in Six Nations, Canada’s most populous First Nations community. Minister Miller toured current classrooms where he was shown the need for more space and dangers, including hanging wires…

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