Lands & Estates

Mission Statement

Lands & Estates Office of the Mohawk Council of Kanesatake

Our mission statement is to manage Kanesatake Lands through best practices, committed to providing efficient services and resources, while advocating discretion, confidentiality and professional ethics for all of Kanesatake.


First Nation designation training with toolkit, commercial leases training and toolkit.

Lands and Estates Department Update

Paige O’Brien was part of the capacity building initiative with K.H.R.O. The purpose of this initiative is to offer the youth of Kanesatake readiness for employment and career choices. Paige O’Brien approached the Lands and Estates office requesting to carry out her internship and was accepted and will complete her internship March 31st 2019.  As of April 1st 2019 to March 31st 2020 Paige will be working in the Lands and Estates office as a trainee. As of April 2020 will commit to the 2 year certification program for Lands, consisting of 1 year at either Algoma university or the University of Saskatchewan followed by 1 year technical training with the nation aboriginal lands association held across Canada

Broken Links

It has come to our attention that some of the articles and documents we link to may be broken. We are looking into updating these links as soon as possible.


The below maps of Kanesatake were provided by Natural Resources Canada, Lands and Minerals Sector, Surveyor General Branch, cadastral information Service.

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Land Committee Meeting June 14th 2018

Land Committee Meeting June 14th 2018

Minutes of the Meeting:  Land Committee Meeting held at the Gray Building in Kanehsatake, Quebec Date:  June 14th 2018 start time:  4:00 p.m. In Attendance:  Amanda Simon, Facilitator and Resource Anna Fillipelli Ellen Fillipelli Dina Fillipelli Patricia...

Secure Status Band Cards

UPDATE: All Appointment slots are full and no more spaces are available. Thank you to everyone who took advantage of this unique intake. Hello According to data from the Registration in the Indian Register there are many Kanehsatake members who still have...

New Events: Summary of Land Regime Info Sessions

Please click on the following links to get more information on a specific time Morning Session Afternoon Session Evening Session     She:kon, Hello, Bonjour, I would like to invite you all to an upcoming info session that will be a summary of the...

Amanda Simon - Biography

Amanda Simon was employed by Belgo International, Amacan Maritime, Terran Shipping, and finally opening her own computer business.  Amanda has gained over 25 years varied commercial and industrial experience, firstly as an employee, in progressively increasing responsible positions and more recently as a business woman and Entrepreneur of First Nation Computers Inc., founded in 1998.  The success of the business was highlighted with Indian Affairs publication of a video called “A Striking force” and later with a year long run on the APTN network filmed by    Amanda applied and was awarded the position of Lands Manager with the Mohawk Council of Kanehsatake in April 2009, and immediately began her first year of study with the University of Saskatchewan Indigenous Peoples Management program and graduated in June 2010.  She continued her study with NALMA PLMCP program and later graduated in April of 2011.  In 2013 she was accepted to Ryerson University obtaining a Certificate in Public Administration and Governance.  As a Certified Lands and Estates Manager, Amanda continues her training with 7 core courses per year.

1 Comment

  1. J S N

    I am just curious as to what has been done with the information confirmed in 2015, that shows that the Sulpicians never obtained a Land Grant from King Louis XV thereby making all the lands Mohawk and Algonquin? Also, why have you fixed the boxes below to show only upper case lettering. That is not correct language.


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