Six Nations Hires Joseph Martin as Yerihwahrón:kas (They Hear the Matters)
Joseph Martin has been hired in the newly created Yerihwahrón:kas (they hear the matters) position.
As an integral role in addressing community concerns, this position will be the first or second point of contact for community members with complaints about Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council programs, services, and any unmet needs. Yerihwahrón:kas will work collaboratively with Six Nations of the Grand River Elected council, directors and managers to analyze complaints/matters and to determine how to resolve them.
Joseph Martin is from Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. He graduated from Fanshawe College with a three year Ontario Advanced Diploma as a Child and Youth Worker. Joseph studied the Mohawk Language at Kawenniio elementary and attends ceremonies. He has worked in the human service field in Six Nations for over ten years as a counsellor in various positions.
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