HAUDENOSAUNEE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
The HDI represents the HCCC’s interests in the development of lands within areas of Haudenosaunee jurisdiction. The department of HDI has established and administered a regulatory framework which identifies, registers and regulates development in compliance with a number of regulatory obligations. In addition, the department ensures that the perpetual care and maintenance of the Haudenosaunee is maintained with respect to Haudenosaunee interests.
HAUDENOSAUNEE DOCUMENTATION COMMITTEE
As the official voice of the HCCC on border crossing documentation issues, the HDC is mandated to work with the United States and Canadian Governments regarding the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI). The department is obligated to interface with the US and Canadian Governments regarding the political and technical development of the new Haudenosaunee ID cards and passports.
HAUDENOSAUNEE WILDLIFE & HABITAT COMMITTEE
Tasked with the management of wildlife resources, the Haudenosaunee Wildlife and Habitat Authority has negotiated a series of agreements to provide safe hunting areas for Haudenosaunee deer hunters. This agreement means a commitment that out hunters will maintain high standards of safety, discipline and conservation. In addition, the department is working to build solid, respectful partnerships and working relationships with agencies and officials of other governments.
HAUDENOSAUNEE REPATRIATION COMMITTEE
Established by the Grand Council of the Haudenosaunee and operating in cooperation with Haudenosaunee governments and the Council of Chiefs and Clan Mothers, the Haudenosaunee Repatriation Committee is entrusted with the task of retrieving sacred objects for the nations of the confederacy and redistributing them to the individual nations.
JOINT STEWARDSHIP BOARD
Comprised of equal representation from the City of Hamilton and the Haudenosaunee, it is the Joint Stewardship Board’s responsibility to ensure cooperation and successful continuation of the environmental management plans for the Red Hill Valley. The intent of this board is to foster long-term relationships and to create a plan for the Valley that reflects the best thinking of both peoples.