Vision Statement: Tyendinaga, as part of the Mohawk Nation, is a healthy, sustainable Kanyen'kehà:ka community, built on and united by our language, culture, traditions, knowledge, and history. We exercise our rights and responsibilities for the protection of and respect for our people, our land, our resources, and the environment.
The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ) are proud of our heritage, history, and culture. MBQ is part of the Mohawk Nation within the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy.
We are one of the Six Nation communities politically associated with the Iroquois Caucus and a member First Nation of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI).
Our current membership as of August 2014, is 9,280, of which 2,167 members live on the Territory. As of 2007, we have the ninth largest membership of all First Nations in Canada, and are the third largest in Ontario.
We welcome you to explore our website to learn more about our community and culture, the programs and services provided by the MBQ Administration, and the political leadership of Tyendinaga Mohawk Council.
— R. Donald Maracle, Chief
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Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory is located along the shores of the beautiful Bay of Quinte. We are approximately 200km east of Toronto, 65km west of Kingston, and 250km southwest of Ottawa. You can reach us from two exits off Highway 401.