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MCA FORMING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Akwesasne – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) is forming an Economic Development Corporation as its economic and business development arm and to achieve its economic development objectives,...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    February 9, 2017

Health Services Expansion & Compliance Update Topics of SRMT Monthly Meeting

The February SRMT's monthly meeting was called to order at promptly 10am. The meeting was chaired by Chief Ron Lafrance. A review of Action Items...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    February 9, 2017

Battle to Use One Name Won After 26 Years

After waiting 20 years, on January 25, 2017, a young woman from Kawehnoke received news of receiving her birth certificate. She is now legally recognized as Ienonhkwa’tsheriiostha NLN. The acronym...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    February 9, 2017

10-digit Dialing Mandatory in 315 Area Code Starting Feb. 11

People with 315 area codes will need to dial 10 digits to make a phone call beginning Feb. 11. Actual phone numbers for people with 315 area codes won’t change, but new phone numbers in the area...

 

Lady Shamrocks Honored with Section X Awards

On Friday February 3, Section X awards were awarded at the Massena Arena. Members of the Salmon River Varsity girls hockey were recognized and...

 

Army Corps Approves DAPL Lake Oahe Easement

Reprinted with permission from ICMT (February 7, 2017)The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), operating under instructions from the Trump White House, has approved a final easement necessary for...

 

THOMAS J. WHITE

AKWESASNE – Mr. Thomas J. White, 80, of 224 St. Regis Road, peacefully passed away in his sleep Monday, February 6, 2017 at his home. Tom was born...

 

NICHOLAS M. KING

AKWESASNE- Mr. Nicholas M. King, 38, of 253 Wade LaFrance Memorial Road, Snye, tragically passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 at his home. Nicholas...

 

IN MEMORY

1st grandchild Tory Lynn with Grandpa Jerry Greatly missed, Barbara & family...

 
 By Jenna Clute    News    February 9, 2017

MCA's Community Health Program Holds Weekly Junior Chef Program

The Mohawk Council Community Health Program has been holding a Junior chef cooking program for preteens within the community for the last few weeks. T...

 

Niawen

The family of Dan White would like to thank everyone for all the food, prayers, thoughts, love & support that you have shown us during this tremendously difficult time. No words could ever express...

 

Niawen

With the passing of Lisa Loran Jacobs, our family would like to say ‘Thank You’ for the countless number of hugs, stories and memories, laughs and tears that were shared. Many people dropped off...

 

Niawen

The family of the late Mary ‘’Mae’’ Thompson would like to extend our appreciation to those who have helped comfort us in our time of need. Words cannot express how grateful we are that our...

 

National Non-Smoking Week

MCA Community Health Program hosted National Non-Smoking Week from January 16th-20th. We had 91 participants join us for info on quitting smoking,...

 

CLARIFICATION

The scoring in 5-pin bowling is numbers and letters, although we still haven’t figured out what the letters mean! Luckily, the scoring is done by an electronic scoreboard, so please consider...

 

MCA COMMUNITY HEALTH ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH YOUTH FITNESS GROUP

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Community Health Program is pleased to announce their newest official partner, the Iakwa’shatste Youth Fitness group. Iakwa’shatste Youth Fitness is a non-profit...

 

Tribal Police Department Welcomes Patrolman Christopher Lazare

AKWESASNE - Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Patrolman Christopher Lazare, Jr., son of Michelle and Chris Lazare of Akwesasne, took his Oath on...

 

Akwesasne Celebrates Friendship with Partners of the Great River

Cornwall, ON - The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) and the 2017 Akwesasne Winter Carnival Committee are celebrating their connection to and...

 

APTN & REZOLUTION PICTURES' SERIES MOHAWK GIRLS NOMINATED FOR 4 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS

Montreal/Toronto (January 19, 2017) APTN (Aboriginal Peoples Television Network) and Rezolution Pictures’ critically-acclaimed TV show Mohawk Girls picked up four nominations at today’s announceme...

 

National Museum of the American Indian Presents "From Tarzan to Tonto"

Thursday, February 9, 2017 6:00pm – 8:00pm LIVE WEBCAST at http://nmai.si.edu/multimedia/webcasts As early Americans sought to define their identity in a new country, race became a major fixation....

 

What About the Cats?

By Jennifer Herne, LVT If you didn't know by now, I am a cat person. I have met a lot of people who have taken in cats and dogs that just showed up...

 

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NYS and Western Union Develop Stronger Anti-Fraud Program

NEW YORK- Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today announced a joint settlement with Colorado-based The Western Union Company, resolving a multistate investigation, which focused on complaints of...

 

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