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We Carry Our Names

In a historic landmark case, the Ontario Legislature passed Bill 173, which included significant changes to Ontario’s Vital Statistics Act to allow a person of Aboriginal descent to use one single n...

 

Walk Shows Support for Attawapiskat

After an increasing number of young people attempted to take their lives in a remote northern Ontario First Nation last week, the chief and council...

 

NORTH SHORE SPECIFIC CLAIM AND BAXTER AND BARNHART SPECIFIC CLAIM NOT ACCEPTED FOR NEGOTIATION BY CANADA

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) would like to inform the community that on April 6, 2016, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) notified the MCA that the North Shore Specific Claim and...

 

Film "Keepers of the Game" Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival in NYC

On Tuesday April 19 2016, a group of Akwesasne lacrosse teammates, parents and community supporters traveled to NYC to attend the Tribeca Film...

 

GREEN FOOD BAGS DELIVERED ON TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2016 ARE BEING RECALLED

Please be advised that the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Department of Health considers the safety of Community members one of our highest priorities. For this reason we have chosen to voluntarily...

 

JOSEPH "ARONHIENTHA" BENEDICT

Joseph "Aronhientha" Benedict – March 13, 1921~April 16, 2016. Joe was a hard worker, a young entrepreneur in the art of lacrosse stick making and...

 

Free Naloxone Training Offered

MASSENA -- There will be free naloxone training in Massena April 24 at 2 p.m. at the Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St. Naloxone is an opiate and opioid overdose antidote that is administered as...

 

Akwesasne History and Culture Showcased in OPG Visitor Center

CORNWALL - Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is proudly hosting a display which showcases historical artifacts from the Native North American Travelling College (NNATC). The exhibit will be unveiled at t...

 

THANK YOU

I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all individuals that were involved in my Trivia Night/Dance Fundraiser, which was held on March 4, 2016. I would like to thank the organizing committee...

 

Akwesasne Epilepsy Thank You Letter

The Akwesasne Epilepsy Support Group would like to send a huge thank you to the following people who either walked the 5K (3 miles) or stopped in and made a donation to the cause. The event was a...

 

UCD School Board and Staff Celebrate International Day of Pink

Upper Canada District School Board trustees and staff celebrated International Day of Pink last Wednesday April 13, 2016 by wearing pink shirts,...

 

Attawapiskat Youth Council Makes Demands

In light of the recent crisis in Attawapiskat, the youth have organized and have made demands on the Federal government of Canada. Here is their lette...

 

Chill Basket Making at the Experience Akwesasne Welcome Centre

Basketry has been part of the rich culture of Native Americans for centuries and one of the oldest known Native American arts that is usually a...

 

Three SRCS Students' Art Selected for Lake Placid Exhibit

Submitted by Jennifer Backus Each year, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents the Annual High School Juried Art Show to recognize the artistic...

 

SRCS Students' Art In Robideau/Lamitie-King Juried Student Art Show

On Saturday, April 16, 2016, the 15th Annual Robideau/Lamitie-King Juried Student Art Show Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony was held at the Wead...

 

Scrabble Tournament Held at Office for the Aging

Submitted by Jamie Ross The Akwesasne Library sponsored an afternoon of Scrabble on Saturday, April 16, 2016. There were three teams competing for...

 

IT'S A GIRL!

Name: Lizza October Gale White Born: March 18, 2016 Weight: 5.6 lbs. Length: 18" Parents: Ciara Skidders-White & Lakota White Maternal...

 

Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Planning to Honor

(April 7, 2016) The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) will hold a memorial ceremony to pay tribute to the workers who lost their lives during the original construction of the St. L...

 

Tsi Snaihne School Celebrates Decades Day

Submitted by Lynda Brown...

 

Family Literacy Day Challenge Winners

Submitted by Lynda Brown The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education Family Literacy Day Challenge on January 27th had a number of families enter the...

 

How to Create a Cash Stash for Unexpected Expenses

April is Financial Literacy Month, a time dedicated to teaching how to establish and maintain good financial habits. The month provides a good opportunity to assess whether you have a solid plan in pl...

 

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CUOMO SIGNS LEGISLATION LEGALIZING MMA

(April 14, 2016) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation authorizing competitive mixed martial arts in New York State. The legislation reverses...

 

Salmon River Central Superintendent Invites Community to Participate in Open Forums

Salmon River Central School District Superintendent Stanley Harper would like to invite community members to join one of the open forum discussions about the future of the school district. There will...

 

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