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 News    August 18, 2016 

MCA NOT DEVELOPING MEGA DISTRIBUTION CENTER ON HAMILTON ISLAND

Several residents of Hamilton Island, Ontario notified the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) that individuals identifying themselves as 'the Seven...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

Senator Little Visits the Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club

NYS Senator Betty Little, a six-term member of Congress visited the Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club on Monday, August 15, 2016. Senator Little...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

SRCS Celebrates Summer Program with Cookout

The Salmon River Central School Special Education program wraps up their summer session on Friday, August 19, 2016. To celebrate another great summer...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

Support Grows Despite Arrests at Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Today Media Network (8/15/16) Cannon Ball, North Dakota—For five straight days, members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (Hunkpapa Oyate) have led a...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

Petition Created to Remove MCA Grand Chief

A petition with approximately 200 signatures is being circulated in Akwesasne to remove MCA Grand Chief Abram Benedict. In a crossfire of words centered on accountability, transparency and the...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

Pig Girl to Premiere in Akwesasne

Some could say timing is everything, but at Sacred Roots Production owned by Shelby Adams and Jessica Loft Thompson, they believe in fate. Having had to move the date of the play up twice for various...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

NATIVE EXTRAS WANTED - HOCHELAGA, LAND OF SOULS

For the new film by François Girard (THE RED VIOLIN, BOYCHOIR) filming in Montreal from September to November, we are looking for a significant number of First Nations as extras. HOCHELAGA, LAND OF...

 
 By Rachelle Garrow Hayes    News    August 18, 2016 

Styx Entertains Large Crowd at Franklin County Fair

The intermittent downpours on Friday, August 12, made Styx concertgoers at the Franklin County Fair in Malone reevaluate their decision to sit on the...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

Mohawk Networks Not Chosen for Round 1 of Governor Cuomo's New NY Broadband Program Grant

Akwesasne, NY- One year ago, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe launched a plan to connect residential and commercial customers in Northern New York to reliable, cost-effective broadband service through an...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

New York State Announces Hundreds of New Internship Opportunities for Students to Serve in State Government through New New York Leaders Initiative

(August 15, 2016) The New York State Department of Civil Service announced that more than 400 internship opportunities are available throughout New York State government across a wide array of State...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

GREEN THUMBS UP

Cornwall – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has partnered with Raisin River Conservation Authority (RRCA) and Thousand Islands Ground Search and Rescue to offer a fun day of nature and survival...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

New York State Settles 2.7 Million Lawsuit Against Troopers

New York State is ready to pay $2.7 million to settle claims over troopers handling of a protest in the Onondaga Nation nearly 20 years ago. 76 people, including Mohawks from Akwesasne, agreed to sett...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

Local Living Venture Skill-Sharing Picnic to be Held August 20th

CANTON, NY -- The monthly Simple Living Skill-sharing Picnic resumes this Saturday in the St. Lawrence River Valley region after a Summer break. The...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

Mohawk Assembly of God Host Week Long Summer Camp

The Mohawk Assembly of God held their week long summer gathering for kids and youth featuring sports, games, drama, music and crafts. The morning...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

The Death of the Bering Strait Theory

Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Today Media Network (8/12/16) Two new studies have now, finally, put an end to the long-held theory that the Americas were populated by ancient peoples...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

AFN Honours Sayisi Dene as Federal Government Apologizes for Devastating Forced Relocations

August 16, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) ― Sixty years after a devastating forced relocation by the federal government, the Sayisi Dene in northern Manitoba received a formal apology and compensation for the...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

AFN Condemns Racist Comments in Wake of Fatal Shooting of First Nations Youth in Saskatchewan

(Ottawa, ON) ― Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN Saskatchewan Regional Chief Bobby Cameron expressed serious concerns about statements made online related to...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

CRTF Seizes Over 1,500 Kilograms of Tobacco in one week

(August 11, 2016) Cornwall, Ontario – On August 4th, 2016, the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) while conducting surveillance on the St-Lawrence...

 
 News    August 11, 2016

Tribal Council Introduces Two Draft Referendum Questions

Akwesasne, NY - At the Monthly Tribal meeting held on Seskéha/August 6, 2016, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council introduced two draft questions that will be posed to the membership through a...

 
 News    August 11, 2016

Gutted Sturgeon Found In St. Lawrence

A community member shared photos with Indian Time he had taken on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. He was fishing with his grandchildren in the St. Lawrence...

 
 News    August 11, 2016

EMERGENCY EXERCISE TO BE HELD IN ST. REGIS

Territory of Akwesasne – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) will host the Annual Boom Deployment Drill and Emergency Exercise August 23-24, 2016. This...

 
 News    August 11, 2016

SRMT August Monthly Meeting

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held their monthly meeting on Saturday, August 6, 2016. The meeting was well attended by community members. With only two agenda items the meeting was packed with...

 
 News    August 11, 2016

Removal of the Hogansburg Dam has Begun

The first phases of the removal of the Hogansburg Dam are underway. A community meeting on the removal of the dam was held on Thursday, August 4 at...

 
 News    August 11, 2016

HYDRO QUEBEC TO INSTALL NEW METERS IN AKWESASNE

On June 20, 2016 the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne passed MCR 2016/2017 #069 approving Hydro Quebec to proceed with the installation of the “Next Generation Meters” in the Districts of Kana:takon...

 
 News    August 11, 2016

Science Camp students with The Right Stuff

They volunteered to don astronaut gear for their groups and this was day one of the 5 day camp for this group at the Akwesasne Mohawk School. L-R:...

 

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