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 News    May 2, 2019

Mohawk Networks Pulls out of Lewis County - NYS Broadband Project

On February 14, 2019 Mohawk Networks notified the Empire State Development Broadband Project Office Board of Managers of their decision to cease work on expanding broadband in Lewis County. The SRMT...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    May 2, 2019

Youth Paint Night Held at Bee Creative Art Studio

By: Jaclyn Hall The Center for Research on Health and Nursing (CRHN) organized and held a free youth paint night, on Friday April 26th. This was...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Mohawk Indian Housing Corporation Receives Grant

(April 26, 2019) Rooseveltown, NY – The Mohawk Indian Housing Corporation (MIHC) submitted an application in 2018 to the North Country HOME Consortium, a division of the Development Authority of...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    May 2, 2019

Annual Seed & Tree Giveaway Marks Spring is Here for Sure!

By: Jaclyn Hall The long-awaited Seed and Tree Giveaway took place on Saturday April 27th at the Office for the Aging in Hogansburg. Beginning...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service will be conducting lockdown drill training exercises in local schools

(April 29, 2019) The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service will be conducting lockdown drill training exercises at our three district schools; Kana:takon School, Tsi Snaihne School, and the Akwesasne...

 

DAVID L. FRANCIS

AKWESASNE – David L. Francis, affectionately known throughout the community as "Uncle Dave", 57, of 44 Angus Thomas Memorial Drive, Kanatakon,... Full story

 

EDWARD R. TERRANCE

AKWESASNE - A celebration of Life and meal for Edward R. Terrance will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Andrew W. Cook American Legion Post #1479. Eddie died January 12, 2019 at his... Full story

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Charity Luncheon for Doogie Davey

He had been hospitalized with a severe infection in his back which left him unable to walk. He will require back surgery to remove the infected bone and will require physio to learn to walk again....

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Students Celebrate Inuit Culture at Year-End iLead Gathering

April 29, 2019 (Upper Canada) – Approximately 200 iLead members from across the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) gathered in Kemptville...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    May 2, 2019

21 area locals nabbed, 3 sought in statewide drug bust

By Andy Gardner A 15-month drug investigation by police and prosecutors in five counties has resulted in indictments leading to the arrests of dozens of people, according to St. Lawrence County...

 

Item 11: Human rights. Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

From Haudenosaunee External Relations Committee United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) 18th Session, 22 April – 3 May 2019 Item 11: Human rights. Dialogue with the Special...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Northern Borders Academy / PTECH Student Participates in Job Shadowing During Spring Break

(4.30.19) Northern Borders Academy / PTECH Junior, Rachel Dupra, completed a Spring Break Job Shadowing assignment at the Alice Hyde Reddy Cancer...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

February was Heart Awareness Month

The MCA Community Health Program had a display regarding heart disease and its risk factors. We had 38 people come and look at our display. We also...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Akwesasne Toastmasters Meetings

The Akwesasne Toastmasters meet every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 6:00pm-8:00pm at 891 State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY (Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Human Resources Office/Building). Visit a...

 

The Story of John Saiowisakeron Fire

Before there was an elected system of governance in Akwesasne, the community was governed by Community Life Chiefs. These Life Chiefs were known as the Rotinonkwiseres, which means “They Have Long...

 

Wa'onkhina'tón:hahse Tsi Ní:ioht Tsi Ratirontahrá:raks

1. Onkwanèn:ra - Our group 2. Tékeni iawén:re niiakiónhne - 12 of us 3. Tsionkwanatí:io - Tsionkwanatí:io Heritage Site 4. Tekahson'karó:rons...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Massena Central High School Term 3 Honor Roll

High Honor Roll Grade 9 Joey Abrantes, Dakota Allen, Sophia Bolster, Mara Brown, Sophia Brown, Cooper Cecot, Nevada Chapman, Elizabeth Cichetti, Wyatt Colter, Emily Derouchie, Logan Dobbins, Brendan...

 

Local First Responders Train for Upcoming Race Season

The Hogansburg Akwesasne Vol. Fire Dept., Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance and the Dickinson Vol. firefighters worked MVC scenarios and practiced...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    May 2, 2019

Teal to Heal 4th Annual Family Walk

By Mahlon Smoke Tewathahita Walking Trail - Many statistics over the years have uncovered how many people suffer from sexual assault. In the United St...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    May 2, 2019

MCA's April General Meeting held on Kawehno:ke

By: Jaclyn Hall Mohawk Council of Akwesasne held their monthly General Meeting at the Kawehno:ke Recreation on April 25th. The General Meeting was moved to a different district due to a community...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    May 2, 2019

Presentation on the Basics of Goat Farming

By Mahlon Smoke A`nowara`ko:wa Arena. One of the first domesticated animals that humanity used for farming, milking and more were goats. While often referred to as “the poor man’s cow,” goats...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    May 2, 2019

Two Artists Team Up to Put on One of Akwesasne's First Art Sale of The Year

By: Jaclyn Hall Throughout the week of April 21st to 27th, two artists, Bruce Boots and Victoria Ransom, put on a week-long art sale. The art sale...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Former Justice Minister says feds not interested in reconciliation

Former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says she believes the federal Liberals have decided to “manage the problem” with Indigenous people rather than do the hard work of reconciliation. In...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Former School Bus Driver Admits to Rape – Watertown Judge Refuses to Jail Him

Watertown. Judge James P. McClusky of Watertown, NY refused district attorneys request to designate Shane M. Piche, 26, a level 2 sex offender, after Piche admitted he raped a 14-year-old girl....

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Akwesasronon Gets Sentenced in Two Counties in Two Days

Jeremy R. Francis of Akwesasne was sentenced to prison for five and half years on Monday, April 29, 2019 in the Franklin County Court. Two days later, Francis was sentenced to four years in prison...

 

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