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 News    May 3, 2018

Elder's Benefit Pilot Program Scheduled for July 15th Disbursement

AKWESASNE—The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is pleased to announce a new tribal program has been developed to provide financial assistance to tribal elders beginning on Ohiarihkó:wa/July 15,...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    Sports    May 3, 2018

Jr. "B" Indians Home Opener

Fireworks at the Anowarako:wa Arena. Last weekend the Akwesasne Indians Junior team defeated the Kahnawake Hunters 20-6. Derek Lister led the scoring...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

Canada's House of Commons passes 'historic' motion asking Pope Francis for apology on residential schools

On Tuesday, May 1, the Canadian House of Commons passed a historic vote asking Pope Francis for a formal apology. The apology would address to Indigenous peoples of Canada the physical, sexual and...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

MCA Announces Hiring of Housing Director

(April 26, 2018) The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is pleased to announce the hiring of the Department of Housing's new director. On April 16, 2018, we...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    May 3, 2018

Salmon River among Upstate NY school districts with lowest SAT scores

Salmon River Central School District was among the 50 districts in Upstate New York with the lowest SAT scores, according to a list and database compiled by Syracuse.com. Last year, more than 135,141...

 

ANTHONY RONALD DAVID JR

Anthony Ronald David, Jr. passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the age of 52 years. He was the beloved husband of Tracy...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

ACSA Makes 1st of Monthly Donations to Elders of Akwesasne

On Monday, April 30th, the Akwesasne Convenience Store Association presented the first of a regular monthly check of $10,000 to the Saint Regis...

 

It's a Boy!

Name: Watson Robert Thomas Born: March 15, 2018 Weight: 8 lbs. 9 oz. Length: 22" Parents: Hannah Garrow and Nolan Thomas Maternal Grandparents:...

 

Niawen Char Cook

Tsi Snaihne School honoured Char Cook, the school Administrative Assistant, on April 25, 2018 for all the wonderful help she provides for the school...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

Emily Tarbell shared this reprint from the Watertown Daily Times:

50 years ago April 29, 1968: The St. Regis Mohawk Indians were given a right to vote in today’s balloting on the bond issue for the addition to the Salmon River Central School and to place...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

The Federal Bridge Corporation Awards Contract For Seaway International Bridge Corridor Improvements

(April 26, 2018) OTTAWA – The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL) is pleased to announce that the Cornwall Island Roadway Reconstruction (Contract 5) has been awarded to Cornwall Gravel...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Staff Participate in "National Denim Day"

AKWESASNE-Denim Day is a national campaign to raise awareness and prevent sexual violence through education and public awareness. Wearing denim is a s...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    May 3, 2018

Annual Teal to Heal Sexual Assault Awareness Walk Held at Generations Park

On Friday, April 27 the second annual Teal to Heal Sexual Assault Awareness Walk was held at the Generations Park Tewatahita Walking Trail. The event...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    May 3, 2018

Massena Central aiming to educate students on digital awareness as parent-kid tech gap widens

MASSENA -- A new program in the Massena Central School District aims to teach kids to watch their online behavior and raise awareness of human trafficking. Students on March 23 had an entire day devot...

 

Reader Comic

A few years ago, Billy praised Bills accomplishments with: 1. He graduated from Temple University. And I go to a Temple every Sabbath. 2. He is a...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

National Bike to Work Day – Friday, May 18, 2018

In celebration of National Bike to Work Week held Monday, May 14 to Friday, May 18, the League of American Bicyclists encourages people to try bicycle commuting as a healthy and safe alternative to...

 

Governor Denny's Invitation Belt

Reprinted from Wampum Belts of the Iroquois by Tehanetorens This wampum belt was sent by Governor Denny of the Pennsylvania Province to the Indians,...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

AMBE IS COLLECTING BOX TOPS

We want your box tops! Help earn money for our local schools: Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School Kana:takon School Tsi Snaihne School Akwesasne Freedom School A dime makes a difference! Every box top counts!...

 
 By Sesi King    News    May 3, 2018

How Nurses and Other Medical Professionals Played a Vital Role in the Management and On Going Recovery in the Life of Karoniahen:ne Camryn Cook

The beginning was like any other summer day of playful fun on a trampoline for Camryn. They were attending a graduation party. They had gone on to ano...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

A Tribute to Nurses

Nurses are so valuable to our community. Compassionate, caring and very important to each of us. Remember to thank them today and everyday for their...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

MCA April Monthly Meeting

MCA General Meeting was held in the district of Tsi Snaihne on Thursday, April 26 and was called to order 6:09pm. After a moment of silence for all the community members we lost within the month, the...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    May 3, 2018

Hundreds come out for Psychic and Holistic Fair

Hundreds of people showed up for the Psychic and Holistic Fair at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort on April 28-29, which brought together about 20...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    May 3, 2018

Beaded Velvet Bag Class Finishes Up at the Akwesasne Cultural Center

On Thursday, April 26th the Akwesasne Cultural Center hosted the 4th and last beaded velvet bag class. The class was made possible by the New York...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

Police Blotter

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police blotter, April 20-26: On April 20, police ticketed Lila Lazore, 71, of Akwesasne, Quebec for speeding (allegedly 54-35 mph zone). Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on...

 

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