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 By Jaclyn Hall    News    June 1, 2017

Akwesasne Veterans Memorial Monument Unveiled

May 27th, 2017 was the day that the Akwesasne Veterans Memorial Monument was revealed to the Akwesasne community at Generations Park. It was a beautif...

 
 

Tom Porter Receives Honorary Doctorate From Syracuse University

A global business leader and champion of the underserved; a civil rights activist and prominent attorney; a leading scholar in wireless...

 

ÓN:KWE - Preserving Traditional Knowledge For Our Grandchildren

By: Arisawe Ahkwesahsro:non are strong and resilient. We all know people who have continued to hold on to their traditional ways; the ceremonies, the...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    June 1, 2017

2017 Memorial Day Parade

On Sunday May 28th, 2017 the annual Memorial Day parade took place in Hogansburg at 12 p.m. sharp. The parade started at Mill Street and went all the...

 

Tony David Receives 2017 Environmental Champion Award

AKWESASNE - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is proud to announce that Water Resources Manager Tony David was named a recipient of the 2017 Environmental...

 

ACFS Father's Day Photo Contest

Do you know a great Dad? Akwesasne Child and Family Services would like to recognize them this Father’s Day. Submit a photo of the great Dad you know and his children. Get CREATIVE! The most votes...

 

Niawen

Thank you Dream Catcher for financially supporting my hockey endeavors at Hockey Technical Institute (HTI) in Mulmur, Ontario for the 2016-17 school...

 

NIAWEN KOWA!!

We will be forever grateful to the wonderful people in Akwesasne and the surrounding communities for the recent fundraiser for Ward “Hungie” Cook. We are touched by the support all have given. We...

 

Thank You Letter

I wish to thank the North Country Honor Flight, the American Legion Post 1479 and the American Legion Fundraising Committee for the trip to Washington and the warm sendoff which was attended by our...

 

Letter to the Editor

Editor, The medical officers of health of several Canadian cities are discussing the merits of adding fluoride to their municipal water to prevent cavities in the teeth of young children. Adding...

 

Letter to the Editor:

As the mother of Derek Comins, a Tribal Sub-Chief candidate, I feel compelled to inform the voting membership what a strong performer Derek can be if given the opportunity to serve Akwesasne more than...

 

Boaters Encouraged to Exercise Caution on St Lawrence River

AKWESASNE - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Emergency Planning Office is notifying boaters and residents along the St. Lawrence River that the water...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    June 1, 2017

MCA General Meeting

The MCA General Meeting took place at the St. Regis Recreation Center on May 25th, 2017 at 6 p.m. The Meeting began with the call to order, and Council attendance. The moment of silence followed, to...

 

MCA Creates Book Of Accomplishments; Honours Mohawk Code Talker Louis Levi Oakes

AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has created a new book of recognition called Ionkwakwe':nion, or "We Accomplished It,"...

 

Got kittens?

By Jennifer Herne, LVT How can anyone resist a cute little kitten? I know I can't, but as a responsible pet owner you should be aware of the things...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    June 1, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Asks Pope for Apology to Residential School Survivors

Justin Trudeau was described as telling Pope Francis on Monday that Canadians are anxious to reconcile with Indigenous Peoples, as he asked the pontiff to apologize for the role the Catholic Church pl...

 

Chief's Pledge Wampum

Reprinted from Wampum Belts of the Iroquois by Tehanetorens It is provided thus: When a candidate chief is to be installed, he shall furnish four...

 

Superheroes Safety Training Race & Obstacle Course

The MCA Community Health Program is hosting a Little Heroes Safety Training Camp & Obstacle Race! This event is free and is open to ages 2-15 years! Light dinner will be provided. This is a free...

 

AMS Celebrates Top Reading Families

The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School (AMS) celebrated "Top Reading Families" at their Monthly Awards held on Onerahtohko:wa/May 11, 2017. All families are...

 
 By Karonhiaton    News    June 1, 2017

Together Let's Make Tsionkwanatiio a Nice Place Again

The Onake II Board of Directors for the Tsionkwanatiio Heritage Site invited community members to come out and help to make Tsionkwanatiio a nice plac...

 

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 By Jaclyn Hall    News    June 1, 2017

"Little Heroes Safety Training Camp" Beefs Up National Safe Kids Week

On Monday, June 5th starts National Safe Kids Week and runs until Saturday, June 11th, 2017. This year, the MCA Community Health Program is giving it a spin and notching it up a bit. Using the theme ...

 

Dwight D. Eisenhower Visitors' Center Open For the Season

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Visitors’ Center, located at the U. S. Eisenhower Lock, opened on Friday and will remain open daily, including weekends, through Labor Day, September 4, 2017. The...

 

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