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Akwesasne spends $107.1 million annually outside community

TERRITORY OF AKWESASNE - In the spring of 2014, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) commissioned MNP LLP to conduct a study to gain a better understanding of the size of the local economy...

 

Akwesasne Women Singers Earn North Country Heritage Award

Kontiwennenha:wi has been selected as one of three organizations to earn TAUNY's 2014 North Country Heritage Award. For 22 years, the Heritage Award...

 

Mayor Kilger, Grand Chief Mitchell sign Memorandum of Understanding for Cornwall Port lands

(October 1, 2014) During a bilateral meeting of officials from Cornwall and Akwesasne that took place on September 29, 2014, City of Cornwall Mayor...

 
 By Kaniethonkie    News    October 9, 2014

Ase Tsi Tewa:ton Experience

On Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5, 2014, the Akwesasne Cultural Restoration Program showcased a full weekend of sharing cultural knowledge...

 

​Tribe Lobbies for Dedicated Trust Fund to Decontaminate Grasse River

Akwesasne, NY - The United States Environmental Protection Agency announced approval of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s request to establish a perpetual, dedicated trust fund to monitor and maintain...

 

E'vie Leigh Jackson

AKWESASNE – E'vie Leigh Jackson, 6-month-old infant daughter of Janell Jackson and Wesley Arquette, unexpectedly passed away October 5, 2014 in the...

 

MCA EMAIL SERVER DOWN

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is notifying the community and public that on Monday, October 6th at 4 p.m. the organization’s email server crashed. The cause is not yet known, and computer experts...

 

Niawen'ko:wa

Niawen’ko:wa, We, the family of the late Eli Peter Thompson Jr. “Aronkienes”, would like to take this time to give a huge heartfelt thank you to all in our community and all our precious...

 

MCA OPEN LETTER TO APTN

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has forwarded the following letter to the Aboriginal People’s Television Network (APTN) Kenténha/October 3, 2014 APTN 339 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2C3...

 

Seniors Club Hosts Annual Fall Craft Show

The St. Regis Mohawk Senior Citizens Club Annual Food and Craft Show was held on Saturday, October 4, at the Seniors Center. The Center was jam-packed...

 

Hogansburg's Justin Tarbell named as 2014 Native American "40 under 40" award recipient

MILWAUKEE, WI – Emerging Native American leaders from across the country will be honored for their outstanding leadership during the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s up...

 

Niio Perkins – Modern Traditionalist Artist

It's not unusual to find independent, strong Mohawk women. And it's not unusual to find strong, independent and creative Mohawk women. What makes...

 

The Akwesasne Quilt Club has two beautiful quilts for sale

The Akwesasne Quilt Club has two beautiful quilts for sale. They are both full size. Call Judy Cole at 575-2763 or Louise Cook at...

 

Lunar Eclipse

The moon passed through Earth's shadow on Oct. 8, 2014, marking a total lunar eclipse, the second of 2014, in a stunning blood moon. This spectacular...

 

SRMS September Student Achievement Assembly

On Friday, the St. Regis Mohawk School had its Student Achievement Assembly for the month of September to recognize students that showed excellence...

 
 By Sesi King    News    October 9, 2014

Tsisnaihne School Recognizes September Students

On Friday October 3rd, the Tsisnaihne School recognized 87 of their students for perfect attendance for the month of September. Sandi Cook organized...

 
 By Kaniethonkie    News    October 9, 2014

Bringing Home the Canoes Exhibit Opens

Under falling rain and cloudy skies, nine paddlers launched two canoes from the Native North American Travelling College dock on Saturday, October...

 

Kanatakon School Celebrates September Star Students

On Friday, October 3, 2014, the Kanatakon School recognized its star students for September....

 
 By Kaniethonkie    News    October 9, 2014

Kawennota'kie Canoe Journey Honor Women in Akwesasne

The Akwesasne Child and Family Services Community and Traditional Support Programs’ Kawennota’kie Canoe Journey recently created the...

 

COMMUNITY CALL-OUT 'COMMUNITY GARDENS' WORKING GROUP

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is seeking individuals interested in volunteering to participate in a working group for the ‘Community Gardens Initiative.’  Planning meetings will cover logistica...

 

PICEI Celebrates "Last Shall Be First" Raffle with Dinner and Prizes

On Saturday October 4, the Pamoja International Cultural Exchange Inc., or PICEI, held its annual "The Last Shall Be First" 50/50 raffle and dinner...

 
 By Kaniethonkie    News    October 9, 2014

Nikaiataa Skidders Performs in "Built to Last" in New York City

New York City is home to approximately 18,000 actors. This weekend alone there are 157 live performances, which do not include opera, dance and...

 

Ten of the Greatest Lies in American-Indigenous History

What constitutes a lie?  There is the obvious verbal and written distortions of the truth but what is not said may also be deemed a lie. Take this as an example: Mr. Thompson goes to the A-1 Used Car...

 

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