IAKHIHSOHTHA LODGE — ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT

Iakhihsohtha Lodge is excited to be hosting another year of their annual trivia fundraiser! When: Friday, October 27Where: American Legion Post 1479 They are currently accepting registration for teams of 4 people, $100 entry per team. Doors open at 6 p.m. with trivia starting at 7 p.m. Be sure to sign up soon so you can join Iakhihsohtha staff, Quiz […]

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HOME CARE NURSES OUT OF OFFICE SEPTEMBER 27 – SEPTEMBER 30

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Home Care/Home Support Program (HCHS) is notifying their clients, and the community, that the Home Care Nurses will be out of the office from September 27th until September 30th. The Home Care Nurses will be attending workshops which are vital to enhancing their skills to better serve their clients. HCHS sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience […]

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MCA DONATES $500,000 TO AKWESASNE FREEDOM SCHOOL

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne presented a check for $500,000 to the Akwesasne Freedom School on September 25, 2023.  Friends of the Akwesasne Freedom School (FOAFS) had made a request to the MCA for assistance for the construction of a new school.      The Akwesasne Freedom School is the Akwesasne community’s only private full-Mohawk immersion school.  It began as a grassroots effort in 1979 and continues […]

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LAND-BASED HEALING LAUNCHES FIRST WOMEN’S SUNRISE PADDLE EVENT

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Land-Based Healing Program (LBH) launched its first Women’s Sunrise Paddle event. The Women’s Sunrise Paddle was hosted by Land-Based Healing Specialist, Steevi King, along with Traditional Medicines Arisawe Lazore, and singer/songwriter Bear Fox.   The Women’s Sunrise Paddle met at 6:00 a.m., had welcoming words from Arisawe Lazore and Bear Fox, a meditation session, then […]

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MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

October 1-7 is Mental Health Awareness Week! The MCA Wholistic Health & Wellness Program will be hosting events and activities throughout the week — join us to learn more, show support, and raise awareness for mental health.  

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND CORNWALL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL ANNOUNCE NEW INDIGENOUS PATIENT NAVIGATOR

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health (DOH) and Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) welcome new Indigenous Patient Navigator, April White. The Indigenous Patient Navigator role was created from a partnership between MCA’s Department of Health and Cornwall Community Hospital to better meet the needs of indigenous patients and clients who are seeking healthcare in CCH.    April has been […]

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TAX TALK WORKSHOP

The MCA Department of Economic Development will be hosting a workshop with Barbara Montour, CPA! Join us on Thursday, October 5 to learn more about business off-territory/online and tax implications.   The workshop will be held from 5-8 p.m. at the office of Montour CPA & Associates (609 State Route 37, Hogansburg). If you have any questions or would like […]

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OFFICIAL NOMINATION RESULTS FOR AKWESASNE MEMBERSHIP BOARD

An election will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2023 for the Akwesasne Membership Board in the Districts of Kawehno:ke (4-year Term) and Tsi Snaihne (2-year Term) from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the following locations: Tsi Snaihne — Tsi Snaihne RecreationKawehnoke — Tri-District Elders Lodge   Advance polls will be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 and Monday, […]

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ELDER LUNCH & LEARN

On September 26 from 12-1 p.m. at the Tri-District Elders on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island), join the MCA Mental Health Team for a “Lunch & Learn” to bring awareness to the mental well-being of the elderly.   To register, please contact Kyle Thompson at kyle.thompson@akwesasne.ca or call 613-575-2341 ext. 3107.  

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AMBE & MCA MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE FOR LYNDA BROWN

It is with heavy hearts that the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education and Mohawk Council of Akwesasne shares the sad news of Lynda Brown’s passing.   As a long-serving principal in Akwesasne, our community, our teachers and school staff, and especially our students will greatly miss Lynda, for her passion, her caring, and her kindness.   Lynda was an integral […]

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