AMPS INVESTIGATING GUNSHOTS IN VICINITY OF TSI SNAIHNE SCHOOL

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service is investigating reports of gunshots in the vicinity of the Tsi Snaihne School.   On March 31, 2022, Akwesasne Central Dispatch received reports of gunfire in the area of the Tsi Snaihne School. Police immediately responded and canvassed the area, speaking with school staff and area residents. At this time, it is unconfirmed if gunshots […]

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NON-INSURED PROGRAM ACQUIRES NEW MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION VAN

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s (MCA) Non-Insured Health Benefits (ANIHB) is informing the community that the Medical Transportation Program has acquired a new medical transportation vehicle. NIHB was granted a 2021 Ram Pro-Master low-roof, side-entry conversion van.    The new vehicle is capable of transporting two wheelchair-bound clients with additional seating to accommodate four passengers at a time. The new […]

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MCA REPORTS SIX NEW POSITIVE PCR CASES OF COVID-19 SINCE FEB. 25TH

FIFTEEN POSITIVE RAPID RESULTS REPORTED   The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports six (6) positive PCR and fifteen (15) positive rapid cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community. New positive PCR cases and reported rapid tests are totaled from February 25, 2022 through March 25, 2022. The Community Health Program will no longer be […]

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ONTARIO LIFTS MASK MANDATES IN MOST PUBLIC SPACES, SCHOOLS

MCA, AMBE CONTINUE MASK MANDATE   The Ontario government has lifted the mask mandate for schools, retail settings, and most other indoor public spaces, as of March 21st. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) will be extending their mask mandate for MCA buildings, facilities, and healthcare settings until April 4th, after which MCA will reassess the mask mandate. The mask […]

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OFF-ROAD VEHICLES PROHIBITED FROM THE KANA:TAKON RECREATION FIELD

As spring approaches, the ground begins to thaw due to the warming temperatures causing soil and landscaping to become unpredictable and delicate. Off-road vehicles such as ATVs and dirt bikes are heavy and can cause damage to the lawn area.   The Kana:takon Recreation is urging the community not to operate any vehicles in the field as it may cause […]

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HOUSE FOR SALE

A single family home is for sale and accepting bids starting at $100,000. The home is a 1600 sq ft 3-bedroom, 1-bath bungalow with a full basement and crawl space. The house sits on a .40 acre lot and is on MCA’s water & sewer line.   The deadline to make an offer is April 1, 2022. Bids must be […]

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CALL OUT FOR COMMUNITY TRUST OVERSEERS

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is conducting a callout for 2 Trust Overseers to advise the Community Trustee as a part of the Akwesasne Community Settlement Trust.   Deadline to apply: Friday, April 8 at 4 p.m.   If you have any questions, please contact Chelsea Francis at chelsea.francis@akwesasne.ca. Applications can be picked up at the MCA Admin. 1 Building […]

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GENERAL MEETING FOR MARCH 2022 — REMINDER & AGENDA

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s General Meeting is scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 24 at the Kawehno:ke Recreation Center, 6 p.m. start time.   The MCA General Meeting will be a hybrid event (in-person and virtual). To receive the general meeting link, please email meetings@akwesasne.ca.   Note: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to attend the meeting in […]

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U.S. DISTRICT COURT RULES FAVOURABLY ON AKWESASNE BOUNDARY

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Enniskó:wa/March 15, 2022 The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is pleased to share that a positive ruling has been received related to the New York State land claim. On March 14, 2022, U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence Kahn ruled in a summary judgement that the boundary of Akwesasne set in the 1796 Treaty – ratified by […]

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MCA WELCOMES ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is pleased to welcome Ann Seymour to the organization as Executive Director for a 1-year term, effective March 14, 2022. During this timeframe, the position will be formally posted.      Ms. Seymour is Ojibway and a registered member of Wikwemikong Unceded Territory. She shares that she is married to Travis Seymour of Akwesasne and they […]

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