OUR ELECTED CHIEFS

The 2018-2021 Council Chiefs are: Grand Chief Abram Benedict Kawehno:ke District Chiefs Vanessa Adams Carolyn Francis Edward Roundpoint Vince Thompson Kana:takon District Chiefs Theresa Jacobs Darryl “Kermit” Lazore Julie Phillips-Jacobs Tim “Dooley” Thompson Tsi Snaihne District Chiefs April Adams-Phillips Connie Lazore Joe Lazore Tobi Mitchell

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AKWESASNE ACCEPTS NEW FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION LAW

On Saturday, August 24, 2019, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne held a Special General Meeting in order for its membership to vote on the following question: Do you approve the Akwesasne Financial Administration Law? Following the secret ballot voting period, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Leona Benedict confirmed the following results: 79 Yes Votes 2 No Votes Immediately following the CEO’s […]

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AKWESASNE FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION LAW ENACTMENT VOTE RESCHEDULED

Special General Meeting vote rescheduled for August 24, 2019 TERRITORY OF AKWESASNE – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne hereby gives notice that the proposed draft Akwesasne Financial Administration Law has been accepted in principle for enactment following the Akwesasne Legislative Enactment Regulation. Council has determined that enactment will be through a secret ballot vote at a Special General Meeting, which […]

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MCA ANNOUNCES HIRING OF NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) is proud to announce the appointment of Heather Phillips to the position of Executive Director, effective June 24, 2019. The Executive Director is responsible for directing day-to-day operations of the organization, providing strategic leadership to staff, improving community and external relations, assisting in governance implementation, managing risk, and promoting employee satisfaction. The Executive Director also ensures […]

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Applications for the 2019 Akwesasne Community Trust scholarships are now being accepted.

2019 Trust Scholarship Application The Trustees of the Mohawks of Akwesasne Community Settlement Trust are pleased to announce that they will be granting ten (10) $2,500 Scholarships for full-time studies and five (5) $1,000 Scholarships for part-time studies for Akwesasronon who are attending Universities, Colleges or Technical Institutes. The Trustees reserve the right to reallocate funds between scholarships for full-time […]

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KAWEHNO:KE BY-ELECTION — UNOFFICIAL NOMINEES

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER Mohawk Council of Akwesasne By Election Vanessa Adams nominated by: Tammy David seconded by Laura David Barnes Lloyd Benedict Jr. nominated by: Jerome White seconded by Mary White The deadline for candidates to accept their nomination is Wednesday May 1st 2019 on or before 12p.m. If needed a By Election will be held on […]

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MACHINE READABLE STATUS CARD SESSIONS

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to invite the community to learn more from Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) as they introduce a machine readable format on Secure Certificate of Indian Status cards. This has been done to help simplify the border crossing process for First Nations individuals using the status cards as a piece of identification at ports of […]

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MCA BY-ELECTION | NOMINATIONS FOR KAWEHNO:KE DISTRICT CHIEF

A Mohawk Council of Akwesasne By-Election for the position of one (1) District Chief in the District of Kawehno:ke will be held on June 1, 2019. Nominations will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tri-District Elders Lodge on Kawehno:ke. Therefore, a revised Voters List will be posted at the following locations: Bank […]

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