AKWESASNE COMMUNITY ATTENDS SPECIAL SCREENING FOR EPISODE 1 OF AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER

On Thursday and Friday, February 22 and 23, 2024, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s (MCA) Land-Based Healing Program, in collaboration with Akwesasne Child & Family Services, and Netflix, planned two special screenings for the community Akwesasne for Episode 1 of the new series, Avatar: The Last Airbender at the Port Theatre. Akwesasronon actress Kiawentiio, who is a main cast member […]

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CORN BASKET & WASHING WORKSHOP

Akwesasne Child & Family Services’ Traditional Support Unit would like to invite men aged 17 and older to a three-day workshop! Join us to make a basket and learn how to wash corn.   When: February 21-23, 2024 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)Where: Kawehno:ke Recreation Center   Meals will be provided and participants must attend all three days. For more […]

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TEEN ROCK & SKATE

Youth ages 12-17 are invited for some fun at the rink! Join us for a teen rock & skate at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena on Saturday, February 10 from 12 – 2 p.m.   There will be free food and drinks provided! Nia:wen to Akwesasne Child & Family Services, the MCA Health Promotion & Prevention Program, Akwesasne Family Wellness Program, and […]

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RATTLE-MAKING WORKSHOP

The ACFS Traditional Support Unit is excited to host a rattle-making workshop for youth and adult males ages 13 and older! Join us on February 19 & 20 from 12-5 p.m. at the Seven Dancers Coalition. Limited seats are available, so register soon! To sign up, please contact:• Katie Cook — katie.cook@akwesasne.ca or 613-577-3403• Lauralee Arquette — lauralee.arquette@akwesasne.ca or 613-551-3143 […]

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ACFS IGLOO BUILDING CHALLENGE

Akwesasne Child & Family Services is inviting interested community members to participate in our igloo building challenge!   Join together to build an igloo in or around your property, take a picture, and submit it via email to lauralee.arquette@akwesasne.ca by 12 p.m. on Friday, February 16. Please include contact information in your submission. All photos will be posted to the […]

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TETEWATA’THERÍ:KE — WE ARE FILLING OUR BASKET

The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year and the official start of winter. It is the beginning of a new cycle and a day to reflect on the year that passed. Sunlight steadily increases each day after the solstice. Although it is the darkest day of the year, it also brings the promise of light.   It […]

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FIRST RESPONDERS FREE SKATE

Akwesasne Child & Family Services is excited to host a free skate for Akwesasronon on Saturday, January 20th!   ACFS will be joined by the Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance, Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service, Hogansburg Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department, and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police. Come on out for some family fun with our community’s first responders!   Food and drinks […]

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KONTERENNÓTHA — YOUTH GIRLS SINGING GROUP

The Akwesasne Child & Family Services Traditional Support Unit is inviting girls ages 9-12 to traditional singing group sessions! Join ACFS for a chance to learn various Haudenosaunee social songs and celebrate our culture through music.   From January 29 – March 4, the group will meet every Monday from 5-7 p.m. at Tetewaié:nen (Whoville House) in Tsi Snaihne.    […]

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ACFS CHRISTMAS WRAPPING PARTY

Akwesasne Child & Family Services would like to invite the community to their first annual Christmas Wrapping Party! Supplies will be provided, but we highly encourage you to bring any supplies you may have.   When: Thursday, December 21 (6-9 p.m.)Where: Snye Recreation Center   If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Falan at falan.francis@akwesasne.ca […]

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TETEWATA’THERÍ:KE — WE ARE FILLING OUR BASKET

Akwesasne Child & Family Services’ Traditional Support Unit is excited to host a 5-week spiritual initiative for young women!   Join us for workshops and presentations that will teach life skills and enrich your emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual knowledge. These weekly events will be held from December 21, 2023 – January 16, 2024 and are open to girls ages […]

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