MCA HOSTS ELECTORAL OFFICERS TRAINING & SWEARING-IN CEREMONY

Recently, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne held an Electoral Officers Training for the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Deputy Electoral/Referendum Officers (DEO/DRO), and Uniformed Security Personnel (USP).   Congratulations to our newest Chief Electoral Officer and Deputy Electoral/Referendum Officers that will be serving their terms for the next three years: Theresa Thompson, CEODakota Caldwell, DEO/DROArlene David, DEO/DROMaryann Jacobs, DEO/DROMargaret Thomas-Jock, DEO/DROAshley […]

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MCA WELCOMES NEW DIRECTOR OF JUSTICE

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is pleased to announce that Cactus Cook Sunday has been named the new director of the Akwesasne Justice Department. Ms. Sunday has been acting in the position since the retirement of longtime director Joyce King earlier this year.     The Akwesasne Justice Department oversees justice administration, including law development, as well as the Akwesasne Court […]

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AKWESASNE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT — VEHICLE TENDER NOTICE

The Akwesasne Justice Department is offering a public tender for a vehicle from the MCA Fleet. The vehicle can be seen in the parking lot of the Angus Mitchell Memorial Building and is available for tender in “As Is Condition”.   Vehicle sealed bid forms can be obtained and submitted Monday to Friday (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) at the […]

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MCA LEGAL COUNSEL SERVICES

The Akwesasne Justice Department would like to inform the community that legal counsel services are available to community members every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.   Services provided: Initial Consultation on Personal Legal Issues (Summary Advice) Commissioner of Oaths Notary Public Service Referral Draft Agreements Between Two Parties Wills Power of Attorney   Wills and power of attorney […]

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REFERENDUM CALLED FOR FINAL DRAFT OF AKWESASNE ELECTION LAW AMENDMENTS

The Chief Referendum Officer (Chief Electoral Officer) Leona Benedict hereby gives notice of an upcoming referendum on the final draft of the Akwesasne Election Law Amendments.   The Akwesasne Election Law Amendments will only be passed with the approval of the community by referendum. The proposed/draft Akwesasne Election Law Amendments can be found on the MCA website www.akwesasne.ca, or by […]

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VOTERS LISTS POSTED FOR UPCOMING REFERENDUMS

AKWESASNE CANNABIS LAW & AKWESASNE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT LAW     The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) would like to inform the community that the Voters List for the Akwesasne Cannabis Law and the Akwesasne Emergency Management Law Referendums have been posted at the following locations:     Kana:takon Canada Post Office Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.     […]

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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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REFERENDUM CALLED FOR FINAL DRAFTS OF AKWESASNE CANNABIS LAW AND AKWESASNE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT LAW

The Chief Referendum Officer (CEO) Leona Benedict hereby gives notice of an upcoming referendum on the Final Draft Akwesasne Cannabis Law and Final Draft of the Akwesasne Emergency Management Law.   The Akwesasne Cannabis Law and the Akwesasne Emergency Management Law will only be passed with the approval of the community by referendum.   Polling stations will be set up […]

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MCA CONGRATULATES JOYCE KING ON RETIREMENT

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to extend congratulations and appreciation to longtime employee Joyce Tekahnawiiaks King on her retirement!   Joyce has served the community of Akwesasne in many capacities, from working with the Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs to managing Indian Time newspaper to defending our environmental rights. In 2008, Joyce joined the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne […]

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