ADDICTIONS & MENTAL ILLNESS: CO-OCCURRING DISORDER

The Wholistic Health & Wellness Program will be hosting a one-day training on addictions and mental illness.


When: Monday, September 23 | 9 AM – 5 PM
Where: Best Western Hotel | Cornwall, ON


This workshop will cover topics such as the links between mental illness and addiction, barriers to assessment/treatment, intervention strategies, harm reduction planning and more.

To register, please contact Cullen Jacobs at cullen.jacobs@akwesasne.ca or at 613-575-2341 ext. 3106.

KANIEN’KEHA LANGUAGE & CULTURAL CAMP

The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education will be hosting a Kanien’keha Language & Cultural Camp for youth ages 10-12!

When: Ohiarihkó:wa/July 15-19
Where: Snye Homemakers

Transportation will be included for the week — check out the busing information here: http://bit.ly/KLCC-BusInfo

Space is limited to 20 AMBE students! For more information, please contact the Kanien’keha Language office at 613-575-2323 or email Alice King at alice.king@ambe.ca. 

ENGINEERING/TECH CAMP

Youth ages 6-12 years are invited to a FREE engineering & tech camp — kids will be able to learn about 3D printing, robotics, programming and so much more!

When: Ohiarihkó:wa/July 22-26 | 9 AM – 3 PM daily
Where: Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School (AMS) | Kawehno:ke

This camp is limited to 30 participants, so register soon! For more information, please contact the AMBE Office at 613-933-0409.

APPLIED SUICIDE INTERVENTION SKILLS TRAINING (ASIST) IN JULY & AUGUST

MCA’s Wholistic Health & Wellness Program is sponsoring free 2-day workshops in July and August for all caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.

JULY
Where: Best Western Hotel (1515 Vincent Massey Drive, Cornwall, ON)
When: July 18-19 | 9 AM – 5 PM

AUGUST
Where: Best Western Hotel (1515 Vincent Massey Drive, Cornwall, ON)
When: August 15-16 | 9 AM – 5 PM

To register, please contact Kyle Thompson at kyle.thompson@akwesasne.ca or at 613-575-2341 ext. 3107.

PREPARING OUR HOME WORKSHOP

The Akwesasne Youth Council would like to invite youth ages 15-29 to take part in a workshop centered around emergency preparedness, disaster risk education and climate change action in our community. 

This workshop is an opportunity for Akwesasronon youth to develop their leadership skills and learn how to utilize traditional knowledge when preparing for an emergency!

When: Friday, June 14 | 9 AM – 4 PM
Where: A’nowara’ko:wa Arena (Turtle Room)

Know the risks. Make a plan. Get a kit.

For more information or to register, please contact the Akwesasne Youth Council at 613-575-2348 or akwesasneyouthcouncil@gmail.com. 

Elderberry Syrup Class On Thompson Island

Thompson Island will be hosting an elderberry syrup class on Friday, August 24 from 9 AM ‒ 4 PM.

 

The cost is $60 per person — this includes transportation by pontoon to Thompson Island, lunch and a hands-on lesson on how to harvest the berries and make the syrup. All participants will receive a jar of the elderberry syrup as well.

 

If you are interested, please inbox the Thompson Island Cultural Eco Tourism Camp directly, or call Jessica at 613-930-3941 or Norman at 613-551-0954.

 

All participants will need gloves, a knife and long pants.

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