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.

Aseshate:ka’te Grief Services – New Group Announcements

Aseshate:ka’te Grief Services will be offering the following groups:




Group 1

When: Mondays (starting on August 20)

Time: 5:30 PM – 8 PM

Where: 498 State Rt. 37, Suite 4 – J&J Insurance (Hogansburg)


Group 2

When: Wednesdays (starting on August 22)

Time: 5:30 PM – 8 PM

Where: 32 Lighthouse Road (Kawehno:ke)




For those who completed the 6-week program ONLY

When: Thursday, August 23

Time: 5 PM – 9 PM

Where: 498 State Rt. 37, Suite 4 – J&J Insurance (Hogansburg)


All materials are provided and groups are free of charge to Akwesasronon!


Groups are limited to 10 participants — registration is required and can be filled out/submitted at: https://www.agsfire.org/


If you have any questions or for more information, please call 518-333-6112 or 518-358-1255.

Akwesasne Friendship Day

The Native North American Traveling College (NNATC) will be hosting this year’s Friendship Day on Sunday, August 12 from 11 AM – 6 PM.

This Friendship Day will feature Indigenous artists, pie bingo, a bouncy house, kid friendly activities and workshops, as well as food and craft vendors!

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