AKWESASNE BACKYARD BIOBLITZ

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne – Environment Program is hosting a community-wide bioblitz! A bioblitz is a concentrated period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a designated area. With the help of Akwesasronon and the app iNaturalist, we can document plants and animals throughout our community, without having to leave your own backyard! The Akwesasne […]

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LIFT YOUR SPIRITS WEEK 2020

Akwesasne Child & Family Services is excited to present Life Your Spirits Week! From August 17 – August 21, take part in our weekly activities and events for a chance to win some awesome prizes! Register by calling 613-575-2341 ext. 3139, emailing dorian.benedict@akwesasne.ca, or messaging the ACFS Facebook page.  

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ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES WORKSHOP

Join the Akwesasne Community Justice Program and Aronhiaies Herne via Zoom for a discussion on our roles and responsibilities as Onkwehonwe. We all contribute to our community in different ways — learn about tending fire, taking care of your family, understanding aspects of the Ohenton Karihwatehkwen, and more! When: Tuesday, August 11 | 1 PM – 4 PMAges: 12-18 Please pre-register […]

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AMPS POLICE BLOTTER (AUGUST 4, 2020)

Assault W/ Weapon, Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Uttering ThreatsPatrick J. Benedict, 60, of Akwesasne was arrested on July 25, 2020 and charged with Assault w/ Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, and Uttering Threats. It is alleged on July 24, 2020, the male attended a residence in Kana:takon (St. Regis) with a bat and challenged […]

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KANONHKWA’TSHERI:IO HEALTH & SOCIAL FACILITY DESIGNATED PARKING AREAS

Please be advised that the Kanonhkwat’sheri:io parking lot has been marked to designate parking areas for patients, clients, expecting mothers, and elders that are attending service appointments and curbside pick-ups. Access to the facility is by scheduled appointment only — no walk-ins will be allowed (no exemptions). The safety of our community, as well as our employees, is of the […]

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KANONHKWA’TSHERI:IO ENTRANCE PROCEDURES

These procedures are in place for community members who have an appointment with any of the following providers: Community Health, Wholistic Health and Wellness, Community Support, Akwesasne Child and Family Services, Akwesasne Non-Insured Health Benefits, Akwesasne Medical Clinic, Dr. Dubuc’s Optometry office, Akwesasne Dental Clinic, and/or Proxim Pharmacy. Strict COVID-19 entrance procedures and directives are in place upon entering the facility […]

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RESILIENCY & POSITIVE SELF TALK

Youth ages 12-18 are invited to join Tracie Cook for a workshop on resiliency and positive self talk! The session will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, August 5 at 2 p.m. To pre-register, please contact Erin Seymour (erin.seymour@akwesasne.ca — 613-575-5000 ext. 2416) or Maya Swamp (maya.swamp@akwesasne.ca) at the Akwesasne Community Justice Program. The first 20 registrants will receive a self-care […]

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MIXED MEDIA MOON ART

As a part of the Akwesasne Community Justice Program’s Virtual Youth Camp, Akwesasronon ages 12-18 are invited to enter their moon art for a chance to win some prizes! Submit photos of your art (along with your name, age, & contact information) to erin.seymour@akwesasne.ca by August 27, 2020. For more information, please contact Erin Seymour at 613-575-5000 ext. 2416.  

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ST. REGIS REC BEACH OPEN TO SWIMMING

July 31, 2020 — Based on the recent and up to date water testing laboratory results, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne: Community Health Program is informing the community that the St. Regis Recreation Beach is now open to swimming. Employees regularly test the water quality at designated public beaches in Akwesasne. For more information on designated public beaches across the Akwesasne region, […]

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PURSUIT IN KANA:TAKON LEADS TO ARREST

On the evening of July 26, 2020, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service were notified of an individual driving in Kana:takon (St. Regis) with an active arrest warrant. Police were provided a description of the suspect vehicle and the identity of the person who was wanted. At approximately 6:18 PM, police observed the suspect vehicle traveling on Hill Top Drive approaching […]

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