Applications for the 2019 Akwesasne Community Trust scholarships are now being accepted.

2019 Trust Scholarship Application

The Trustees of the Mohawks of Akwesasne Community Settlement Trust are pleased to announce that they will be granting ten (10) $2,500 Scholarships for full-time studies and five (5) $1,000 Scholarships for part-time studies for Akwesasronon who are attending Universities, Colleges or Technical Institutes. The Trustees reserve the right to reallocate funds between scholarships for full-time studies and part-time studies based on the applications received.

Who can apply for the Scholarship?

Any Akwesasronon member who is pursuing a post-secondary degree, and did not receive a grant from the 2018 Trust Scholarship program. A letter of confirmation of admission, a copy of an official transcript/report card and copy of a completed Membership Confirmed form signed by the Applicant are required.

What is the deadline for submitting an application?

The deadline is Friday, July 5, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Application Package Downloads

You can obtain an Information and application forms by visiting http://www.akwesasne.ca/mohawks-of-akwesasne-community-settlement-trust/ or by requesting one by email at applications.akwtrust@gmail.com.

The form includes instructions for submitting an application and all documents that need to be included in the application.

If you have questions, please contact the Trust at applications.akwtrust@gmail.com or one of the Trustees by telephone.

  • Wendy Thompson (Chair) 315-705-5429
  • Amanda Jacobs (Vice Chair) 518-651-1982
  • Patricia Adiaconitei  613-551-4681
  • Hilda King 315-600-7913
  • Marie Seymour 315-323-2841
  • Michelle Smoke 518-333-6380

Do NOT contact Mohawk Council of Akwesasne with questions regarding the scholarship application process

NOTICE OF TENDER: TSI SNAIHNE BIRCH ROAD WATERMAIN CONSTRUCTION & DOMESTIC WATER SERVICE CONNECTIONS

TENDER FOR CONTRACT 2019-001 BIRCH ROAD RECONSTRUCTION

Tenders, sealed in envelopes and clearly marked as to the contents, will be received by Mr. Joe Francis, Acting Director of Technical Services, Akwesasne Technical Services Unit, Administration Building No. 3, Cornwall Island, Ontario K6H 5T3, Telephone (613) 936-1548, until:

11:00 a.m. local time  July 5, 2019

for the construction of the works described below.

On the same day, commencing at 11:05 a.m. local time, the tenders will be opened and read publicly at the Cornwall Island Administration Office #3 on Cornwall Island.

The work consists of 150mm dia. watermain construction on Birch Road from Border Road intersection to the end of Birch Road (approx. 275m). Disturbed road surface areas to be restored to existing conditions, water services to be installed to existing residential units on the road (approx. 5), complete with interior connections, existing well capping, and entrance culvert replacements.

Plans, specifications and tender forms may be obtained from Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, Cornwall Island Administration Building No. 3, Cornwall Island, Ontario.

Tenders must be accompanied by a tender deposit payable to the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne as follows:

·       for First Nations contractors in the form of a certified cheque, bank draft or money order in the amount of 10% of the total tender price to a maximum of $20,000;

·       for all other contractors as a Bid Bond for an amount equal to 10% of the total tender price.

Evaluation of all tenders will follow the Tendering Policy of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, which is intended to increase the participation of local and other Aboriginal businesses in construction and materials supply contracting.

Tenders are subject to a formal contract being prepared and executed. The Council reserves the right to reject any or all tenders and the lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.

CONTACTS:

Jp2g Consultants Inc.

Engineers • Planners • Project Managers

1150 Morrison Drive, Suite 410

Ottawa, Ontario K2H 8S9

Telephone: 613- 828-7800

Facsimile: 613-828-2600

E-mail: ottawa@jp2g.com

Mr. Joe Francis, Acting Director

Department of Technical Services

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne

101 Tewasateni Road

Akwesasne, Ontario K6H 0G5

Telephone: 613-936-1548

Facsimile: 613-938-6760

E-mail: joe.francis@akwesasne.ca

FATHER’S DAY FAMILY KICKBALL

The MCA’s Wholistic Health & Wellness Program is excited to sponsor a Father’s Day Family Kickball event for the community!

When: Thursday, June 13 | 4 PM – 6 PM
Where: Kana:takon Recreation Center

There will be snacks, music and prizes — join us for an afternoon of free fun!

3RD ANNUAL LITTLE HEROES SAFETY TRAINING CAMP & OBSTACLE RACE

Calling all superheroes — join us on Friday, June 7 from 5 PM – 8 PM at the Kana:takon Recreation Center for a chance to learn some tips on everything from water safety, sun safety, road safety to environment safety and cyber safety in superhero style!

There will be hero certification once all booths are visited, as well as a cape making and photo booth for superhero selfies!

The obstacle races are for kids ages 2 and older. Don’t forget to wear your superhero costume!

For more information, please email Annie Cree at acree@iakwashatste.com. 

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. 

CELEBRATE EMS WEEK

The Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance will be celebrating Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week from May 20 – 24, 2019.  EMS Week is a yearly event that is focused on educating the public about emergency medical services and to bring attention to an important part of emergency medicine. It is an opportunity to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our communities!

If you have any questions, please contact the Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance Unit at 613-575-2250 ext. 3121.

KAWEHNO:KE BY-ELECTION — UNOFFICIAL NOMINEES

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER Mohawk Council of Akwesasne By Election

Vanessa Adams nominated by: Tammy David seconded by Laura David Barnes

Lloyd Benedict Jr. nominated by: Jerome White seconded by Mary White

The deadline for candidates to accept their nomination is Wednesday May 1st 2019 on or before 12p.m. If needed a By Election will be held on Saturday June 1st 2019.

Leona Benedict/Chief Electoral Officer

MCA Community Health Program and Wholistic Health and Wellness Program Relocating

Please be advised that the MCA Community Health Program and Wholistic Health and Wellness Program will be relocating to our newly renovated work spaces from April 17th to April 24th. Please be advised that we are working diligently to restore our telephones and network services which are expected to be fully operational on April 24th. If you experience difficulty with connecting with any of our program staff, please call 613-575-2341. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience to our community members.

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