MCA AND CORNWALL DISCUSS CORONAVIRUS QUARANTINE PLANS FOR NAV CAN

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne attended a meeting on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 with City of Cornwall officials to discuss news that the NAV Centre in Cornwall will be used as a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine site for evacuated Canadians currently aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Japan. The announcement was made by Global Affairs Canada on Feb. […]

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MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH WET’SUWET’EN

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is standing in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en and Unist’ot’en Camp supporters in their efforts to protect their traditional land from the unwanted development of a gas pipeline. We call on Canada to exercise peaceful negotiations and to utilize their vast resources to explore resolutions and alternatives that will respect the Indigenous People of this land, […]

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CALL OUT FOR PROJECT PROPOSALS FOR USE OF AVAILABLE TRUST FUNDS

The Mohawks of Akwesasne Community Settlement Trust (“Trust”) is seeking proposals for the use of funds available from the Trust for Community Projects and Community Benefits. Project proposals should be prepared based on the guidelines provided in the “2020 Trust Handbook” and using the actual form provided (“2020 Project Funding Application Form”). The Project Funding Application Form is available in […]

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AKWESASNE WINTER CARNIVAL 2020

The 29th Akwesasne Winter Carnival will be going on throughout the community from February 13 – February 16! Akwesasne Winter Carnival Brochures are also now available and can be found at the following locations in limited quantities: Akwesasne Cultural Center Akwesasne Sports Bears Den Bee Creative Art Studio Cheyy’s Place CT’s Convenience Girlie Accessories Heart to Heart Fitness Center Infinity […]

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DEMONSTRATION IN SUPPORT OF WET’SUWET’EN NATION

On Friday, February 7, 2020, local supporters gathered on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) to demonstrate their support for the Wet’suwet’en Nation in British Columbia, who are currently defending their First Nation territory against the proposed Coastal GasLink pipeline. At approximately 2:30 p.m. last Friday, the Seaway International Bridge Corporation (SIBC) restricted traffic to Kawehno:ke from the US and from Canada, due […]

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