BEI SEEKING WITNESSES TO POLICE INCIDENT

BEI PRESS RELEASE The BEI is looking for witnesses to a police intervention on April 7, 2023, in Akwesasne   Following the initiation of a criminal investigation, the Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes of Québec (BEI) is asking the public for its help in finding witnesses to a police intervention.   At around 8:45 p.m. on April 7, 2023, officers from […]

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MCA WELCOMES NEW DIRECTOR OF INFRASTRUCTURE, HOUSING & ENVIRONMENT (DIHE)

  For Immediate Release Kentenhko:wa/November 6, 2023   The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is pleased to announce that Leslie Papineau is the new director of the Dept. of Infrastructure, Housing & Environment (DIHE). Ms. Papineau has been acting in the role since 2021. “We are pleased that Leslie will be able to continue advancing the department’s many priorities and projects,” […]

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SWEARING-IN CEREMONY HELD FOR KAWEHNO:KE DISTRICT CHIEF VINCE THOMPSON

On Thursday, September 14, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) held a swearing-in ceremony for Vince Thompson, the re-elected District Chief of Kawehno:ke. Chief Thompson was elected through a by-election held on September 2, 2023 for the district of Kawehno:ke.   Chief Thompson was sworn in by Justice of the Peace Alexandra David at the Kawehno:ke Recreation Center with family, […]

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BLING THE BRA FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

The MCA Community Health Program would like to invite Akwesasronon to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month with blinged-out bras!    Show off your design skills and participate in a worthy cause to raise breast cancer awareness! Decorated bras can be submitted at the Bling the Bra Walk/Run being held on Wednesday, October 11 at Generations Park. Prizes will go to […]

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UNOFFICIAL RESULTS OF SEAWAY CLAIM REFERENDUM

The following are the unofficial results of the Seaway Claim Referendum.   The question was, “As a voter of the Mohawks of Akwesasne, do you: agree to and approve the terms and conditions of the Seaway Claim Settlement Agreement initialed by the negotiators for the Mohawks of Akwesasne, Canada, the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, and the Seaway International Bridge Corporation […]

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SWEARING-IN CEREMONY HELD FOR KANA:TAKON DISTRICT CHIEF FALLON DAVID

On Tuesday, August 15, 2023 the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) held a swearing-in ceremony for Fallon David, the newly-elected District Chief of Kana:takon.  District Chief David was elected through a by-election held on August 5, 2023 for the district of Kana:takon.     Chief David was sworn in by Justice of the Peace Alexandra David at the Kana:takon Recreation Center […]

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STRAWBERRY TEACHINGS & PICKING

Join the Akwesasne Child & Family Services’ Traditional Support Unit in celebrating the return of the strawberry!   When: Wednesday, June 28Where: Avonmore Farms   Transportation will be provided — departure is scheduled for 9 a.m. at Kateri Hall. Lunch, berries, and supplies to activities will also be provided!   To register, please contact Traditional Support Worker Vickie Horne at […]

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BONES FOUND IN ST. REGIS ARE BEAR REMAINS

On June 26, 2023 at 2:55 p.m., the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service received a call from youth who were swimming at the point in the village of Kana:takon (St. Regis), Akwesasne, Quebec. The youth had discovered bone remains.   Police arrived and collected the remains which were partially intact. Police consulted with a Canadian Anthropologist Expert who provided information to […]

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