HAPPY NATIONAL NURSES WEEK!

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to wish a happy National Nurses Week to our amazing nursing team! Nurses play many roles throughout a patient’s health-care journey. From our clinics to our long-term care facilities to our home care program, our nursing team is dedicated to caring for our community. Niawenhkó:wa/Thank you very much for all the work that […]

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HEALTH & DETOX CENTER STAFF ATTEND PRESENTATION ON SUBSTANCE USE HEALTH STRATEGY

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health (DOH) welcomed Nikolas Hotte, Program Manager for Substance Use Prevention, to the Sahatihahará:ne Detox Center today, Wednesday, May 10, 2023. Mr. Hotte presented various DOH staff with statistics around overdoses, poisoning, and fatalities in the Eastern Ontario catchment area and how developing a harm reduction strategy can support efforts to address these […]

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BEAR WITNESS DAY

May 10th is Bear Witness Day! To celebrate, the Jordan’s Principle Program will be hosting an information booth from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the foyer of Kanonhkwa’tsheri:io Health Facility.   Stop by to receive information on the Jordan’s Principle Program and its services, meet the staff, and receive small prizes!   

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DCSS DONATES FUNDS TO LOCAL COMMUNITY & YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS

On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, representatives from the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne presented cheques to several community non-profit organizations. The funds were donated by the Dept. of Community & Social Services (DCSS) to assist in the creation of programming for children and families, as well as ongoing operations of their respective facilities.  Each organization is frequently accessed by Akwesasne community […]

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AMPS MISSING PERSON UPDATE – APRIL 2, 2023

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service (AMPS) is continuing to seek the public’s assistance in locating missing person Casey Oakes, age 30 of Akwesasne. He was last seen boarding a boat on Thursday, March 30, 2023.    At this time police have no new information to share.   The AMPS with assistance from the Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department and assisting police agencies are […]

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TETEWATATEWENNÓN:TAHKW – KANIEN’KEHA LANGUAGE SESSION

Join Thompson Island Cultural Camp for some food and friendly conversation in Kanien’keha! We will have a light meal available and guest speakers who you can chat with, learn from, or just listen to.   The language session will be held on Wednesday, March 29 from 4-7 p.m. at the Akwesasne Housing Authority (AHA) Training Center (378 State Route 37, […]

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DCSS ANNOUNCES FAMILY SUSTAINABILITY CHEQUES TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO HEADS OF HOUSEHOLD IN THE COMMUNITY

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Community & Social Services (DCSS) is announcing that the “Family Sustainability” funds (cheques) will be provided to community members in the northern portion of Akwesasne. The cheque will be issued to the “Head of Household” based on the most recent Fuel Allotment list, which now includes Heads of Household that were missed during […]

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NATIONAL INDIGENOUS WATER OPERATOR DAY

March 21 is National Indigenous Water Operator Day (NIWOD). This day was specifically chosen to be one day before World Water Day to serve as a reminder that we must first recognize and honour those helping bring the water to our taps every day.   We are grateful to our Water/Wastewater Program staff for their dedication to ensuring clean, potable […]

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