SWEETHEART COUPLES CHALLENGE

Looking for something to do with your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day?! Iakwa’shatste Youth Fitness and MCA Wholistic Health & Wellness Program have you covered!   Join us on Friday, February 10th at Generations Park to test your teamwork skills in a seven-obstacle race against other pairs in the ultimate Sweetheart Couples Challenge.   Check-in is at 5 p.m. and the […]

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ELDER CARE PACKAGE GIVEAWAY

The MCA Wholistic Health & Wellness Program and Thompson Island Cultural Camp have teamed up to give away care packages to elders across the community!   When: Tuesday, February 7 (1-5 p.m.)Where: St. Regis Recreation Center   There are 75 care packages available for elders ages 65 and older. They include venison soup, washed corn, local raw honey, self-care supplies, […]

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NATIONAL ADDICTIONS AWARENESS WEEK 2022 

Join the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Wholistic Health & Wellness Program from November 20–26 for National Addictions Awareness Week. This year we are placing the spotlight on how different communities across the country are helping those in their community with problematic substance use or who have a substance use disorder.  It’s about showing how collaborating as a community, a Community of […]

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SAFE ZONE FRIENDSGIVING POTLUCK

Safe Zone is excited to host its first Friendsgiving potluck for the community!   When: Monday, November 21 (5-7 p.m.)Where: HUD Training Room (Hogansburg, NY)   Bring a dish and join the Safe Zone Ally Members for a traditional meal and good company! Feel free to bring salads, soda/juice, or other side dishes.   If you have any questions, please […]

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ELDER CARE PACKAGE GIVEAWAY

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Wholistic Health & Wellness Program, Thompson Island Cultural Camp, and Akwesasne Child & Family Services have teamed up to give away care packages to elders across the community!   When: Tuesday, November 22 (1-4 p.m.)Where: St. Regis Recreation Center   There are 75 care packages available for elders ages 65 and older. They include locally-harvested […]

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APPLIED SUICIDE INTERVENTION SKILLS TRAINING (ASIST)

The MCA Wholistic Health & Wellness Program is sponsoring a free 2-day workshop in November for all caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident, and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. We encourage caregivers, providers, and professionals that reside or work in the community of Akwesasne to register for this important training.     When: November […]

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HALLOWEEN ELDER PANCAKE BRUNCH

The MCA Wholistic Health & Wellness Program would like to invite elders to a Halloween Pancake Brunch! Join us for crafts, food, music, and some Halloween fun — costumes are encouraged.    When: Tuesday, October 25 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)Where: St. Regis Recreation Center Register by emailing Kyle Thompson at kyle.thompson@akwesasne.ca.  

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SAFE ZONE PRESENTS: PUMPKIN CARVING

The Safe Zone Committee would like to invite the community to a pumpkin carving event! Join us for a movie, snacks, and festive fun. When: Wednesday, October 26 (5-7 p.m.)Where: Ronthahiiohsthà:ke (A/CDP Clubhouse) For more information, please contact our Safe Zone committee members Kyle Thompson (613-575-2341 ext. 3107) or Chanel Cook (518-358-2967 ext. 1405).  

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TOBACCO BURNING SCHEDULED FOR OCT. 17

The MCA Wholistic Health & Wellness Program’s Traditional Medicines Unit is holding a tobacco burning on Monday, October 17 at Iakhihsohtha Lodge, 9 a.m. start time. Community members and employees are encouraged to participate and bring their own tobacco if they have any.    If you have any questions, please reach out to Jasmine at jasmine.jimerson@akwesasne.ca.   

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OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH

The MCA Wholistic Health & Wellness Program, along with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, will be hosting an Outdoor Movie Night! This fun night with family and friends will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24th from 7 – 9 p.m. at the St. Regis Recreation Center. Please wear yellow in support of Suicide Prevention Month.

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