Vol. 1 #1 - Winter 2007

Vol. 1 #1 - Winter 2007

Akwesasne: A Special People in a Special Place

New Mohawk Council of Akwesasne

Akwesasne: A profile of the Akwesasne Community

Inter American Commission on Human Rights Hears Akwesasne Rights To Trade

Quebec Minister of Native Affairs Visits Akwesasne

Akwesasne a model for Canada: Prentice

Homeland Insecurity

US Ambassador David H. Wilkins Visits Akwesasne

Akwesasne International Pow Wow

Teaching American History Through Haudenosaunee Eyes

Ohenten Kariwatekwen
About Akwesasne
MCA Community Infrastructure
International Indigenous Cross Border Security Summit
Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative
Akwesasne Leadership sign memorandum of understanding with seaway, Canada, US, for greater cooperation related to ice-breaking
First of its Kind Iohahi:io takes the lead in trades training
Safe Drinking Water: An Important Issue In First Nation Communities
Akwesasne Setting Example For Others
Tsiionhiakwatha/ Droulers Archeological Site
The Archaeology of Akwesasne
The Annual Akwesasne Freedom School Quilt Auction
The Ronathahonni Cultural Center Friendship Days
Skahwatsí:ra Mohawk Language Program
Hundreds Of Area Students Flock To Bi-annual Career Fair; Dozens Of Exhibitors Participate
Two Mohawk Owned Cars Take Super Dirt Week By Storm
Snowmobile Racing
Local Basket Makers Honored at Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Local Girl to Raise Money for CHEO
Big Bike Makes Final Ride Around The Village
Language Preservation Funding Slashed by $160M Natives Protest on Parliament Hill
The Creator’s Game: A History of Lacrosse
12th Annual Noah Thompson Memorial Fishing Derby
An Important History to Remember The Hogansburg-Akwesasne Fire Department
Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club
The 16th Annual Akwesasne Winter Carnival To Be Hosted at TsiSnaihne Recreation Centre
Akwesasne’s Veterans Have Served In Both Canadian And U.S. Military Services
Ratiristakehron: Mohawk Ironworkers

Contact Us

For information about Akwesasne: A Special People in a Special Place contact the
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne:
Box 579
Cornwall Ontario,
K6H 5T3
Telephone: (613) 575-2348
Facsimile: (613) 575-2884


Akwesasne: A Special People,in a Special Place, is a collection of newspaper articles and materials that were produced or distributed in 2006, and which portray many aspects of the Akwesasne Community. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne acknowledges and thanks the many contributors which make this special information-tabloid possible. Niawenkowa Indian Time Newspaper, the Cornwall Standard Freeholder, Go Magazine, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Aboriginal Rights and Research Office, Francis Scardera, the Iroquois Lacrosse Association, the Ronathahonni Cultural Center, the Akwesasne Museum, the Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club, The Ahkwesasne Freedom School, Cultural Survival Magazine, Adrian McDonald,Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Nonni Cook Peters and Shannon Burns. All photos courtesy of MCA unless otherwise credited.

Akwesasne: Special People in a Special Place is an occasional Information Tabloid produced by the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, which features some of the major issues that are facing Akwesasne people today as well as some of the great efforts that are being made by our people in a variety of venues and capacities. We welcome any suggestions for information that should be covered in our next issue of “Akwesasne; Special People in a Special Place”.


This occasional newspaper, “Akwesasne; Special people in a special place” is Without Prejudice to the aboriginal title and all other rights and claims of the Mohawks of Akwesasne and shall expressly be without prejudice to and under reserve of the legal proceedings, negotiations or other legal processes of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. Not all opinions expressed are necessarily the opinions or positions of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. Furthermore the statistics contained herein are estimates and should not be relied upon as census data.