$74 Million Dollar Expansion for Akwesasne Mohawk Casino – November 3, 2011

$74 Million Dollar Expansion for Akwesasne Mohawk Casino – November 3, 2011

CFN – Those four shovels represent $74M worth of expansion to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino . The expansion includes: 150 room hotel Lobby renovations meeting and conference rooms Casino floor expansion the Mohawk Bingo Palace relocating to the main location. RV parking Spa, fitness,  & Pool facility and renovations to the main casino.   The […]

11th Annual Akwesasne International Pow Wow Pulls In Largest Crowd to date! September 12, 2011

11th Annual Akwesasne International Pow Wow Pulls In Largest Crowd to date! September 12, 2011

Akwesasne Mohawk Territory – Good weather helped this year’s rendition of the Akwesasne International Pow Wow pull in larger crowds than normal with this year’s event pulling in more folks than the last two that I’ve seen!  Whether it was for the dance, music and culture, the amazing crafts and art works in the market […]

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Responds to Ottawa Citizen Story – August 30, 2011

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Responds to Ottawa Citizen Story – August 30, 2011

AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY- In response to an article published on August 19, 2011 in the Ottawa Citizen, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne questions Canadian Ministry of Public Safety Vic Toews’ encouragement of private citizens to bear arms, the suggestion to close the Cornwall Port of Entry altogether, and the article’s comparison of “tribal outlaws” and […]

It’s Time for the Akwesasne International Pow Wow ! September 10-11, 2011 – A’nowara’ko:wa Arena – Cornwall Island

It’s Time for the Akwesasne International Pow Wow !  September 10-11, 2011 – A’nowara’ko:wa Arena – Cornwall Island

Akwesasne – It’s that time of the year!   The Akwesasne Pow Wow takes place September 10th & 11th at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena on Cornwall Island!   A true family event full of music, colour, and tradition!   Whether watching the Dances, sampling the traditional Native foods or shopping at the marketplace the Pow Wow offers […]

500 Police Say, Make My Marijuana, Mohawk Marijuana Again And Again And Again by Spanner McNeil – June 16, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

500 Police Say, Make My Marijuana, Mohawk Marijuana Again And Again And Again by Spanner McNeil – June 16, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Twenty years ago, July 11, 1991 First Nation speakers came together from all over North America to commemorate the events known as the Oka Crisis. It was a time of healing, respect, dignity and a strong path forward. What has happened since then? What has happened lately? There was another invasion by […]

MPP Jim Brownell Delivers Area Literacy Funding – May 13, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

MPP Jim Brownell Delivers Area Literacy Funding – May 13, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

CFN – This year, more people in Akwesasne, Alexandria, and Cornwall will be able to get literacy and basic skills upgrading and training that will help open the door to a good job and a stronger future. Ontario’s 2011 Budget -Turning The Corner committed to permanently increase base funding to every literacy organization in the province.  This additional […]

Grand Chief Mike Mitchell of Akwesasne Speaks to The Cornwall Free News – Bridge Crisis, Federal Election, Harper Government – Changing Perceptions – April 16, 2011

Grand Chief Mike Mitchell of Akwesasne Speaks to The Cornwall Free News – Bridge Crisis, Federal Election, Harper Government – Changing Perceptions – April 16, 2011

Akwesasne Mohawk Territory – I caught up with Grand Chief Mike Mitchell of Akwesasne Friday.    As usual he was a moving target and on the run. The Ronathahon:ni Cultural Centre better known as The Native North American Traveling College where a grant from Ontario was presented by MPP Jim Brownell.   The Grand Chief also debuted […]

$41,872 Grant to The Native North American Travelling College – April 16, 2011

$41,872 Grant to The Native North American Travelling College – April 16, 2011

Akwesasne Mohawk Territory – The province is helping the Onake Corporation (Native North American Travelling College) to engage Ontarians in the Mohawk culture through the combined use of technology and face-toface interactions.   This will be achieved through the production of a series of short video vignettes, which will be made available on the College’s websites as […]

Bridging the Issues in SD&SG Federal Election Campaign by Jamie Gilcig – April 9, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Bridging the Issues in SD&SG Federal Election Campaign by Jamie Gilcig – April 9, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Joseph Goebbels is considered a great propagandist and one of  the tenets he practiced, not invented as many think, is that if you tell a lie often enough it starts to become the truth. The Ottawa Citizen managed to get all four of our Federal Candidates to sit down for a debate […]

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes – Fund Raiser for Sexual Assault Support Services for Women of SDG&A – May 15, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes – Fund Raiser for Sexual Assault Support Services for Women of SDG&A  – May 15, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Sunday May 15th is your chance to help focus on an important cause and have a good time!  What: The  “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event in support of Sexual Assault Support Services for Women of SDG&A (SASS)  When: Sunday May 15, 2011  Time: 11am – 2pm  Location: […]

Akwesasne Warriors Defeat New York Aviators to Win First Federal Hockey League Championship! 5-2 – March 27, 2011

Akwesasne Warriors Defeat New York Aviators to Win First Federal Hockey League Championship! 5-2 – March 27, 2011

Akwesasne Mohawk Territory – For teams to win big their stars have to come through in the big games and last night Pierre Dagenais didn’t dissipoint scoring 2 goals and an assist in the Akwesasne Warriors win which made them the first Championship team in Federal Hockey league history! The former Hab had 10 shots […]

Akwesasne Warriors One Game Away from First Ever Federal Hockey League Championship! – March 26, 2011

Akwesasne Warriors One Game Away from First Ever Federal Hockey League Championship! – March 26, 2011

Akwesasne Mohawk Territory – Tonight has all the ingredients of being a very special night for Basem Awwad and his team, the Akwesasne Warriors who are now one game away from winning the first championship of the Federal Hockey League. The New York Aviators fended off a  sweep Friday beating the Warriors 6-3.    I […]

MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE EXTENDS CONDOLENCES ON PASSING OF CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH CHIEF RALPH AKIWENZIE – March 8, 2011

MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE EXTENDS CONDOLENCES ON  PASSING OF CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH CHIEF RALPH AKIWENZIE – March 8, 2011

AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY —The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne expresses its sincere condolences to the friends, family and the community of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nations on the passing of Chief Ralph Akiwenzie on Friday, March 4th. To commemorate his passing, MCA Grand Chief Mike Kanentakeron Mitchell conducted a tobacco burning ceremony and offered […]

Earth Matters Exhibit Partners with Cornwall Public Library – Call for Submissions to Student Artists – March 1, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Earth Matters Exhibit Partners with Cornwall Public Library –  Call for Submissions to Student Artists – March 1, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

  Cornwall ON – Call to students and student artists in Glengarry, Stormont, Akwesasne, Cornwall and Dundas .   Jacqueline Milner is in the process of planning an art exhibit; “The Earth Matters Art Exhibit”. This Exhibit will feature the work of Regional artists and student submissions, during the months of April & May 2011. The […]

David Plouffe Shuts Out 1000 Island Privateers – Akwesasne Warriors TIE 1st Play Off Series at 1 – February 27, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

David Plouffe Shuts Out 1000 Island Privateers – Akwesasne Warriors TIE 1st Play Off Series at 1 – February 27, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – What a difference a goalie can make; especially in the Play Offs.   David Plouffe Shut Out the 1000 Privateers and the Akwesasne Shut down their opponents while hitting the back of the net six times in their opening round of the play offs. The series is now tied at 1 as […]

Seaway International Bridge SHUT DOWN in Fuel Tanker Collision – February 13, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario – UPDATED BRIDGE OPEN 1:15 PM EST

Seaway International Bridge SHUT DOWN in Fuel Tanker Collision – February 13, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario  – UPDATED BRIDGE OPEN 1:15 PM EST

Cornwall ON – The Seaway International Bridge was is shut down as there was a two vehicle collision involving a fuel tanker truck as seen by pictures courtesy of Robert Selwood. The bridge connects Cornwall Ontario to Akwesasne Mohawk Territory before connecting to a second bridge to the US. Other media were reporting four vehicles […]

Seawayradio.com to no longer broadcast Akwesasne Warrior Federal Hockey League – February 8, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Seawayradio.com to no longer broadcast Akwesasne Warrior Federal Hockey League – February 8, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Saturday February 5th will have been our last Seawayradio.com broadcast of  FHL Akwesasne Warrior Hockey. We wish to thank team management, ownership, the fans, and players.  It was a total blast and hopefully we will participate next year! It was fun to see the action; skating & good old fashioned,  “put on […]

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