Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Issue Statement on David Family Fire Tragedy – January 27, 2014

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Issue Statement on David Family Fire Tragedy – January 27, 2014

Akwesasne – The Akwesasne community has experienced a horrific tragedy this past weekend in the deaths of three community members, including two small children, during a house fire. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne sends its deepest condolences to the entire David family and all who have been affected by this unimaginable loss. We ask the […]

MCA MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE ISSUES STATEMENT ON CHEMICAL STORAGE TANKS – Jan 7, 2014

MCA MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE ISSUES STATEMENT ON  CHEMICAL STORAGE TANKS – Jan 7, 2014

AKWESASNE – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne met with representatives of the City of Cornwall informally on December 23, 2013 to discuss construction of the storage tanks being built on the Cornwall Harbor. The two met again on January 7, 2014 as the Cornwall Mayor Kilger gave a formal briefing to MCA on the City’s efforts to stop the tank’s […]

CANADA-AKWESASNE MARK STEP IN LANDS MANAGEMENT GOVERNANCE PROCESS Nov 5, 2013

CANADA-AKWESASNE MARK STEP IN LANDS MANAGEMENT GOVERNANCE PROCESS Nov 5, 2013

AKWESASNE – On Monday, November 4, 2013, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Bernard Valcourt and Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Kanentakeron Mitchell announced the signing of Agreements-in-Principle on governance and the management of lands. The signings represent significant steps for the Entewatathawi (“We Will Govern”) process that is working to give Akwesasne greater control over the decisions […]

A Bridge Less Far: Cornwall, the St. Lawrence, and Bridges by Daniel Macfarlane Oct 30, 2013

A Bridge Less Far: Cornwall, the St. Lawrence, and Bridges by Daniel Macfarlane Oct 30, 2013

CFN – During the time spent idling on the North Channel Bridge, waiting to get through the Canadian border crossing at Cornwall, some drivers probably wondered why the bridge is so high. After all, ships don’t use the canal or the channel of the St. Lawrence River which Cornwall fronts. In fact, the high-level bridge […]

Our First Town Hall Meeting roster for Sunday Oct 27 at the RCAF Wing in Cornwall Ontario! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

Our First Town Hall Meeting roster for Sunday Oct 27 at the RCAF Wing in Cornwall Ontario!   CLICK FOR DETAILS!

Well Cornwall and the area it’s time!   Sunday October 27, 2013 we are having our first Town Hall meeting.   The event is free and open to the the public and takes place at the Air Force Wing at 240 Water Street in Cornwall Ontario; one of the nicest views and if the weather […]

Standard Free Holder Held Accountable by Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Over St. Regis Drunk Slur

Standard Free Holder Held Accountable by Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Over St. Regis Drunk Slur

Akwesasne – On September 16th, 2013, the Standard Freeholder ran an article that used derogatory language towards the Mohawks of Akwesasne.  The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) received numerous complaints from community members and a request for Council to respond.  In very clear terms, Council issued a Letter to the Editor that articulated the ignorance […]

Akwesasne International Pow Wow – September 7th & 8th 2013 A’nowara’ko:wa Arena CLICK FOR DETAILS

It’s that time of the year! Saturday September 7th & Sunday September 8th  Gates open at 10 AM 2-day pass available for $12.00. Area residents remember to purchase  the program for the Pow Wow which includes a return  Bridge Pass!  Drums & Dance Competition Traditional Craft and Food An amazing family event! The Akwesasne International […]

Akwesasne Police charged by OPP

Akwesasne Police charged by OPP

CORNWALL — Provincial police have charged two Akwesasne police officers following a three-month investigation into a collision on Cornwall Island that killed a Massena, N.Y., couple and a suspected cigarette smuggler. LINK Const. Mike Biron was charged yesterday with criminal negligence causing death and dangerous driving, and Sgt. Kenneth Chaussi was charged with criminal negligence […]

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