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 […]
CFN – St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police, New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Franklin County Cause and Origin and New York State Fire Investigators are investigating a fatal fire reported shortly before 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Social media are reporting that a father and two sons under six perished in the fire on St. […]
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 […]
TRAFFIC UPDATE The Seaway International Bridge is now closed until further notice. No other traffic changes are being made at this time. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if at all possible. UPDATE 12:52 Cornwall Police Services have notified us that the Bridge is now open again for traffic.
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
CFN – As Mohawks we are taught from infancy to honour our elders, abide by the traditional teachings and accept our ancient values as given to us across the generations. One of the most profound instructions, which should be the foundation for all of our laws, is to do no harm to the rights of […]
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 […]