Cornwall Island Plebiscite Planned Following Meeting

AKWESASNE – Tensions on Cornwall Island (Kawehnoke) remain high after a hearing in the city of Cornwall resulted in a judge ruling on the fate…

Quebec referendum talk spurs band council response

AKWESASNE – Recent comments by Quebec provincial leaders regarding the possibility of Quebec leaving Canada have led to a First Nation backlash. Some Mohawk band…

Island at the center of the storm – Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island).

AKWESASNE – Many visitors to this historic Onkwehon:we community are just passing through an international transit point, either heading north or south.

St. Lawrence River Islands – Ownership, Authority, Free usage

AKWESASNE - Yet another one of the vaunted 1000 Islands on the St. Lawrence River has been offered for sale. According to published reports, Sheep…

Low flying military plane creates aviation terrorism rumor

AKWESASNE – A low-flying Canadian military aircraft was spotted on Feb. 28, 2014 by Akwesasne community members living on Cornwall Island (Kawehnoke).

St. Lawrence River islands ownership, authority and free usage examined

AKWESASNE - Yet another one of the vaunted 1000 Islands on the St. Lawrence River has been put up for sale. According to published reports,…

Outrage builds in Akwesasne over PCB contamination reality

AKWESASNE - The recent reporting of documented higher levels of cancer-causing pollution at the nearby former General Motors plant has some Akwesasne residents shaking their…

Akwesasne woman proposes Cornwall Island Mohawk Band Council

AKWESASNE –Cornwall Island (Kawehnoke) may one day have a different political governance structure if one local political activist has her way.

NYS Medical marijuana plan may be fueled by Akwesasne pot seizures

AKWESASNE - New York State is embarking upon a medical marijuana program, joining twenty other states in the U.S. already doing so.

2013 Akwesasne Year in Review

December 2012 – A federal search warrant raid on Dec. 18 on the closed Three Feathers Class II Casino resulted in the arrest of the…