Akwesasne reacts to New Brunswick Mi’kmaq encampment attack by RCMP

AKWESASNE – Word of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) raid on an Onkwehon:we encampment in Rexton, New Brunswick reached Akwesasne this past week and…

Unknown Akwesasne – a special report by Charles Kader

Akwesasne is among the most storied of all originally-held Onkwehon:we territories. The un-extinguished connection to earlier historical times stands out quite uniquely. There also remain…

Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club receives $39,000 grant from ALCOA Foundation

The ALCOA Foundation recently donated $39,000 to the Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club. The grant was for the BE GREAT: Graduate Program that is sponsored…

Counties agree to fight contraband cigarette trafficking

Four New York county district attorneys announced an agreement to fight cigarette trafficking. The agreement was negotiated with Ohio-based R + L Carriers trucking company.…

St. Regis Tribal Council drawn into Salmon River coaching fiasco

Akwesasne – The Sept 13th meeting of the Salmon River Central School District Board was regionally newsworthy. It also provided a glimpse of the simmering…

School District to negotiate special education services contract with the St. Regis Tribe.

The Massena Central School District recently announced that the district has been authorized to retain legal counsel to renegotiate an agreement between the district and…

Akwesasne Pow Wow 2013 wrap-up.

The 13th Annual Akwesasne Pow Wow was held September 7 and 8, 2013 on Kawehnoke (Cornwall Island). Event organizers declared the event a success. The…

Recent international law enforcement operation near Akwesasne raises longstanding Onkwehon:we concerns

On Thursday September 5, 2013, United States Attorney Richard Hartunian (Northern District of New York), surrounded by the police chiefs of the Oneida Indian Nation…

Akwesasne International Pow-Wow – September 7th and 8th, 2013

The A’nowara’ko:wa Arena in Kawehnoke (Cornwall Island), located across the St. Lawrence River from Cornwall Ontario, will be the scene of the 2013 Akwesasne International…

Canadian Border Security Agency human rights tribunal meets again for Onkwehon:we harassment investigation.

The human rights tribunal involving the CBSA Cornwall port of entry treatment of then-pregnant Akwesasne resident Teiohontathe Fallan Davis in 2005 resumed after a break…

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