The Akwesasne Communication Society will hold their annual meeting on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Tsi Snaihne Recreation Center. There will be two positions open on the Board of Directors. If there is community interest to sit as a Board Member please submit your name to Diane McDonald, CKON General Manager along with a resume prior to the annual meeting. Voting will take place during the annual meeting.
The agenda will be as follows:
- Traditional Opening
- Introduction of the Akwesasne Communication Society Board of Directors
- Presentation of the Audit
- Nomination of new board members
- Voting for new board members
- Appointment of officers of the Akwesasne Communication Society Board of Directors
- Appointment of Auditors
- Appointment of Legal Counsel
- Other Business
Community invited to join Dr. Stanley Vollant’s Walk
TERRITORY OF AKWESASNE – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne will welcome a special guest to the community next week who will be sharing a positive message for local youth. Dr. Stanley Vollant, who grew up along the St. Lawrence River in the Innu community of Pessamit in Quebec, became the province’s first Aboriginal surgeon in 1994.
Akwesasne, NY - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Solid Waste Program in partnership with the Pesticide and Health Services programs is proud to announce a free tire disposal project available at the Solid Waste transfer station located at 179 County Route 43, Fort Covington. The project will begin accepting used tires, including those with rims, from Tribal community members beginning Kenténha/October 1, 2014 and will end when the limit is reached. This service is provided at no cost during regular business hours, Monday through Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. This is a one-time opportunity for Tribal members to dispose of used tires sitting around their property.
Seskehko:wa/September 16, 2014 - The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education (AMBE), in collaboration with the Chiefs of Ontario will be deploying a survey to learn more about early childhood development, education and employment in Akwesasne. The information collected will help develop programs and policies that aim to improve the well-being of First Nations.
Five (5) Community Surveyors have been hired and will begin their duties within the next week. The Surveyors are: Penny Peters, Sean (Frankie) Lafrance, Natalie Leaf, Rori Francis-Herne and Jenna Herne.