Press Release Archives

Press Releases 2012
Community Notice regrading dog complaints with MCA May 14, 2012
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne responds to Seaway International Bridge Corporation's Decision to Relocate Tollboth Plaza May 11, 2012
MCA Letter to Governor General, RE: Medal of Bravery Nomination May 11, 2012
Canadian Human Rights Commission recommends MCA complaints for meditation May 9, 2012
Mohawk Council Of Akwesasne, Akwesasne Mohawk Police Commission and Akwesasne Mohawk Police issue statement regarding Governor General's Medal Of Bravery April 26, 2012
Akwesasne residents exempt from Quebec Health contribution April 20, 2012
Community Notice February 29, 2012
Mohawk Council observes passing of former - Tsi Snaihne Cheif Louis Lazore January 9, 2012
Press Releases 2011
MCA VOTERS REJECT AMENDMENTS TO AKWESASNE ELECTION LAW December 19, 2011
MOHAWK COUNCIL  GRAND CHIEF TOURS ATTAWAPISKAT December 19, 2011
ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS PASSES RESOLUTION ON AKWESASNE SUBSTANCE ABUSE CRISIS December 12, 2011
MOHAWKS OF AKWESASNE 'REKINDLE' TRADE ARRANGEMENT WITH HURON-WENDAT NATION December 8, 2011
AKWESASNE ECO-TOURISM PROJECT EARNS NATIONAL AWARD December 5, 2011
MCA CONDUCTING PLEBISCITE ON POTENTIAL CHANGE TO ELECTION LAW December 2, 2011
SERVICE CANADA REPRESENTATIVES November 1, 2011
MOHAWK COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NEW INSURANCE COMPANY AVAILABLE FOR KANATAKON AND TSI SNAIHNE RESIDENTS October 26, 2011
MCA TAKES OVER CHILD WELFARE RESPONSIBILITIES IN ALL DISTRICTS October 25, 2011
MCA COMMUNITY NOTICE  COMMUNITY HEALTH FLU CLINIC October 25, 2011
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and Federal Bridge Corporation Limited sign Memorandum of Understanding for North Channel Bridge October 05, 2011
MCA REVIEWING CBSA'S "BLITZ" OF SEARCHES October 05, 2011
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne issues statement on U.S. Customs and Border Protection 'Selective Fencing' study September 29, 2011
MCA COMMUNITY NOTICE  St. Lawrence River Pipeline Crossing Replacement Project September 22, 2011
MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE AND FEDERAL BRIDGE CORPORATION LIMITED SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR NORTH CHANNEL BRIDGE September 20, 2011
MCA RESPONSE TO OTTAWA CITIZEN ARTICLE August 30, 2011
TSI SNAIHNE DIAGNOSTIC & WELLNESS CENTER DISCUSSION MEETINGS August 03, 2011
MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE SAD TO REPORT ON PASSING OF SALLI M. KAWENNOTAKIE BENEDICT May 16, 2011
BOATER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CHANNEL CONSTRUCTION WORKZONE April 29, 2011
APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR BORDER-CROSSING SECURE CERTIFICATE OF INDIAN STATUS (SCIS) April 19, 2011
Press Releases 2010
ONTARIO VENDORS NOT HONORING PROVINCIAL TAX EXEMPTION September 16, 2010
MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE CONTINUES EFFORTS TO HELP COMMUNITY MEMBERS RESPOND TO BANK OF MONTREAL LETTERS July 15, 2010
ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE ELDERS REGARDING SERVICES CANADA AGREEMENT IMPLEMENTATION UPDATE REGARDING OAS BENEFITS July 14, 2010
COMBATTING PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FOCUS MEETING SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 14TH April 8, 2010
AKWESASNE WILL HOST CAREER FAIR 2010 April 6, 2010
 INDEPENDENT REVIEW CALLS FOR NEW KAWEHNOKE BY-ELECTION February 1, 2010
Press Releases 2009
MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE RESPONDS TO FEDERAL COURT RULING ON MOTION FOR INTERIM ORDERS December 22, 2009
AKWESASNE READIES FOR OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY December 8, 2009
AKWESASNE YOUTH FLAME ATTENDANT, TORCHBEARER AND HONORARY ELDER NAMED FOR 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY October 27, 2009
MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE TO CONDUCT COMMUNITY PLEBISCITE ON CBSA RETURNING TO PORT OF ENTRY ON KAWEHNOKE October 8, 2009
NOTICE OF BY-ELECTION FOR THE DISTRICT OF KAWEHNOKE October 8, 2009
MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE HELPS COMMUNITY MEMBERS FILE APPEALS IN RESPONSE TO VEHICLE SEIZURES October 8, 2009
CBSA WALKS OUT ON TALKS WITH MOHAWKS OF AKWESASNE October 5, 2009
AKWESASNE LEADERS RESPOND TO CBSA’s 24-hour “GRACE PERIOD” September 24, 2009
AKWESASNE LEADERSHIP RESPONDS TO CBSA ATTACK AGAINST COMMUNITY MEMBERS September 18, 2009 
AKWESASNE LEADERS MEET WITH U.S. CUSTOMS  AND BORDER PROTECTION September 03, 2009 
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Statement on New Assembly of First Nations Chief Shawn Atleo July 23, 2009
Akwesasne Mohawk Leaders Meet With U.S. Port Entry Supervisor In Response To Seizure Threats July 17, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Isssues Statement on Reopening of Border Crossing July 13, 2009 
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Isssues Statement on July 9th Meeting with Canada Border Services Agency July 10, 2009
Akwesasne Leaders Report on July 7th Meeting with Canada Border Services Agency July 9, 2009
Akwesasne Community Asked to Anticipate Bridge Closure Developments July 03, 2009
Caravan of Supporters from Six Nations Reserve June 27, 2009
Seaway International Bridge Closure Remains Status Quo as of Friday, June 26th, 2009 June 26, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Files Federal Court Action Against the Minister of Public Safety and the President of the Canada Border Services Agency June 25, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Approves Canada Day Fireworks and Lift-Off 2009 June 23, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Daily Briefing June 23, 2009
POLL: Canadian Government Responsible for Resolving Border Closure June 18, 2009
MCA OP-ED Canada Ignores Duty to Consult Requirement June 18, 2009
Peace - First on Akwesasne’s Mind June 17, 2009
Mohawks of Akwesasne Issue Response to Public Safety Minister Interview June 16, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Daily Briefing June 12, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Signs New Low-Level Bridge Agreements  June 12, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akweasasne Daily Briefing June 10, 2009
Akwesasne Mohawks Propose Consultation to Resolve CBSA Dispute June 9, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Daily Briefing June 9, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Daily Briefing June 8, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Daily Briefing June 6, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Daily Briefing June 5, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Daily Briefing June 4, 2009
Akwesasne Mohawk Board of Education  Press Release June 3, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Daily Briefing June 3, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Daily Briefing June 2, 2009
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Issues  Update on CBSA Arming June 1, 2009
Akwesasne Mohawk Community Holding Unity  Social & Rally in Advance of June 1st CBSA Arming May 28, 2009
CBSA Arming Moves Forward Despite Akwesasne Concerns May 28, 2009
New Indian Status Cards Delayed, Old Cards Good at U.S. Port of Entry after June 1st May 12, 2009
Akwesasne Mohawk Leaders Issue Joint Statement Against Arming Canada Customs Offices April 30, 2009
Akwesasne Olympic Torchbearer Selection Process Announced April 15, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Names New  Chief of Police April 1, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Continues Protest Against Arming of Canadian Customs Officers March 23, 2009
MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE ISSUES STATEMENT OFFERING WATERFRONT PARTNERSHIP March 23, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne  Office Of The Grand Chief March 20, 2009
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Responds To Ontario Provincial Police Investigation Findings February 11, 2009
Intake Dates For Secure Status Cards Scheduled For February 16-25 February 2, 2009
MOHAWK ELDERS CONSIDER OLD-AGE SECURITY SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT January 29, 2009
Second Callout For Akwesasne Election Appeal Board January 20, 2009
COMMUNITY MEMBERS CAN STILL FILE COMPLAINTS INVOLVING CBSA January 7, 2009
Press Releases 2008
Notice of Election December 16, 2008
Akwesasne Election Appeal Board December 16, 2008
Akwesasne Selected to Host 2010 Olympic Torch Relay November 21, 2008
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Finalizes Settlement Agreement with Ontario Power Generation October 2, 2008
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Contributes $1 Million to Cornwall Community Hospital Renovation Project September 22, 2008
Youth Forum “Cultivating Tomorrow’s Leaders” September, 2008
ENTEWATATHA:WI Program Will Host Akwesasne Youth Forum July 22, 2008
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne presentation to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development on the The Specific Claims Tribunal Act (Bill C30) and the Political Agreement April 14, 2008
Grand Chief Thompson Responds to Pembroke Daily-Observer Editorial June 18, 2008
Eligible Voters “Unofficially” Appove Ontario Power Generation Proposed Settlement Agreement June 17, 2008
Akwesasne Residential School Survivors Observe Prime Minister’s Apology June 12, 2008
National Day of Action 2008 May 29, 2008
National Day of Action 2008 May 29, 2008
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Calls For Release of First Nation Leaders April 4, 2008
Akwesasne Mohawk Police Officers Commended For Involvement In Major Roundup Of Drug Traffickers March 28, 2008
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Protests Canadian Customs Officers Carrying Firearms March 26, 2008
Press Releases 2007
National Day of Action June 29, 2007
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Land Management Survey Results April 23, 2007
Quebec Native Affairs present $1.8 million for Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service February 16, 2007
OPP Commissioner Fantino tours Akwesasneyes February 5, 2007