Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Iakhiienawá:se’ Sénha Aioianerénhake ne Enióhrhen’ne

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News Archives: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 Posted: April 25, 2017

AKWESASNE - On Onerahtókha/April 5, 2017, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council provided its third annual donation of $20,000 from the Community Partnership Fund to support this year’s Ohero:kon Rites of Passage. The contribution represents the Tribe’s ongoing efforts to help strengthen Mohawk...

View More Posted: April 24, 2017

AKWESASNE – On Onerahtókha/April 24, 2017; the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held a formal groundbreaking of a new 54,700-square-foot Tribal Administration Building at 71 Business Park Road in Akwesasne, New York. When completed in September 2018; the three-story building will house 18 tribal offices,...

View More Posted: April 18, 2017

AKWESASNE - On Onerahtókha/April 4, 2017, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council donated $24,580 from the Community Partnership Fund for the Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department (HAVFD) to purchase a Hurst Hydraulic Rescue Tool (a.k.a. Jaws of Life). The donation represents the Tribe’s...

View More Posted: April 18, 2017

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is proud to continue its monthly series, “Enriching our Workplace,” which highlights tribal staff who have been bestowed with an Employee Enrichment Award for promoting a positive and enjoyable work environment. This month, we recognize and congratulate Tony David...

View More Posted: April 07, 2017

AKWESASNE — In accordance with the 2013 Tribal Election and Referendum Ordinance, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is continuing to take action on the referendum question that was presented and approved by tribal membership on Saturday, Tsiothóhrha/December 4, 2016. The first step was...

View More Posted: April 07, 2017

On Onerahtókha/April 4, 2017, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council donated $20,000 from the Tribe’s Room Occupancy Fee Fund to support the St. Regis Mohawk School’s Parent-Teacher Organization. The organization was formed in January 2009 to enhance and oversee the partnership between the...

View More Posted: April 07, 2017

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Election Board will be holding the annual Tribal Caucus on Saturday, Onerahtohkó:wa/ May 6, 2017. There are three (3) positions open for nominations: one (1) Tribal Chief, one (1) Tribal Sub-Chief, and one (1) Traffic Court Judge. The Tribal...

View More Posted: April 06, 2017

AKWESASNE - On Onerahtókha/April 5, 2017, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Planning Office graduated 12 members of the Community Emergency Response Team Training Program that entailed eight three-hour courses on emergency preparedness and basic disaster response skills. Training was...

View More Posted: April 05, 2017

Seeks Five Mohawk Language InstructorsAKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) is committed to providing opportunities for community members and employees to learn our Kanien’kéha (Mohawk language). Housed within the Tribal Historic Preservation (THPO) Department, the Language Lab...

View More Posted: April 04, 2017

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Akwesasne Cultural Restoration (ACR) Program announced the latest recipients of settlement funds to support cultural projects in the Akwesasne Community. The Akwesasne Freedom School’s Language Nest, Akwesasne Cultural Center, and Akwesasne...

View More Posted: April 03, 2017

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Environment Division is notifying Akwesasne residents that it has completed its review of RACER Trust’s Remedial Design Work Plan to remediate the ten-million-gallon lagoon at the Former-General Motors property. The United States Environmental...

View More Posted: April 01, 2017

(Years of Service: 30 years and 8 months) (The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is proud to highlight Dr. Benson Kelly as this month’s long-term service employee and share all the exceptional work he is doing on behalf of the Akwesasne community.)Dr. Benson Kelly, or more affectionately known as “Doc”...

View More Posted: March 31, 2017

AKWESASNE - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is pleased to continue sharing updates on the ongoing implementation of its 10-Year Strategic Plan, "Working Together Today to Build a Better Tomorrow." Today, we share a photo from the Office of Economic Development's (OED) Implementation Session held...

View More Posted: March 30, 2017

AKWESASNE -- On Enniskó:wa/March 30, 2017 members of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Planning and Infrastructure (P&I) Division dedicated time to help pour the foundation for the Akwesasne Veterans Memorial Monument. Pictured are (from left) Operator Abraham “Plum” Back, Construction...

View More Posted: March 23, 2017

AKWESASNE -- The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is conducting engagement sessions throughout the organization as it takes a phased approach toward implementing the core strategic directions identified in its 10-Year Strategic Plan, titled “Working Together Today to Build a Better Tomorrow – SRMT...

View More Posted: March 22, 2017

AKWESASNE — Sixty-eight miles of fiber connects the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s territory to important broadband infrastructure built by Mohawk Networks, a tribally-owned enterprise that is rapidly deploying high-speed Internet to previously unserved communities in Northern New York. On...

View More Posted: March 14, 2017

Due to the forecast of impending blizzard conditions, and the travel warnings that have been issued, and out of an abundance of caution, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe will close operations at 3:00 p.m. today, Tuesday March 14th. Additionally, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe will delay opening by two...

View More Posted: March 09, 2017

Provides guidelines for successful walleye spawning seasonAKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is notifying individuals who are non-members that fishing in Akwesasne’s territorial waters is an inherent and protected right of tribal members. Anyone seeking to fish in our...

View More Posted: March 09, 2017

Public comments being taken until Thursday, April 20, 2017AKWESASNE—Pursuant to the 2013 Tribal Procedures Act, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Clerk is notifying tribal membership of three informational meetings being held to discuss a Draft Probate Code. The draft ordinance is aimed at...

View More Posted: March 06, 2017

AKWESASNE - In step with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s strategic planning, community development is at the forefront of Tribal Council’s actions. On March 1, 2017, the Tribal Council submitted its third land to trust application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The 140-acre parcel of...

View More Posted: March 04, 2017

Launches ‘ditching’ project in cooperation with Akwesasne Farmers Co-opAKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Agriculture Program is pleased to announce the continuation of several pilot projects and the implementation of a new one for the coming season. Now in its second year, the...

View More Posted: March 02, 2017

Tribally Owned Enterprise to Expand Broadband Service to Unserved RegionAKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribally owned enterprise, Mohawk Networks, LLC has been awarded $6.4 million in state broadband funding through Round II of the New NY Broadband Program. Round II funding totals $268 million...

View More Posted: March 01, 2017

(Years of Service: 30 years and 11 months)(The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is proud to highlight Erica Oakes as this month’s long-term service employee and share all the exceptional work she is doing on behalf of the Akwesasne community.)Erica Oakes began her employment with the Saint Regis Mohawk...

View More Posted: February 28, 2017

AKWESASNE -- On Enníska/February 28, 2017 The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council contributed $4,000 from the Tribe’s Room Occupancy Fee to help support the Salmon River Central School Mohawk Club’s third annual cultural exchange with the Santa Fe Indian School. The donation complements the...

View More Posted: February 23, 2017

AKWESASNE — On Tuesday, Enníska/February 21, 2017 the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe signed onto an amicus brief in support of the National Indian Women’s Resource Center’s (NIWRC) objection to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers abrupt termination of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)...

View More Posted: February 23, 2017

AKWESASNE -- Construction of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s new facility to house its Planning & Infrastructure Division is getting closer to being completed. The building is located at 2817 State Route 95 in Akwesasne and was designed by Tisdel Associates and being built by Danko Construction...

View More Posted: February 22, 2017

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Environment Division is pleased to announce that Water Resources Program Manager Tony David has been appointed to the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board of Control. The two-year...

View More Posted: February 15, 2017

AKWESASNE —The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has adopted a ten-year Strategic Plan, titled “Working Together Today to Build a Better Tomorrow,” through Tribal Council Resolution (2016-94). The Strategic Plan identifies the main areas of future direction to help the organization meet the...

View More Posted: February 14, 2017

AKWESASNE — The community of Akwesasne has long been known for taking care of its own; whether it be supporting our elders, helping a family recover from a tragedy, dealing with the loss of a beloved one, or providing a welcoming home for a young child. Akwesasne is certainly one of the most...

View More Posted: February 02, 2017

(Years of Service: 31 years and 5 months)(The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is proud to highlight Connie Thompson as this month’s long-term employee for our series, “Meet the Tribe.” It is our pleasure to share profiles of our mentors and all the exceptional work they are doing on behalf of the...

View More Posted: February 02, 2017

AKWESASNE - Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Patrolman Christopher Lazare, Jr., son of Michelle and Chris Lazare of Akwesasne, took his Oath on Enniska/February 1, 2017 from Tribal Clerk Betty Roundpoint. Surrounded by his family, friends, Tribal Council, Police Commission and fellow officers in the...

View More Posted: January 31, 2017

Any Person having any interest whatsoever or information pertaining to this matter shall have thirty (30) business days from the date of publication of this Notice to file opposing or related claims or to provide relevant information to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court. Information and related...

View More Posted: January 31, 2017

Any Person having any interest whatsoever or information pertaining to this matter shall have thirty (30) business days from the date of publication of this Notice to file opposing or related claims or to provide relevant information to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court. Information and related...

View More Posted: January 31, 2017

Any Person having any interest whatsoever or information pertaining to this matter shall have thirty (30) business days from the date of publication of this Notice to file opposing or related claims or to provide relevant information to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court. Information and related...

View More Posted: January 31, 2017

Any Person having any interest whatsoever or information pertaining to this matter shall have thirty (30) business days from the date of publication of this Notice to file opposing or related claims or to provide relevant information to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court. Information and related...

View More Posted: January 31, 2017

Any Person having any interest whatsoever or information pertaining to this matter shall have thirty (30) business days from the date of publication of this Notice to file opposing or related claims or to provide relevant information to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court. Information and related...

View More Posted: January 31, 2017

Any Person having any interest whatsoever or information pertaining to this matter shall have thirty (30) business days from the date of publication of this Notice to file opposing or related claims or to provide relevant information to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court. Information and related...

View More Posted: January 31, 2017

Any Person having any interest whatsoever or information pertaining to this matter shall have thirty (30) business days from the date of publication of this Notice to file opposing or related claims or to provide relevant information to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court. Information and related...

View More Posted: January 27, 2017

On Tsiothohrkó:wa/January 27, 2017 the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Community and Family Services Division received a generous donation from the Comfort Inn & Suites Akwesasne that included bedding, towels, toiletries and other amenities. Owned and operated by the Tarbell Management Group (TMG),...

View More Posted: January 25, 2017

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe submitted a formal application to the U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs to have two tribally owned parcels of land, one in Franklin County and one in St. Lawrence County, placed into “trust” status by the BIA. The application was...

View More Posted: January 20, 2017

AKWESASNE — Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court Judge Barbara R. Potter issued a decision on Tsiothóhrha/December 28, 2016 dismissing all claims in a case challenging the manner in which the Tribal Council managed an investment through the Tribally owned economic development arm, the Tewathahonni...

View More Posted: January 18, 2017

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) follows the 2013 Tribal Procedures Act (TCR 2013-32), which can be found on the Tribe’s website at http://www.srmt-nsn.gov/_uploads/site_files/TribalProceduresAct__FinalDraftApprovedAtReferendum06012013.pdf, in consideration of issues that impact our entire...

View More Posted: January 12, 2017

On Tsiothóhrha/December 19, 2016 the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe met with representatives of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Office and the Northern Border Regional Commission to discuss economic and infrastructure projects for future federal funding. NBRC provides funds for development projects...

View More Posted: January 11, 2017

AKWESASNE — In 2011, the State of New York launched a major effort to redesign the Medicaid Program to curb spending and centralize their care system through a partnership between the New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the New York State Office for Persons with Developmental...

View More Posted: January 11, 2017

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announced today the volunteer committee of the Akwesasne Veteran’s Memorial Monument Fund (AVMMF) received a $2,500 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) to purchase flag poles, flag pole bases and benches. Saint Regis...

View More Posted: January 09, 2017

(Years of Service: 29 years and 9 months)(The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is proud to highlight Ken Jock as this month’s employee for our series, “Meet the Tribe.” It is our pleasure to share these tribal employee profiles and all the exceptional work they are doing on behalf of the Akwesasne...

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