Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Iakhiienawá:se’ Sénha Aioianerénhake ne Enióhrhen’ne

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News Archives: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 Posted: September 02, 2015

AKWESASNE, NY—– The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is encouraging Akwesasne residents to participate in a special election being held for the Salmon River School Board on Tuesday, Seskehkó:wa/September 15, 2015. The Tribal Council is asking community members to join them in supporting...

View More Posted: August 27, 2015

AKWESASNE, NY—– The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council has approved an allotment of heating assistance to help tribal members with the upcoming fall heating season. Beginning on Seskehko:wa/September 1, 2015; allocations will be made available through the 2015 Tribal Heating Assistance Budget...

View More Posted: August 18, 2015

Urges for more Air Monitoring and Community UpdatesAKWESASNE, NY— The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council expressed its ongoing dissatisfaction with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its handling of the remediation project at the former-General Motors property. In a letter to the EPA...

View More Posted: August 15, 2015

Certificate of Expanded Jurisdiction Signed By Governor Cuomo AKWESASNE, NY— Stemming from legislation passed by NYS Senate and Assembly in June 2015, legislation has been officially signed into law allowing the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police to exercise police authority to the area known as...

View More Posted: August 04, 2015

Any Interested Persons shall have thirty (30) business days from the firstdate of publication of this notice to file opposing or related claims, or toprovide relevant information to the tribunal; therefore information andrelated claims should be filed no later than September 18, 2015.Complainant:...

View More Posted: July 23, 2015

Mohawk Networks, LLC building located at the intersection of Route 95 and State Route 37 is expected to open next month will house the Broadband Unit and Akwesasne TV. Mohawk Networks, LLC Development Begins Mid-2015AKWESASNE, NY—The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has positioned their...

View More Posted: June 26, 2015

Akwesasne, NY - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Department is notifying Akwesasne residents that the New York State Police is continuing to follow-up on credible leads for David Sweat and Richard Matt. This will often entail an increased police presence in the surrounding area, as well as...

View More Posted: June 18, 2015

   Akwesasne, NY - Law enforcement agencies are continuing to follow-up on every lead in an effort to apprehend two escaped convicts. As a result, the search area for the two convicts has been expanded throughout Northern New York State, with the assistance of local police departments. The...

View More Posted: June 17, 2015

AKWESASNE, NY—The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s (SRMT) Compliance Department Inspectors initiated a controlled buy of alcoholic beverages from tribally licensed businesses during the week of April 1-10, 2015. The controlled buy program; which is a mechanism used to ensure that alcoholic...

View More Posted: June 16, 2015

     Police Powers Extended to Hogansburg TriangleAKWESASNE, NY—The New York State Legislature has passed bills that grant expanded jurisdiction to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Department.The State Assembly and State Senate overwhelming voted in favor of legislation...

View More Posted: June 15, 2015

AKWESASNE, NY—The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Commission and Tribal Police Department are notifying the Akwesasne community that National Grid is conducting terminations of electric service. The utility company’s decision is based on individual customers defaulting on their payment...

View More Posted: June 12, 2015

     Thompson, Jacobs and Roundpoint SuccessfulAKWESASNE, NY – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Election Board certified the results of the annual tribal elections held on Saturday June 6, 2015. Community members cast ballots for the positions of Tribal Chief, Tribal Sub-Chief...

View More Posted: June 09, 2015

    Financial Assistance Provided to 214 Tribal SeniorsAKWESASNE, NY – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is proud to announce the successful conclusion of the Elders Electricity Assistance Pilot Project that was administered for the months of April 2015 to June 2015. The Tribal...

View More Posted: June 06, 2015

Tally Sheets (pdf)

View More Posted: June 03, 2015

   Election to Take Place on Saturday, Ohiarì:ha/June 6, 2015Akwesasne, NY - Eligible voters are encouraged to cast their ballots for three positions in the annual Tribal election, Tribal Chief, Tribal Sub-Chief and Tribal Clerk.All positions will serve three-year terms.The official...

View More Posted: June 02, 2015

    Low Flying Aircraft to Distribute PacketsAKWESASNE, NY- The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services has rescheduled the Oral Rabies Vaccination (ORV) drop for raccoons in Franklin County, including the area of Akwesasne for June 3 to 6, 2015. The ORV program uses...

View More Posted: May 28, 2015

Election to Take Place on Saturday, Ohiarì:ha/June 6, 2015 Pursuant to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Election and Referendum Ordinance (amended April 2, 2013) Section IX (H), the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Election Board is announcing the official list of candidates.The following is the official...

View More Posted: May 26, 2015

Low Flying Aircraft to Distribute Packets AKWESASNE, NY- The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services will be conducting an Oral Rabies Vaccination (ORV) drop for raccoons in Franklin County, including the area of Akwesasne, from June 2 and 3, 2015.  The ORV program uses...

View More Posted: May 18, 2015

Annual Tribal Election to Take Place on June 6, 2015AKWESASNE, NY – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Election Board is unable to release the official list of candidates due to circumstances beyond their control. The following days have been scheduled for Walk-In and In-Home voting.Walk-In:Monday,...

View More Posted: May 12, 2015

Community Members Urged to Support Native Candidates AKWESASNE, N.Y. - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is encouraging all Akwesasne community members to vote in the May 19th Salmon River School Board Election. The community's support for two Native candidates—Jason McDonald and Emily...

View More Posted: May 11, 2015

Akwesasne, NY -- The Mohawk Education Committee is notifying school district residents that absentee ballots are available for the May 19thSchool Board Election. This is for qualified district residents who are unable to go to the polls to cast their votes. Absentee ballots are available if you are:...

View More Posted: May 09, 2015

The Seaway International Bridge Cooperation (SIBC) has notified the Joint-Emergency Operation Center for the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe that maintenance crews have worked through the night on the South Span of the Seaway International Bridge. The bridge remains...

View More Posted: May 09, 2015

  Election to Take Place on Saturday, Ohiarì:ha/June 6, 2015Pursuant to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Election and Referendum Ordinance (amended April 2, 2013) Section IX (H), the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Election Board is announcing the unofficial list of candidates one week after the Tribal...

View More Posted: May 08, 2015

The Emergency Planning offices for the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe are notifying the community that the Emergency Operations Center has been partially activated as of 1:30 p.m. this afternoon. This decision is the result of information received from the Seaway...

View More Posted: May 08, 2015

The Seaway International Bridge Corporation has notified the emergency planning offices for the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) and Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) that the South span of the Seaway International Bridge has been temporarily closed. Initial reports indicate that the bridge crossing...

View More Posted: May 08, 2015

Akwesasne, NY -- The Saint Regis Mohawk Education Committee, in conjunction with the St. Regis Mohawk School Parent-Teacher Organization, is pleased to announce two “Meet the Candidate” events for the upcoming Salmon River Central School Board election. An invitation is extended for school...

View More Posted: May 04, 2015

Tribal Clerk: Corleen Jackson Jacco, nominated by Kaylee Jacco and seconded by Shaylan JaccoBetty Roundpoint, nominated by Roy Tarbell and seconded by Alexander RoundpointVicki Herne, nominated by Azia Hart and seconded by Renee HartTribal Sub-Chief: Margaret Ransom, nominated by Lacey Herne and...

View More Posted: May 04, 2015

Public Notice for CommentProposed Multi-Purpose Trail SystemSt. Lawrence Flatlands Management Unit, Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Environment Division, received notice from the NYSDEC that the St. Lawrence Flatlands Management Unit, Draft...

View More Posted: April 29, 2015

Akwesasne Businesses Sought for Local Tourism PublicationAkwesasne, NY- The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) Office of Economic Development (OED) is looking for business entities interested in a unique advertising opportunity to promote tourism in Akwesasne and regional economic development.The...

View More Posted: April 09, 2015

Patrick Bassney Resigns, Emily Lauzon Appointed to Interim RoleAkwesasne, NY — The Mohawk Gaming Enterprises, LLC, announces the resignation of Patrick Bassney, General Manager of the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort (AMCR) effective May 1, 2015. The MGE, LLC has appointed Emily Lauzon as the...

View More Posted: April 06, 2015

Any Interested Persons shall have thirty (30) business days from the first date of publication of this notice to file opposing or related claims, or to provide relevant information to the tribunal; therefore information and related claims should be filed no later than May 21, 2015. ...

View More Posted: March 24, 2015

Akwesasne, NY - The Forestry Resources Program overseen by the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Environment Division has announced signups for seasonal programs that assist community members with their annual spring clean-up. Beginning on Onerahtókha/April 1, 2015, individuals may apply for wood...

View More Posted: March 17, 2015

Akwesasne, NY -The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) Office of Economic Development (OED) strives to support the local business community by creating partnerships and providing trainings that grow economic development opportunities for Akwesasne businesses. On Monday, March 9th, the OED partnered...

View More Posted: March 12, 2015

Akwesasne, NY — Two tribal members became the newest members of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Election Board on Wednesday, Enniskó:wa/March 11, 2015. Deputy Tribal Clerk Summer Bero administered the oaths to tribal members Stacy Skidders and Kim McElwain in a ceremony held in the Tribe’s...

View More Posted: March 10, 2015

Akwesasne, NY - Members of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Commission attended the monthly tribal meeting held on March 7, 2015 to formally announce the new Chief of Police for the Tribal Police Department. Tribal Police Commission Chair John Ransom, Andy Cook and Rowena General were on hand to...

View More Posted: March 06, 2015

Land In Trust Process SuccessfulAkwesasne, NY – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has received verification that the 39-acre parcel that was subject of a Federal Land In Trust application, located in the Town of Fort Covington has been taken into trust. The Land In Trust process was initiated after the...

View More Posted: March 03, 2015

Members of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council were pleased to be on hand for the delivery of a new Nissan van for the Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club on February 20, 2015. Tribal Council donated the funds to pay for the vehicle through the Tribe’s Hotel Occupancy Fee. To show their appreciation,...

View More Posted: February 25, 2015

Will Assist Elders 70 and OverAkwesasne, NY – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is proud to announce the initiation of a one-time pilot project to provide monetary support assisting Tribal elders with their electricity costs. With rising cost of home heating and electricity in the northeast,...

View More Posted: February 12, 2015

  Any Interested Persons shall have thirty (30) business days from the first date of publication of this notice to file opposing or related claims, or to provide relevant information to the tribunal; therefore information and related claims should be filed no later than April 2,...

View More Posted: February 11, 2015

Akwesasane, NY - One of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's priorities is to provide our youth with educational opportunities beyond the scope of the classroom. At the United South Eastern Tribe Impact Week, four talented students from Akwesasne were selected to represent their community and Native youth...

View More Posted: January 29, 2015

Akwesasne, NY – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Water/Wastewater Department is seeking the assistance of households and businesses to keep the public sanitary sewer collection system free of obstructions. The Wastewater Department is reminding individuals that the improper disposal of solid waste...

View More Posted: January 28, 2015

    The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is notifying the community that an application has been submitted to the Federal Communication Commission to add 100’ to the existing 200’ Broadband tower located at 2819 County Route 95, for a total height of 300'. The tower provides local channels...

View More Posted: January 27, 2015

   Akwesasne, NY – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is reminding community members that individuals are solely responsible for paying any fines or penalties associated with vehicle seizures at the Canadian Port-of-Entry located in Cornwall, Ontario. If you have any questions...

View More Posted: January 27, 2015

Akwesasne, NY - According the National Weather Service forecast, Nor'Easter Juno is planned to impact the region over the next few days. Akwesasne is projected to be on the outskirts of the storm and will have minimal impact. In the likelihood of future severe weather, the Saint Regis Mohawk...

View More Posted: January 26, 2015

Community Members Asked to Call 518-358-6157Akwesasne, NY -The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is notifying community members that it is in the process of upgrading its telephone system. The transition from the previous system to the newer system is expected to be completed by the end of today. During this...

View More Posted: January 22, 2015

   Community Members Sought for AssistanceAkwesasne, NY -The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Forest Resources Program has developed plans to improve forest health in forested areas located in Akwesasne.The plans were created in an effort to head off the potential risks from the emerald ash...

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