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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Marine Unit Rescued Men from the Water
On November 27, 2013, The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Marine Unit was patrolling the St Lawrence River when a suspicious vessel was observed coming from Cornwall Island toward the US portion of Akwesasne. The Marine...December 06, 2013
No Settlement in Place Regarding Tribe’s Boundary
Leaders from the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe are clarifying information recently released to the public concerning negotiations involving New York State, St. Lawrence and Franklin counties.
“The Tribe received inquiries as a result of recently...November 27, 2013
Applications Available December 2, 2014
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has authorized an allotment of funds for heating assistance to be allocated on January 6, 2014 to eligible households residing within the Tribes jurisdiction. Assistance requires a new application be received by...November 27, 2013
Thirty-three Native American tribes were recognized at a ceremony honoring Native American Code Talkers for service to the United States Armed Forces during World War I and World War II. Twenty-five tribes accepted Congressional Gold Medals. Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Sub-Chief Michael Conners...November 25, 2013
The Department of Social Services Administration, ICWA Program and the Traditional Support Program will be relocating to the Akwesasne Housing Authority Building (formerly the Let’s Get Healthy Program) from November 25 to 27, 2013. During this time, the offices will be closed. In the event...November 20, 2013
Chief Beverly Cook Invited to the White House
The White House hosted Tribal Leaders at the 2013 White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, DC on November 13,2013. Chief Beverly Cook represented the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe at an event leading to President Obama committing to visit...November 20, 2013
The Salmon River School Board is holding a special election on December 3, 2013. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe encourages voter participation in support of the candidate representing Akwesasne. Emily Lauzon has thirteen years of experience as a board member for the Salmon River Central School...November 14, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Transfer Station will be unable to make change for customers between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. each day until further notice. Therefore, cash customers will need to have exact change if they wish to utilize the transfer station between the hours 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. This...November 13, 2013
Danny Jacobs and Tribe’s Environment Division Collaboration Credited
Late fall along the St. Lawrence River is easily recognized by dropping water temperatures, shoreline ice and the first snow fall giving way to winter. Bitter cold winters are iconic of the St. Lawrence River Valley, and...November 13, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has inherent sovereign authority to govern and provide for the health and safety of its citizens, residents, visitors and territory. Through the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Act of 2013, a Police Commission of Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal citizens has... November 12, 2013 The Let’s Get Healthy Program will be closed for the week of Kentenhkó:wa / November 18, 2013. They will resume services Monday Kentenhkó:wa / November 25, 2013 at the Diabetes Center for Excellence, 66 Business Park Road. Testing supplies can be picked up at Saint Regis Mohawk Health... November 06, 2013
Project Will Help Improve Indoor Air Quality
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) Air Quality Program (AQP), within the Environment Division, is looking for community volunteers to participate in a new project called Breathing, Living and Learning in Tribal Communities. This indoor air...November 06, 2013
Social Services Division Hires Two Traditional Workers with Strong Ties to Elders
The Social Services Division of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe proudly introduces a Traditional Support Program to the community of Akwesasne. The program combines traditional healing methods and modern...November 05, 2013
Allyson Doctor Brings 15 Years of Experience Home
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announces the new Director of Communications, Allyson (Mitchell) Doctor. She brings us 15 years of strategic development and operations experience, most recently as an Assistant Vice President at Carolinas...October 23, 2013
Department of Justice Awards $515,000 for Three Years
The Three Sisters Program is thrilled to announce a three-year, $515,000 grant from the Office of Violence Against Women. The grant is part of a $90 million effort to enhance law enforcement practices and sustain crime prevention...October 22, 2013
Tribal Council is considering adopting the Code of Judicial Conduct. The Code sets the standards of conduct binding on the judges of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court so that the integrity and independence of the judiciary is preserved.
The Code is enforced by the Judicial Oversight...October 22, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Water Department will be performing fall hydrant flushing starting November 4, 2013 through the end of November. The weekly schedule is as follows:
October 08, 2013
November 4-8: Waterplant Road to Hogansburg, St. Regis Road. St. Regis River west 37 to Frogtown area.
National Grid is planning a very brief (less than five minutes) power interruption for customers on the west end of the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation Tuesday, October 15 at approximately 6:30 a.m. This brief interruption will impact customers from the western boundary of the reservation to...October 04, 2013
Scheduled to Resume in April 2014
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council and National Grid have reached an agreement to suspend field terminations on the Saint Regis Mohawk Reservation until April 2014. This agreement was effective September 30, 2013. National Grid will continue all other forms...September 27, 2013 PUBLIC NOTICE
Issued by the Tribal Clerk of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
At the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council Work Session Held
September 26, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council, working in conjunction with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Child Support Enforcement Unit (SRMT CSEU) submits... September 26, 2013
Health Services Parking Lot Being Resurfaced
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
announces that a parking lot resurfacing project at the Tribal Clinic will
start Wednesday, October 2, 2013 and will last for approximately five
Phase one of the paving project will consist of paving of the primary...September 23, 2013
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The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council has approved the distribution of an additional allotment of heating assistance to Tribal members who are already participating in the 2013 tribal fuel assistance program and continue to meet all the criteria. The fall heating...September 10, 2013
St. Regis Mohawk School Now Included
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Division of Social Services is working closely this year with a Franklin County Cornell Cooperative Extension funded program - the 4-H Mighty Shamrocks, coordinated by Connie Gerow.
The 4-H Mighty Shamrock program works with...September 06, 2013
Released by Department of Justice, United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian, Northern District of New YorkAugust 28, 2013
All first-time hunters, bow hunters and trappers must pass one or more courses before they can get a license in New York State. Wentákta’/Saturday, September 21, 2013. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department, Station 1, State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY. ...August 27, 2013
New Technology and Services Offered
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is proud to note the achievements of Rachel Jacobs, Community Health Representative at Indian Health Service (IHS). For the better portion of the last eight months, she has been working with Margo Gold and Heidi Dishman from...August 27, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe hosted its 7th annual Diabetes Center for Excellence Golf Tournament on August 9, 2013. This year’s event marked the first year of being held at Cedar View Golf Course as in previous years, it was at the Malone Country Club.
Each year, a committee consisting of...August 26, 2013 The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Department has received a welcomed addition to the station with the installation of an 8’ chain link fence. The installation has been completed by St. Lawrence Fence Company and took approximately one week to set up. The scope of work consisted of... August 20, 2013
Luck Brothers Inc., 73 Trade Road, Plattsburg, NY is the successful bidder and is awarded a contract for the Rehabilitation of Drum Street Road. This includes but is not limited to full depth pavement recycling, new granular sub base course for shoulders, asphalt pavement, and drainage and...August 19, 2013
The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort Education and Recruitment Department held a Scholarship Luncheon on August 5, 2013. This recognition ceremony sited current summer interns and four scholarship recipients who will be entering college this fall.
Patrick Bassney, General Manager of Mohawk...August 19, 2013
The St. Lawrence River Area of Concern (AOC) program at the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) and the Friends of the Robert Moses State Park (RMSP) Nature Center hosted their third round (summer) of seasonal photography, July 12-26, 2013. This contest resulted in many photos submitted...August 19, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has announced a program to assist with National Grid questions and concerns for the community of Akwesasne. Joint Counsel for Economic Opportunity (JCEO) is dedicated to providing resources and services that enhance people's dignity and self-reliance.
The Saint...August 13, 2013
The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort has donated $42,000 to the Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department (HAVFD) to purchase self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) or “air packs” as they are often referred to.
In addition, the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort is purchasing a brand...August 08, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has received notice that National Grid is on the territory conducting shut offs for customers in arrears. To avoid disconnection, community members are strongly encouraged to contact National Grid’s consumer advocacy group at 315-460-7015 (Vicky) to set up a...August 07, 2013
On Monday, July 1, 2013, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Chief Judge Peter Herne swore in five (5) new Police Commission members who will serve five year terms: Wendy Adams, Robert Cole, Rowena General, Rudy Hart and John Ransom. Adams will act as Chairperson in the first year with...August 07, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Planning and Infrastructure Department will begin the installation of drainage structures in the parking lot along the north and east sides of the Indian Health Services building. Installation is scheduled to start on Monday, August 12, 2013 at 6:00 a.m. and last...August 07, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe hosted an employee recognition ceremony at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort on Friday, July 26, 2013 with over 65 associates in attendance. The ceremony, hosted in the new banquet center at the casino, provided an elegant setting in addition to an...August 07, 2013
Chief Cook and Sub-Chief Jacobs Seated
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has announced the certification of Tribal Chief and Sub-Chief on Monday, August 5, 2013 and in a wonderful turn of events, were sworn in the same day. Both Beverly Cook and Shelley Jacobs agreed to their oath of office and...August 05, 2013 Cook and Jacobs Successful
Akwesasne - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Election Board has certified the results from the July 13, 2013 Special Election. In accordance with Tribal Council Resolution 2013-21, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Election and Referendum Ordinance, the Election Board denied... July 31, 2013
Clarkson Brings Robotics to Summer Program
The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club (ABGC)/Johnson O’Malley (JOM) summer program has recently teamed up with Clarkson University to promote a robotics program hosted at the St. Regis Mohawk School located in Akwesasne, N.Y.
This three day initiative...July 26, 2013
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police are asking the community to be aware of possible blacktop scam within Akwesasne. The warning stems from numerous complaints from local residents that an independent road crew is stating they are a paving company. Upon completion of the driveway, this company...July 19, 2013
The Saint Regis Tribal Election Board has received an appeal for the Special Tribal election held on Saturday July 13, 2013. The Election Board cannot certify the results of the recent election until the appeal is resolved. Once the investigation has been completed, the Election Board will...July 16, 2013
Please note that as a precautionary measure, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Community Building will be closed for the afternoon, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 due to air quality concerns. All other Tribal programs and services outside of the Community Buildings will remain open. The Community...July 13, 2013 July 11, 2013
Do you like to fish or eat locally caught fish?
Community members are invited to attend a meeting to provide comments on the first draft of the updated Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) Fish Advisory. All participants will receive their choice of a FREE gift just for attending ONE of the...July 11, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Environment Division is seeking public comments on proposed revisions to the Water Quality Standards (Standards). These Standards apply to surface waters and groundwaters of the Tribe and are implemented under the authority of the Federal Clean Water Act. As...July 11, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Environment Division is pleased to announce that Akwesasne will be the host site for the 17th Annual Indian Nation Leaders Meeting, scheduled for July 23 – 25, 2013 at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort, located in Akwesasne, N.Y.
This gathering will feature...July 09, 2013
On Monday, July 8, Judge Lawrence E. Kahn, issued an Order accepting the majority of the recommendations made by Magistrate Judge Dancks in September, 2012. Judge Kahn accepted the arguments of the Mohawk plaintiffs that the 2,000 acres, known as the Hogansburg Triangle, and located in the...July 03, 2013
Issued by the Tribal Clerk of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
July 3, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Compliance Department has put forth the Final Draft of the HOTEL OCCUPANCY FEE ORDINANCE.
Summary of Final Draft:
- There shall be a requirement to obtain a permit to offer any rooms...
OFFICIAL LISTING OF CANDIDATES
Andrew J. Cook
Absentee Ballots are now available and can be requested until Wednesday, July 10, 2013. In accordance with the Election and Referendum Ordinance, Section VII,...July 01, 2013
Chief Judge Peter J. Herne and Tribal Police Commission
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe hosted a swearing-in ceremony for community elected officials which included Chief Judge, Traffic Court Judges and newly appointed Police Commissioners at 11:00 a.m. on July 1, 2013 at the Tribal Community...June 26, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal election results for Chief Judge, two Traffic Court Judges and the two referendum questions held on June 1, 2013 have been certified. The certification process and announcement of the official results were delayed due to an appeal filed on June 4, 2013.
Peter...June 26, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has announced that there will be no monthly Tribal meeting for July 2013. A tentative date for the next meeting has been set for August 10, 2013.
Thank you for your patience and we look forward to seeing
everyone at the next meeting.
June 25, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is pleased to announce the re-opening of the Senior Center located on Route 37 with temporary limited accessibility throughout the building. Please note the dining area will be open for Akwesasne’s senior community as an emergency cooling area, effective...June 21, 2013
June 19, 2013
We, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Election Board, support and uphold the laws and customs of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe. To protect the best interests of the community and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, we are hereby releasing this report to you.
On April 2, 2013,...June 19, 2013
On June 15, at approximately 3:00 p.m., an alarm notified the Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department that there was a significant drop in water pressure at the Office for the Aging Senior Center. When the Fire Department arrived, the building had two to four inches of water covering...June 19, 2013
Special Election for Chief and Sub-Chief Positions Scheduled
On June 10, 2013 the Election Board heard an appeal from a community member who presented to the Election Board evidence that the integrity of the April 02, 2013 Election and Referendum Ordinance was jeopardized. After careful...June 19, 2013
The St. Lawrence River Area of Concern (AOC) program at the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) banded together with the Friends of the Robert Moses State Park (RMSP) Nature Center this past winter to coordinate a seasonal photography contest with a St. Lawrence River theme. The purpose of this...June 13, 2013
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 July 26, 2013.
...June 07, 2013
The Saint Regis Tribal Election Board has received an appeal for the tribal election held on Saturday June 1, 2013. The Election Board cannot certify the results of the recent election until the appeal is resolved. Once the investigation has been completed, the Election Board will announce...June 05, 2013
Tribal Elder Grace Day Passes
Members of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council send their condolences to the family of Grace Day who passed away on June 3, 2013. She was 103 years of age. “Another one of our Elders is gone and she will be sorely missed,” stated Tribal Chief Randy Hart. ...June 01, 2013 May 21, 2013 The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announced today that they reached a Memorandum of Understanding with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo of the State of New York that is the first step to addressing longstanding land claims with Franklin and St. Lawrence Counties, outstanding issues with the New York Power... May 20, 2013
Fire Department to Use Funding to Continue Operations
On Monday May 20, 2013 the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council presented a check for $179,700 to members of the Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department (HAVFD). This financial support will go for the operations of the fire...May 20, 2013
PUBLIC NOTICE OF LAND DISPUTE
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...May 20, 2013 Kids Enjoy Outdoors and Learning
Despite some cloudy weather and some rain showers, 53 kids had great time learning about boating safety, fishing, drug prevention, and environmental issues. Also on hand was the SUNY Plattsburgh’s fishing team which competes in the collegiate bass fishing... May 17, 2013 OFFICIAL LISTING OF CANDIDATES
- Beverly Cook
- Gary Cole
- Gerald Laughing
- Debra Martin
- Andrew J. Cook
- Shelley Jacobs
- Jolene Jackson
Traffic Court Judge 1
- Steven Cook
Traffic Court Judge 2
- Lois Terrance
- Danielle Lazore – Thompson
- Peter J. Herne
Absentee Ballots are now...May 13, 2013
On Saturday, May 11, 2013 the following SRMT members were sworn in as Commissioners for the first Ethics Commission for the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe. Ethics Officer Peter Garrow gave the oath of office to Sally Marie Hamelin, Alma Cecilia Ransom, Minerva C. White, Wanda Ann Patterson and...May 10, 2013
Community Interest & Support
Calling all Akwesasne Residents for your input on a joint venture between Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe and Mohawk Council of Akwesasne on expanding natural gas pipeline through the territory. Please take some time out of your busy schedule to complete survey...
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is pleased to announce that it is offering a free Hazard Tree program. The purpose of the program is to assist the elderly and disabled with the removal of hazardous trees. Hazardous trees are defined as a tree with structural defects likely to cause failure of...May 06, 2013
Due to a break in the main water line, the water main to Rooseveltown will be shut off today from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
For more information contact Planning & Infrastructure at 518-358-4205.
May 06, 2013
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Garners Award
The United Southern and Eastern Tribes, Incorporated (USET) recently announced the winners of this year’s 3rd Annual Drinking Water Contest. USET made the announcement during its Annual Tribal Utility Summit (TUS) held in Nashville, Tennessee. Tribes...May 01, 2013
EPA/Grasse River Cleanup
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announces the upcoming public meeting regarding the Grasse River Record of Decision (ROD). The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) will host the meeting on May 7, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Saint Regis...April 30, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Forestry Resources program will be starting its dead and down tree woody debris removal project very soon with plans to start work the first week of June 2013. The Environment Division will be accepting work orders in the form of Permission/Waiver forms at their...April 30, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Environment Division is offering community members an opportunity to assess their yard trees at no cost to them. As part of the Tribe's Urban and Community Forestry project the Environment Division will be assessing trees throughout the US side of the...April 30, 2013
Committee Explores Economic Development
On Thursday April 18, 2013, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe was ably represented by Sub-Chief Michael Conners at a meeting between New York State government officials and tribal officials. The purpose of the meeting was to explore and discuss economic...April 29, 2013
This Year’s Program to be Third Annual
Lynn Thompson, co-owner of the new Akwesasne Mini Mart presented a $5,000 check to Tribal Police Corporal PJ Burns, organizer of the “Kids for Fishing” program. Thompson presented the check in behalf of the Akwesasne Convenience Store Association. ...April 25, 2013
Issued by the Tribal Clerk of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
April 23, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council announces a referendum on the following question:
"DO YOU SUPPORT THE SAINT REGIS MOHAWK TRIBE'S COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER PROJECT?"
Referendum to be held in conjunction...April 25, 2013
Issued by the Tribal Clerk of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
April 23, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council, working in conjunction with the Governance Committee, puts forth the Final Draft of Amendments to the Tribal Council Procedures Act of 1994. The Amendment shall be called the...April 22, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Water Department will be performing spring hydrant flushing starting April 29, 2013 through May 30, 2013. The weekly schedule is as follows:
Week 1-- Waterplant Road to St. Regis Road, including all side roads, including White Road and Christine Lane.
Week 2 –...
Contest to Continue this Spring
The first installment of the St. Lawrence River Seasonal Photography Contest brought nature lovers and photographers together. The showcased what they love about the environment in Akwesasne and Massena. “The first contest for the winter season ran for two...April 15, 2013
In 2012, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Planning and Infrastructure Department significantly contributed to improving drinking water quality for the 5500 people that live in the southern portion of the Akwesasne Community. The water treatment plant’s water intake was re-located further out...April 12, 2013
Portions of the Akwesasne community are experiencing some localized electrical/power outages, especially in the Quebec area of the territory. Community members are advised to keep an eye on their basements which may flood due to the recent high amounts of rain and snow. Since the ground...April 11, 2013
Community members who would like to reserve the Generations Park Fields, the pavilion at Generations Park or the Tekakwitha Walking Trail may pick up applications at the receptionist’s desk in the lobby of the Tribal Community Building or find them on-line at the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s...April 09, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) St. Lawrence River AOC (Area of Concern) program is asking community members to submit fish showing signs of external anomalies (tumors, lesions, ulcers, etc…) to the division for analysis. These fish samples will be used to determine if fish tumors are a...April 05, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has said that they will release their Record of Decision (ROD) on Friday April 5, 2013 for the Grasse River cleanup. During a conference call on Thursday April 4, 2013, they indicated to tribal officials that they would be implementing Remedial Option...March 28, 2013
On March 28, 2013 at around 9:50 a.m. Tribal Police arrested Steven J. Mitchell, 28, of Akwesasne, New York. Mr. Mitchell is charged with Petit Larceny, Felony Criminal Mischief 3rd degree and Felony Burglary 2nd degree. Mr. Mitchell is alleged to have driven a vehicle through the front...
Public, Environment to Benefit from $20.3 Million from Two Settlements for Natural Resource Damage in St. Lawrence River Area
The federal government, the State of New York and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe have announced a $19.4 million settlement with Alcoa Inc. and Reynolds Metals Company...March 20, 2013
On March 12, 2013 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police arrested Matthew J. Ireland, 26 of Akwesasne/Hogansburg NY. Mr. Ireland has been charged with Forcible Touching, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Harassment in the Second Degree. Charges are stemming from an alleged incident that...March 18, 2013
On March 27, 2013 Elliott Milhollin, an attorney with Hobbs, Straus, Dean and Walker will present on Health Exchanges. He will make the presentation to the community at 6:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Tribal Community Building.
The Affordable Care Act was passed into law March 2010 putting...March 18, 2013
Any interested person 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 2, 2013.
...March 08, 2013
President Chavez Provided Benefits to Native People
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council expressed its condolences today in a letter to the people of Venezuela and the family of President Hugo Chavez. President Chavez passed away on Tuesday March 6, 2013 at 4:25 p.m. local time. ...March 05, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is pleased to announce that the CITGO Petroleum and Citizens Energy have awarded funding to assist Tribal Members. The program will provide a one-time benefit of $240 toward the applicant’s heating source supplier for heating assistance to 192 households that...February 26, 2013
Issued by the Tribal Clerk of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
February 26, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council, working in conjunction with the Election Board, has put forth the Final Draft of Amendments to the SAINT REGIS MOHAWK TRIBE ELECTION and REFERENDUM...
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council presented a check for $100,000 to the Akwesasne Freedom School. “This school is important to us because of the value they provide to the community” said Randy Hart, Tribal Chief. “Without them, our efforts to retain the Mohawk language would be much...February 22, 2013
To Discuss New Ordinance and Amendments to Others
The Compliance Department of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe will hold three special public meetings to present some amendments and new draft ordinances for the Akwesasne Territory. These include amendments to the synthetic marijuana ban,...February 21, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council announced today that Brian Fent, Chief Financial Officer, will retire as CFO after eleven years of dedicated service to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe. His last day will be March 7, 2013.
“Since assuming management of the Tribe’s finances in 2002, Brian...February 20, 2013
Six indigenous leaders from the Russian Far East (RFE) paid a visit to the Akwesasne Territory on February 13 and 14, 2013. The visit was hosted through the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) via the International Center of the Capital Region of...February 11, 2013
With the recent success of a gun buy-back on January 23, 2013, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Department is scheduling another one for February 12, 2013. “The tribe provided 100 percent of the funding for the earlier buy-back, which was very successful,” said Tribal Chief Ron...February 06, 2013
An article in the February 5, 2013 edition of the Daily Courier Observer incorrectly reported the Social Security Administration would end its monthly in-person support service in Akwesasne. While the SSA will no longer send a representative to the Massena Town Hall, it will continue to send...January 30, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Social Services Division is preparing the 2012-2016 Consolidated Services Plan required by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. The Division is seeking input from the community concerning the needs to be met in that time period. To do this, there...January 30, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is in the process of drafting a Tribal Governance Ordinance. This Ordinance would replace the “Act relating to Tribal Council Powers, Procedures, Initiative Referendum, Recall and Removal from Office” commonly referred to as the 1994 Procedures Act. The...January 26, 2013
On January 25, 2013 the leadership of Akwesasne met to discuss events planned for this coming Monday, January 28, 2013 which has been deemed a “National Day of Action” by Idle No More organizers. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe and Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs...January 23, 2013
With the extreme temperatures expected in the area, the Saint. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Office for the Aging is kindly reminding folks that they are a designated warming center. Should you experience heating or shelter problems, you are welcome to come in and relax at the center to keep warm. The...January 18, 2013
On February 17, 2013 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police arrested Charles J. Billings, 20 of Akwesasne, and charged him with one count of Making a Terrorist Threat. The charge stemmed from an incident that occurred on January 13, 2013, wherein a male caller phoned the police station claiming...January 18, 2013
CASH FOR GUNS - TURN IN ANY OPERABLE GUN - NO QUESTIONS ASKED. Turn in a weapon and receive: $100 for Shotguns or Rifles, $200 for handgun or assault rifle, $20 for high capacity magazine capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition and $25-$50 for bb guns or non-working shot...January 13, 2013
Threat Found to Be Non-Credible
On January 13, 2013 the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police received a phone call around 8:30 a.m. where a male caller stated there was a bomb at the Tribal Community Building. He further stated that he had placed the bomb at the Tribal Council Building.
As you are aware, many surrounding communities are experiencing a flu outbreak at this time it is very important to practice good hand washing techniques. If you think you have the flu please do not go to work. Also please call the nurses at the clinic prior to coming to the clinic to discuss...January 10, 2013
All ice fishermen, snowmobile and All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) operators are to refrain from using the canal in the area between the Eisenhower and Snell Locks due to the possibility of an unstable ice cover.
Notice received from the US Dept. of Transportation & Saint Lawrence Seaway...January 08, 2013
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council expressed its support for the Idle No More protest movement and its opposition to Bill C-45 in the Canadian Parliament. Despite cold temperatures, Tribal Chief Ron LaFrance and Sub-Chief Eric Thompson joined the many hundreds of others who marched in...January 02, 2013
The SRMT Water Dept. has removed the restriction on water and the Tribe's waterline is now working at regular capacity. The Water Dept. appreciates your cooperation during this time and still advises being mindful of wasteful water useage. FMI call 358-6159 or 358-4205 during normal business...August 22, 2012 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Environment Division
449 Frogtown Road
Akwesasne, New York 13655
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
SRMT Environment Division
Phone: 518-358-5937 ext 132
From August 30, 2012 until September 14, 2012 the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the... January 17, 2012
State Police Will Still Conduct Background Checks
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council has successfully concluded negotiations with New York State to reduce the New York State Police detail assigned to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino. The agreement, effective January 1, 2012 reduces the...