Tribe Donates $20,000 to Akwesasne International Powwow
Aug 30, 2016
Akwesasne, NY -- On Seskéha/August 30, 2016; the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council presented the Tribe’s annual donation of $20,000 from the Community Partnership Fund to support the Akwesasne International Powwow being held September 10-11, 2016 at the A'nowara'ko:wa Arena on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island). The Tribe is proud to continue its support for this annual community event that showcases some of the finest dancers and drummers from across Turtle Island, as well as the best artisans and experiences that Akwesasne has to offer. Presenting the check on behalf of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe are (from left) Sub-Chief Cheryl Jacobs, Sub-Chief Michael Conners, Akwesasne International Powwow Committee Member Larry King, Chief Eric Thompson, Chief Beverly Cook and Chief Ron LaFrance. The Community Partnership Fund was formed in 2004 for donations from the Tribe’s gaming enterprises to be distributed to charitable causes, events and organizations throughout Akwesasne.
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is the duly elected and federally recognized government of the Saint Regis Mohawk People.