Avmm  Foundation  Poured
Avmm  Foundation  Poured

Akwesasne Veterans Memorial Monument Construction Underway

Mar 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 Manager Brent Herne, Operator Teddy Square, AVMM Committee Chairperson Tribal Sub-Chief Cheryl Jacobs (USMC/US Army Veteran) and Laborer Tyson Back. The Veteran’s Memorial is being erected inside the Tewathahitha Walking Trail located at Generations Park and will proudly recognize the military service of Akwesasne community members who served in the U.S. or Canadian Armed Forces. A public unveiling of the monument will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 27TH. The Tribe’s Communications Department is seeking names of all Akwesasne veterans, as well as those currently serving, for recognition during the event and can be reached at (518) 358-2272.

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The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is the duly elected and federally recognized government of the Saint Regis Mohawk People.