American Legion Scott Jock
American Legion Scott Jock

American Legion Receives Akwesasne Mohawk Code Talkers Commemorative Print

May 22, 2017

AKWESASNE - On Saturday, May 20th, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council proudly presented American Legion Post #1479 with a canvas print commemorating the Akwesasne Mohawk Code Talkers Congressional Medal Ceremony held on May 28, 2016. Last year’s event saw 17 Congressional Silver Medals and 7 Bronze Medals bestowed upon Akwesasne veterans who utilized Kanien’kéha (Mohawk language) in helping the U.S. to be victorious during World War II. Accepting on behalf of the American Legion was 2nd Vice-Commander Scott Jock. The Tribe takes pride in honoring our veterans this weekend with the unveiling of the Akwesasne Veteran's Memorial Monument at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 27th at Generations Parklocated at 545 State Route 37 in Akwesasne, New York.

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