As construction continues on the Kawenoke Bridge Corridor a traffic detour will come into effect the week of July 9 and will remain until construction is complete. The detour will affect both north and south bound traffic. A pedestrian route will be provided on the Peace tree mall side. Please plan ahead and drive with caution in the area.
To have your community announcement aired on CKON, you can fax to our office 518-358-9456 or 613-575-2566; email to ; mail it to PO Box 1260, Akwesasne, NY 13655 or PO Box 1496, Cornwall, ON K6H-5V5 or drop it off at our studios on Hilltop Drive in Kanatakon.
The Akwesasne Cultural Center & Museum is offering a basket class for youth ages 8 and up with instructor Levi Herne. Classes will be held on WEDNESDAY JULY 18th to FRIDAY JULY 20th and THURSDAY JULY 26th to FRIDAY JULY 27th from 10 a.m. - Noon. This is free and limited to 10 students. For more information or to register call (518) 358-2461.
The SRMt Tribal council work session that was scheduled for WEDNESDAY JULY 18th has been cancelled. The next session will take place on WEDNESDAY JULY 25th in the Tribal Council Boardroom.
The AMBE has requested that an election be held for the following seats, for Kanatakon one 3-year term, for Tsi Snaihne one 2-year term which is the remainder of a 3-year term and for Kawenoke one 3-year term and one 2-year term which is the remainder of a 3-year term. Nominations will be held on SATURDAY JULY 21st from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Kanatakon Recreation Center, the Snye Homemakers and the Kawenoke Recreation Center.
The 16th Annual Iron Workers Festival will take Place on SATURDAY JULY 21st at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort. There is still room for non-food vendors. To reserve your spot call (518) 650-7043. Registration begins at 9 a.m., activities begin at 11 a.m.
North Country Showcase and St. Lawrence Center will be hosting "A Year of Music" in the mall’s center court. You can listen while you shop. Pat Duffy will be there on SATURDAY JULY 21st from 1-3 p.m.
The 6th Annual Cruisin’ for Kids will take place on SUNDAY JULY 22nd from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort. All proceeds will benefit the SRC Girls Varsity Hockey Team. To be a vendor call (518)358-4238.
The MCA’s Justice Department will be holding an information session on the Record Suspension formerly known as Pardons to individuals and interested individuals. The last session on will be held on MONDAY JULY 23rd at the Kanatakon Recreation Center at 6 p.m. For more information call 613)575-5000 ext. 2401.
MCA’s Housing Department is offering satellite offices at Iohahi:io on MONDAY JULY 23rd from 9 a.m.-Noon, they will be able to make payments. For more information call (613)575-2250 ext. 2304.
The Akwesasne Mohawk School on Kawenoke will be having a free Engineering/tech camp from MONDAY JULY 23rd to FRIDAY JULY 27th from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. Participants will explore robotics, programming and 3D printing. To register or for more information call (613) 933-0409.
A Service Canada Representative will be at AAMB on TUESDAY JULY 24th from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. To book an appointment call (613) 575-2626. Remember, if you are coming in for a SIN card you will need your original Birth Certificate and your Status Card. Replacement cards are $10.