Akwesasne - Our History and Culture
Visitors are welcome to experience Akwesasne in a respectful manner, and are encouraged to learn more about Kanienʼkehá꞉ka history and culture. The Akwesasne Mohawk Nation is a sovereign territory governed under the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy by the Mohawk Nations Council of Chiefs; and by the elected councils - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe and The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne.
The Mohawk Nation is one of six nations in the Iroquois Confederacy. A sacred Huron messenger led our nations from warring with one another to an acceptance of the responsibilities of working together in peace. The present Six Nations are Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Senaca and Tuscarora. The Six Nations are also called Haudenosaunee
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 44° 58.432′ N, 74° 39.981′ W. Marker is in Akwesasne, New York, in Franklin County. Marker is on Gray Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hogansburg NY 13655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blueway Trail (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Blueway Trail (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Raquette River (here, next to this marker); Akwesasne (AH kwey ZAH sney) (approx. 1.4 miles away); Captain Samuel Anderson (approx. 3.6 miles away in Canada); The Stone House (approx. 6 kilometers away in Canada); The French Presence in Cornwall (approx. 6.1 kilometers away in Canada); Co-Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (approx. 6.2 kilometers away in Canada). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Akwesasne.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.