Tribal housing project breaks ground on reclaimed 1796 Treaty lands
Last updated 12/1/2023 at 9:30am
AKWESASNE-The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announced that construction has started on the first tribal housing units on reacquired treaty lands-a major step forward in providing affordable housing for Mohawk families.
"It has been our community's longstanding desire and Tribal Council's ongoing goal to reacquire lands within Akwesasne's land claim area for family housing," shared Tribal Chief Michael Conners at the groundbreaking. "I am filled with an immense sense of pride in what our team has accomplished today-to provide homes for our families."
The Tribe's effort to provide homes was bolste...