The board of directors in the 1970′s.

The Akwesasne Cultural Center has been a community effort of concerned Kanien’keha (Mohawk) to help themselves preserve their culture and fulfill the educational need of future generations since 1971. The Akwesasne Library has a collection of more than 28,000 books which have been selected to provide for both entertainment and educational needs. The Native Collection is one of the largest in Northern New York with over 2,400 volumes. It contains information on Native people throughout the United States and Canada. – text and photo used with permission,; Glory Cole, Director