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Akwesasne Mohawks to launch own TV station

 


AKWESASNE – A new television station serving the St. Regis Mohawk Indian nation and beyond will launch this week at Akwesasne.

Akwesasne TV will begin broadcasting Friday, Oct. 2, through Akwesasne Broadband Network channel 2 and online at http://www.akwesasnetv.com, the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council said in a statement.

Programming will initially include Native-produced news, educational shows focusing on Native language and culture, sports, entertainment and public affairs “with the goal of developing content that shows who and where we are today as Native people and as Native nations,” said Regan Jacobs, Akwesasne TV’s executive producer.

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