St. Regis Mohawks Receive Federal Tourism Development Grant
ALBANY – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe will receive a federal grant of $857,199 to promote tourism in Upstate New York through the expansion of employment and tourism activities under the Akwesasne Travel Program , the tribe and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration announced in separate statements.
The two-year grant is funded by the $100 million available in grants through the American Rescue Plan’s Native Communities Program. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is located in the Hogansburg area of Franklin County. The funds will support the Akwesasne Travel program through tourism-specific training, technical assistance to small businesses and product testing.
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