AFN National Chief on Canada's Formal Removal of All Objections to UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

April 25, 2017. (New York, NY): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is at the 16th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) in New...

21 Attorneys Generals Call Out Trump's Administration for Abondoning Responsibility To Student Loan Borrowers

NEW YORK. Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman joined a coalition of 21 Attorneys General and the Office of Consumer Protection of Hawaii in calling out the U.S. Department of Education for...

Tribal Council Continues Support of Ohero:kon Rights of Passage

On Onerahtókha/April 5, 2017, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council provided its third annual donation of $20,000 from the Community Partnership...

Settlements Announced with 104 Auto Dealers to Provide Notice of Dangerous Safety Defects

SYRACUSE. NYS Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that he reached settlements with 104 auto dealerships that sold vehicles to New Yorkers without disclosing that the vehicles were under...

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Breaks Ground on New Administration Building

AKWESASNE – On Onerahtókha/April 24, 2017; the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held a formal groundbreaking of a new 54,700-square-foot Tribal...

Collapsing Cranberry Prices Force Wahta Mohawks to Close Company

WAHTA — Collapsing cranberry prices have forced the Wahta Mohawks to close its Iroquois Cranberry Growers operation. In a press release to the community on April 18, economic development officer...

So Much More Than Seeds and Trees at ATFE Annual Event

By Jenna Clute and Derrick Lafrance On Saturday morning, April 22nd, the Akwesasne Task Force, in cooperation with the SRMT's Environment Division...

Soaring Eagles Volleyball Teams Compete at OVA Provincials in Waterloo

Two teams from Akwesasne travelled to Waterloo, Ontario to compete in the OVA Provincials. The three-day tournament began on Friday April 21st and...

The Amazing Rotary Rally has been Rescheduled to JUNE 3rd

This is a FUNdraiser for everyone who loves a scavenger hunt, photography, trivia, a car rally, or all of the above. Starting at noon, teams will be given a list of challenges to complete before...

Powless Among Canada's 2017 Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

(April 19, 2017) Toronto – Canada's Sports Hall of Fame revealed the six Athletes, one Team, and two sport "Builders" who will make up the Class...

A Sophomore Day Victory for the Lazers

#1 Men's Lacrosse concluded the regular season with a 35-7 victory over Finger Lakes Community College on Friday, April 21, 2017, at David W. Murphy...

SRC Girls Hockey Recognized for Scholastic Achievements

Submitted by Olivia Cook The Salmon River Central Girls Varsity Hockey team was recently recognized for their scholastic achievements for the...

Janet C. Moniere

Graveside services will be held for Janet C. Moniere at Calvary Cemetery, Massena, on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 10:30 AM. Janet passed away Tuesday evening, January 24, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Home...

Mrs. Belmore's Grade 3 Pizza Party, Akwesasne Mohawk School

Mrs. Belmore's Grade 3 Pizza Party, Akwesasne Mohawk School. Front L-R: Bradley Lazore, Natasha George, Taylor Roundpoint, Kelly Thompson, Ashley...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor, I went to the Partridge house in May of 2014 and unlike so many that don’t, I made it to graduation. Since then I have been approached by numerous people discussing their...

Disrupting Fish Cycle

Letter to the Editor, April 25, 2017 Disrupting Fish Cycle The fish cycles in Akwesasne are getting disrupted by natural as well as man made factors, some preventable as well as avoidable. One of...

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