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AKWESASNE CULTURAL CENTER RECEIVES CITIZENS' INSTITUTE ON RURAL DESIGN™ AWARD

Akwesasne Territory - The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design™ (CIRD) announced this week that the Akwesasne Cultural Center, in partnership with the Akwesasne Cultural Tourism Working Group, and...

 

Swarm Acquires Jerome Thompson from Bandits

(March 29, 2016) The Buffalo Bandits and Georgia Swarm announced a trade with the Swarm acquiring forward Jerome Thompson from the Bandits in...

 

Governor Cuomo Signs 12 Week Paid Family Leave Policy and $15 Minimum Wage Plan into Law

(April 4, 2015) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation on Monday enacting a statewide $15 minimum wage plan and a 12-week paid family leave...

 

Onondaga Nation Case Study Assesses United States' Failure to Protect the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

March 31, 2016 - Syracuse, NY– The International Law Association’s Committee on the Implementation of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has accepted a Case Study on the lack of justice in the...

 
 By Kanienthonkie    News    April 7, 2016

Sharing Through the Generations Premieres at Tsi Snaihne Recreation Center

On Thursday, March 31, 2016, the film "Sharing Through the Generations" premiered at the Tsi Snaihne Recreation Center. This film is the culminating...

 

TRIBAL COUNCIL WILL NOT ALLOW COUNTY BED TAX IN AKWESASNE

“Franklin County will refrain from attempting to collect the county ‘bed tax’ from two establishments affiliated with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Territory,” the Malone Telegram reported on Su...

 

MARGARET M. JACOBS

AKWESASNE – Margaret M. Jacobs, 81, of 1348 State Route 37, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the Adirondack Medical Center, Saranac Lake,...

 

RAYMOND LANSING SLOWMAN

Hogansburg-Mr. Raymond Lansing Slowman, 54, passed on to the Spirit World surrounded by his friends and loved ones. Arrangements are entrusted to...

 

To: Community of Akwesasne

For the last seven plus years I have had the privilege to be the Chief Judge of the SRMT Court. During this time I have witnessed the growth of the Court and have seen many people assist in that...

 
 By Karonhiaton    News    April 7, 2016

MCA Community Health Hosts Women's Health Expo

On Thursday, March 31, 2016, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Community Health Program hosted a Women's Health Expo at the St. Regis Recreation. The...

 

Reader Photo

The picture was taken a couple of weeks ago by Andrew Lazore. He is a carpenter working on the Tappan Zee Bridge, a bridge in downstate New York that...

 

Tsi Snaihne School Hosts March Madness

Submitted by Lynda Brown For the month of March, 84% of students completed the Read and Respond homework required of them. Currently 75% of students...

 

Groups Rally to Save NYS from FERC

(April 5, 2016) Groups from across New York State – and beyond – rallied at the State Capitol against the bias of the Federal Energy Regulatory...

 

CBP Appoints New Tribal Liaison at Massena Port of Entry

(March 30, 2016) MASSENA, N.Y. – Yesterday, CBP's Buffalo Field Office appointed Supervisory CBP Officer Tracy Casey as the new Tribal Liaison...

 

New York State Ag & Markets Offer Online Training for Farmers' Market Vendors

By Vanetta Conn, CHES, Family, Health & Well-Being Educator & CCE Communications Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension Franklin County Looking for a sign that spring is in the air? Each spring, in...

 

IT'S A GIRL!

Name: Denise Tianna Smoke Born: Feb. 11, 2016 Weight: 9lbs. 13 oz. Length: 20 inches Parents: Gregory Smoke Jr. & Claudine Pierre Paternal...

 

We Love Visitors!

Indian Time is lucky to receive many visitors every week. Whether it's a parent bringing in a new baby for a photograph or an elder who wants us to lo...

 

Parade of Nations Announces its First Volume of an Encyclopaedia

(April 2, 2016) For fundraising purposes, Marie Morrell, the volunteer Executive Director of Parade of Nations for the Developmentally Challenged (PoNDC), has compiled the first volume of an...

 

EUROPEAN DREAM VACATION WINNER FROM MILTON, VT

(AKWESASNE, NY) – On Saturday March 26, 2016, the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort (AMCR) concluded its European Dream Vacation promotion. Kim Hoose...

 

Eating Healthy in 5 Easy Steps

By Tyler Touchette The fitness industry loves to complicate everything. There are thousands of diet books and methods to losing weight. The truth is we as people never needed any of these books or...

 

FDA Being Sued Over Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon

Nearly a dozen fishing and environmental groups have filed suit against the Food and Drug Administration in an effort to block its recent approval of genetically modified salmon. The plaintiffs,...

 

The Thunder Boy

Submitted by NNATC This legend happened long ago on an island in the St. Lawrence River. The island is called by the Akwesasne Mohawks, Tekatarenre,...

 

Tim Horton's East Grand Opening

Tarbell Management Group is pleased to announce to grand opening of Tim Horton's, which is located in Bear's Den East on Route 37, Akwesasne. On...

 

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne March General Meeting

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 in the village of Kanatakon at the Kononhkwa’tsheri:io Atrium. Canada Census gave their third presentation to...

 

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