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Articles from the September 1, 2016 edition

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Akwesasne Supports Standing Rock

Akwesasne was represented at Standing Rock as the Lakota Sioux continue their peaceful blockade of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline. This past...

 

Akwesasne Supports Standing Rock - Part 2

Here are additional pictures....

 

MILESTONE MEMORANDUM CRAFTED FOR INDIGENOUS STUDENTS

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) has partnered with the State University of New York at Potsdam (SUNY) and St. Lawrence College (SLC) to begin a...

 

AMPS - Keeping Our Kids Safe

Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service Media Release (Seskeha/August 30, 2016) This time of year marks the return of thousands of children to school in Akwesasne. The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service would...

 
 By Karonhiaton    News    September 1, 2016

Author Cindy Amrhein Discusses Her Book "A History of Native American Land Rights in Upstate New York" at Akwesasne Cultural Center

On Thursday, August 25, 2016 the Akwesasne Cultural Center hosted a book signing and discussion with Cindy Amrhein, author of "A History of Native...

 

New Education Minister Attends FNTC Planning Session

The Ontario Public School Board Association (OPSBA) First Nations Trustees Council (FNTC) met in Toronto on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 23 and 24,...

 

Healthy Snacks are Essential for Students

As we near the first day of school, both teachers and parents are preparing for the students’ return to classes. We take great care to make sure that they have backpacks, school supplies and clothin...

 

Tribe's Community and Family Services Opens New Frogtown IRA Home

Akwesasne, NY – On Seskéha/August 31, 2016 the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held a ribbon cutting ceremony for an Individual Residential Alternatives...

 

Niawen

On behalf of the Akwesasne Freedom School Families I’d like to thank you all for coming out this past weekend for our Annual Dinner, Quilt Auction and Survival Race. It is such an honor to work at t...

 

Backyard Beekeeping Meeting Held in Akwesasne

About a dozen people showed up for the first informational meeting on bees hosted by Wayne Samphier, Environment Pesticide Technician with the Saint...

 

Edible Forest Garden to be Created by the RRCA

Cornwall, ON (August 29, 2016) The Raisin Region Conservation Authority (RRCA) in partnership with Tree Canada is proud to announce that it is taking steps in creating the areas first edible forest....

 

INSPIRE: Called To Love Event Details Announced

(August 25, 2016) Ogdensburg, NY – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburg’s Free Regional Catholic Summit, INSPIRE: Called To Love, is scheduled for Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the Olympic...

 

REMINDER: SLOW DOWN WHEN DRIVING IN KANA:TAKON

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has been receiving complaints regarding vehicles in the village of Kana:takon (St. Regis) speeding and driving without regard for the public or pedestrians. Traffic is...

 

Akalaka Campers Visit Carsada Dairy

Camp Akalaka campers learned about the modern dairy industry while visiting Carsada Dairy owned and operated by the Moore family. Franklin County has...

 

NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 16TH ANNUAL NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS, PUBLIC VOTING GOING ON NOW

(August 16, 2016) New York, NY – Nominations for the 16th Annual Native American Music Awards (NAMA) have been announced by The Native American Music Association. Nominations reflect the highest...

 

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER VISITORS' CENTER CLOSES FOR SEASON ON LABOR DAY

The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation announced that public access to its Visitors’ Center at the U.S. Eisenhower Lock for the 2016 navigation season ends at 6:00 pm on Labor Day,...

 

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Donates $20,000 to Akwesasne International Powwow

On Seskéha/August 30, 2016, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council presented the Tribe's annual donation of $20,000 from the Community Partnership...

 

News from Our Neighbors

GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS FIRST-IN-THE-NATION LEGISLATION TO COMBAT CITIZENS UNITED (8/24/16) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed first-in-the-nation legislation (S.8160/A.10742) to curb the power of...

 

Several Agencies Train for Chemical Spill in Kanatakon

Fears of oil spills and other contaminants are at a national level and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held another preparedness exercise in case a big...

 

CHOCOLATE AND YOGURT ZUCCHINI BREAD

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 1 hour, 5 minutes Ingredients: • 2 eggs • 1 cup sugar • 1/3 cup olive oil • ½ cup yogurt • 1 & ½ cups flour • 1/3 cup cocoa powder • 1 & ½ teaspoon ba...

 

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We went for a boat ride

We went for a boat ride...

 

Scammers are Asking for iTunes Gift Cards as a Form of Payment; Two Lose $9,000 in Scams

Buffalo, NY (August 30, 2016)—Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Upstate New York is warning the public about scammers asking for iTunes gift cards as a method of payment. The trend began to appear in...

 

NYS POLICE WILL CRACKDOWN ON DRUNK AND IMPAIRED DRIVING THROUGH LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Governor Cuomo directed State Police to ramp up enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on impaired driving through Labor Day weekend, one of the deadliest times of year for drunk and...

 

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