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IAKHIHSOHTHA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS

In accordance with Mohawk customs, culture and beliefs we are proud that we are able to care for our elders in our community. Over the course of 45...

 

OHERO:KON RITES OF PASSAGE RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY – Ohero:kon "Under the Husk" Rites of Passage, a ceremony reconstructed to empower Mohawk teens in their journey to...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    December 10, 2015

AAMB Open New Mentoring Site

The Akwesasne Area Management Board are pleased to announce the grand opening of the Personal Development & Employment Program Mentorship Centre a...

 

Operation Believe It or Not Arrest Six in Massena

After a year long investigation, the Massena Village police, St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies and Drug Task Force members, NY State police and officers from federal agencies arrested members...

 

John Trudell

(February 15, 1946 – December 8, 2015) Trudell was an author, poet, actor, musician, and political activist. Trudell was the son of a Santee Dakota...

 

Dreamstarter Awards Deadline

Our friends at Running Strong for American Indian Youth want to remind you to apply by December 14th for the second year of the Dreamstarter grant program. Dreamstarter jumpstarts Native youth’s...

 

GRAND CHIEF RESPONDS TO LETTER RECEIVED FROM AKWESASNE POLICE ASSOCIATION

On December 3, 2015, a letter that was directed to the attention of Grand Chief Abram Benedict was printed in Indian Time. Grand Chief and Council are advising the community of the following: The...

 

Condolence

With heartfelt condolences our thoughts and prayers are with Dr. Daniel Hovsepian and his family for the loss of their father Robert on December 2, 2015. The Akwesasne Dental Clinic...

 

Thank You

Thank you A Nia:wen ko:wa to all the family, relatives and friends who participated in the wake and funeral of Antoine Delormier. For all who stood by our side during this very heartfelt time, giving...

 

Niawen

The family of the late James Mainville wish to express our deep appreciation and thanks to those who offered such kindness, support, food, and cards of sympathy to give us comfort in our time of...

 

Niawen

We would like to say thank you to Megan and Cameron Conners and the 5/6 boys Attack Lacrosse team for their help in raising money for Hunter’s Hope. Hunter Cooke was born with Cystic Fibrosis and...

 

ABGC Thank You Letter

The Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club are sending a BIG thank-you to CKON for their generous donations for our two Christmas parties. One Christmas Party...

 

Akwesasne Housing Authority Presents New Sign

With a well-designed entryway and a eye-catching new sign, the Akwesasne Housing Authority is pleased to present both. The new front entry roadway...

 

Last Paper of the Year

The last paper of the year will be on Thursday, December 17, 2015. Indian Time offices will be closed from December 21 and reopen on Monday, January 4, 2016. Have a safe holiday se...

 

A Native University: An Idea Rooted in the Formation of the Iroquois Confederacy

The idea of a center for the preservation, learning and teaching of indigenous knowledge in a formal setting is something as old as the Iroquois Confederacy. When Skennenrahowi began his work to...

 

Salmon River Central School District Kicks Off Macy's Believe Campaign

(Fort Covington, NY) — The “Believe Campaign” has kicked off in Salmon River CSD. From now until December 11, 2015 for every “letter to Santa” that is received, Macy’s Department store...

 

Franklin County 4-H Cover Girl!

By Connie Gerow, 4-H Tribal Mentoring Coordinator How often can one say, Franklin County Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) 4H program has their...

 

Former Teacher, Now Author Visits Tsi Snaihne School

Mrs. Cathy Lalonde, one of co-author's of Eliza's Best Sunday visited Tsi Snaihne School on December 1st to read excerpts from her book which is a...

 

District Chief Visits School

District Chief Visits School...

 

AFN National Chief Addresses UN World Leaders

December 2015 (Paris, France) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde told world leaders, Indigenous leaders and representatives, and other delegates at the 21st...

 

IT'S A BOY!

Name: Jaxson North Born: Monday, April 27, 2015 Weight: 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Length: 21-1/2 inches Parents: Nikaiataa Skidders and William North Paternal...

 

IT'S A GIRL!

Name: Aryanna Nancy-Reighn Johnson Born: March 17, 2014 Weight: 6.7 lbs Parents: Danielle Johnson & Ryan White Maternal Grandparents: Joanne...

 

IT'S A BOY!

Name: Sawyer Rotoriahneronskon Skidders Born: Sunday, August 16, 2015 @ 12:22PM Weight: 7lbs 3oz Length:19 3/4 inches Sibling: Kalani Skidders...

 

IT'S A BOY!

Name: Isaac Raymond Mitchell Born: Monday, December 7, 2015 Weight: 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Parents: Tyson & Amanda Mitchell Sibling: Carter Maternal...

 

History of the Clans

Submitted by Native North American Travelling College Continued from last week… The following day another elderly lady from one of the families gave thanks to the Creator, and then went down to the...

 

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