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 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 21, 2021 

Oldest evidence of humans using tobacco discovered in Utah

by Kaniehtonkie In a Utah desert charred seeds were found possibly representing the earliest-known human use of tobacco. In early October according to new research, some of the first people to arrive...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 14, 2021

U.S. to reopen borders to fully vaccinated non-essential travelers in November

By Kaniehtonkie. U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas announced in a news release Wednesday, saying it was based on guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 14, 2021

Biden becomes first president ever to commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day

By Kaniehtonkie. President Joe Biden issued the first-ever presidential proclamation of Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Friday, October 8th. The proclamation lends the most significant boost yet to...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 7, 2021

Remember Me – A National Day of Remembrance

By Kaniethonkie. Ottawa. On Thursday, Sept 30, thousands gathered on Parliament Hill creating a sea of orange for Canada's first ever National Day of...

 

COVID-19 Cases Rising Steadily – Mostly in Akwesasne Youth

By Kaniehtonkie Despite local efforts by MCA Community Health Program and SRMT Heath Services, COVID-19 cases have been rising steadily and mostly in Akwesasronon youth. The number of rising COVID...

 

The Petito Case begins yet another repeat of selective media coverage

By Kaniehtonkie Since 2000, Indigenous people have made up 21% of homicides in Wyoming, even though they are only 3% of the population. That’s according to a Wyoming state report released in...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    August 12, 2021

Akwesasne Freedom School welcomes students for the 2021-2022 school year

by Kanietonkie The Akwesasne Freedom School (AFS) held their 'welcoming ceremony' on Monday, August 9 at 9am. Parents, grandparents returning...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    July 22, 2021

Tribe calls July 16th Tribal Court ruling an 'err'

By Kaniehtonkie On July 1, 2021, The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal filed an application for a temporary restraining order and preliminary and permanent injunction on Morris Oakes, Gabriel Oakes, William...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    July 15, 2021

Election Firsts for MCK and AFN

By Kaniehtonkie This past week saw tremendous strides being made on the national and local level for women in politics. Two women were elected as a...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    July 15, 2021

Penelakut Tribe announce 160 graves found at former residential school

By Kaniehtonkie. The Penelakut Tribe announced on July 8th that more than 160 unmarked graves and undocumented graves were found at site of former res...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    July 8, 2021

Community Rising: We Rise for Every Child Taken and For Every Parent Left Behind

By Kaniehtonkie. The day began in the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation and ended on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. On the first day of July 2021, estimates of...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    July 1, 2021

How Many Indigenous Children Will Be Recovered?

By Kaniehtonkie On June 24th, Cowessess First Nation announced the nation had located a suspected 751 unmarked grave sites on the Marieval property. Some of those buried may have been adults,...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    June 24, 2021

Delta, Kappa, Alpha and Gamma COVID Variants Making Headlines and Worry Lines for Experts

By Kaniehtonkie. A dangerous variant of the coronavirus is spreading so quickly in the United States that it’s likely the mutant strain will become predominant in the nation within weeks, according...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    June 17, 2021

Violence Against Women Across the World

By Kaniehtonkie At least one in three women have experienced either physical or sexual violence. Almost half of all murdered women are killed by intimate partners or family members. Women and girls ma...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    June 10, 2021

Bishops apologize, Archbishop of Toronto and the Pope do not

By Kaniehtonkie. With the recent news of 215 children's remains being found at a former residential school in B.C. bishops across Canada have offered...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    May 20, 2021

NYS to lift mask mandate for people fully vaccinated against COVID

By Kaniehtonkie New York State lifted mask and social distance restrictions on Wednesday, May 19. People in NYS, following CDC guidelines, who are fully vaccinated will no longer need to wear a mask...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    May 13, 2021

Instagram & Facebook Posts Removed on Day to Bring Awareness to MMIWG2S

By Kaniehtonkie. Wednesday, May 5th was Red Dress Day in Canada and National Day of Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in the United...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    May 13, 2021

Seven Dancers Coalition' MMIW Life Matters Virtual & Drive Through Event

By Kaniehtonkie. Seven Dancers Coalition held a full day of events – suited to your personal safety – to bring awareness to Missing and Murdered...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    May 13, 2021

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Announce 2021 Official Candidates List

By Kaniehtonkie The SRMT Tribe Election and Referendum Ordinance Board has certified and announced their official list of candidates. The SRMT held their Tribal Caucus on Saturday, May 1, 2021. The...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    May 13, 2021

Akwesasne Women Participate in National Day of Awareness MMIW Virtual Run

By Kaniehtonkie Over thirty women in Akwesasne participated in the Missing Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) Virtual event – a race at your own pace...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    April 29, 2021

Former senator and political commentator sparks outrage

By Kaniehtonkie A former US senator and CNN political commentator has sparked outrage among Native Americans prompting calls for his dismissal. Rick Santorum told a group of students at a right wing...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    April 22, 2021

Derek Chauvin Verdict and Native Americans

By Kaniehtonkie. The trial of Derek Chauvin captured the attention of world. On May 26, 2020, Derek Chauvin kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for over nine minutes and captured by then...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    April 15, 2021

Tragic North Country suicides linked to alleged online threats, harassment and extortion

By Kaniehtonkie Recently two North Country youths have taken their lives in what appears to be from ongoing online harassment. Shylynn Dixon of Lisbon committed suicide on March 3 after suffering...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    April 8, 2021

Cicadas return as Brood X and other facts about cicadas

By Kaniehtonkie This May, billions of cicadas are expected to emerge from the ground. These are "periodical cicadas", part of a cohort who lay their...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    February 18, 2021

Ok, now that you've got that COVID vaccine - what can you do safely?

By Kaniehtonkie About a year into the global pandemic, as the worldwide death toll exceeds a dizzying 2.3 million and nearly half a million in the United States alone - hope has arrived in the form of...

 

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