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 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...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    February 18, 2021

Saskatchewan woman found frozen to death was released from correctional center 3 days prior

By Kaniethonkie A young mother of six was released from a Saskatchewan women’s prison on January 20th only to be found frozen in a residential area of Saskatoon. The death of Kimberly Squirrel,...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    February 11, 2021

Two arrested in convoy to Florida

By Kaniehtonkie Court documents allege more than 270 kilograms of Canadian-grown marijuana hidden in the floorboards of the three trailers headed...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    February 11, 2021

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe February Monthly Meeting

By Kaniehtonkie The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held their monthly meeting virtually, which meant for a long, time consuming time frame. Even without any major technical glitches, the meeting presented i...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    February 4, 2021

Identity problems - the pretendian

By Kaniehtonkie’ ‘Pretendian’, a label for a person who dishonestly claims to be of Native American, First Nation, Indigenous ancestry. Or were they deceiving and intentional? In the recent...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    January 28, 2021

Two rich white people…

By Kaniehtonkie Two rich, white people charted a private plane and flew to a remote area of the Yukon to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Breaking all COVID-19 travel protocols in their travels, they...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    December 10, 2020

Local artists beaded face mask gains national attention

By Kaniehtonkie Akwesasronon artists, Tania Clute is part of a growing trend to illuminate the 2020 pandemic experience in Haudenosaunee artistic...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    December 10, 2020

Run-through of probable COVID-19 vaccines

By Kaniehtonkie Canada became the third country to authorize the Pfizer Inc. Covid-19 vaccine. This vaccine is produced by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE. Canada will begin its immunization rollout as...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    December 3, 2020

MCA Covid-19 Community Care Packages

By Kaniehtonkie Several Mohawk Council of Akwesasne District Chiefs have organized 'Community Care Packages for residents in the northern portion of...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    November 19, 2020

Legal weed won big in the 2020 election, Oregon went one step further

By Kaniehtonkie Oregon has become the first state in the nation to decriminalize the possession and personal use of all drugs. Voters in the state of Oregon approved Measure 110, this initiative also...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 29, 2020

1492 Land Back Lane

by Kaniehtonkie It's been over 100 days since Six Nations members have demonstrated against the McKenzie Meadows development by Foxgate near Caledonia...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 29, 2020

Twenty-five years without safe drinking water

By Kaniehtonkie One might think the title, ‘twenty-five years without safe drinking water’ is about a third world country, in a land far off that is rarely spoken of or visited. About people whom...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 22, 2020

Smashed windows, vandalized traps and lines, scorched lobster pound; Sipekne'katik First Nation terrorized by locals

By Kaniehtonkie On Tuesday, October 13 a lobster pound in Middle West Pubnico, Nova Scotia, utilized by the Mi'kmaq fishermen was swarmed, vandalized...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 15, 2020

Ontario government supports a bill that would end Daylight Saving Time

By Kaniehtonkie Clocks are typically adjusted one hour ahead in early March and fall back an hour in November. This year the clocks are set to change on November 1. An MPP from Nepean has a bill in...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 8, 2020

Six Men Charged with Role in International Kidnapping

By Kaniehtonkie According to Audrey Roy Cloutier, a spokesperson for the Directeur aux poursuites criminelles et pénales, the provincial prosecutor’s office in Montreal, Gary Arnold, 54, of Hinchin...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 8, 2020

Province of Quebec releases findings on Public Inquiry Commission

By Kaniehtonkie Three days after Joyce Echaquan laid on her deathbed calling for help while being bombarded with racist and condescending remarks, the Government of Québec released the findings from...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 1, 2020

Five arrested in connection to kidnapping of Moira couple

By Kanietonkie Combining the efforts of the FBI, Sureté du Quebec, RCMP, the NYSP and the Akwesasne Mohawk Police, the missing couple was found late...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 1, 2020

'Worst face of racism'

By Kanietonkie Joyce Echaquan, 37 years old and a mother of seven children died in a Joilette, Quebec hospital on Monday, September 28, 2020. Her death was recorded on her cell phone. While Echaquan...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 1, 2020

Kawehno:ke resident files class action lawsuit against Mohawk Council of Akwesasne

By Kaniehtonkie Indian Time was informed of a class action suit against Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. Roger Thompson, Kawehno:ke is named as the plaintiff. The class action suit was filed in the...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 1, 2020

Cultural Sensitivity Training and Critical Race Theory mix next door to us

By Kaniehtonkie Donald Trump continues his assault on minorities, not only by his divisive and barely hidden racist rhetorical rallies, but through his executive orders. In a series of...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    August 20, 2020

Mohawk Makes History as First Ironworkers Local 33 President

By Kaniehtonkie Michael Terrance made history on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 when he was sworn in as Ironworkers Local 33 president. Hailing from a long...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    August 13, 2020

"Back to School"

By Kaniehtonkie Schools across New York and Ontario will reopen for in-person instruction this fall. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced their respective schools will reopen during the coronavirus...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    August 6, 2020

MCA holds first General Meeting during coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

By Kaniehtonkie Mohawk Council of Akwesasne had their first meeting since January 2020. The meeting took place on ‘Zoom” the online meeting platform. Grand Chief Abram Benedict opened the meeting...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    July 23, 2020

In a unique project - SRMT Environment technicians work to save mussels

By Kaniehtonkie Found in the back of a huge warehouse, two technicians carefully select glochidia for propagating bivalves. Sounds like something out...

 

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