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Nearly 50 years ago an Akwesasronon man was shot in the chest

By Kaniehtonkie. Richard Oakes was shot at close range in the chest on September 20, 1973. The man who shot Oakes, Michael Morgan was charged with...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    September 8, 2022

TikTok 'hate speech' video surfaces just one day after James Smith Cree Murders

By Kaniehtonkie. Just a day after two men attacked and killed 10 people on James Smith Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) is calling for an...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    August 4, 2022

Kanieńkehá:ka, The Pope, and the Doctrine of Discovery

By Kaniehtonkie. On Thursday, July 28, Kenneth Deer was interviewed by Global News (GN). Deer told GN, “Its good the Pope came. He came here to address Indigenous peoples and that’s always...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    July 14, 2022

After Decades Apart – Two World War II Friends Meet Again

By Kaniehtonkie Imagine meeting someone who left such an indelible mark on your life that you never, ever forgot them. Years passed, which turned...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    June 9, 2022

Akwesasne Mohawk Police Services Receives Funding to Combat Firearms Trafficking

By Kaniehtonkie. Today, the province of Quebec announced the commitment of $6.2 million to the Akwesasne Mohawk Police (AMPS) in an asserted and...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    May 19, 2022

Pope Francis to Visit Canada in July

by Kaniehtonkie Pope Francis plans to visit Canada this summer so he can apologize in person for abuse suffered by Indigenous people at the hands of the Catholic church. The Vatican announced that...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    May 5, 2022

Archbishop of Canterbury says release of residential school records still in England imminent

By Kaniehtonkie. The Archbishop of Canterbury says he will guarantee that all residential school records held by the Anglican Church in England are published. The archbishop of Canterbury is the senio...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    May 5, 2022

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Expands Support for Child Welfare Services in Cornwall

By Kaniehtonkie. MCA, led by Grand Chief Abram Benedict and Anne Scotton, Director General of Indigenous Services Canada recently held a...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    April 21, 2022

Tribe and CCB Present Licensed Cannabis Retail Stores

by Kaniehtonkie The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Council and members of the Cannabis Control Board were present for the official ribbon cutting – gran...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    Sports    April 14, 2022

Akwesasne Paddlers Enjoy Fast Flows and High Water at RRCA's 49th Annual Raisin River Canoe Race

by Kaniehtonkie After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, paddlers of all ages and athletic ability joined in the Raisin Region Conservation Author...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    April 14, 2022

Response to Pope's Apology Lingers

By Kaniehtonkie. Almost two weeks have passed since Pope Francis delivered his apology to a Métis, First Nations and Inuit delegation at the Vatican. The Pope is expected to travel to North America...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    April 7, 2022

Fourteen year old boil water advisory lifted in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

by Kaniehtonkie For the past 14 years community members in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory have had to haul all their water to their homes one jug at a...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    February 3, 2022

Akwé:kon Ratiia'tanó:ron Ne Ratiksa'okòn:'a

Iehiá:tons: Kaniehtónkie Kwáh ísi nón:we niiothó:re Okaristiiáhne o'karahshnéha nikahá:wi ne Tekahson'karó:rons Ahkwesáhshne...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    February 3, 2022

In Search of Tree 103

By Kaniehtonkie. Last weekend, several Akwesasronon went in search of Tree 103 in the Adirondacks. The small group of Akwesasronon hiked through deep...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    January 27, 2022

Akwé:kon Ratiia'tanóron Ne Ratikshàokon:'a – Every Child Matters

By Kaniehtonkie On a freezing Thursday evening, the Hogansburg Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department (HAVFD) – Station 3, honored a long-standing...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    January 6, 2022

New Year Begins with Old Safety Measures

by Kaniehtonkie The new year began much like last year – with local governments issuing precautions to mitigate the constant threat of COVID. Akwesasne, Kahnawake, and Six Nations all closed out...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    November 10, 2021

Three Nation Schools – Three Substandard Buildings

By Kaniehtonkie. Last week, three school district superintendents gathered at the St. Regis Mohawk School for a press conference. There, they made...

 
 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...

 

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