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Tribal Court Dismisses Challenge to Mohawk Soy Project Investment

AKWESASNE — Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court Judge Barbara R. Potter issued a decision on Tsiothóhrha/December 28, 2016 dismissing all claims in a case challenging the manner in which the Tribal...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    January 26, 2017

Women's March in Washington

According to some, the Women's March on Washington DC, started with one woman's post of Facebook, it soon had sister marches in all 50 states and in...

 

Women's March in Washington - Part 2

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Women's March in Washington - Part 3

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Women's March in Washington - Part 4

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Trump Pushes DAPL, Keystone XL Forward With Executive Order

By Theresa Braine, Indian Country Media Network (January 24, 2017) Just 72 hours into his presidency, Donald Trump has signed executive orders designed to move both the Dakota Access (DAPL) and the...

 

MCA GENERAL MEETING TO BE VIDEO RECORDED

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is notifying the community that the MCA General Meeting taking place this Thursday, Jan. 26 will be video recorded. The video will be shared on the MCA website....

 

Lifetime Legacy Awarded To Joanne Shenandoah

On January 21, 2017, Joanne Shenandoah received the Lifetime Legacy Award. Shenandoah, a Grammy Award Winning artist, lecturer, educator, and...

 

St. Lawrence Centre Mall Sold to Canadian Buyers

MASSENA -- The St. Lawrence Centre has been sold. Shapiro Group, a Montreal-based company, is now listing the mall on State Rt. 37 on their website as a retail property. The entry includes directions...

 

Standing Rock Tribal Council Approves Evacuation Order for All Camps

Jenni Monet • January 22, 2017 (Fort Yates, ND) In a unanimous vote, Standing Rock Sioux tribal council members voted to close the network of encampments behind the Dakota Access Pipeline protests...

 

Dear Editor:

Dear Editor: Every couple of years, our native peoples post a job opening. ‘’Wanted. Chief. Must be able to do what we ask them to do. Must also be able to follow rules. Will give you a guidebook...

 

Thank You

Thank You, We, the family of Hubert “Hubie” Rourke, wish to extend our greatest appreciation to everyone for all that was done for us during our recent loss of a husband, father and grandfather....

 

Local Artists Featured in Native American Artists Exhibition

The Strand Center for the Arts is thrilled to host a Native American Artists Exhibition in the Main Gallery in February, 2017. This forthcoming...

 

LITTLE LADIES CLUB

Akwesasne Child and Family Services and the Community Support Program are pleased to announce the Little Ladies Club. This club is a safe place designed for young ladies ages 11-14. The club will...

 

Wampum Belts

By Tehanetorens To most people a wampum belt means any beaded belt made by Indians. Glass beads were introduced by white traders, and with these the Indian people did beautiful embroidery work....

 

Say NO to Declawing Your Cat and Here is why....

By Jennifer Herne, LVT As a Veterinary Technician I have witnessed the surgical procedure of a cat being declawed. I have never really understood why...

 

Fairness in the Livestock Industry

By Anna Johnson, Center for Rural Affairs USDA took an important step last month to bring more fairness to the livestock industry. The impact of three introduced “Farmer Fair Practice Rules” will...

 

Annual Free Snowmobiling Weekend Scheduled for February 3-5

New York State’s annual Free Snowmobiling Weekend for all out-of-state and Canadian snowmobilers will run from Friday, February 3, through Sunday, February 5, 2017. Registration fees will be waived...

 

CRA SCAM CONTINUES, BUT WITH A NEW TWIST

(Milton, Ontario – January 23, 2017) In October, 2016, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced a significant decrease in the amount of losses attributed to the CRA scam, following a...

 

COLONIZATION ROAD Broadcast Premiere on CBC's "Firsthand"

After a successful world premiere at the imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival in October 2016, Michelle St. John’s documentary Colonization Road will air across Canada on CBC’s weekly...

 

Haudenosaunee at the January 21 Women's March at Seneca Falls

Seneca Falls, NY is located within the ancient boundaries of the Cayuga Nation, a member of the Iroquois Confederacy, the Haudenosaunee. It is also the birthplace of the movement towards securing the...

 

The Ahkwesahsne Heat

We would like to introduce a new team that will represent our community with the other well-established teams. The Ahkwesahsne Heat started in the Fall 2016 lacrosse season. The team was formed...

 

Thirsty Maples

Submitted by Paul Hetzler, CCE Horticulture and Natural Resources Educator Given that maple producers have to boil down roughly 40 gallons of sap to make one gallon of syrup, you would think that dry...

 

Tsi Snaihne School December Awards

Submitted by Lynda Brown December Perfect Attendance 2016 Head Start Niko Arquette Kymani Cook Kaina Coonishish-Coon Aydrie Ingle Kingsley...

 

Salmon River Middle School December Students of the Month

Submitted by Tammy Russell Students at the Salmon River Middle School participate in the Student of the Month Program. The program is based on the...

 

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