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CHRT finds the Canadian government is racially discriminating against 163,000 First Nations children

In a landmark ruling released on January 26, 2016, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal found that the Canadian government is racially discriminating against 163,000 First Nations children and their...

 
 By Kanienthonkie    News    January 28, 2016

Clean and Organic Food at AMS

A healthy foundation is essential for the optimum growth and development for all children; fresh clean air, clean food, a safe and loving home...

 

SRMT Meets with Community on Ambulance Service

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Chiefs, Beverly Cook, Mike Conners Jr., Ron Lafrance, Eric Thompson, and Cheryl Jacobs were present to answer any questions and concerns in regards to the recent change...

 

Fourth Annual AMPS Law Enforcement Hockey Tournament

They are the best in their field of Law Enforcement, but not hockey. The event was held last Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Anowarako:wa Arena and...

 

Chelsea Sunday, President of PANA, Activist for Native Rights on Campus

By Andy Gardner Although they haven’t been as visible as some of the recent activism at SUNY Potsdam, Native American students are also pushing for on-campus change and more inclusion in the...

 

JOHN BIGTREE, JR.

AKWESASNE- After a period of failing health, Mr. John Bigtree, Jr., of 198 St. Regis Road, passed away Thursday night, January 21, 2016, at the...

 

NIAWENKOWA

The Chiefs, Clanmothers and Faithkeepers would like to send our greetings and thank yous to everyone that helped out during the mid-winter ceremonies. It takes everyone coming together as one and...

 

London Lazore donates hats and gloves to school

London Lazore, a student at Tsi Snaihne School, donated hats and gloves to the school for students who could use them. Nia:wen to London and her...

 

Correction

In Indian Time’s last issue, Vol 34 #3, in the article, “Chief Bellegarde Visits MNCC Midwinter”, we incorrectly identified Mrs. Thompson, her proper name is Wainthia. We sincerely apologize...

 

Editorial

On Wednesday, January 13, 2016, Indian Time received word from a HAVFD fireman that, “The Tribe signed a deal w/ Seaway Valley to provide Ambulance service to the US portion of the rez”. This info...

 

Editorial

Decisions made by leadership without proper consultation or agreement regarding the health and well-being of citizens of any city, town, neighborhood or community are serious matters. During this...

 

NYS Department of Health Testing Finds Three Cases of Zika Virus

ALBANY, N.Y. (January 22, 2016) - The New York State Department of Health (DOH) today announced that three individuals who recently traveled to areas outside of the United States where Zika virus...

 

Make January the Month to Test Your Home for Radon

ALBANY, N.Y. (January 25, 2016) - With temperatures plummeting and windows shut, NY State Health Commissioner Dr. Zucker is encouraging New Yorkers to test their homes for radon. January is National...

 

SAA Visits Akwesasne Businesses

Submitted by Rachel Lazare The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA), Department of Tehotiiennawakon, Economic Development held a meeting with Quebec's...

 

Winter Carnival Photo Contest

February 12-20, 2016 St. Regis Recreation Center If you have an eye for photography, or you like taking pictures for fun, then this contest is for you! *Please do not submit if you are a professional...

 

SRC Middle School December Students of the Month

Submitted by Tammy Russell Students at the Salmon River Middle School have been participating in the Student of the Month Program. The program is...

 

Long-term daily contact with Spanish missions triggered collapse of Native American populations in New Mexico

(January 25, 2016) New interdisciplinary research in the Southwest United States has resolved long-standing debates on the timing and magnitude of American Indian population collapse in the region....

 

Clarkson University Sets Science Cafes for Spring in Potsdam & Canton

Science Cafes bring together local university and college professors and townspeople in a relaxed, informal setting, such as coffeehouses and pubs. The speaker makes a short presentation about a...

 

NASA, NOAA Analyses Reveal Record-Shattering Global Warm Temperatures in 2015

Earth’s 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern record keeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

 

Food Recall Warning

Allergen - Cape Cod Cranberry Candy and Harvest Sweets brand Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate & Yogurt Covered Cranberries recalled due to undeclared almonds Recall date: January 20, 2016 Reason for...

 

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Write Your Farm Business Plan

(January 20, 2016) Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) will offer a three session class to help livestock farmers get their business plan down on paper. The hardest part about writing a business plan...

 

FISHING DERBY-FEB 13 AND 14TH

A Winter Carnival event to be held Sat. Feb. 13 and Sun. Feb. 14th Entry fee is $20 adults $10 for children 12 years and under Adult 1st and 2nd place for largest walleye Children 1st and 2nd place...

 

Local Resident Named College Scholar at Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT - Anna Kelly, daughter of Bruce and Jocelyn Kelly of Bombay, NY was named a College Scholar during the fall 2015 term at Middlebury...

 

Village of Whitesboro, Oneida Indian Nation, Descendants of Hugh White Family Come Together to Design New Village Seal

(January 22, 2016) Today the Mayor of the Village of Whitesboro and the Oneida Indian Nation announced they will meet to discuss the creation of a new...

 

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