Articles from the February 11, 2021 edition

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 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 Andy Gardner    News    February 11, 2021

Health Services focusing on vulnerable elderly for vaccines; Franklin County warns of community spread

By Andy Gardner AKWESASNE — The St. Regis Mohawk Health Services director says they’re prioritizing getting COVID-19 vaccines to elders with co-morbid illnesses. “Our priorities continue to...

 

Elders' Council named 2020 Guthrie Award recipient

Toronto, ON – The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the Elders' Council is the 2020 recipient of the Guthrie Award, the...

 

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival 2021

Saranac Lake will continue their 120-year-old tradition of hosting the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, even during the pandemic. However, there is just...

 

Announcing Inaugural 2021 Haudenosaunee Filmmakers Festival

Friends of Ganondagan and Rematriation Magazine are pleased to announce the inaugural Haudenosaunee Filmmakers Festival (HHF). Indigenous filmmakers,...

 

HENRY E. LAZORE

Henry E. Lazore, age 85 of Corning, New York passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Guthrie Corning Hospital. He was born on August 7, 1935 in... Full story

 

LOUIS M. BARNES

Louis M. Barnes, 64 of 87 Jock Road, Akwesasne, suddenly passed away Monday February 1, 2021 at Massena Memorial Hospital. Louis was born August 1,... Full story

 

NORTH COUNTRY LIVE TO HIGHLIGHT HISTORY, RECREATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

SARANAC LAKE – North Country Live returns Feb. 11 with a new slate of exciting and timely programs focused on outdoor recreation, environmental issues, local history and other topics. Hosted on...

 

CLARKSON UNIVERSITY RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF BEST IN NYS AND FOR TOP DEGREE PROGRAMS

Clarkson University has been recognized by Intelligent.com as one of the Top 50 Best Colleges in New York State and awarded top ranking status for...

 

ACADEMIC HONORS FALL SEMESTER 2020

HOFSTRA • Hofstra University announces that Kyran Sunday, Akwesasne, was recently made to the dean’s list fall 2020 semester by achieving a GPA of at least 3.5. NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY COLLEGE...

 

NAVAJO WOMAN CHOSEN TO HEAD US INDIAN ENERGY

Written by Joaqlin Estus from Indian Country Today (1/25/2021) A Diné woman who knows what it's like to live without electricity and has fought for...

 

Outbreak Status at Iakhihsohtha Lodge Has Been Lifted

02.10.21. In our ongoing effort to keep the community updated with the latest on the COVID-19 positive case reported at the Iakhihsohtha Lodge, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne are informing the community...

 

Autism Awareness Corner

I sincerely apologize for not posting in the newspaper in an exceptionally long time, personal life had taken over, however, I have been reaching out to the “Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)...

 

Town of Louisville may take over Massena Country Club; golf course will open this year either way

By Andy Gardner LOUISVILLE – The Town of Louisville may take over the Massena Country Club, but a country club official says the golf course will open later this year, regardless. “We’re in the...

 

Native American Code of Ethics

Author Unknown Reprint from 2008 Originally submitted by Tom Porter Rise with our Elder Brother, the Sun. Pray often. The Creator will listen if you only speak. Be tolerant of those who are lost on...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    February 11, 2021

Clarkson University goes full remote after 18 new COVID-19 cases

By Andy Gardner POTSDAM — Clarkson University has moved to “Red Alert Level 1” which means the school has shifted all classes to fully remote and all athletic contests are on hold. “Today we h...

 

NORTH COUNTRY MAN SENTENCED TO 60 MONTHS ON DRUG DISTRIBUTION CONVICTION

Terry Thomas, age 33, of Hogansburg, New York, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for possessing and intending to distribute a large amount of marijuana in Clinton County. The announcement...

 

Kanoronhkhwáhtshera Awenhnísera

1. Tekonnonhwará:tons Kanoronhkhwáhtshera Awenhnísera - Happy Valentine's Day 2. Kaié:ri iawén:re ne Enníska - February 14th 3....

 

THIS WEEK, 20 YEARS AGO…

• A man armed with a gun robs Billy’s Bingo Hall • Two men were shot at while crossing the frozen river on snowmobiles near Sugarbush Island. • Local Basketmaker, Anges Garrow celebrates her...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    February 11, 2021

High school high-risk sports may be back soon

By Andy Gardner High school athletes may soon be back on the courts and in rinks, but the season would be quite short. Many Section 10 school officials have been in the process of creating safety...

 

New Law Requires Federal Agents to Identify Themselves to Protesters

Reprinted with permission from ACLU. When people took to the streets this year to protest racial injustice and police brutality against Black people, they faced a repressive, violent response from...

 

The Port Lands Project Art Contest

The Akwesasne Harbor Development Corporation and the Cornwall Harbor Development Corporation are announcing an art contest! The winning artwork will be featured on the new Port Lands website...

 

Polar Vortex – Everything You Need to Know

Reprinted with permission from EcoWatch. Let's not waste time. You will need: warm clothes, plenty of firewood and enough supplies (flour, yeast,...

 

The many, many ways you could be catching COVID without realizing it

With the coronavirus outbreak still raging worldwide, nationally and locally, the one thing we know for sure is that COVID-19 is very good at infecting people - even those who show no symptoms but...

 
 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...

 

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