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Articles from the February 18, 2021 edition

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SNYE REC HELPS COMMUNITY KEEP AWAY THE WINTER BLUES

Winter Blues Bingo started on January 4th and ended on February 4th. Players received 3-on’s then had to play R – E – C and on the last card play on for a coverall. 35 numbers were called and...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    February 18, 2021

Strong Roots Essay Contest Winner Announced

By Mahlon Smoke Strong Roots Charitable Foundation held an essay contest for Middle and High School students and asked the question of "What are your...

 

Akwesasne Residents Exempt from COVID-19 Testing at Canada's Border Crossings

Enníska/February 17, 2021 The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) confirmed to the Mohawk Council of Akwe-sasne that new COVID-19 restrictions impos...

 

Snipe Clan Botanicals – created out of love

By Tsionatiio It was a passion for the natural and organic that inspired a business venture to provide families with medicinal remedies, and to learn...

 

NAJA joins AAJA in condemning anti-Asian racism

The Native American Journalists Association joins the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) in condemning the latest incidents of anti-Asian violence across the country and in its call for...

 

GLORIA M. FADDEN

Gloria Fadden, our rock, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend passed away on February 14th. Gloria was born in New York... Full story

 

DALTON D. COOK

Dalton D. Cook, 24, of 2409 Chateaugay Street, unexpectedly passed away on February 1, 2021. Dalton was born on October 23, 1996 in Burlington, VT, so... Full story

 

$1.6 Million Grant Will Support Digitization of Native American Oral Histories

Reprinted with permission from SmartNews/Smithsonian. The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a disproportionate toll on Native American communities and, in particular, the Indigenous elders who often act as...

 

Iakhihsohtha Lodge Notified of Positive COVID-19 Case

02.16.21 The MCA’s Department of Health (DOH) has received confirmation from the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) that a staff member of the Iakhihsohtha Lodge has tested positive for COVID-19....

 
 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...

 

Autism Awareness Corner

Last week was the first newspaper posting in an exceptionally long time. I had mentioned I formed a "Team" and we have plans for the ASD families in...

 

O Mother Earth

YEARS AGO THEY SAID: "Vast acres of land must be stripped for oil." THEY SAID: "Great forests of trees must be felled to make room for the growing...

 

Katsheronniánions Part 2

26. Teka'niá:nawenks - Mittens, I am putting on mittens 27. Tewaka'niá:nawen - Mittens, I am wearing mittens 28. Kaníhkia'ks - Necklace, I am...

 

Reclaiming the National Bison Range

Reprinted with permission from High Country News After decades of battling misinformation, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes recover their lands and the herd. When Shane Morigeau was growing...

 

Navajo-dubbed 'Finding Nemo' and 'Star Wars:A New Hope' now on Disney+

By Vincent Schilling. Reprinted with permission by Indian Country Today. Navajo language versions of the Disney films 'Finding Nemo' and 'Star Wars:...

 

AMBE REOPENING UPDATE

In consultation with the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and the AMBE Board of Trustees, AMBE has made the decision to adjust its reopening dates at our schools and centers. The safety of our staff,...

 

FATAL CRASH IN MALONE

On February 11, 2021, at approximately 7:33 p.m., State Police responded to a car-pedestrian crash on County Route 8 in the town of Malone. An investigation revealed that 65-year-old Carolyn P. Lamond...

 

EMERGENCY FOOD HAMPERS

The Regional Emergency Response Council (RERC) is happy to announce a fourth round of emergency food hampers. This initiative will support our most vulnerable residents across Cornwall, Stormont,...

 

'I have brought the MMIW epidemic to the forefront': The powerful image of a red handprint

Repritned with permission from Indian Country Today. The powerful image of a red handprint has come to symbolize the Missing Murdered Indigenous...

 

ST. REGIS MOHAWK SCHOOL OUTSTANDING ATTENDANCE FOR JANUARY, 2021

Claire Adams Sierrah Adams Wayde Adner Porter Aldrich Lyten Anderson Reed Armstrong Melani Arquette Aviah Back Kenna Back Maison Back Gracie Barnes O’nahkwiio Barnes Parker Barnes Kaleia...

 

DEC Advises Backcountry Downhill Skiers, Snowboarders, and Other Outdoor Adventurers of Avalanche Risk in Adirondack High Peaks Region

Backcountry downhill skiers, snowboarders, and others who may traverse slides or steep, open terrain in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondacks should be aware of and prepared for avalanche...

 
 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,...

 

Trump's Failed Environmental Policies Caused 22,000 Deaths, New Report Finds

Reprinted with permission from EcoWatch A new report by a commission of health experts found 22,000 deaths in 2019 were caused by Trump’s failed environmental policies alone. The report was publishe...

 

Keeping up with the snow

Akwesasronon were busy this past week trying to keep up with the snow and have fun in the snow. Send Indian Time photos you've taken this winter and...

 

SRMT – "Adopt a Fire Hydrant"

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe are encouraging residents to "adopt a fire hydrant" near their home and keep snow shoveled away. This will ensure hydrants...

 

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