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Weekend incidents leave many shaken, remembering 1990

Last Friday, February 22, 2019, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police (AMPS) carried out a search warrant at the Wild Flower Dispensary on Kawehno:ke resulting...

 

Josephine Mandamin, Wikwemikong First Nation Water Activist, Dies at 77

Josephine Mandamin, a well-known environmental activist from Wikwemikong First Nation in Ontario, died Friday morning, she was 77. In 2003, Mandamin...

 

MCA Explains Challenges in Cannabis Regulation Development

(February 27, 2019) On Friday, February 22 in Kana:takon, events took place that have caused concern for the safety and well-being of community members. While we continue to respect every...

 

NYPA Urges Caution Due to Open Long Sault Dam

MASSENA -- The New York Power Authority announced Monday, Feb. 25 that the gates at Long Sault Dam are open and releasing water in the St. Lawrence River. This spill will result in rapidly changing...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    February 28, 2019

Petitions Circulating Akwesasne Cause Quite the Controversy

By: Jaclyn Hall Many community members in Akwesasne have become more active ever since the close of the referendum for the Dundee Settlement Agreement...

 

First Indigenous Woman Nominated for Academy Award

The indigenous Mexican actor Yalitza Aparicio has made history twice in less than two months time – first by being nominated for an Academy Award...

 

Obituary

The community notes the passing of Katherine B. “Kay” Gagnier, 94, on February 9, 2019. She was the daughter of Peter and Louise (McDonald) Back.... Full story

 

Buried in Treasures Workshop

Have your things taken over your house, life, and social calendar? Would you like to learn tips on how to declutter and stop over acquiring from people who know what it’s like? The Buried in...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    February 28, 2019

Professionals Share Their Advice on Trade Work

By Mahlon Smoke IOHAHI:IO ADULT EDUCATION CENTER – For any recent high school graduate, finding a career can be a difficult thing to do and is...

 

St. Lawrence University Alumnus Garners Oscar for Best Film

Notwithstanding the surrounding controversies, the Oscars presented the Best Picture for 2019, to 'Green Book', a film that depicts black piano...

 

Learn How to Start Contracting with the Government in March Webinar

he March ‘Lunch and Learn’ webinar will provide an overview of what it takes to become a successful government contractor. Join the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce for the webinar on...

 
 By Sesi King    News    February 28, 2019

Tyler Armstrong's Sport of Lacrosse is Allowing Him to See the World

By Sesi King Tyler Armstrong, age 20, hails from Johnson Road in Ahkwesahsne and is currently living his dream of being a goalie in both field and box...

 

Brandon Rotsienhanoron Oakes Earns Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Nomination

The Canadian Academy (Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television) recently released their 2019 nominations and local actor, Brandon Rotsienhanoron Oake...

 

The Birth of the Peacemaker

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College It happened at a place called “Kanienkeh” a long time ago. A boy was born in a Huron Village...

 

Wa'e'wahrahserón:ni

1. Onkwanèn:ra - Our group 2. Oié:ri nikiónhne - 10 of us 3. Tánon ronakiohkowá:nen - And a large group 4. Ne Rontoweiénstha - Students 5....

 

Reader Comic

Recall candidate Hillary Clinton's remarks during the 2016 campaign debates. She called Donald "Putin's Puppet." He was dumb-founded for a minute or...

 

Construction Damage: The Root of the Problem

Submitted by Paul Hetzler, ISA Certified Arborist Traditionally, spring is a frenzy of flowers, returning songbirds, and also of backhoes and construction projects. It is in the best interest of...

 

What the Fork?

By Gourmet May My sister has been telling me that the easiest way to use up leftovers from the week and make a quick meal for the family is whip-up a pot of soup. I have no idea what the first step...

 

Transition Cornwall+ Winter Series

The next film in the Transition Cornwall+ winter series is perfect for the whole family and a great way to start the March Break. Join us for a very special showing of the much loved, National Film...

 

St. Regis Mohawk School 2019 2nd Quarter Student Assembly

Submitted by Alison Benedict, Assistant Principal...

 

The REDress Project to Show at National Museum of the American Indian

March 1 - 31, 2019 Washington, DC To commemorate Women’s History Month, the National Museum of the American Indian presents The REDress Project, an outdoor art installation by artist Jaime Black...

 

Soaring Eagles Bantam Silver Medalists at the La Citadele Junior High School Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, December 4, 1999

Back row: Assistant Coach Kevin Lazore, Head Coach & Trainer Geraldine Jacobs, Francine Thomas, Dacey Thompson, Jenna Oakes, Charlene Lazore,...

 

AMPS RELEASE ‒ AMPS WARNS AKWESASNE OF PHONE SCAMMERS

(February 26, 2019) The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service (AMPS) is cautioning the community once again of phone calls being made from individuals stating that your internet connection needs to be...

 

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