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  • Teesri Duniya Theatre presents Broadleaf Creative's "The Chemical Valley Project"

    Mar 7, 2024

    Montreal, February 2024- Timelier than ever, Broadleaf Creative's The Chemical Valley Project has been gripping audiences since its creation and subsequent touring. This vital production delves gracefully into difficult conversations on treaty rights, the nature of contemporary Canadian identity and values, reconciliation and Canada's notorious Chemical Valley. Rahul Varma, artistic director of Teesri Duniya Theatre is proud to present this important show playing at the company's new Rangshala...

  • Fab Lab Celebrates Third Cohort Graduation

    Mar 7, 2024

    By Isaac White. Tsi Snaihne was the setting where significant cultural and technological convergence occurred, marking the graduation of the third cohort from the Fab Lab program at Iohahi:io. This ceremony was not merely a recognition of academic achievement; it was a celebration of the harmonious blend of traditional knowledge with modern technology, heralding a new era for the community. Norma Sunday, the Associate Director of Post-Secondary and Continuing Education at Iohahi:io, opened the c...

  • Fab Lab Celebrates Third Cohort Graduation - Part 2

    Mar 7, 2024

    Here are additional pictures....

  • Akwesasne Mohawk Police Executes Search Warrant on Kawehno:ke

    Mar 7, 2024

    On Monday, February 27, 2024, Akwesasne Central Dispatch received a call of an assault in progress at a residence located on Kawehno:ke. Police entered the residence, locating the individual unharmed. While inside the residence, police observed three foreign nationals in a bedroom and two firearms stored in an unsafe manner. Akwesasne Mohawk Police Criminal Investigations Unit later obtained a warrant to search the residence. As a result of the search, police located in individual hiding in a crawl space inside the residence. Calvin J. Square...

  • If All Else Fails

    Mar 7, 2024

    About If All Else Fails Far-right extremism is thriving in small, rural communities across the country, gaining the support of mainstream voters and local law enforcement. In this podcast from North Country Public Radio, reporters Emily Russell and Zach Hirsch investigate extremist groups and militia movements in northern New York State, why they’re drawing support, and what kinds of threats they pose at a pivotal moment for democracy in the United States. This story is part of a series on far-right extremism called ‘If All Else Fails.’ All e...

  • Carey Terrance Chosen Third Star of Three Game Sweep

    Mar 7, 2024

    After splitting last weekend, the Otters knew some wins on the road would be dire with playoffs looming ahead. The Otters started the week on Thursday at Peterborough with a dominant 4-2 over the Petes. After an early Petes' goal to put the Otters down by one, Erie battered Peterborough with four straight unanswered goals across all three periods. On Friday, the Otters traveled to Kingston to avenge a 6-4 loss last week, and avenge it they did. Erie beat the Frontenacs 5-3, marking the final gam...

  • EPA Strengthens Chemical Disaster Safeguards

    Mar 7, 2024

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced final new safeguards and rules aimed at nearly 12,000 chemical plants operating under the Risk Management Program (RMP). These crucial measures are designed to mitigate risks of explosions, fires, and other hazardous industrial incidents, which frequently occur and harm fenceline communities nationwide. The final rule mandates chemical facilities to account for extreme weather events like hurricanes and unprecedented flooding in their emergency plans, which have b...

  • Little Native Hockey League (Little NHL) Celebrates 50 Years of Inclusion

    Mar 7, 2024

    MARKHAM, ON- In one week, more than 4,000 Indigenous youth will lace up their skates and take to the ice for the 50th anniversary of the Little Native Hockey League's (Little NHL) tournament, sponsored by Hydro One Inc. (Hydro One). Ontario's largest Indigenous hockey tournament will welcome players between the ages of five to 17 years old, coaches and their families from communities across the province to Markham to participate in games from March 11 – 14. This year's tournament has the t...

  • LAND BACK – SRMT Updates on February 26th Settlement Conference Court Magistrate & Parties in the Land Claim Litigation Against New York State

    Mar 7, 2024

    This press release was recieved at our offices after the Indian Time deadline on February 27, 2024. This statement can also be found online at www.indiantime.net and SRMT website. AKWESASNE – 02. 27.24. Tekwanonhwerá:tons sewakwé:kon/Greetings from the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council; we hope this message finds you and your family well. We’d (SRMT) like to share our thoughts regarding the Court Case hearing scheduled by the Magistrate (Judge Dancks) in Syracuse, NY. The hearing concerned the New York State Land Claim and Settlement, and a...

  • Dear Editor

    Mar 7, 2024

    Dear Editor, The Ontario Conservative government has announced this past January the expansion of private for-profit clinics to perform publicly funded surgical and diagnostic procedures, privatizing and dismantling our public hospitals. This privatization takes away desperately needed staff and funding from our public hospitals and has left our hospitals with operating rooms and emergency departments closed at various times and long wait times for surgeries and other procedures. The private, for-profit clinics take the easy surgeries, extra...

  • Tota News

    Mar 7, 2024

    TSI TETEWATATKENS St. Regis Mohawk Senior Center 518-358-2963 Email address: srmseniorsclub@gmail.com Please note: Anyone wishing to attend the congregate meal must call the Office for the Aging by 9:30 am to reserve a meal. MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL - Club dues for 2024: You can mail your membership fee of $10.00 American to: SRM Senior Citizens Club PO Box # 1106 Hogansburg, NY 13655 BIRTHDAYS: Mar 1 - Laura Jandrew Mar 3 - Venita Loran & Tommy Cooke Mar 4 - Josephine Tarbell & Tim Sunday Mar 5 - Mary (Ginger) Seymour, Elizabeth Smith, Lucy... Full story

  • St. Regis Mission News

    Mar 7, 2024

    ALL CURRENT COVID-19 AND COLD/FLU RESTRICTIONS APPLY WHICH INCLUDE: SOCIAL DISTANCING AND OPTIONAL WEARING MASKS. THURSDAY MARCH 7, 2024 12:10 PM Offered for: Dalton White by the St. Regis Mission family FRIDAY MARCH 8, 2024 12:10 PM Offered for: Mary Dawn Thompson by the St. Regis Mission family SATURDAY MARCH 9, 2024 4:00 PM Offered for: Eric Seymour and Elizabeth Gray Memorial Anniversary by Ginger Seymour SUNDAY MARCH 10, 2024 10:00 AM Offered for: Christopher Thompson 6-Year Memorial Anniversary by the Thompson family WEDNESDAY MARCH 13,...

  • Kawehnoke Power Generation - not for profit

    Mar 7, 2024

    Monthly Meeting Notice Saturday March 9, 2024, 11 am at Arena Turtle Room...

  • Legal Notice

    Mar 7, 2024

    Letters of Testamentary for the Estate of Mary Norma White, of Akwesasne, NY, have been requested by Brian Printup. Notice is hereby given to anyone objecting to the appointment of Brian Printup. All potential creditors who may have an interest in the aforementioned estate or those wanting to object must notify the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court at (518) 358-6300 no later than March 23,2024....

  • Legal Notice

    Mar 7, 2024

    Notice is hereby given to all potential creditors who may have an interest in the Estate of Mary A. David. All creditors must represent their interest to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court by April 4, 2024. Any creditors shall contact the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court at 518-358-6300....

  • Community Notice COTTAGE FOR SALE

    Mar 7, 2024

    Lot 37 Block B & Road Allowance between lots 33 Block C and Lot 37 Block B Hamilton Island Three-bedroom fully renovated 2400 sq. ft. cottage, including 2 ½ bathrooms with a bright sunroom. This cottage includes - Drilled well, Water softener, Iron filter, appliances, 2 pile driven docks w/ 10,000lb boat lift, two sea doo electric lifts, 320 sq. ft. storage shed, lawn sprinkler system, paved driveway, newly built composite deck, small full height basement, new windows and shingles installed in 2015, and new siding in 2022. This is a seasonal...

  • UPCOMING POWER INTERRUPTIONS FOR CUSTOMERS WITH OVERDUE ACCOUNTS

    Mar 7, 2024

    Hydro-Québec is informing the community that they will start issuing notices of interruption of power for customers who have overdue accounts during the week of March 18, 2024. Interruptions of power will then follow starting on April 15, 2024, for customers who have not settled their situation, either by making a payment arrangement or by paying off their overdue amount. Customers can call Hydro-Quebec’s customer services at 1-866-268-9484 in order to settle their situation and avoid having their power disconnected....

  • COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

    Mar 7, 2024

    Akwesasne, if you have questions about: • Old Age Security (OAS) Pension, • Canada Pension, • Social Insurance Numbers, • Employment Insurance, A Service Canada Representative will be in Akwesasne on the second Tuesday of each month at the Cornwall Island Administration Building #3 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (closed for lunch from Noon-1 p.m.). Please go directly to the CIA#3 for services. The next visits will be on: • March 12 • April 9 • May 14 • June 11 • July 9 • August 13 • September 10 • October 8 • November 12 • December 10 They are al...

  • UCDSB Students Secure Gold, Silver, & Bronze Medals at SKLZ Competition

    Mar 7, 2024

    Last week, Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) students showed off their skills at the Eastern Ontario SKLZ competition, clinching a total of 23 gold, silver, and bronze medals, with 11 individuals and teams advancing to upcoming competitions. The event, held Tuesday, Feb. 27 at St. Lawrence College (SLC) in Cornwall, is an annual competition in collaboration with the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario and SLC. Approximately 200 participants from both school boards across...

  • EARLY LEARNING EDUCATOR

    Mar 7, 2024

    Salary: PTECE $47,563.93-$49,466.69 Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Centre Supervisor, and the Ministry of Education (MEd) license, and the College of Early Childhood Educators, the incumbent is responsible for providing a positive learning environment that enhances and supports each child’s cultural, physical, social, emotional, creative, and cognitive development in conjunction with team members. Qualifications: Ontario College Diploma in Early Childhood Education. Two (2) years’ experience in childcare. Maintain reg...

  • MCK & KSCS Elevate Response to Industrial Spill – Crisis Response Team

    Mar 7, 2024

    KAHNAWAKE – The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) and Kahnawà:ke Shakotiia’takéhnhas Community Services (KSCS) announced continued escalation of urgency on the response efforts related to the industrial spill that is actively affecting the Kahnawà:ke community. Initially dispatched as the Fuel Response Working Group, the Kahnawà:ke Environment Protection Office, Public Safety Division, and Environmental Health Services (KSCS) have carried out mitigating efforts since the first reporting of the incident on February 9th. Effective March 2,...

  • California Wildfire Smoke Impacts Indigenous Communities Nearly 2x More Than Expected

    Mar 7, 2024

    By: Cristen Hemingway Jaynes Indigenous communities in California are exposed to disproportionate levels of particulate matter in amounts much greater than previously thought, a new study has found. Using a new technique of measuring prolonged exposure to wildfire smoke, the researchers discovered that the Indigenous communities were exposed to an average of roughly 1.7 times the smoke that would be expected, considering Indigenous populations statewide each year between 2006 and 2020, reported Berkeley News. The scientists said their new...

  • Letter to the Editor

    Mar 7, 2024

    Letter to the Editor "Should the Akwesasne Election Law be Contentious And/Or Weaponized? PS...MCA, via Grand Chief Abram Benedict, still has an existing challenge in Akwesasne Court that has been in abeyance since 2019 (Dennis Chaussi)." Larry King...

  • VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    Mar 7, 2024

    Salmon River Central School District, is currently accepting applications for the following position: Registered Nurse Application Deadline: Until filled Full job description and application can be found at www.srk12.org/employment/. Submit a completed application to: Angela Robert, Assistant Superintendent Salmon River Central School 637 County Route 1 Fort Covington, NY 12937 The Salmon River Central School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, gender, age,...

  • CAA Management is constantly on the lookout for more talented individuals to our team

    Mar 7, 2024

    Enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! With flexible working hours to paid vacation time, You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance in all that you do. Apply online at caamgmt.com/find-a-job/ For more information, please email Jobs@caamgmt.com...

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