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Articles from the March 11, 2021 edition

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Police Seize 1.7 Million Dollars' Worth of Marijuana in Joint Project

On Sunday, March 7, 2021, multiple police agencies concluded an investigation seizing over a million dollars’ worth of packaged marijuana. The lengthy investigation concluded as members of the...

 

Cayde Runs for the Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club

By Tsionatiio It all started from reading a book about David Goggins, a retired Navy Seal and American ultramarathon runner, ultra-distance cyclist, t...

 
 By ANDY GARDNER    Sports    March 11, 2021

Varsity sports resume after one-year pause; Shamrocks and Raiders square off against Malone, OFA, St. Lawrence

By Andy Gardner Varsity sports are back underway, and the Shamrocks' and Raiders' shortened season included some recent action against Malone,...

 

Website leak finds far-right militia members in St. Lawrence County

By David Sommerstein. NCPR News Mar 05, 2021 – A leak from a far-right militia group’s website shows a sizeable portion of its members are in the North Country. The data from the American...

 

DARREL P. BARNES

AKWESASNE – Darrel P. Barnes, affectionately known as Ducky to many, 79, of Frogtown Road, peacefully passed into the Spirit World on Thursday... Full story

 

JULIUS G. COOK

FORT COVINGTON – Julius G. Cook, 66, of 2409 Chateaugay Street, passed away Tuesday morning, February 16, 2021 at Champlain Valley Physicians... Full story

 

DALTON J. WHITE

AKWESASNE – Mr. Dalton John White, "Kahnatiio", 23, of 529 River Road, unexpectedly passed away Friday afternoon, March 05, 2021 at home. Dalton... Full story

 

Akwesasne Man Pleads Guilty to Driving Away from Port of Entry

Plattsburgh, NY – Brennan J. Thompson, age 43, of Cornwall Island, Ontario, pled guilty today to driving away from the Massena Port of Entry while Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers...

 

SRMT Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Available to MCA District Elders

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announced that beginning the week of March 8th, Moderna vaccinations will be available to community elders age 65 and over residing within MCA jurisdiction....

 

Proposed land transfer to Roger Jock Comment period ending March 3,2021

Date: Monday, March 1, 2021 To: St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Re: Proposed land transfer to Roger Jock Comment period ending March 3,2021 From: Minnie Garrow, Akwesasne, 518-521-0741 Watkwanonwaraton: My...

 

Tribal Council Responds to Two-Acre Land Assignment

Feb. 26, 2021. Reacquisition of Tribal lands has been a priority for the Akwesasne community for many generations. Tribal leaders, past and present, have been consistent in the effort to reacquire...

 

The Equality Act was passed on February 25 - it now moves to the Senate

The Equality Act would provide consistent and explicit anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people across key areas of life, including employment, housing, credit, education, public spaces and...

 

Autism Awareness Corner

I am very thankful for those that had reached out to me, regarding the Autism Awareness Corner. I will stay in contact and thank you for such positive reinforcing words. I hope all of you will conside...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    March 11, 2021

Seven Dancer Coalition Moves to a New Location

By Mahlon Smoke For the last 5 years, the Seven Dancers Coalition was housed in the Old Burning Sky Building. There they held their talking circles,...

 

The Story of Cornhusk Dolls

The dolls made from cornhusk have an interesting story that is told to the children. As in most stories there is a moral that goes with it. Long ago, the cornhusk dolls had faces. Their job was to...

 

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Kewennaráhstha I am a computer worker Ktsiénhaiens I am a councilor Khe'nikonhrá:wis I am a counselor of mental health Iokaión:seron...

 

Bitcoin's 'Staggering' Energy Consumption Raises Climate Concerns

By Olivia Rosane As bitcoin’s fortunes and prominence rise, so do concerns about its environmental impact. The process of mining the cryptocurrency is enormously energy intensive, so much so that it...

 

Akwesasne Must Have More Land

By Doug George-Kanentiio In Germany they called the push for more territory “lebensraum” or “living space”, a drive to expand that nation as a natural consequence. It was first used by Oscar P...

 

Akwesasne Garden Club Keeps Growing Online

By Mary LaFrance March 20th marks the first official day of Spring 2021, and as a community we just witnessed the one-year anniversary of the start...

 

Marijuana legalization opens new economic path for South Dakota tribes

By Bart Pfankuch. Reprinted with permission from South Dakota News Watch. Legalization of marijuana in South Dakota could provide a new, lucrative...

 

Ontario Small Business Support Grant

The Ontario government is committed to providing Indigenous small business owners with financial support to help them manage through this pandemic. We want them to have access to support that can...

 

A Helpful Guide to a Clutter-Free Counter

It’s that time of year again. No, not that time of year where March 2020 never ended, and we are all stuck in Groundhog Day – COVID edition. It’s spring, well almost. So, let’s get a head...

 

Native Lens – Strength Through Storytelling

KSUT Tribal Radio and Rocky Mountain PBS host a virtual screening to highlight several of the storytellers featured in the crowdsourced Native and...

 

MCA Reports Zero New Positive Cases of COVID-19

03. 09. 21 The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports zero (0) new active cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community, as of March 9, 2021. Current COVID-19 St...

 

MCA Reports One New Positive Case of COVID-19

03. 08. 21 The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports one (1) new active case of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community, as of March 8, 2021. Current COVID-19...

 

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