Articles from the March 16, 2017 edition

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AREA CODE OVERLAY APPROVED FOR THE NEW YORK 518 AREA CODE

To ensure a continuing supply of telephone numbers, a new 838 area code will be added to the 518 area. This is known as an area code overlay. An overlay does not require customers to change their...

 

Mohawk Medicine Men Lax Team Announced

No more speculation and no more guessing, the wait is finally over as the newest member of the FNJBLL (First Nations Jr. "B" Lacrosse League) has...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    March 16, 2017

NNATC: 2017 Children's Powwow, Which Drew Several Hundred - 'Incredibly Successful'

Several hundred people came out to the Children's Powwow, hosted by the Native North American Traveling College on March 11 at the former First...

 

River Mohawk Band to Release CD

Snowplow Records is happy to announce the release of "Shine On! Shine On!" the first CD by the River Mohawk Band. Originally a band of brothers and...

 

Third Time's a Charm for Salmon River Jr. Iron Chef Team

Submitted by Norman Treptow Competing for the third year against teams from across northern New York, from Plattsburgh to Sackets Harbor and as far...

 

Open Letter to the Community from Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council

March 15, 2017 Anonymous letters containing defamatory statements have been circulating in our community. Last Spring, a letter was distributed with numerous false statements relating to Tribal Chiefs...

 

NOTICE TO RENTERS/OWNERS OF A HOUSE OR APARTMENT IN QUEBEC PORTION OF AKWESASNE

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is working with Revenu Quebec to identify a process and procedure for First Nations individuals living on-reserve to...

 

NNATC Receives Two Grants, Will Undertake New Projects

(March 2017) Under the Onake Corporation, the Native North American Travelling College is proud to announce that we are recipients of two Canada 150 grants. The Native North American Travelling...

 

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 By Kaniehtonkie    News    March 16, 2017

Recognizing World Water Day: March 22, 2017

On Saturday, March 11, 2017, Native people from around the globe gathered at the National Mall in Washington D.C. for the Native Nations Rise March....

 

Recognizing World Water Day: March 22, 2017 - Part 2

President Trump’s Proposed Cuts Would Gut Basic Protections –Endangering Public Drinking Water & Slashing Great Lakes Restoration Funding By 97%, And More  NEW YORK. 03/09/17. Attorney General...

 

Recognizing World Water Day: March 22, 2017 - Part 3

February 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today regarding the David Suzuki Foundation report on First Nations...

 
 By Jenna Clute    News    March 16, 2017

Recognizing World Water Day: March 22, 2017 - Part 4

Here in Akwesasne, you may have noticed the fire pit and trailer set up across the road from Twin Leaf Convenience and Gas. This was set up as a safe...

 

Recognizing World Water Day: March 22, 2017 - Part 5

$1.5 Million State Program to Test for Lead in Drinking Water Available to Residents ALBANY 03/01/2017 The New York State Department of Health announced that it is launching a $1.5 million State...

 

Recognizing World Water Day: March 22, 2017 - Part 6

New York. 02/2017. NYS Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman led a coalition of attorneys general in opposing President Trump’s executive order, which the President described as paving the way to...

 

Recognizing World Water Day: March 22, 2017 - Part 7

Each Year, Biological Pollution Causes Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars of Damage To Commercial And Recreational Fisheries In New York: Congress Should Not Serve As A Rubber Stamp For Commercial...

 

Recognizing World Water Day: March 22, 2017 - Part 8

World Water Day, on March 22 every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, there are over 663 million people living without a...

 

Recognizing World Water Day: March 22, 2017 - Part 9

Courtesy of Raisin River Conservation Authority This primer will show you how to protect and nurture the qualities that make it such a special...

 

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Women's Nominating Belt

Reprinted from Wampum Belts of the Iroquois by Tehanetorens Among the Iroquois, women have the privilege of nominating the Chiefs. It is provided thus: We give and assign the sacred chieftainship...

 

Draft Probate Code Informational Meetings Scheduled

AKWESASNE—Pursuant to the 2013 Tribal Procedures Act, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Clerk is notifying tribal membership of three informational meetings being held to discuss a Draft Probate Code. T...

 

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