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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Responds to First Positive COVID-19 Case in Franklin County

AKWESASNE. On Wednesday, March 25, 2020 the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center was notified of a positive case of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) in Franklin County. The Franklin...

 

Keeping Busy Staying Safe

Keeping Busy Staying Safe...

 

MCA & SRMT EMPHASIZE SELF- QUARANTINE REQUIREMENT

March 24, 2020. On March 16, 2020, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe declared a State of Emergency. Since that time,...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    March 26, 2020

Public Works director: 'Flushable' wipes will still damage wastewater treatment system

By Andy Gardner The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s top public works official warns that people should not flush baby wipes and sanitary wipes, even though the packaging may say it’s flushable. The...

 

Let's say all of us will be building character in the next few weeks - part 2

Continued from last week Last week Indian Time ran an article with 53 things to do and explore while at home. Here are more ideas. 54. Pitch a tent...

 

Ontario Orders the Mandatory Closure of All Non-Essential Workplaces to Fight Spread of COVID-19

TORONTO. March 23, 2020. To further contain the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario Government will order the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces effective as of Tuesday, March 24th at...

 

ALEXANDER J. ROUNDPOINT

Alexander John Roundpoint, 65, of 19 McDonald Road, Akwesasne unexpectedly passed away Friday evening, March 20, 2020 at his home. Alex was born Decem... Full story

 

Reader Submission

Shekon Akwekon, In watching the uncertainty with the progressing sickness which has plagued the planet, it is hard not to panic, but it is crucial to stay calm. Think. Improvise. Be creative. With...

 

SRMT State of Emergency Operational Briefing

(March 24, 2020 as of 4:00pm) In response to the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Pandemic, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe continues to implement protective measures to ensure the ongoing health, safety...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    March 26, 2020

COVID-19 cases expected to surge by early April

By Andy Gardner St. Lawrence and Franklin counties have announced their first confirmed COVID-19 infections. In Akwesasne’s neighboring counties, there have been several confirmed cases. As of...

 

A week in the life of a self-quarantined Mohawk in Vancouver, BC

Day one. I’m showing mild COVID-19 symptoms. Yup, I’m calling the COVID hot line. One hour later, wrong number. Calling the right number, wait 2 hours. Nurse says I have to self-isolate and...

 

Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. On March 18, 2020, the Prime Minister announced a...

 

Ohenton Karihwatehkwen

Whenever people come together, words are said; good words of greetings and acknowledgment are said. First we acknowledge each other. We thank the Creator for allowing us to meet here today safely....

 

Kanonhkwa'tsherowá:nen Tsi Nahò:ten Kionkhiiá:wi Ne Wáhta

1. Ontóhetste ne akohserà:ke - Winter had past 2. Kakwitè:ne ó:nen nikahá:wi - It is now spring time 3. Tsik nón:we wa'kahniohkontón:nion -...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    March 26, 2020

Two Families in Quarantine

By Mahlon Smoke We are currently living in medical history, the Coronavirus or COVID-19 has caused widespread panic and quarantined families into...

 

When the need is there, a community of seamstresses step up

When the need is there, a community of seamstresses step up...

 

Quebec Prime Minister François Legault gives new instructions to curb the spread of coronavirus

Quebec, March 19, 2020 - Accompanied by the Minister of Health and Social Services, Danielle McCann, and the National Director of Public Health of Quebec, Dr. Horacio Arruda, the Premier of Quebec,...

 

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council Issues Protocols for Businesses and Community Members

March 18, 2020. AKWESASNE. In response to the Joint State of Emergency Declaration issued on Enniskó:wa/March 16, 2020 and the World Health Organization’s declaration of the COVID-19 (Novel Coronav...

 

Quebec Premier François Legault steps up emergency measures to protect the population

Quebec, March 22, 2020. Quebec Premier François Legault today announced new measures to protect Quebecers and further limit the spread of COVID-19. Prolonged closure for schools and higher education...

 

How the Mohawks Responded to Historical Plagues

By Doug George-Kanentiio, Akwesasne Mohawk When I was growing up on Akwesasne Mohawk Territory there were social habits which reflected an historical response to the devastating communicable diseases...

 

12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch

Going into a self-quarantine can have many complex issues and complications beyond having enough food and supplies for two weeks. In terms of entertainment, it also probably means you’re in for a...

 

Family Wellness Challenge – Keeping Everyone Busy!

Family Home Wellness Challenge is off to a great start with over 20 families registered and participating in the daily challenges! Because of the...

 

Social Services Division Operational Changes in Response to COVID-19

(March 23, 2020) To ensure the safety, health and welfare of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Social Services Division Offices will be operating remotely. The...

 

Winners of "What I Think of Akwesasne" contest

L-R- John Lazore, Meghan Barnes and Lois Oakes -1989 Do you have any old photos that you'd like to share with our readers in Blast from the Past?...

 

Tota News

TSI TETEWATATKENS St. Regis Mohawk Senior Center 518-358-2963 Birthdays: March 26th-Carol Coughlin March 27th-Ruth Ghostlaw & Judi Sprague March 28th-Irene Gambill March 29th-Cathy Colburn March... Full story

 

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