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Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Legalizing Adult-Use Cannabis

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (S.854-A/A.1248-A) legalizing adult-use cannabis, fulfilling a key component of his 2021 State of the State agenda. The bill establishes the Office...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    April 1, 2021

Jock Road sugar shack - providing maple syrup to the Akwesasne Community

By Mahlon Smoke Maple syrup has been a staple of Akwesasne life, from ceremonies in the Longhouse to the golden liquid being poured onto fresh...

 

Student with roots in Akwesasne wins prestigious scholarship

Peter Thais, an exceptional senior at St. Dominic High School in Oyster Bay, has been recognized as one of the country's most outstanding high school...

 

Statement from Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Council

Governor Andrew Cuomo on March 31st signed a Bill by the New York State legislature to legalize and regulate “adult-use marijuana. Questions undoubtedly arise as to the impact of NYS’s...

 

GORDON G. RANSOM

AKWESASNE – Gordon G. Ransom, aka "Howdee" ,Aroniakenra", 81, 36 Ransom Road, Racquette Point, peacefully passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, at... Full story

 

Want to hike some of the most popular Adirondack trails this summer? You'll need a reservation

Reprinted with permission from NCPR. Mar 29, 2021. One of the most popular trailheads in the Adirondacks will require a reservation ahead of time to park and hike the surrounding peaks. From May 1 thr...

 

SWEETGRASS FOR THE GENERATIONS YET BORN

Re-printed from Vol. 20 # 35 September 2002 Barbara Gray (Kanatiiosh) HETF Environmental Researcher The smell of sweetgrass always brought a smile to my grandmother’s face. It also triggered in her...

 

Oh Ní:ioht Nátste

Kakwitè:ne nikahá:wi Spring time Tsi nikakwitehnéhtsheres During the spring Ensewenhniserésha'ne The days will get longer again Sénha...

 

Cleanup work to resume next month at Grasse River Superfund Site in Massena, New York

Contact: Larisa Romanowski, (518) 407-0400, romanowski.larisa@epa.gov ALBANY, NY (March 30, 2021) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that in-river work will resume next...

 

Premiere of Haudenosaunee Filmmakers Festival April 19-25

Victor, NY. More than two dozen films on a wide variety of topics will be featured in the first-ever Haudenosaunee Filmmakers Festival (virtual), a collaboration between Friends of Ganondagan and...

 

Easter Weekend - Melting Ice and Spring Rain Mean Higher Water Levels

Power Generation (OPG) is asking the public to exercise caution around waterways during the Easter Long Weekend. Water flows can become dangerous quickly, particularly during spring rainfall. OPG...

 

By helping others, volunteers help themselves

Submitted by Angele D'Alessio, Mental Health Promoter Pediatrician Liela Denmark practiced medicine in Atlanta for 73 years. She retired at the age...

 

Minnesota repatriated 120 acres to the Lower Sioux Indian Community, but more land is still held by the state

By Stewart Huntington. Special to Indian Country Today. MORTON, Minnesota – Most of the snow is gone now as the first hints of spring emerge in sout...

 

MCA DOH Reminds Travelers to Quarantine

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health (DOH) is reminding community members residing in the jurisdiction of MCA, MCA employees, and the household members of MCA employees, that if...

 

New York State Announces Expanded Eligibility Starting 3/30/21

On Tuesday, March 30, 2021 St. Lawrence County announced all New Yorkers age 30+ are eligible for the vaccine. Franklin County residents can receive the COVID vaccination at any St. Lawrence County...

 

Tribe's EOC Reports 4 New COVID-19 Cases: 10 Quarantined

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is reported four (4) new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, March 29, 2021 – making eight (8) total active cases under the...

 

SRMT Health Services Announces Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Health Services announced that additional COVID-19 Walk-In Vaccine Clinics will be held this week at the former-IGA Building. Individuals with family,...

 

Tribe's EOC Reports Zero New COVID-19 Cases: 2,825 Prime Vaccinations

3.30.2021 AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 today – leaving...

 

Pause for Pollinators

By Mary LaFrance There is a popular Facebook post among garden enthusiast that asks if we can resist the urge to clean our gardens too early in...

 

First Nations, Canada Wide, United States COVID-19 Update

First Nations Epidemiological summary of COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities as reported to Indigenous Services Canada as of March 27, 2021. Atlantic – 0 Cases Quebec – 32 Cases Ontario...

 

Franklin County COVID-19 Update

Daily Statistics for Monday, March 29, 2021: New Positives: 7 New Probable: 0 Active Cases: 58 Community Active: 56 New Deaths: 0 New Recovered: 2 Individuals in Isolation/Quarantine: 178 DOCCS...

 

St. Lawrence County COVID-19 Update

Daily COVID update for Tuesday, March 30th: 13 (thirteen) new cases of COVID-19 were reported today bringing the total number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases to-date to 6,617 (six thousand six...

 

Police Blotter

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Police Blotter 03/25/21: On 03-21-2021 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police arrested Ryan B. White 36 of Hogansburg, NY for unlawful imprisonment 2nd degree-class a misdemeanor...

 

Lumber Camp circa 1925

Lumber Camp circa 1925. Identified in the back row - Basil Cook and Peter Hopps; in the front row - Abe Jacobs, Bill Herne and Albert Garrow. Photo...

 

HOUSEKEEPING

PAY LEVEL: OPSEU HOUSEKEEPER $19.17 SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Food Service Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for cleaning and maintaining an infection free...

 

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