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EPA Modifies Cleanup Plan at Grasse River Superfund Site in Massena, NY

Albany, N.Y. (April 14, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has modified a plan to address sediment contaminated with...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    April 16, 2020

Kids Kanieńkehá:ka Radio Bingo

By: Jaclyn Hall The youth in Akwesasne got a special treat on Thursday, April 9th. The Akwesasne Child and Family Services partnered with the Mohawk...

 

Two more Akwesasne residents test positive for COVID-19, a third has recovered

By Andy Gardner Two Akwesasne residents have tested positive for novel coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 respiratory disease. According to the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Emergency Operations Center,...

 

Navajo Nation cases climb, president hails curfew

Reprinted with permission from Indain Country Today Media Monday, April 13, 2020. The coronavirus continues to batter the Navajo Nation, which saw a...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    April 16, 2020

Essential workers in and around Akwesasne – Niawenko:wa!

By: Jaclyn Hall All throughout Akwesasne and surrounding areas the definition of frontliners is evolving. The brave people who work tirelessly to...

 

LOIS A. THOMAS

Lois A. Thomas, 80, of 378 State Route 37, was lovingly cared for by her children at her home before peacefully passing on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at t... Full story

 

AKWESASNE EMERGENCY CURFEW LAW IN EFFECT

On April 13, 2020, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne passed MCR 2020/21 - #003 to enact the Akwesasne Emergency Curfew Law. The Akwesasne Emergency...

 

COVID-19 Cases Province Wide

Total COVID-19 cases in Canada: 27,557 diagnoses and 954 deaths (as of April 15, 10:30 a.m. ET) Alberta - 1,870 cases, including 48 deaths (914 resolved) British Columbia - 1,517 cases, 72 deaths...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    Opinion    April 16, 2020

How a Pandemic Has Changed Akwesasne

By: Jaclyn Hall The Kanieńkehá:ka Nation has been known throughout history as a fierce and strong nation. To any outsider looking in, this may seem true. But for those of us who are living inside th...

 

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FRANKLIN COUNTY EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER COVID-19 UPDATE

April 15, 2020. Malone, NY. Franklin County Public Health and Franklin County Emergency Operation Center report that as of this release there are a total of 12 individuals with confirmed tests for...

 

COVID-19 and American Racism: A Mohawk Perspective

By Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk I was fortunate to work with a highly skilled, compassionate and effective group of first responders called the Akwesasne Emergency Team. A volunteer, mostly...

 

Deep Thoughts

Submitted by Paul Hetzler, ISA Certified Arborist Driving around on spring weekends makes me sad. It’s because I always pass at least one family out on the lawn in an American Gothic configuration:...

 

Dedicated to all the children who are separated from their mother's during this difficult time!

When I first held you in my arms I swore I’d love you everyday but there was something I forgot to tell you sometimes mothers go away I never meant to hurt you and hope you understand that any...

 

St. Lawrence County Dept of Health Update

April 14, 2020. There are currently 99 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in St. Lawrence County. No new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department. As of April...

 

2020 Snye Recreation Easter Activity Winners!

With the facility being closed we had to get creative to do give-a-ways for Easter. We made a Snye Recreation Facebook Page and held the Jellybean Counting Contest and the Basket Give-a-way! We had a...

 

Welcoming a Child into the World

(printed in the Winter 1999 edition of the Haudenosaunee Runner) I have been assigned this duty at this time. The Creator who dwells in the sky decided that this is the way it should be when he...

 

Signup for Conservation Reserve Program Grasslands

Farmers may apply to enroll grasslands in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Grasslands signup now through May 15. CRP Grasslands provides a way for farmers to protect grassland and pastures,...

 

Wa'akotatkweniénhsten Ne Teiohnionwarón:ton Otsì:tsia Part 1

1. Wahón:nise iá:ken né:'e kí:ken iakón:kwe - Long ago they say this woman 2. Iakotsi'tsaiénthon ne akoten'èn:rakon - She planted flowers in...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    April 16, 2020

Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club Keeps the Spirit of Easter Alive

By: Jaclyn Hall The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club took the initiative to help raise the spirits of the young families in Akwesasne by organizing a...

 

Iakwa'shatste Youth Fitness Promotes Virtual Fitness from a Distance

On Monday April 6th, Iakwa'shatste Youth Fitness began their first week of an ongoing scavenger hunt encouraging the youth to stay active while...

 

Portion Sizes

Submitted by Laura Weber, Family, Health & Well-Being Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Franklin County With all of this extra time being...

 

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

Day sixteen. It’s a big day! I woke up before 11:30am! And its Suzy’s birthday! So, pizza party!!! Not for our dog, Suzy obviously, but for us! She only gets dog treats; we get the pizza. Treats...

 

Indigenous Minister says First Nation cases still low, but danger high

The federal minister of Indigenous Services Marc Miller says that even though the number of COVID-19 cases on reserves remains low, no one should be complacent. As of Thursday, April 9, 2020, there...

 

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