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Articles from the April 29, 2021 edition

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Adult Use Marijuana Sales Remain Illegal Under Tribal Jurisdiction

AKWESASNE – As the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe works towards the development and adoption of an Adult Use Marijuana Ordinance in consultation with tribal members, the Tribe takes this opportunity to...

 

Tonawanda Seneca Donate to Akwesasne Mohawk Nation

The Tonawanda Seneca Nation made a large donation to the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation's fight against COVID-19. Rick Oakes, a Mohawk Nation Council of...

 

Canada's Supreme Court Makes Landmark Decision on Cross-Border Rights

By Kaniehtonkie On Friday, April 23, the Canadian Supreme Court ruled any U.S.-based Indigenous group, whose ancestors lived in Canada before first contact with Europeans - could claim rights laid out...

 

ATFE Seed and Tree Giveaway

Akwesasne Task Force Members have been very busy last week preparing for the Annual ATFE Seed and Tree Giveaway. From ordering non-GMO seeds and...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    April 29, 2021

Former senator and political commentator sparks outrage

By Kaniehtonkie A former US senator and CNN political commentator has sparked outrage among Native Americans prompting calls for his dismissal. Rick Santorum told a group of students at a right wing...

 

BETTY J. SUNDAY

AKWESASNE – Betty Joyce (LaFrance) Sunday "Karenhà:'es", 85, a longtime resident of River Road, Tsi Snaihne, passed away peacefully on Friday... Full story

 

MARGARET C. TERRANCE

AKWESASNE – Margaret C. "Maggie" Terrance, 69, a longtime resident of Terrance Road, passed away late Saturday evening, April 24, 2021 at The Alice... Full story

 

Monsanto Inspections Being Conducted on April 27th & 28th

AKWESASNE – As part of the ongoing legal complaint that the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe filed against Monsanto in November 2018 for exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (“PCBs”), notice is being...

 

Art New England Selects 10 Emerging Artists

Art New England selected ten emerging artists, among them Mohawk Margaret Jacobs. According to Art New England, the artists are "fully engaged in a...

 

What is the Difference: Chickens and Ducks?

By Mary La France If you have chickens and are considering expanding your flock, consider ducks. Raising ducks is almost identical to raising chickens...

 

MARGARET A. DILLON

AKWESASNE – Margaret A. "Anna" (Jackson – Jacobs) Dillon, 54, a resident of Toby Roundpoint Road, Tsi Snaihne and Stoughton Ave, Massena, passed... Full story

 

Niawenhkó:wa

Niawenhkó:wa The Chiefs, Clanmothers and Faithkeepers would like to send our greetings, thank you and gratitude to everyone that helped in cleaning the graveyard site on Kawehno:ke. It takes...

 

Niawenhkó:wa

Niawenhkó:wa The Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment (ATFE) would like to thank all the people responsible for making the Seed and Tree Giveaway a huge success. We would like to thank the...

 

Tribal Licensing is Tribal Sovereignty

With each passing year, fewer community members are able to recall a time when the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe faced financial hardship — a time when the Tribe struggled to fund essential services and...

 

THANK YOU

THANK YOU I am writing to thank family and friends for all the food and the many cards I along with my granddaughters received at the time of my daughter Dawn’s passing. We received so many...

 

THE IROQUOIS CONSTITUTION THE GREAT BINDING LAW – GAYANASHAGOWA

From Indian Time Vol.27 #6 1. I am Dekanawidah and with the Five Nations’ Confederate Lords, I plant the Tree of Great Peace. I plant it in your territory, Adodarhoh, and the Onondaga Nation, in...

 

AMBE Implementing New Safety Precautions

She:kon AMBE Families, Please note that due to the increased risk of transmission by Covid-19 variants, AMBE is diligently working to prevent the spread of the virus in our schools and centers by...

 

National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp's Statement re: Rick Santorum Comments to Young American Foundation

April 26, 2021. “Before I correct the record, let me address Rick Santorum directly without mincing words: Rick Santorum is an unhinged and embarrassing racist who disgraces CNN and any other media...

 

Tribal Caucus Announced

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Election Board will be holding the annual Tribal Caucus on Saturday, Onerahtohkó:wa | May 1, 2021. There are three (3) positions open: one (1) Tribal Chief, one (1)...

 

I Got My COVID-19 Vaccine

I Got My COVID-19 Vaccine...

 

Tribe's EOC Reports 2 New COVID-19 Cases: 26 Quarantined

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center is reporting two (2) new cases of COVID-19 in Akwesasne’s southern portion. No community members were released from...

 

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 April 18, to April 24, 2021. Atlantic – 0 Cases Quebec – 0...

 

Franklin County COVID-19 Case Statistics

Daily Statistics for Wednesday, April 28, 2021: New Positives: 2 New Probable: 0 Active Cases: 45 Community Active: 45 New Deaths: 0 New Recovered: 2 Individuals in Isolation/Quarantine: 171 Active...

 

St. Lawrence County COVID -19 Update

Daily COVID-19 data for Wednesday, April 28th: 14 (fourteen) new cases of COVID-19 were reported today, bringing the total number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases to-date to 7,150 (seven thousand...

 

High School 1946-1951

From left: Louise Wood Cooke, Hilda Bova Smoke, Eve White, Nancy Arquette Hopps & Yvonne Skidders Chubb. High School 1946-1951, photo taken &...

 

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