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Articles from the May 7, 2020 edition

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 By Jaclyn Hall    News    May 7, 2020

Akwesasne's Annual Seed Giveaway adapts to ongoing pandemic

By: Jaclyn Hall Saturday May 2nd was the long-awaited Annual Seed Giveaway, hosted by Akwesasne's Task Force on the Environment. "Due to Covid-19,...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    May 7, 2020

Akwesasne state of emergency will remain in place as neighboring counties prepare to let theirs expire

By Andy Gardner While one of Akwesasne’s neighboring communities is in the very early stages of re-opening their economy, a tribal spokesperson says the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s will remain in...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    May 7, 2020

Massena and Salmon River districts adapting to cancelation of '19-'20 school year

By Andy Gardner Gov. Andrew Cuomo has closed all schools and colleges in New York state until the end of the year. Massena and Salmon River’s superintendents say their upcoming budgets should be...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    May 7, 2020

ACFS Lip Sync Contest

By: Jaclyn Hall Youth in Akwesasne made their debut appearance on social media, with the encouragement of the Akwesasne Child and Family Services....

 
 News    May 7, 2020

SRMT Health Services Commences Limited COVID-19 Testing

AKWESASNE. The Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is continuing to take steps to bring COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) testing to the community of...

 

TAYLOR AARON KARONHIATÁ:SE "TUBBS" JOHN

Taylor Aaron Karonhiatá:se "Tubbs" John, 31, of Akwesasne, suddenly passed away early Thursday morning April 30, 2020. Tubbs was born May 22, 1988 in... Full story

 

Niawenhkó:wa

The Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment (ATFE) and the Akwesasne Child and Family Services(ACFS) Support Unit would like to thank all the people responsible for making the Annual Seed give away a...

 

Thank You/ Niawenkowa

The family of Helen (Humedy) Cook Lazore would like to offer a big Thank You/ Niawenkowa for the outpouring of support we have received since she...

 

Thank you from the staff of Indian Time

Indian Time staff extends a sincere ‘Niawenko:wa’ to readers and supporters who have donated in the memory of Helen Cook Lazore. Please accept our thanks as we continue in the spirit of her...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    Opinion    May 7, 2020

How a Pandemic Has Changed Akwesasne

By Jaclyn Hall In recent weeks, the people of Akwesasne have been in a constant state of grief. As the pandemic drags on through the spring, many...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Visit Elders with Respect During COVID-19 - Take the Pledge!

Sheiaten’nikón:raren tánon shenorónhkwak ne iokhihsothokón:a - Take care of our elders with love. Tóhsa iensewataweia’te tsi rati’teró:ton ne rotiksten’okón:’a tó:ka...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

AKWESASNE HUNTING & FISHING RESTRICTIONS

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) and Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) are informing the community that effective April 29, 2020, any hunting or fishing on the Territory of Akwesasne will be...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

National Nurses Week

At the end of the 19th century, "The Lady With the Lamp" or as she is more widely known, Florence Nightingale, founded modern nursing. Thanks to her...

 

Good Bees and Better Bees

Submitted by Paul Hetzler On a warm, sunny day in May, bees of various stripes come out of the woodwork, seemingly lost. By definition, it’s only a “real” bee if it’s wearing fur, but not...

 

Older Adults in Isolation

Kimberly Groshans - Intern 4-H Camp Overlook Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin & St. Lawrence County The population of the North Country is currently been asked to isolate at home during this...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Data from Indian Country Today

COVID-19 Tracker in the United States As of May 5, 2020 10:10 am EDT in the Indian health system: 3686 confirmed cases in the Indian Health System. 110 total deaths in the Indian Health System. Confir...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Help ensure a readily available blood supply amid COVID-19 outbreak

With no known end date to the coronavirus fight, the American Red Cross is encouraging healthy individuals to make appointments to donate blood or platelets to ensure blood remains readily available...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Donations flood in to help Navajo Nation fight outbreak in remembrance of 1847 support

A fundraiser to help Native Americans fight one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks in the United States has taken off in Ireland, with donations flooding in to pay tribute to aid from the Choctaw...

 

Dating the Iroquois Confederacy

By Bruce E. Johnson Akwesasne Notes, Vol. 1 #3 & #4 The Rotinonshonni (Iroquois) Confederacy, one of the world’s oldest democracies, is at least three centuries older than precious estimates, accord...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Mother's Day at the NY Botanical Gardens - from Home

Sun May 10, 2020 The New York Botanical Garden is bringing the beauty and ambience of its annual Garden Party online. Take a virtual tour of NYBG’s spectacular Maureen K. Chilton Azalea Garden in...

 

ATFE Taionkhinenhawíhon

Ahkwesáhshne Place where the partridge live Rontonhwentsianónhnha They care for the earth ATFE ronwatí:ia'ts Their names are ATFE...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

NYS Attorney General James Calls on Cable and Satellite Providers to Cut Fees and Provide Financial Relief to Consumers

NEW YORK. New York Attorney General Letitia James called on seven major cable and satellite television providers in New York to provide financial relief for consumers amidst the coronavirus disease...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER COVID-19 UPDATE

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2020 Malone, NY - Franklin County Public Health and Franklin County Emergency Operation Center report that as of this release Franklin County has 14 individuals with...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Act of kindness kindles Choctaw-Ireland bond

By Chris Kopacz Special to Indian Country Today Reprinted with permission from Indatin Country Media The $170 donated by Choctaw leaders in 1847, or...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Justice for Brady

Brady Francis, who was part of the Elsipogtog First Nation, was killed in the February 2018 crash in Saint-Charles, N.B at the age of 22. Indigenous...

 

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