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Articles from the May 14, 2020 edition

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 By Kaniehtonkie    News    May 14, 2020

EOHU reports Iakhihsohtha and Tsiionkwanonhso:te residents tested for COVID-19

By Kaniehtonkie As of May 12, 2020 the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) reports 132 cases of COVID-19, 2 have been hospitalized, 73 cases have been resolved (completed 14 day isolation/quarantine),...

 

Salmon River Central School honors '2020' graduates with district wide parade

It's the month of May and as usual, seniors are gearing up for one of their most anticipated milestones in early life – high school graduation....

 

The North Country and Central NY Meet All Metrics for Reopening

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on May 11th Finger Lakes, Southern Tier and Mohawk Valley Regions have met all...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    May 14, 2020

Three Sisters Sovereignty Project Organizes Tree Giveaway

By: Jaclyn Hall The Three Sisters Sovereignty Project organized one of the first tree giveaways in Akwesasne, for 2020. Tiffany Cook, one of the...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    May 14, 2020

Akwesasne mother starts "Adopt a High School Senior" group to support teenage daughter

By Mahlon Smoke At the beginning of May, New York State Governor Cuomo announced that all schools and universities will remain closed for the rest of the academic year. Surprising families and...

 

To Helen's Akwesasne Family

To Helen’s Akwesasne Family, I can just imagine hundreds of Helens favorite tiny hummingbirds of many hues phenomenally accompanying her safely on her journey! R.I.P. A gracious note to pen a...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    Opinion    May 14, 2020

How a Pandemic Changed Akwesasne

By: Jaclyn Hall It seems as though the majority of Akwesasronon are getting back to the land, with the encouragement of multiple organizations who...

 

Grasse River Project Information Sessions Canceled

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) and Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) are informing the community that, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the public i...

 

"I Respect You"

Whether a directive or through an executive order, everyone should be wearing a mask while in public. As the North Country and Southern Ontario...

 

Canada Wide COVID-19 Update

May 12, 2020. Total COVID-19 cases in Canada: 71,157 diagnoses and 5,169 deaths Alberta - 6,345 cases, including 118 deaths (4,389 resolved) British Columbia - 2,360 cases, 131 deaths (1,659...

 

Canada: DNA discovery lends weight to First Nations ancestral story

Reprinted with permission from the Guardian The last of Newfoundland’s Beothuk was thought to have died in 1829 but new research indicates the bloodline did not die out – as Mi’kmaq tradition...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    May 14, 2020

Cheyenne River Tribe and Oglala Sioux Tribe maintain lockdowns

By Kaniehtonkie In an all too familiar pandemic, the ravaging affects some Native American communities experience resonates back centuries. Each pandemic presents itself, as reported, almost four...

 

Dating the Iroquois Confederacy

By Bruce E. Johnson Akwesasne Notes, Vol. 1 #3 & #4 Continued from last week Mann and Fields also make their case with archaeological evidence. The rise in interpersonal violence that predated the...

 

Wa'thontóhetste Tékeni Iawén:re Tsi Kahiá:ton

1. Kwáh ken'nihá:ti - Many of them 2. Ne onkonkwe'ta'shòn:'a - The people 3. Ronteweiénstha - They are students 4. Ón:wa iohseratákie - This...

 

Franklin County Emergency Operation Center COVID-19 Update

Malone, NY. Franklin County Public Health and Franklin County Emergency Operation Center report that as of this release Franklin County has 15...

 

New York State Description of Re-opening Metrics:

These metrics have been established based on guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, the U.S. Department of State, and other public health experts....

 

St. Lawrence County Public Health COVID-19 Update

As of Tuesday, May 12th: No new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department today, therefore the total number of confirmed positive cases to-date to 194 (one...

 

Onkwe Community Garden Gets a Head Start on Food Distribution

By: Jaclyn Hall "We are now entering our 6th year, doing this community garden," stated one of Onkwe's hardworking volunteers. Standing in front of...

 

CBP Officers in Massena Seize Marijuana and Cocaine

MASSENA, N.Y. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Massena Port of Entry seized just over 31 pounds of marijuana and arrested two North American females who reside in Canada. On...

 

Bluer Skies, Less Greenhouse Gas. What Happens After the Pandemic?

Reprinted with permission from Ecowatch Earlier this month, health care experts from across the United States gathered to address hundreds of journalists and policymakers by webinar. But their focus w...

 

SALMON RIVER BUDGET VOTE AND BOARD OF EDUCATION ELECTION INFORMATION

Candidate petitions for 2 open board seats are due May 11th. There will be no minimum threshold number of signatures required for individuals to be placed on the ballot, except that they must meet...

 

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