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Articles from the May 21, 2020 edition

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Traffic Stop Leads to 180lbs of Marijuana

St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Deputies charged Brandy J. Fisher and Damon L. Etienne with Criminal Possession of Marihuana (as spelled in NYS Penal...

 

Saluting all who served on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military....

 

CBSA: Intra-Akwesasne travel still ensured amid small vessel reporting site shutdown

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) says people will be able to move within the Akwesasne community as they temporarily suspend service at certain small vessel reporting sites, small airports of...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    May 21, 2020

Acts of Kindness

By: Jaclyn Hall Organizations, businesses and community members have taken it upon themselves to give back to Akwesasne. There have been some...

 

2020 Tribal Caucus and Special Tribal Election

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Election Board will be holding its Tribal Caucus for the Special Election on Saturday, Ohiarí:ha | June 13, 2020. There are three (3) positions open: one (1) Tribal...

 

Yvonne M. Karenhiennehtah Chubb

AKWESASNE – With heavy hearts the family of Yvonne M. Karenhiennehtah Chubb, 87, announces her passing on Wednesday (May 13, 2020) at her home.... Full story

 

LANDON W. COOK

Landon W. "Lany" Cook, 17, of 487 Cook Road, tragically passed away Thursday afternoon, May 14, 2020 at Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse. Lany wa... Full story

 

IN MEMORY of Wade LaFrance

IN MEMORY of Wade LaFrance July 21,1962 – May 26, 1985...

 

LESLIE "LITTLE MAN" BARNES

Leslie W. Barnes, 71 of 1015 State Route 37, formerly of Alexandria, VA & Green Valley, AZ, peacefully passed away Tuesday morning, May 19, 2020... Full story

 

MICHAEL WHITE

After a brief illness, Michael White, 78, of 2 Garrow Road, passed away Saturday morning, May 16, 2020 at his home. Mike was born March 7, 1942 in... Full story

 

Niawenhkó:wa

The Family of Taylor “Tubbs” John would like to thank all who have showed their support to our family during this difficult time. Our family has been blessed to be part of such a caring community...

 

Canada: Wet'suwet'en sign historic deal to negotiate land rights

Reprinted with permission from The Guardian A group of Indigenous leaders have struck an unprecedented deal with Canada’s government to resolve a dispute over territorial rights near the site of a...

 

California's largest Native owned casino reopens to big crowd

Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Media ALPINE, Calif. One of California’s biggest tribal casinos reopened Monday, May 18 to a large crowd as customers had their temperatures taken at th...

 

Childhood Inflammatory Disease Related to COVID-19

St. Lawrence County Public Health Dept. Children have been significantly less affected by COVID-19. One percent of New Yorkers who have been hospitalized were under 20 years old. Additionally, only...

 

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IAKOIA:NE CLAN MOTHER

In the Mohawk Nation there are nine Kontiianehson. They are the head women of a large extended family within each clan. They are the women who are referred to as Clan Mothers. The Kotiianehson are...

 

Fishing League Worldwide reschedules Massena championship for late August

By Andy Gardner Fishing League Worldwide, which is planning a large tournament event in Massena this summer, has announced revised 2020 Pro Circuit schedule. The FLW Pro Circuit Championship will...

 

Tsi Nahò:ten Enwá:ton Enhsaterihwahténkia'te

1. Tsi Nahò:ten - What 2. Enwa:ton enhsaterihwahténkia'te - You can do 3. Tsi nikarì:wes - For the length of time 4. Entá:on'k kanónhskon tánon...

 

NYSPHSAA names task force to study COVID-19 impact on 2020 fall sports

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday who will be part of its newly created task force in charge of monitoring COVID-19’s impact on the upcoming fall sports...

 

NYSPHSAA working to answer many questions raised by pandemic-related cancelations, postponements

New York State high school athletics officials are still working to answer many questions raised by the COVID-19 pandemic, and some may not be answered for a while. The New York State Public High...

 

Spring is finally here and flowers will blossom soon

Its finally spring and Johanne Jackson has been busy planting flowers and shrubs in St. Regis. She and her fellow gardeners aren't finished just yet a...

 

Kanesatake Mohawks stopping people from entering Quebec's Oka park

The grand chief of Kanesatake Serge Otsi Simon sent a letter earlier in the week to Quebec Premier Francois Legault urging him to keep the park closed until his community is consulted. Chief Simon sai...

 

How A Pandemic Changed Akwesasne

By: Jaclyn Hall As multiple provinces and states begin reopening sectors of the economy, Akwesasronon wonder if the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and...

 

Tribal leaders taking community health disparities into account when deciding to remain in State of Emergency

By Andy Gardner A St. Regis Mohawk Tribe spokesperson says tribal leaders are taking public health disparities between Akwesasne and the surrounding communities into account when deciding when is the...

 

Live Long and Prosper Together

Submitted by Paul Hetzler I imagine there was a lot more handwringing prior to the Covid-19 lockdown in Switzerland as compared to other countries, because since 2008 it has been a federal crime there...

 

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