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Articles from the May 23, 2024 edition


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  • OPEN RECRUITMENT KANIEN'KEHA TEACHER

    May 23, 2024

    Position Summary: Under the supervision of the School Principal, the Kanien’keha Teacher is responsible to teach and educate students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment potential of individual students entrusted to his/her care by the School Principal. The Kanien’keha Teacher will provide instruction/support to all students under his/her charge following the prescribed Kanien’keha curriculum guidelines: maintain lesson plans and long range Kanien’keha instructional plans; develop and implement a sound timetable of dail...

  • OPEN RECRUITMENT KANIEN'KEHA EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT

    May 23, 2024

    Position Summary: Under the direction of the Classroom Teacher, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring a safe environment for all students. The Educational Assistant will assist the classroom teacher with academic and social support for all students. Qualifications: ➢ 2 year Post Secondary Diploma in a related field; ➢ 1 year experience working with children; OR ➢ Secondary School Diploma; ➢ 2-3 years’ experience working with children. ➢ Has Kanien’keha language Key Competencies: The successful candidate will demonstrate the AMBE key valu...

  • JOB POSTING OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AIDE

    May 23, 2024

    Position Summary: The Occupational Therapy Aide provides one-on-one and/or small group therapy to identified students, following the plan designed by the Occupational Therapist, using their unique expertise to help students with or without challenges and to assist the student to perform important learning and development activities within their natural environment. Qualifications: ➢ 2 Year College Diploma or Post-Secondary Degree ➢ 3 years’ experience in a school environment OR ➢ High School Diploma or Equivalent; ➢ 5 years’ experience...

  • Finance Officer

    May 23, 2024

    Native North American Travelling College (NNATC) has been a center of Cultural Education and community events since 1974. Our main service is to promote educate and preserve the culture and language of the Akwesasro:nen people by traveling to local and regional schools, colleges, community organization to provide cultural training, awareness of historic and contemporary issues of our people. The college also demonstrates songs, dances and provides storytelling and workshops such as beading, basketmaking and traditional clothing. Finance...

  • Administrative Assistant

    May 23, 2024

    Native North American Travelling College (NNATC) has been a center of Cultural Education and community events since 1974. Our main service is to promote educate and preserve the culture and language of the Akwesasro:nen people by traveling to local and regional schools, colleges, community organization to provide cultural training, awareness of historic and contemporary issues of our people. The college also demonstrates songs, dances and provides storytelling and workshops such as beading, basketmaking and traditional clothing. Brief Overview...

  • CAA Management is constantly on the lookout for more talented individuals to our team!

    May 23, 2024

    Enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance in all that you do. Apply online at caamgmt.com/find-a-job/ For more information, please email [email protected]...

  • Legal Notice

    May 23, 2024

    Legal Notice is hereby given to all potential creditors who may have an interest in the Estate of Ronald C. White. All creditors represent their interest to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court by June 11, 2024. Any creditors shall contact the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court at 518-358-6300....

  • Public Notice of Land Dispute

    May 23, 2024

    Public Notice of Land Dispute...

  • UNOFFICIAL NOMINEES FOR MCA GENERAL ELECTION

    May 23, 2024

    COMMUNITY NOTICE For Immediate Release: Onerahtohko:wa/May 18, 2024 UNOFFICIAL NOMINEES FOR MCA GENERAL ELECTION The Chief Electoral Officer Theresa Thompson has released the following UNOFFICIAL list of nominees for the upcoming Mohawk Council of Akwesasne General Election. Nominations were held on Saturday, May 18, 2024. Nomination packages will be delivered to candidates within 48 hours. Candidates have until Thursday, May 23, 2024, at Noon to accept their nomination. The official list of...

  • Students of the Career Planning Course

    May 23, 2024

    Students of the Career Planning Course, Back Row L-R: Wayne Green, Tira Benedict, Cynthia Cook, Caroline Boots, Roberta Lazore, and John Cook. Front row L-R: Debbie Cook, Bernadine Boots, Amanda Adams, Luce Stanford Instructor, Rachel Gray, and Trudy Sunday. Approx. 1993...

  • CLANOLOGY

    May 23, 2024

    Continued from last week. The people and the elders listened very closely to what the man told them. Everyone was amazed at what the man said. It seemed to make very good sense. It was at that point the elders said they would give the man a special name. The elders chose the name Ronikonhrowa:nen (He who has great ideas). Ronikonhrowa:nen gathered the people and told them that they should all be ready to travel early the next morning. The next day the people were ready, and they did travel. As the people travelled, they followed the river....

  • TOTA NEWS

    May 23, 2024

    TSI TETEWATATKENS St. Regis Mohawk Senior Center 518-358-2963 Email address: [email protected] Please note: Anyone wishing to attend the congregate meal must call the Office for the Aging by 9:30 am to reserve a meal. MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL - Club dues for 2024: You can mail your membership fee of $10.00 American to: SRM Senior Citizens Club PO Box # 1106 Hogansburg, NY 13655 BIRTHDAYS: May 25th-Rose Marie Jacobs, Rose Mary LeBlanc & George Lester May 26th-Donna Cole & Wanda Grant May 28th-Marie A. Benedict & Martha Mitchell May 30th-Norman...

  • Ionkhinatahrenná:wi

    May 23, 2024

    1. Akwáh ken'nihá:ti onkwehón:we Quite a few Native people 2. Enionkhinatahré:nahse They will visit us 3. Tonanawanda nithoné:non They came from Tonawanda 4. Onondaga nithoné:non They came from Onondaga 5. Tanon Tuscaora nithoné:non And they came from Tuscarora 6. Albany o:ni nontahón:ne People also came from Albany 7. Washington D.C. o:ni nontahón:ne People also came from Washington, DC 8. Ronterihwatsterístha ne Onhwentsia'kehkha They take care of the environment 9. Ohserón:...

  • Grow Vertically for Added Beauty and Garden Productivity

    May 23, 2024

    by Melinda Myers Expand your planting space, grow a living screen, or add vertical interest to your garden beds. Train vines up a decorative support, onto a fence, or allow them to climb a trellis set in front of a wall or structure. Pole beans, peas, Malabar spinach, cucumbers, melons, and squash are all edible candidates for growing vertically. Training these vegetables up a support saves space in the garden. Plus, the increase in light and airflow through vertically trained plants helps...

  • Nicole Sasha Garrow "Tekwatonti"

    May 23, 2024

    It is with great sadness to announce that Nicole Sasha Garrow, 47 of Akwesasne, suddenly passed on Friday, May 17, 2024. Nicole was born on January 23, 1977 in Massena, NY, daughter of the Jessica Terrance and the late Dewey Garrow, Sr. She attended school at St. Regis Mohawk and graduated from Salmon River Central. She worked at Twinleaf Gas, T&D Enterprise, various cigarette factories and helped her cousin Misty with J Beans Lunch. She was an avid gardener, and loved her plants, flowers and...

  • RUTH A. SMOKE

    May 23, 2024

    AKWESASNE – Ruth A. Smoke, 79, of Smoke Road, passed away late Sunday evening, May 19, 2024 at Massena Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Ruth was born October 15, 1944 in Syracuse, the daughter of the late Jason and Edna (Lynch) Gay. She attended and graduated from schools in Syracuse. In February 1963, she married Louie R. Smoke at St. Regis Catholic Church with Rev. Francis Arsenault officiating. Ruth was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother and was extremely proud of all of them. She en...

  • ICC Prosecutor Seeks Arrest Warrants for Israeli and Hamas Leaders

    Isaac White|May 23, 2024

    By Isaac White The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim Khan, has initiated a bold move by seeking arrest warrants for leaders from both Israel and Hamas. This action includes prominent figures such as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. These warrants stem from allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity conducted during the ongoing seven-month war that has seen Israel executing military operations against Hamas in Gaza. This conflict has resulted in tens of thousands of casualties and has drawn...

  • Celebrate Young Talent at the Young Artists in Action Art Exhibit

    May 23, 2024

    MALONE – The time to display our elementary students’ artwork is upon us. To encourage creativity and collaboration, The Thrive Project is proud to sponsor the Young Artists in Action art exhibit in partnership with Adirondack for Kids and the Downtown Artist Cellar. The exhibit will be displayed from May 6 until May 22, with a closing reception this Wednesday evening from 4:30-7 pm. In conjunction with this event, we are excited to announce that the Young Artists in Action exhibit will be celebrated simultaneously with the Rob...

  • Akwesasne Mohawk Police Wraps Up 2024 Police Week

    May 23, 2024

    The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service wrapped up their 2024 Police Week, which ran from Saturday, May 11th, to Friday, May 17th. This year's theme was "Committed to Serve Together." In a Facebook post, AMPS acknowledged the crucial partnership between members of a police service, between police services, between the police and other first responders, as well as between the police and the organizations and people in the communities they serve. It is this collaboration that forms the cornerstone of...

  • Akwesasne Mohawk Police Wraps Up 2024 Police Week - Part 2

    May 23, 2024

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  • Bilingual Poetry Event at Downtown Artist Cellar

    May 23, 2024

    MALONE – On May 23rd at 7 PM, the Downtown Artist Cellar will host a captivating evening of poetry featuring award-winning poets Esthela Calderón, Steven White, and Becky Harblin. This event, proudly presented by the Thrive Project and hosted by Jim Bourey, promises a unique blend of bilingual poetry, eco-activism, and community engagement. Esthela Calderón, renowned for her evocative Spanish-language poetry, will be joined by Steven White, an esteemed poet and translator. Together, they will offer a bilingual reading, presenting a har...

  • Haskell Report Reveals Regular Rights Violations

    Isaac White|May 23, 2024

    By Isaac White. Controversy brewed at Haskell Indian Nations University, culminating in a scandal that rocked the foundations of the historic institution. At the heart of the controversy was a comprehensive investigative report that unearthed a series of grievous allegations ranging from harassment and bullying to outright sexual misconduct. The report, prepared by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), painted a damning picture of institutional failure and indifference that, for years, went...

  • Historic Bellevue House Reopens

    May 23, 2024

    KINGSTON – Following an extensive renewal of the building and its exhibits and programming, Bellevue House National Historic Site welcomes visitors to explore this historic site that tells broader, more inclusive stories about Canada's first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. On behalf of the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, along with R...

  • Inaugural Ohi:yo' Art Market Makes Successful Debut

    May 23, 2024

    The inaugural Ohi: yo' Art Market kicked off with celebrated success on May 11, 2024. Native artists from across Turtle Island gathered to share in a showcase of collective creativity. The art competition that was held on Friday, May 10 showed winning works, with prize money totaling over $30,000.00. The art market was held the following day inside the event center at the beautiful Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino. Outstanding paintings, expressive photographs, intricate beadwork, time honored...

  • Iranian President Killed in Helicopter Crash

    Isaac White|May 23, 2024

    By Isaac White. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and the country's Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian died on Monday after their helicopter, a Bell 212, crashed in dense fog. The crash occurred in the rugged, forested terrain of the Dizmar forest in East Azerbaijan province, complicating search and rescue efforts. All eight individuals aboard, including regional government and religious officials, were confirmed dead. Following the incident, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appointed Vice President Mohammad Mokhber as interim...

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