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Reclaiming Power and Place – The National Inquiry's Final Report Released

The National Inquiry’s Final Report was released on Monday, June 3, 2019. The report reveals that persistent and deliberate human and Indigenous rights violations and abuses are the root cause...

 

Three Akwesasronon Receive Tewaaraton Native American Scholarships

Isaiah Cree, Jacelyn Lazore and Mirabella Lazore were selected by the Tewaaraton Foundation as the 2019 recipients of the Tewaaraton Native American...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    June 6, 2019

AMS holds their Annual Tom Longboat Run

By: Jaclyn Hall The weather finally turned favorable at this year's annual Tom Longboat Run, hosted at A.M.S. After postponing for over a week, the...

 

Tsi Snaihne School Receives 2019 Indigo Love of Reading Foundation Literacy Grant

(May 30, 2019) The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation selected Tsi Snaihne School as a recipient of the 2019 Indigo Love of Reading Foundation...

 

The 50 Best Hikes in the US: The Definitive Guide, Part Two

Indian Time offered our readers two articles on hiking, one for beginners in our May 9 issue, ‘11 Adirondacks Hikes that are Perfect for Beginners’ and our second on May 16th, ‘The 12 Best Hikes...

 

Cheyenne, Arapaho and Ponca Nation take lead on MMIW billboard campaign

Oklahoma state ranks tenth in the country for murdered and missing indigenous women (MMIW) cases. Now, two of the sovereign Indian Nations within the...

 

"We Are All Related" Exhibit"

Running now to September 30th. This group exhibit, located in The Wild Center, Tupper Lake, NY, features works of Mohawk artisans from the Akwesasne community. The purpose of the artwork – which...

 

Author to Meet and Sign Books Sunday, June 9 in Canton

William Hill of Edwards, NY recently released his book, “Hiking the Trail to Yesterday - A Collection of Northern NY Hikes and their Histories.” Hill has gained a following on his Facebook page...

 

Celebrities in Akwesasne

Visiting Akwesasne for some weekend fishing were two players from the Pittsburgh Steelers, Alejandro Villanueva and David DeCastro along some of...

 

Denise Jackson to be AMBE Superintendent of Student Services

(Ohiari:ha/June 4, 2019) The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education is very pleased to announce that Denise Jackson has been hired as the Superintenden...

 

Nicandri Nature Center Events

19 Robinson Bay Rd., Massena, NY Contact the Nicandri Nature Center at 315-705-5022 or email info@massenanaturecenter.com for more information. Don’t forget to check out our other programs on our...

 

Spring Fling Sale

Household items, books, puzzles, etc. Cold Plate Luncheon Saturday, June 22, 2019 9-2pm Centenary Methodist Church, 345 West Main St. 518-483-4980 Collection of donated items begins June...

 

Stop Invasive Species – Clean Your Boat!

Boaters are advised to check their boats, trailers and fishing and boating equipment, bunks, rollers, trim tabs and other likely attachment points on boats and trailers for any plants or animals that...

 

Association for Families of Missing & Murdered Relatives Presentation

The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program has teamed up with the Association for Families of Missing & Murdered Relatives for a presentation centered around support for families of victims. When:...

 

Reader Submission

Family purge for healing The uneasy necessary Love grew from wildness Reclaimed Soothed our souls calling Generations deep Within history Constant conviction of change Wallowed in adaptation Resorted...

 

Abortion and the Iroquois

By Doug George-Kanentiio, Akwesasne Mohawk Abortion in Native societies is a complex issue involving family, clan and community. There are very specific moral teachings which discourage this act...

 

Grab your bike, lace up your sneakers, & get on board as we celebrate June as Walk And Roll Month across Cornwall & SDG

Walk and Roll Month is so much more than 30 days in June: It’s a celebration of walking and rolling*; an incentive to get outside and move; a gateway to riding, walking, and rolling more often; an...

 

THE GREAT LAW

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College ...continued from last week...

 

Teietsinarèn:tonte

1. Ken’nithoión:ha - He is a young man 2. Onkwehón:we nihaia’tò:ten - He is a Native person 3. Iá:ken - It is said 4. Raonweskwaníhahkwe -...

 

Massena Central Mohawk Club hosts their first-ever spring social

By Andy Gardner The Massena High School Mohawk Club hosted a social with Native North American Traveling College singers on Wednesday, May 29. The...

 

April was World Autism Month

You were welcome to come and look at our display at the entrance of Kanonhkwat’sheri:io. If you were unsure of what Autism Spectrum Disorder was,...

 

SRMT Unofficial 2019 Election Results

On Saturday, June1st the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held their yearly election. Compared to other election races, this year’s turnout was relatively low. Later that evening, the SRMT released their...

 

Unofficial Results of Kawehno:ke By-Election

After the resignation of former District Chief Dennis Chaussi and not long after he was re-elected back on council in December, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne held yet another by-election. Only two...

 

Local Events

Climate Action Vigil Fri. June 7 - CANTON: Monthly Climate Action Vigil, 4-5 p.m., corner by the Canton village park; local environmental groups, activists; held first Friday each month in Canton; eve...

 

June Celebrates Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall riots were a...

 

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