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Local family thanks essential workers

The Thompson-Fogt family created signs that were posted on their mailbox for our Essential Workers in the community to remind them of their hard work...

 

The Journey of Integrating Grief

Integration of grief and loss means absorbing our experiences into the fabric of our being in a way that gives us meaning and purpose. We have the tendency to want to avoid the grief process;...

 

Timeline and Deadlines for 2020 Tribal Caucus and Special Tribal Election

June 13, 2020: Tribal Caucus @ former-IGA Building (All nominations start promptly at times below). 10:00 a.m. – Traffic Court Judge #2 10:30 a.m. – Tribal Sub-Chief 11:00 a.m. – Tribal Chief No...

 

First Nation chief releases photo and info on RCMP

An independent investigation has been launched into how the RCMP handled a case involving Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam. Adam stat...

 

RUSSELL L. TERRANCE "KANENHO"

Russell Louis Terrance "Kanenho", 37, of 64 McGee Road, unexpectedly passed away early Wednesday morning, June 3, 2020 at Upstate University Hospital... Full story

 

JUSTIN STEWART "TEHORIWATHE" ALTMAN

Justin Stewart "Tehoriwathe" Altman, 32, a lifelong resident of Hardee County, passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at his home in Bowling Green. He... Full story

 

CORLEEN "KWARONIOTANI" JACKSON

Corleen "Kwaroniotani" Jackson (48), a devoted mother, grandmother, godmother, sister, daughter, and friend peacefully passed away on Sunday June 7,... Full story

 

REMINDER - MCA HEALTH FACILITY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Kanonhkwa’tsheri:io Health Facility is closed to the public as of March 24, 2020. Essential programs and services will continue to be delivered to the community....

 

Letter to the Editor

Ohiari:ha/June 5, 2020 Re: Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services Update She:kon/Hello Health Services Clients, With NYS in the process of their NY Forward plan, we have also begun modifying our...

 

MCA EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER (EOC) MOVING TO REMOTE MONITORING

Until Further Notice: Although the state of emergency due to COVID-19 remains in place for the time being, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is slowly resuming operations to better assist the...

 

OVS LAMINATED STATUS CARDS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT & CURBSIDE ONLY

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Office of Vital Statistics continues to offer laminated status cards. Please note the following changes: Laminated status cards can be issued by appointment only....

 

CURRENT COVID-19 SCAMS

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police have received a number of calls regarding different types of phone scams in the area. Please use caution when providing anyone with your personal information. Scammers are...

 

Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment Roadside Cleanup

Due to Covid-19, the Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment (ATFE) has changed the venue for the annual Roadside Cleanup (not to be confused with the Tribe’s Spring Bulk Cleanup). It is partnering...

 

Leading National Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations Denounce Murder of George Floyd

JUNE 1, 2020. As the foremost national coalition of organizations dedicated to civil rights and racial justice, we are both heartbroken and outraged at the brutal and senseless murder of George Floyd...

 

Home Care/Home Support Program Update

JUNE 4, 2020. The Home Care/Home Support Program is an essential service within the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health. Home Care/Home Support is a nursing program that provides...

 

"KAREN"

According to Wikipedia; Karen is a term for a person perceived to be entitled or demanding beyond the scope of what is considered appropriate or necessary. A common stereotype is that of an American...

 

ROTINONSHONNI WORLD VIEW

We are connected to a living earth and a spiritual universe. We have sacred duties to fulfill. We believe that all living things are spiritual beings. Spirits can be expressed as energy forms...

 

Oh Niiawèn:'en Ne Ohrió:ken Tsi Rothahonniánion - 2

1. Ohkwá:ri é:neken nonkwá:ti nahakié:ra'te tsi tkaráhkote - The bear turned to the west toward the sun 2. Tho nikahá:wi nó:nen ne karáhkwa...

 

Franklin County COVID-19 Update

Daily Statistics – June 10, 2020  0 Current Active Covid-19 19 tested positive to date 97 Probable Cases   116 Total Cumulative Cases 65 Quarantine and Isolation 116 Resolved 6729 Total Tests...

 

Niawen

Indian Time would like to thank the person(s) who donated the beautiful flower boxes in memory of our manager, Helen Lazore. Every year she would get...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    June 11, 2020

Statues torn down in support of Black Lives Matter

By Kaniehtonkie Statues have become a target of protesters since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. A statue of Christophe Columbus has been...

 

Trump administration lands in trouble for threatening tribe's sovereignty

Reprinted with permission from Indianz.com Indian Country is declaring victory after a federal judge blasted the Trump administration for threatening the sovereignty of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and...

 

Haudenosaunee killed by Philadelphia police in 1972

Originally posted on December 07, 2007 By Suzan Shown Harjo, Indian Country Today Thirty-five years ago, Philadelphia police killed an Iroquois ironworker, shot his co-workers and got away with it,...

 

Grit & Gratitude

Pause of silence Shhh... just listen to the chorus The orchestra of existence From dark to light, dusk till dawn Loud & soft, sounds of life at every frequency Tune into the sovereignty of choice...

 

On the American uprising of 2020

By Doug George-Kanentiio That an American police force assaults and kills a member of an ethnic minority is not unusual for Native people who have endured murderous and deliberate violence applied...

 

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