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 By Karonhiaton    News    June 16, 2016

Kanata:kon School Students take on the Akwesasne Mohawk Police in a Kickball Game

It's nearly 10 am in the morning at Kanata:kon School.  A man walks through the main school entrance and out to the backdoor of the school to the...

 

Principal Thomas Transferred To High School Despite Objection From SRCS Community

The transfer of Principal Sharlee Thomas to Salmon River High School was officially announced at the SRCS School Board meeting on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Notwithstanding, parents, concerned community...

 

Akwesasne Chamber of Commerce Hosts Annual Dinner

The Akwesasne Chamber of Commerce held their Annual Dinner at the Grand Mohawk Inn on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. The evening was well attended by old...

 

APTN to Air 2016 Indspire Awards

Tune in to APTN or Global TV at 7:30 PM EDT on June 24th to experience an evening of culture and celebration as stories are told of fourteen outstandi...

 

Letter to the editor

After attending last night’s Salmon River Central Board Meeting, I was left in shock and awe, but mostly left with a feeling of disappointment. The board members have clearly forgotten their...

 

Aboriginal Day at the Toronto Zoo

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Free admission will be provided with presentation of status card, Metis card, or an Inuit Health Branch Client Identification Number (N-Number)....

 

Correction

Carrie Hill’s baskets are on display at the American Embassy in Swaziland, not in the National Museum of Swaziland. Photos of the baskets were taken by Jessica Sargent. Indian Time apologizes for...

 

Thank You

Thank you for participating in Community Health Program's April is Cancer Awareness Month. You looked, read and took what you wanted from our...

 

Thank You

Our father Joseph Aronhientha Benedict, age 95 was born March 13, 1921 to April 16, 2016 and buried June 9, 2016. The family would like to thank all the family & friends that came together and helped...

 

Niawenko:wa

On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016, Kanatakon School students in grades 4, 5, and 6 challenged the Akwesasne Mohawk Police to a game of kickball. The weather was quite chilly and cloudy, but the Kanatakon...

 

Heartfelt Gratitude

The family of the late Ida Mae “Hub” Thomas would like to express our sincerest, heartfelt gratitude to our dear friends and family and to the Akwesasne community for its outpouring of...

 

Niawenkowa

The elders of Kanatakon would like to send a big “Niawenko:wa” to Laura Thompson for the gift bags delivered to us by her dance students. It was a very thoughtful thing to do and we appreciate...

 

APPEAL FILED IN SRMT ELECTION

(June 10, 2016) The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Election Board has received appeals for the Tribal election held on Saturday, June 4, 2016. The Election Board cannot certify the results of the recent...

 

Third Detox Center Meeting Held

The Diabetes Center was host to the third in a series of meetings in hopes to open a detox center in Akwesasne. The meeting saw only 9 community members, many who voiced their passionate and...

 

AFN National Chief Calls for Plan to End Water Crisis in First Nations Communities

(Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said that the report by Human Rights Watch,  “Make It Safe: Canada’s Obligation to End the First Nations Water Cri...

 

Association of Senior Citizens Hosts Spring Celebration

Submitted by ASC On May 20th the Association of Senior Citizens sponsored by the Office for the Aging hosted a Spring Celebration acknowledging the...

 

Indigenous Creations of the Natural World Exhibit

Akwesasne Exhibit at the St. Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre 2500B Second St. West, Cornwall Open now until September 23, 2016 Hosted by the Native North American Travelling College and...

 

Quebec Fishermen Catch Invasive Grass Carp in St. Lawrence River

Two fishermen in Quebec's Lanaudière region have caught an invasive grass carp, raising concerns about the presence of the invasive fish in the St....

 

Salmon River Central Student of the Month

Students at the Salmon River Middle School have been participating in the Student of the Month Program. The program is based on the featured...

 

Police Blotter

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police blotter, May 16 to June 1, reported through June 14: On May 16, police ticketed Ronald E. Moreau, 71, of Bombay for expired inspection. Ticket was returnable to Tribal...

 

Mass Murder in the US: Natives Carry The Burden of This Terrible Legacy

by Doug George-Kanentiio The murder of 50 people on June 12 in Orlando, Florida where a single man armed with an assault rifle and pistol has become a tragic continuance of massacres in US history,...

 

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Strawberry Ceremony / Niiohontehsa / June or July

Submitted by NNATC It’s late June, children are playing outside roaming in the fields and suddenly they find the Strawberry ripened on the vine. They tell their parents it’s time to pick...

 

Ticks and Your Pets

By Jennifer Herne, LVT If you haven't yet had any ticks on your pet this year, you are lucky. This is a busy time of the year for ticks. If you are...

 

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