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Articles from the June 25, 2020 edition

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 By Kaniehtonkie    News    June 25, 2020

COVID-19 cases rise among young people across the U.S. and Canada

By Kaniehtonkie As states and provinces reopen and cases rise among younger people across Canada and the United States medical experts look at this trend. Common statements have been made by...

 

Floating Pride Parade

On Saturday, June 20, 2020, Seven Dancers Coalition presented an original way to show their support to the LGBTQSA+ community with a Floating Pride...

 

OPG DONATING 10,000 FACE SHIELDS TO INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has donated 10,000 of its 3D printed face shields to the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for...

 

AMPS Launch Two New Boats to Assist in River Patrols and Safety Enforcement

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service is launching two new Rigid-Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBS) this summer to improve their capacity to keep the rivers...

 

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Files Complaint Against JUUL Labs, Inc.

AKWESASNE. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council announced it has formally filed a complaint against JUUL Labs, Inc. for targeting tribal youth in their marketing and sale of e-cigarette products....

 

ABRAHAM LEO FRANCIS "SARONIA"

Abraham Leo Francis (56), Saronia, took the next step in journey on Friday June 19, 2020, in the arms of his wife at home on Rakosai Point. He fought... Full story

 

EDNA MARIE COOKE

Our precious mother, Edna Marie Cooke (Lazore) passed away at the age of 84 to join her family in heaven. Her children would like to think she was... Full story

 

Free Wild Edible Webinar Series

Pat Banker, Cornell Cooperative Extension Franklin A free 3-part webinar series discussing the identification, safety recommendations, historical...

 

NAJA, NABJ, NAHJ, AAJA, and SPJ demand end to racialized mascots in media

The Native American Journalists Association joins the National Association of Black Journalists, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Asian American Journalists Association, and Society of...

 

VISITS TO LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES TO SLOWLY RESUME WITH PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health is informing the community that visits to its long-term care homes – Tsiionkwanonhso:te and Iakhihsohtha – will be resuming on June 18, 202...

 

Massena Central planning for on-campus graduation ceremony at the end of July

Massena Central is hoping to hold a full outdoor ceremony on their campus in late July. Massena Central High School Principal Sarah Boyce said they are making that decision based on feedback from the...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    June 25, 2020

Salmon River planning drive through grad ceremony on June 26

By Andy Gardner Salmon River Central is planning a drive-through June 26 graduation ceremony. Salmon River will have the graduates and family members arriving at specific times. It will be June 26 at...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    June 25, 2020

Migizi Rebuild Project moves foward after George Floyd protests in Minneapolis

By Mahlon Smoke As cities around the country marched in solidarity with the unjust death of George Floyd in Minneapolis during the first week of June, protests and riots broke out against police...

 

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SUNY POTSDAM LOCAL 2020 GRADUATES

• Jenna Clute of Akwesasne is graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre and Psychology • Fallan Francis of Akwesasne is graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in...

 

HANDSOME LAKE

In 1735 at the Seneca Indian town of Conawagus on the Genesee River there was born a Native boy who was later to become one of the greatest Native prophets and teachers of recent historical date....

 

Oh Niiawèn:'en Ne Ohrió:ken Tsi Rothahonniánion - 4

1. "Kí:ken Ohkwá:ri khiatehorihwarà:'on takarahkwíneken'ne" - "This Bear is silly , the sun came up" 2. "Kí:ken Ohkwá:ri roh...

 

Popular Swimming Spot Closed Until Further Notice

On Wednesday, June 25, 2020, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne's Compliance Program informed the community that the Point in Kana:takon will be closed...

 

Comfortable and safe summer masks

Wearing a mask for your safety and the health and safety of others around is key, but when wearing a face mask can cause you to overheat, you’re in trouble. Here are some factors to keep in mind...

 

Summer safety - before you go to the pool, beach or lake this summer, read this

It’s a very hot summer, and it seems to be getting hotter by the day. You could splay out on the beach or cannonball into a community pool - but you also don’t want to bring home coronavirus. You...

 

FDA identifies nine toxic hand sanitizers

Hand sanitizer has become a household essential over the last few months, but it’s not all made equally—and some types may be doing more harm than good. In a new advisory published on June 19,...

 

Franklin County COVID-19 Update

Franklin County, NY Daily Statistics – June 24, 2020 3 Current Active Covid-19 22 tested positive 98 probable positive cases 120 Total Cumulative Positive 117 Recovered 20 Quarantine and Isolation...

 

St. Lawrence County COVID-19 Update

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 No new case of COVID-19 was reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department today, therefore the total number of confirmed positive cases to-date is 216 (two...

 

Canada Wide COVID-19 Update

Total COVID-19 cases in Canada: 101,963 diagnoses, 8,454 deaths (as of June 23, 6:30 p.m. ET) Alberta - 7,781 cases, including 153 deaths (7,096 resolved) British Columbia - 2,835 cases, 170 deaths...

 

Agnes Sweets Jacobs-receives the 2020 CONAM Four Directions Humanitarian Award

June 15, 2020 / By Dan Cook, Hogansburg United Methodist Church. Agnes Sweets Jacobs was born and raised on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation at...

 

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