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Articles from the July 16, 2020 edition

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 By Andy Gardner    News    July 16, 2020

NYSED releases 'reopening framework' for 2020-21 school year

By Andy Gardner The New York State Education Department has released what they describe as “the framework of guidance to help schools and school districts as they plan to reopen, whether that...

 

BEEP BEEP – CKON Parking Lot Bingo!

SRMT Tsi Tetewatatkens Office for the Aging (OFA) held their first Parking Lot Bingo on Kiokierénhton/Monday, July 13, 2020. Reen Cook, host of 97.3...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    July 16, 2020

Supreme Court case could impact tribe's land claims talks

By Andy Gardner A recent Supreme Court decision that ruled about half of the state of Oklahoma is Muscogee Creek reservation land could have an impact on St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s land claims,...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    July 16, 2020

Washington Redskins to change name and logo; Atlanta Braves reviewing 'chop' gesture but won't change name

By Andy Gardner An NFL team that goes by an anti-Native slur will change their name, and a second Major League Baseball team has said they will review their controversial celebration gesture, but...

 

Akwesasne Farmer's Market Re-Opens with Safety in Mind

While Covid-19 continues to stall events and put summer on hold, the Akwesasne Farmer's Market opened again for the public providing the community...

 

CATHERINE K. HERNE

Catherine K. Herne, 67, unexpectedly passed away Monday, July 6, 2020 at Massena Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Catherine was a homemaker and... Full story

 

RCMP Out Rally Held in Cornwall

By Mahlon Smoke On July 11, 2020, in Cornwall Ontario, a small group of people gathered at Lamoureux Park to bring awareness to the abuse Indigenous...

 

Partial Reopening of Generations Park Announced

AKWESASNE. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center is providing notification that additional facilities at Generations Park have reopened for the community’s use and enjoyment....

 

AMPS investigating shooting complaint in Tsi Snaihne (Snye)

July 10, 2020. On the evening of July 9, 2020, Akwesasne Central Dispatch received a call reporting two vehicles driving in a dangerous matter on River Road, Tsi Snaihne (Snye) Quebec. The occupants...

 

Franklin County Government Continues Systematic Reopen

Franklin County is pleased to announce that government operations continue to open with a systematic approach to support the public and protect our employees. All departments are operational and can...

 
 By Kaniethonkie    News    July 16, 2020

Reelected SRMT officials look forward to another term

By Kaniehtonkie The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe recently announced their unofficial ‘Special Tribal Election’ results with incumbent Michael Conners Jr retaining his seat as Tribal Chief. The...

 

Thank you letter

The family of Joyce Gaspe would like to thank everyone for donations of food, tent, and other supplies. Niawen, to those that sang, drummed and sat with family by the fire during this time also. Your...

 

OGDENSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY HOLDS VIRTUAL CHILDREN'S BOOK SALE

The Friends of the Ogdensburg Public Library invite the public to participate in its first Virtual Children’s Book Sale at the Ogdensburg Public Library. Due to COVID-19 we are offering a Virtual...

 

Showahnonkon "Nonkon" Thompson signs three-year deal with Halifax Thunderbirds

Halifax, NS. The Halifax Thunderbirds announced they have signed Nonkon Thompson to a three-year deal. "I am excited to get back into the nest and...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    July 16, 2020

"Blood Quantum" Actor Talks Horror, Action and Being an Indigenous Actor

By Mahlon Smoke BLOOD QUANTUM is a Canadian Horror film where the world falls to a zombie uprising with the exception of Mi'qmaq people who are...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    July 16, 2020

Bassmaster moved to Clayton due to coronavirus testing concerns

By Andy Gardner St. Lawrence County’s public health director says the cancelation of a Cayuga County Bassmaster tournament would have eliminated a safety window where the anglers could be tested...

 

Mother of slain teen charged with manslaughter

By Andy Gardner CANTON. The mother 18-year-old Treyanna Summerville, who was murdered last month at her Gouverneur home, has been charged with...

 

SKARONHIASE'KO:WA THE GREAT WHITE PINE TREE

The Eastern White Pine Tree is symbolic of the Great Peace established by the Rotinonhson:ni nations. When the Peacemaker arrived in Iroquois territory he chose the pine tree as the symbol of the...

 

Wrestling at the Point and George Floyd

By Doug George-Kanentiio There is appropriate anger in the US over the killing of George Floyd in May, caused by a chokehold and compression on his neck by former Minneapolis police officer Derek...

 

MONITORING FOR EUROPEAN CHERRY FRUIT FLY – YOU CAN HELP

Submitted by: Rich Gast I love cherries! Especially sweet cherries. They're delicious fresh, high in fiber, and loaded with vitamins, minerals, and...

 

St. Lawrence County COVID-19 Update

According to Brigette Conklin, Community Health Educator, during the last two weeks, there has been an overall increase in cases – many related to travel from high-risk advisory states. There are...

 

Franklin County COVID-19 Update

Daily Statistics – Thursday, July 16, 2020 4 Current Active Covid-19 31 Tested Positive – one new test from late in the day on 7/14/20 101 Probable Positive Cases 132 Total Cumulative Positive...

 

Canada Wide COVID-19 Update

Canadian and U.S. officials have agreed to keep the border between the two countries closed to non-essential travel until August 21, CTV News has confirmed. The latest extension was set to expire on...

 

St. Lawrence County releases Notice of Potential COVID-19 Exposure

Dana McGuire, Public Health Director of St. Lawrence County released a notice on July 14 stating patrons who visited 1⁄2 Ton’s Bar and Grill located at 141 ½ Market St., Potsdam, N.Y. on July...

 

Ontario Moves to Stage 3 Reopening – Nearly All Businesses and Public Spaces Reopen

The Ontario government announced on Monday nearly all businesses and public spaces will reopen in Stage 3 of the province’s reopening framework with public health and workplace safety measures and...

 

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