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Articles from the July 19, 2018 edition

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 By Jaclyn Hall    News    July 19, 2018

Rumble on the River Poker Run

On Sunday, July 15th community members gathered at the "Old Cheese Factory" in Hogansburg to help out a great cause. The Rumble on the River Poker...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    July 19, 2018

Family Fun at Scavenger Hunt Obstacle Course

As a part of this year's Akwesasne Wellness Week, the SRMT Community Nutrition, MCA's Wholistic Health & Wellness Program and Iakwashatste Youth F...

 

Standing Rock protestor sentenced while Trump pardons armed militia members

Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Media Red Fawn Fallis was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison Wednesday for possession of a firearm and civil disorder during the Dakota Access...

 

Onkwehón:we Ratitsiénhaiens Ne Ahkwesáhshne Wahontatshennarónnion Teiontenonhwaratónhkhwa

Iehiá:tons: Jaclyn Hall Ronwaia'tanentaktónhne, Ohiarihkó:wa 13th shiská:rahkwe, Onkwehón:we Ratitsiénhaiens ne Ahkwesáhshne...

 

Customs and Border Protection Implement First-in-Nation Program at Massena POE

The United States Customs and Border Protection agency recently implemented a first-in-the nation program in attempts to expedite border crossings at the Massena Port-of-Entry. The majority of the...

 

Iroquois Nationals FIL World Championship Game Summary

U.S. 17 Iroquois 9 Friday, July 13, 2018 Team USA scored 12 second half goals to overcome a 7-5 halftime deficit and defeat the Iroquois Nationals in their opening game of the FIL World Championships....

 

ASSIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

August 9th & 10th Best Western Hotel 1515 Vincent Massey Dr. Cornwall, ON K6H 5R6 This free Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 2-day workshop is for all caregivers who want to feel...

 

Massena Girls Basketball

On behalf of the Massena girls basketball, we would like to thank the community for the support and contribution in helping us make our trip possible...

 

Tsiionkwanonhso:te Hosts A 'Hot' Fundraiser at the American Legion!

She:kon, On June 8, 2018 a Mohawk Auction was held at the American Legion for the Tsiionkwanonhso:te Long Term Care Facility. As always, the community members of Akwesasne showed their support in a gr...

 

Indigenous Stories - Beyond Borders

Seeking Indigenous stories for an exhibition project The Canadian Museum of History is planning an exhibition that will celebrate the stories of how Indigenous peoples in what is now Canada have...

 

Tribe Selects New Economic Development Director

(Ohiarihkó:wa /July 11, 2018) AKWESASNE- The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is pleased to announce that James Lazore has been selected as the new Director...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    July 19, 2018

Painting Class Held as Part of Wellness Week

Wellness Week concluded last week following a week-long series of events such as Kayaking, Canoeing and Obstacle races. But Wellness also means...

 

SUNY Stands with Puerto Rico

The impact of Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma on the citizens of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands has been and continues to be dramatic. Many are displaced from their homes and struggling...

 

A Broken System: A Quarter of Canada's Prison Population is Indigenous

In the wake of a long list of acquittals of the accused in the deaths of Jon Styres, Colten Boushie, Tina Fontaine, Cindy Gladue, there have been loud calls for reform to address Canada’s blatant...

 

AFN National Chief: Justice Demands Action Now to Show First Nations Lives Matter

Ottawa. Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the below statement following the not-guilty verdict in the trial of Peter Khill, who was charged with the second-degree...

 

We Love Visitors

Indian Time is lucky to receive many visitors every week. Whether it's a parent bringing in a new baby for a photograph or an elder who wants us to...

 

Local Living Venture Events

Saturday, July 28, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Basic Constructions Skills Workshops: Tiny House Edition Also: 8/11 and 8/25/2018 Adams Center near Watertown, NY Info: www.bit.ly/BuildingSkillsWorkshops...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    July 19, 2018

Akwesasne Wellness Week ends their week with a bang!

The long-awaited Wellness Week grand prize drawings took place on Friday, July 13th. The grand prize drawings took place at the Saint Regis Mohawk...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    July 19, 2018

Akwesasne Cultural Restoration Program Looking to Expand

Gathered in the Sun Room at the Senior Center was a group of people; all there sharing the same goal for the Akwesasne Cultural Restoration Program. ACR held this meeting to discuss the programs they...

 

Breastfeeding: Trump administration supports industry misleading moms about breastfeeding

Women’s health clearly does not concern Trump. Trump has even tweeted about breastfeeding and how infant formula should be made available to the poor and malnourished, missing the whole point of...

 

Prevent Wildfires from Occurring

• Follow local burning laws. Open burning is the single greatest cause of wildfires across New York State. • Contact your local fire department for further information on fire laws. • Report...

 

World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week starts Wednesday, August 1st and runs until Tuesday, August 7th. Akwesasne will participate in several ways and one is for moms to send in a ‘Brelfie’ (AKA a selfie while...

 

Reader Photos

Last week, a fire destroyed this house in Kanatakon. One of the benefits for the victims of the house fire was a luncheon held by Truck Stop #9....

 

SRMT: locals begin work on Cook Road

Bobby Tarbell, Reggie Herne and Marty Jacobs are three of several Akwesasronon workers that began work on Monday, July 9th to improve the 0.4-mile...

 

Wildfire Terms to Know

• Surface Fire: fire that spreads via leaf litter and low-level vegetation, like bushes • Crown Fire: fire that “crowns,” or spreads to the top branches of trees, and can spread at an...

 

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