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SRMT Health Services Clarifies On-Site COVID-19 Testing

AKWESASNE. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Health Services is taking this opportunity to respond to recent inquiries as to why community members or employees have to go off site to Massena or Malone...

 

Iakwa'shatste Youth Fitness Virtual Ottawa Kids Marathon 2020

Over the past 42 days Akwesasne youth have been taking part in the Virtual Ottawa Kids Marathon. Each day a runner would run a kilometer, all adding...

 

Tribe's EOC Reports No Active COVID-19 Cases, Shortens Curfew

AKWESASNE. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center is pleased to report there are NO active cases of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) in the Akwesasne community. All ten (10)...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    August 20, 2020

Mohawk Makes History as First Ironworkers Local 33 President

By Kaniehtonkie Michael Terrance made history on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 when he was sworn in as Ironworkers Local 33 president. Hailing from a long...

 

ANGUS A. ADAMS, JR.

Angus A. "AJ" Adams "Tehoneratatha" returned to the garden of Our Lord on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at the age of 48. AJ was born May 30, 1972 in... Full story

 

LAURA E. LANTRY

Laura E. Lantry, 87, of Fort Covington, NY., passed away on Friday morning, August 14, 2020, at C.V.P.H., in Plattsburgh, NY, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Fort Covington, NY, on March 25,...

 

Female leaders headline Democratic Native Caucus

By Joaqlin Estus and Jourdan Bennett-Begaye. Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Media The first Native American Caucus meeting of this year’s Democratic National Convention kicked off...

 

Grand Chief Joseph Tokwiro Norton passes into the Spirit World at age 70

Kahnawake Mohawk Territory. The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) regrets to announce the passing of Grand Chief Joseph Tokwiro Norton at the age of...

 

Akwesasne man charged in connection with alleged money laundering, tobacco smuggling scheme

AKWESASNE. An Akwesasne man and two others been arrested for their roles in a $46.8 million money laundering scheme involving the smuggling of cut rag...

 

Gathering Guidance: Mask Wearing and Social Distancing Prevents COVID-19

Canton, NY. Summer activities are in full swing and educational institutions at all levels are preparing to re-open across the county. Now is the time to maintain our attentiveness and continued...

 

Horse identified with Eastern Equine Encephalitis in St. Lawrence County

Canton, NY. The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department has been notified that a horse in the Rossie area has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus, also known as Triple E or...

 

Trump Admin Pushes Final Drilling Plan for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Reprinted with permission from Ecowatch The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, thanks to protections put in place 60 years ago, has remained a pristine oasis in the most remote section of Alaska. Now,...

 

KASTO'WAH OF OUR NATION

ROTINONSHONNI MEN'S CLOTHING In describing Rotinonshonni clothing, let me begin with the headwear. Many people mistakenly think that all Native...

 

Onkwehshòn:'a – Tó: nithó:ion

1. Owirà:'a - Baby 2. Ieksà:'a - Child – one female child 3. Keksà:'a - Child – I am a child 4. Raksà:'a - Child – one male child 5....

 

Officer who shot Native man in crowded park returns to work

By Richard Walker, Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Media The Suquamish Tribal Council is reexamining its government-to-government and cultural relationship with the nearby city of...

 

How to Use Ventilation and Air Filtration to Prevent Coronavirus Spreading Indoors

By Shelly Miller, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder The vast majority of SARS-CoV-2 transmission occurs indoors, most of it from the inhalation of airborne particles...

 

Animal House

Submitted by Paul Hetzler We humans take pride in our unique – some would say exalted – place in the animal kingdom. Language, a complex social structure, and an unparalleled ability to manipulate...

 

AKWESASNE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB AWARDS 5 JULIA BACK SKIDDERS MAYTAG DEPENDABLE LEADERS SCHOLARSHIPS

In this unique time of the Covid-19 pandemic, The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club has made an unprecedented decision and has awarded five Julia Back...

 

Onondaga Nation Releases Statement on Columbus Statue in Downtown Syracuse

August 2020, a Syracuse Inter-Faith Commission invited the Onondaga Nation to be a part of the panel discussing the statue of Columbus in Columbus Circle in Syracuse, New York. The following is a...

 

ZERO. Akwesasne Reports Zero Cases of COVID-19

Through hard work, diligence and safe health practices, Akwesasne reports zero cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. According to Franklin County, St. Lawrence County, Eastern Ontario...

 

St. Lawrence County COVID-19 Update

Wednesday, August 19, 2020: 1 (one) new case of COVID-19 was reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department today, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to-date to 262...

 

Franklin County Daily COVID-19 Updates

Daily Statistics – Wednesday, August 18, 2020 1 Current Active Covid-19 (positive recorded on Monday, August 17) 51 Tested Positive Test Results 15,301 PCR (diagnostic) Negatives 3,377 Antibody...

 

First Nation and Canada Wide COVID-19 Update

Epidemiological summary of COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities as reported by Government of Canada on July 14, 2020 at 10:40a.m. ET. Quebec – 0 Cases Ontario – 0 Cases Saskatchewan – 0...

 

Minister of Indigenous Services Announced $305 Million Additional Support

On August 12, 2020, Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced an additional $305 million to support Indigenous Peoples during the COVID-19 pandemic, through the Indigenous Community Supp...

 

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