Articles from the August 25, 2022 edition

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 By Andy Gardner    News    August 25, 2022

Akwesasne Freedom School holds annual quilt auction, raises over $50,000

By Andy Gardner. AKWESASNE – Akwesasne Freedom School had another successful quilt auction fundraiser this year, auctioning 39 quilts and garnering...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    August 25, 2022

36 Compete in 2022 Survival Race, Including Original Event Co-founder

By Andy Gardner. AKWESASNE – Thirty-six competitors on six teams battled it out for 2022's Akwesasne Survival Race held at the Freedom School on a...

 

John Fadden remembered for kindness, art, teaching

By Andy Flynn. Editor, Lake Placid News. ONCHIOTA – John Fadden stands on the shoulder of County Route 60, in front of the four-room Six Nations...

 

AMPS Request Public's Assistance in Identifying Remains Found at St. Lawrence Cemetery

On Thursday, August 18, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police were called to investigate human remains found inside a partially buried casket that was located o...

 

JAMES E. BERO

AKWESASNE – James E. Bero, "Him Tota", 93, of St. Regis Road, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at UVHN – Champlain Valley Physicians... Full story

 

MARY V. LAZORE

AKWESASNE – Mary Verlain (White) Lazore, 64, of Johnson Road, Kanatakon, passed away Sunday morning, August 21, 2022, at her home with the love and... Full story

 

Higher Ground Becomes 11th Tribal Licensed Cannabis Dispensary

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council lent their support and provided wishes for much success to Higher Ground during a ribbon cutting...

 

Tribe Reports 15 New COVID-19 Cases from August 15th-21st

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's COVID-19 Response Team reported 15 new positive cases of the coronavirus in the southern portion of...

 

Salmon River CSD to Collect School Supplies Ahead of New School Year

The Salmon River Central School District would like to invite the community to help Stuff the Bus ahead of the 2022-23 school year. Stuff the Bus is a school supply drive, aiming to collect certain sc...

 

Child's Rights & Responsibilities Law - New Date for Community Input Session

As a result of the Legislative Development Priorities Survey (completed in May 2022), Akwesasronon identified a new law to be created for the community: The Child’s Rights & Responsibilities Law. A...

 

St. Lawrence, Jefferson, Lewis Counties and Franklin Counties, and the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory

The St. Lawrence County Arts Council (SLC Arts) is pleased to announce the recipients of its North Country Arts Recovery Fund. This federally funded program supports eligible organizations and...

 

Wampum Belts

The Wampum Belt information comes from Tehanetorens (Ray Fadden) who has left us many cultural and historical documents. Notes: While reading a wampum belt, special care was made to hold the belts...

 

Wa'thonré:ron Karihwanóntha tánon Tekarihwa'serákwen

1. Iesenónhne kénh ne AFS wahonterihwahténkia'te kí:ken onkiahia'kserò:kten? Did you go to the AFS event last past weekend? 2. Hén,...

 

Akwesasne Tourism Business Support Project Awarded $857,119

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Office of Economic Development (OED) announced today that it was awarded a two-year grant in the amount of $857,119 in federal funding for the Akwesasne...

 

Matty Matheson Culinary and Hospitality Bursary

The Matty Matheson Culinary and Hospitality Bursary will be distributed annually to Indigenous students attending post-secondary institutions. Students demonstrating a need for financial contribution...

 

Prehistoric Footprints Push Back Timeline of Humans' Arrival in North America

By Livia Gershon. An analysis of fossilized footprints at White Sands National Park in New Mexico offers what some scientists say is the most conclusive evidence yet that humans lived in North...

 

Secret Language of Mushrooms

By Paul Hetzler Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland was chock-a-block full of whimsical characters such as a hookah-smoking caterpillar and a bloodthirsty Queen of Hearts playing-card. Although...

 

On Losing a Legend: John Fadden Kahionhes

By Doug George-Kanentiio. John Fadden Kahionhes was a legend in the most profound sense of the word. Over the past seven decades he, more than any other person, gave a visual sense to the resurgence...

 

SWAIA 2022 Celebrates 100th Anniversary Indian Art Market

The Southwestern Association for the Indian Arts (SWAIA) held its centennial Indian Arts Market on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21, 2022....

 

President Biden Announces Student Loan Relief for Borrowers Who Need It Most

On Wednesday, August 24, President Biden announced a three-part plan to provide more breathing room to America’s working families as they continue to recover from the strains associated with the COV...

 

First Nations, Canada Wide, United States COVID-19 Update

First Nations Epidemiological summary of COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities as reported to Indigenous Services Canada from July 31 to August 6, 2022 Atlantic – 0 Cases Quebec – 125 Cases...

 

Franklin County COVID Statistics

Statistics for Wednesday, August 24, 2022 Total Active Cases: 70 Daily Positive Cases: 6 At home tests reported: 20 PCRS reported: 16 Statistics for Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Total Active Cases: 72...

 

NYS Division of Consumer Protection Provides Targeted Back-To-School Tips for Parents and Children

As summer winds down and parents begin getting their students ready to go back to school, the NYS Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) is providing targeted scam prevention and shopping tips for...

 

Sweet Success Vendor Event

Sweet Success Vendor Event...

 

Cafeteria staff at St. Regis Mohawk School in Hogansburg

Cafeteria staff at St. Regis Mohawk School in Hogansburg. L-R: Audrey McElwain, Ann Terrance, Margaret Ransom and Mary Jock, 1984 Do you have any old...

 

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