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Articles from the September 1, 2022 edition

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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Caucus for Special Election to be held October 1st

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Election Board will be holding a Tribal Caucus for a Special Election on Saturday, Kenténha | October 1, 2022. The Special Election is for the initial...

 

Mohawk & Abenaki 2022 Art Market

The Adirondack Experience, the Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, (ADKX) recently held their fourth Mohawk and Abenaki Art Market. Nestled on the side of B...

 

Mohawk & Abenaki 2022 Art Market

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New York opens licensing process for retail cannabis

By Karen Dewitt. NYS Capitol Correspondent for NCPR. New York state has begun the application process for licenses to run retail cannabis stores, nearly a year and a half after the drug became legal f...

 

CKON Donates to AFS Language Preservation Efforts

The Akwesasne Freedom School received a generous donation of $5000 from the Akwesasne Communication Society Board of Commissioners. The donation is...

 

BARBARA J. GARROW

HOGANSBURG - Barbara Jane Dence Garrow died on August 27, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 18, 1938, to Mildred and... Full story

 

SARAH M. DAVID ROCKWELL "KASENAHAWI"

SNYE- Sarah M. David Rockwell "Kasenahawi", 90, peacefully passed away on Saturday night, August 27, 2022 at IAKHIHSOHTHA Home for the Elderly in Tsi... Full story

 

Akwesasne Hosts NYS Tribal Conservation Advisory Council

AKWESASNE – On Tuesday, August 23rd; members of the New York State Tribal Conservation Advisory Council gathered at Atsiakta to discuss Tribal...

 

Mary Francis Celebrates 95 Years Young

Mary Francis celebrated her 95th birthday at the St. Regis Recreation Center with family and friends. Mary's great-grandson, Rowisonkies, the son of...

 

Shannon A.F. Sylvester

Cornwall: Shannon Ashley Francis Sylvester, 50, native of Akwesasne, passed peacefully on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 11pm at the Ottawa Civic... Full story

 

College Fund Statement on Student Loan Forgiveness

By Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO, American Indian College Fund The College Fund is pleased that President Biden has announced a package of debt relief for current college students and...

 

Comment Period Extended on Tribal Marriage, Divorce, and Custody Code

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Clerk is notifying tribal members that an additional 30-day comment period is being provided on a revised Marriage, Divorce, and Custody Code. This...

 

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day

Canton – Wednesday, August 31, 2022 marked the 22nd International Overdose Awareness Day. International Overdose Awareness Day is about remembering the loved ones we have lost and acknowledging the...

 

MCA Congratulates Michelle O'Bonsawin, First Indigenous Supreme Court Justice

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is pleased to congratulate Michelle O’Bonsawin on her historic nomination to the Supreme Court of Canada, the country’s highest court. Prime Minister Justin...

 

MCA Dept. of Health & Dept. of Community & Social Services Secure Addictions Facility Funding

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s (MCA) Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Community and Social Services (DCSS), in partnership with the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH), will be opening...

 

Wampum Belts of the Iroquois

By Tehanetorens Continued from last week Record of Chiefs of Mohawk Nation Mohawk Clan Chieftainship wampum Strings are a record of the leaders of...

 

Tsi iakenheion'taientáhkhwa Karihwanóntha tánon Tekarihwa'serákwen

1. Wa'kerihwà:ronke tsi iakenheion'taientáhkhwa tsì:teron I heard you were in the hospital 2. Hén, tsiahià:ksera tsi náhe ken shikì:teron Yes,...

 

Small Business Credit Initiative to Help Support Businesses Recovering from COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Kathy Hochul announced New York State has been awarded $501.5 million in federal funds through the State Small Business Credit Initiative, which was reauthorized and expanded as part of the...

 

Fall Semester Kicks off at North Country Community College

SARANAC LAKE – North Country Community College welcomed new and returning students back to its campuses today with new program offerings, a combination of in-person, hybrid and online classes, full...

 

Suicide is preventable

Submitted by: Canadian Mental Health Association Champlain East Source: CMHA Ontario Suicide is a difficult subject to talk about. However, when someone talks about suicide or mentions that they are...

 

RRCA Restoring Grassland Habitat at Cooper Marsh Conservation Area

Visitors at Cooper Marsh Conservation Area in South Glengarry will be able to witness a start-to-finish grassland restoration project, as the Raisin...

 

Anarchy is Bad for Picnics

By Paul Hetzler I’m not one to shed a tear when authoritarian rulers die, but once they’re gone, picnics become a lot more dangerous. As summer wanes, the original queen in every yellowjacket...

 

State Division of Consumer Protection Reminds Consumers that Gender Pricing is Prohibited in NYS

New York’s Gender Price Equity Law Means “Pink or Blue” Should Not Matter” In honor of Women’s Equality Day, the New York State Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) reminds consumers that...

 

Tribe Reports 18 New COVID-19 Cases from August 22nd - 28th

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s COVID-19 Response Team reported 18 new positive cases of the coronavirus in the southern portion of Akwesasne between August 22nd to August 28th. Seven (...

 

MCA Reports Seven New Positive PCR/Rapid Cases of COVID-19

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports seven (7) positive cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community as of August 29, 2022. Current COVID-19 Statistics...

 

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