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16-Year-Old Leads Global Climate Strike on Friday

By Kaniehtonkie This Friday, September 20th, young people from around the world are skipping school as part of a massive coordinated strike to protest government and business inaction on climate...

 

Ionkwakwé:nion: A Dinner to Honor Akwesasne's First Responders

By Mahlon Smoke A`nowara`ko:wa Arena. For the last 60 years the members of our local police, ambulance and firemen teams have protected the Community...

 

Firearm Discharged in Kana:takon Results in Lockdown

On September 12, 2019 at approximately 6:30 AM, Akwesasne Mohawk Police responded to a residence in the village of Kana:takon (St. Regis) where an individual had discharged a firearm into a motor...

 

Great Akwesasne River Clean-Up Takes Place Again

By Mahlon Smoke Akwesasne. On Sunday, September 15th a collaboration organized by Mohawk Council Environmental Assessment Officer Jessica Shenandoah...

 

Shamrocks, Raiders fall to Potsdam, Canton in tough week of volleyball

By Andy Gardner The Salmon River and Massena volleyball teams had tough luck against Potsdam and Canton in several recent matches. On Thursday, Sept....

 

RICHARD (DICKIE) FRANCIS

Richard (Dickie) Francis, 85, of Kanatakon passed away peacefully in his sleep on the morning of September 11th, 2019. He was a loving husband to... Full story

 

Abraham (Aplum) Kiahaweron Lazore of Akwesasne

It is with great sadness the family announces his passing on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the age of 51. Abraham is survived by his loving wife... Full story

 

MCA SEPTEMBER GENERAL MEETING

Seskehkó:wa/September 26th, 2019 St. Regis Recreation Centre 6:00p.m. AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER A. Council Attendance B. Moment of silence 2. COUNCIL AGENDA ACCEPTANCE 3. RULES OF ORDER 4. FOLLOW UP...

 

Niawen

The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program would like to send a Nia:wen ko:wa to Dave White for his generous donation of household furniture to the...

 

Hogansburg man accused of having more than 10 pounds of pot on Northway

By Andy Gardner State police have charged a Hogansburg man with felony marijuana possession after he was allegedly found with more than 10 pounds of the plant on the Northway. Jeremiah Steenburg, 41,...

 

Letter to the Editor

September 16, 20 l 9 Dear Editor: SAVE OUR BUILDING!!! That is what the signs read in front of our Tribal building on Route 37. We need to have a substantive discussion on the merits of making use of...

 

AKWESASNE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB HOST LOCAL FIRST RESPONDERS

(9/16/2019) Akwesasne – On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, the Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club held a Super Hero Day celebrating all local first...

 

Settlement aimed at helping restore watershed damaged by decades of industrial pollution

By Andy Gardner For decades starting in the 1950s, several industrial facilities released hazardous substances into areas around the St. Lawrence River, contaminating and degrading natural resources....

 

St. Lawrence River Recreational Gates at Iroquois Dam Raised

(September 16, 2019) Cornwall – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is advising users of the St. Lawrence River that the two gates used for recreational passage at the Iroquois control dam have been...

 

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival presents iNDigital Space

imagineNATIVE is excited to announce iNDigital Space, a free, large-scale presentation of indigenous-made digital works and games October 23-27, 2019. Located in a newly curated space on the main floo...

 

Upcoming Blood Donation Opportunities

Massena 9/30/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Cedar View Golf Club, 462 State Highway 37C Potsdam 9/20/2019: 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Clarkson University ERC, 8 Clarkson Avenue How to donate blood Simply...

 

THE GREAT LAW

Duties Of Faithkeepers 108TH WAMPUM The rites and funerals of each nation shall remain undisturbed and shall continue as before, because they were given by the people of old times as useful and...

 

Kana'kwíhare Ne Katsi'nonwí:io - 3

106. Kaié:ri niiohwistá:'e iotohétston nénkie - At 4 pm 107. Wa'tkiatera'ne ne o'notsta'kó:wa - It met an elephant 108. "Hé: í:se" wa'kèn:ron...

 

Niawen

Niawenhko:wa On behalf of the Akwesasne Freedom School families we'd like to say NIAWENHKO:WA to all of those who helped make our 40TH Anniversary a...

 

NEW YORK STATE IMPLEMENTS FIRST-IN-THE-NATION BAN ON FLAVORED E-CIGARETTES

(9/17/2019) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State is the first state in the nation to implement a ban on the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes and nicotine e-liquids, following...

 

Trump Admin rolls back yet another U.S. environmental protection

By EcoWatch The Trump administration repealed the 2015 Clean Water Rule rule on Thursday, September 12, 2019 a rule intended to protect 60 percent of the nation’s waterways from pollution, The New...

 

David Square (L) and Tyson Square in ceremonial dress at the Odawa 1992 festivities

Photo courtesy of Mark Bellis. David Square (L) and Tyson Square in ceremonial dress at the Odawa 1992 festivities. The host drum was the Sioux,...

 

Police Blotter

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police: On Sept. 6, Jan Herne, 60, of Hogansburg was charged with inadequate headlights. Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on Sept. 23. On Sept. 8, Laurie B. Boots-Maddox,...

 

NYS Fall Foliage Report September 18-24, 2019

This is the second 2019 Fall Foliage Report for New York State. Reports are obtained from volunteer field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. In the Adirondacks,...

 

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