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Articles from the September 23, 2021 edition

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"We Were Children - Shiiakwaksha'okon:'a" Exhibit at NNATC

"We Were Children - Shiiakwaksha'okon:'a" is one of many moccasin/vamp installations across the United States and Canada. This project came about when...

 

Valid concerns arise from Alcoa fire

A Tuesday morning fire at the Alcoa East planet prompted many Kawehno:ke residents to call the MCA Environment Program for answers, guidance, and comf...

 

SRMT Announces New Parks & Recreation Manager

The SRMT is pleased to announce their new Parks & Recreation Manager Amberdawn Iekennoréhstha Lafrance. She started her tenure on September 7th...

 

September 30th National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

According to Canada.ca website, "The Government of Canada is committed to reconciliation and ensuring that the tragic history and ongoing legacy of...

 

WINNIFRED "WINNIE" MITCHELL

AKWESASNE – Winnifred Mitchell, 84 of River Road, Tsi Snaihne, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2021 at Cornwall Community Hospital. Winnifred... Full story

 

WILLIAM THOMAS LAZORE

May 25th, 1958 – September 8th, 2021 Billy died unexpectedly on September 8, 2021, in Toronto. In his early life Billy was a wandering spirit,... Full story

 

WANDA J. MOORE

AKWESASNE – Wanda J. Moore, 79, of St. Regis Road, unexpectedly passed away Monday evening, September 20, 2021 at Massena Hospital. Wanda is... Full story

 

Indigeneity at the 2021 Emmys

By Vincent Shilling. Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Today. Indian Country reveled in the fact the Indigenous presenters would be...

 

Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in UCDSB Schools - Sept. 21

September 21, 2021 – Parents/guardians, staff and students at the following schools received notification within the last 24-48 hours that at least one individual at...

 

Heading to Cornwall? Proof of Vaccination will be required in Cornwall facilities

Cornwall. On September 22, the Province of Ontario’s proof of vaccination requirements take effect. This means that area residents looking to enter the Aquatic Centre, Benson Centre, or Civic...

 

MCA Community Health Program Reports Three News Cases

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports three (3) new positive cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community, as of September 21, 2021. Current COVID-19...

 

Tribal Leaders Call on Biden Admin to Scrap Dakota Access Pipeline Assessment; Start Over

By Jan Hasselman, Earthjustice. STANDING ROCK, ND. In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, chairmen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe...

 

Watertown marijuana sales referendum fails

By David Sommerstein NCPR New Director. Sept 22, 2021. An effort to force a referendum on allowing cannabis dispensaries in Watertown has failed. According to the Watertown Daily Times, the Watertown...

 

St. Regis Mohawk School moves to remote learning – one week only

The St. Regis Mohawk School turned to remote learning this week due to quarantine issues of students and staff. Salmon River Central School District announced all other district schools will remain...

 

The Birth of the Akwesasne Mohawk Police

By Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne is a community which, for decades, was policed by external agencies. On the Canadian side there was the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with assistance from the...

 

Why investing in libraries is a climate justice issue

When a heat wave hit the Pacific Northwest in late June, many cities and residents found themselves facing shockingly high - and lethal - temperatures: up to 116 degrees Fahrenheit in Portland,...

 

SA-GO-IA-NA-WA-SAI OUR GRANDFATHER

From the Legends of the Iroquois by Tehanetorens (Ray Fadden) After Sat-kon-se-ri-io, the Good Spirit, had created the creatures of the earth, he...

 

Tsi Ionteweienhstáhkhwa

1. Sateweièn:ton ne iontkéhta's! Put away your backpack! 2. Hao' ki' enkateweièn:ton ne akwá:wen iontkéhta's OK, I will put away my backpack 3. ...

 

Tribe Announces Completion of Road Repair Projects

AKWESASNE. Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) is proud to announce the completion of three road repair projects in Akwesasne: Mose Cook Road maintenance,...

 

There's a teacher shortage in the North Country. Here's what's being done to change that

By Amy Feiereisel. NCPR North Country at Work Correspondent. For years now, North Country schools have been struggling to fill open teacher positions. Superintendents say every year they seem to get...

 

The Petito Case begins yet another repeat of selective media coverage

By Kaniehtonkie Since 2000, Indigenous people have made up 21% of homicides in Wyoming, even though they are only 3% of the population. That’s according to a Wyoming state report released in...

 

Environmental Battles on Both Sides of the Border

In the United States, a federal judge has denied tribal leaders’ bid to temporarily block digging for an archaeological study required before construction can begin for a Nevada lithium mine on what...

 

Healthy Sleep Habits

Your behaviors during the day, and especially before bedtime, can have a major impact on your sleep. They can promote healthy sleep or contribute to sleeplessness. Your daily routines – what you eat...

 

Salmon River Cross Country Results

Cayde Lazore and Gunner Mitchell ran amazing races finishing in the top ten for the boys varsity race. Jasmine Oakes led the Salmon River girls...

 

White Corn Flour for Sale

For sale - white corn which has been washed three times, dried for 48 hours, then ground, is for sale. This ground corn is perfect for cornbread, corn mush and other favorite ground white corn...

 

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