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Articles from the October 1, 2020 edition

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 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 1, 2020

Five arrested in connection to kidnapping of Moira couple

By Kanietonkie Combining the efforts of the FBI, Sureté du Quebec, RCMP, the NYSP and the Akwesasne Mohawk Police, the missing couple was found late...

 

AMPS Execute Drug Warrant in Kana:takon

On Friday, September 25, 2020, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Joint Investigation Team executed a drug warrant at a residence in the district of...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 1, 2020

'Worst face of racism'

By Kanietonkie Joyce Echaquan, 37 years old and a mother of seven children died in a Joilette, Quebec hospital on Monday, September 28, 2020. Her death was recorded on her cell phone. While Echaquan...

 

CBSA CHOOSES AKWESASNE ARTIST FOR NATIONWIDE ORANGE SHIRT DAY CAMPAIGN

As part of the MCA-CBSA Border Collaboration Initiative (BCI), local Akwesasne artist Joseph King was recently selected by the Canada Border Services...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 1, 2020

Kawehno:ke resident files class action lawsuit against Mohawk Council of Akwesasne

By Kaniehtonkie Indian Time was informed of a class action suit against Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. Roger Thompson, Kawehno:ke is named as the plaintiff. The class action suit was filed in the...

 

KENNETH A. McELWAIN

Kenneth A. McElwain, 88, of 1696 State Route 37, peacefully passed away at his home on Sunday, September 27, 2020. Kenneth was born on February 23,... Full story

 

DONALD "BILL" CAMPBELL

Donald "Bill" Campbell, 76 of Westville, passed away September 23 at his home surrounded by family. Services are private and at the convenience of... Full story

 

Tribe's EOC Expands Travel Radius to 300 miles

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is continuing to take a phased approach for the easing of protective measures in response to COVID-19. Effective...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    October 1, 2020

Three North Country Alums Part of 2020 Stanley Cup Champs

By Andy Gardner Three people from the North County were involved with the 2020 Stanley Cup champions as a player, coach and scout, respectively. NHL h...

 

Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Expands to 1,200 Guests; Limited Hotel Rooms

AKWESASNE – The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort is pleased to announce that the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has provided approval for up to 1,200 casino guests. The new allowable number represents less...

 

COVID-19 Household Disaster Relief Program Community Update

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe extends appreciation to tribal households for their continued patience and cooperation as the COVID-19 Household Disaster Relief Program completes its work....

 

Monthly Tribal Meeting Scheduled for October 3rd via ZOOM

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council announced plans to resume Monthly Tribal Meetings beginning on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. The tribal meeting will be held virtually...

 

MCA Outlines Halloween Recommendations

With the arrival of the fall season, Halloween planning and decorating is underway. MCA is providing the following recommendations for this year’s Halloween celebrations: • No inter-district...

 

Name Change Referendum Rescheduled for November 14th

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council announces that the Name Change Referendum, postponed during the 2020 Tribal Election due to COVID-19, is now proceeding. The Tribal Referendum will...

 

ROTINONSHONNI CLOTHING CON'T

1770’S The trend of hybrid native/colonial clothing continued through the 18th century. Increasing interaction with European traders meant more transfusion of culture going both ways. Glass and...

 

Oià:ta

1. Ohshionhòn:ta - Abdomen (inside) 2. Onekwèn:ta - Abdomen (outside) 3. Onià:kwa - Adam's apple 4. Ohsinekò:ta - Ankle 5. Onéntsha - Arm 6....

 

Businesses Are Prohibited from Charging a Different Price for Consumer Goods or Services that are "Substantially Similar" Based on Gender

N. Y. S. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that starting today, new reforms go into effect prohibiting businesses from charging a “pink tax,” otherwise known as the practice of charging...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 1, 2020

Cultural Sensitivity Training and Critical Race Theory mix next door to us

By Kaniehtonkie Donald Trump continues his assault on minorities, not only by his divisive and barely hidden racist rhetorical rallies, but through his executive orders. In a series of...

 

Trump administration sets logging plans for Alaska forest

By Joaqlin Estus. Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Today The U.S. Forest Service has released a report laying the groundwork to open more than 9 million acres in the nation’s largest...

 

Oldest Seneca citizen shares story of tribe's struggle, survival

By Leslie Logan, Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Today In 1961, eight months into office, President John F. Kennedy dealt a traumatic...

 

Akwesasne Wears Orange – Commemorating Residential School Experiences

Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) Residential School (1891-1981) Commemoration Project and Reunion events that took place...

 

Newspaper clipping from the scrapbook of Theresa Cook Jamieson

Newspaper clipping from the scrapbook of Theresa Cook Jamieson, unknown newspaper and year. Submitted by Elizabeth Perkins Do you have any old photos...

 

Police Blotter

AMPS POLICE BLOTTER (SEPTEMBER 24, 2020) • A 37-year-old male from Akwesasne was arrested on July 27th, 2020 on the strength of a warrant. It is alleged in 2013 the male did commit sexual assault...

 

OPERATOR IN TRAINING/ UNDER FILL

PAY LEVEL: UNDER REVIEW SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the incumbent is responsible for operational tasks related to treatment and delivery of potable...

 

Fluent Kanieńkehá Speaker and Writer

AMBE Language and Culture is looking to contract a fluent Kanieńkehá speaker and writer for translation services. Work will be done remotely and is expected to be completed in a timely manner. If...

 

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