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 By Mahlon Smoke    News    October 8, 2020

First Annual FrightFest at 56 Drive-In Theater

By Mahlon Smoke 56 Drive-In Theater decided to stay open a little longer this year and hold a Fright Fest for the community. The drive-in theater has...

 

AMPS RESPOND TO SUDDEN DEATH AND OVERDOSE EMERGENCIES IN SNYE

On Tuesday, October 6, Akwesasne Central Dispatch received a call of an unresponsive male at a residence in Tsi Snaihne (Snye), QC. Akwesasne Mohawk Police and the Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance Unit...

 

Tribe Announces Free Drive Thru COVID-19 and Flu Shot Dates

AKWESASNE. In continued efforts to keep Akwesasne safe, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announces the availability of a free flu shot and COVID-19 test clinic for all Akwesasne residents and non-member...

 

Tribe's EOC Adds Kahnawà:ke to Travel Exclusion List

AKWESASNE. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) announced it has included the community of Kahnawà:ke to the list of exclusion areas within the 300-mile travel radius....

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 8, 2020

Six Men Charged with Role in International Kidnapping

By Kaniehtonkie According to Audrey Roy Cloutier, a spokesperson for the Directeur aux poursuites criminelles et pénales, the provincial prosecutor’s office in Montreal, Gary Arnold, 54, of Hinchin...

 

MARY "WARI" HERNE

Mary(Wari) Herne (92) on Wednesday September 30, 2020, was carried to the royal courts of heaven on the wings of angels as she was wrapped in love... Full story

 

THOMAS J. TARBELL

Thomas J. Tarbell, 59, of Okwarine Road, tragically died while hiking in his beloved Adirondack Mountains on Sunday, September 27, 2020. Tom was born in Syracuse on June 9, 1961, the son of the late... Full story

 

AKWESASNE HUNTING & FISHING RESTRICTION REMAINS IN EFFECT

Due to fishing tournaments being held in the surrounding areas, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) and Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) are...

 

Moose Sighting on Kawehno:ke

Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service have received information regarding a moose sighting on Kawehno:ke. Officers and conservation are in the area...

 

THANK YOU!!!

THANK YOU!!! To All Who Supported Me, On Sunday, September 13 I became very sick. I had a very bad cough, headache, body aches, chills, congestion, and I was having a hard time breathing. When I...

 

2020 U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY. CAMPAIGN

Over the past decade, distracted driving has become one of the leading causes of vehicle crashes on our nation’s roads. The Franklin County Traffic Safety Board is encouraging drivers to put down...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    October 8, 2020

Akwesasne police use tire-deflation device to stop vehicle that fled U.S. police into Canada

By Andy Gardner Akwesasne Mohawk Police used a tire-deflation device to stop a car that crossed into Canada while fleeing New York State Police and Border Patrol, according to a news release from...

 

New York and New Jersey Join Pennsylvania and Delaware to Create Regional COVID Alert App Network to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the launch of COVID-19 exposure notification mobile apps in their respective states that will serve as crucial tools to...

 

Indigenous women's solutions key to Reconciliation with Indigenous Women: Changing the Story of MMIWG (2020)

Toronto. On Sunday, October 4, 2020, Sisters in Spirit vigils were held across the country, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) has released a detailed report outlining key areas of...

 

RED TO THE RESCUE

Submitted by Paul Hetzler, ISA Certified Arborist Each fall there is roughly the same amount of yellow foliage, since in most woody plants Mother Nature sees fit to cache yellow pigments beneath the...

 

KIAWENTONTEH CASEY SWAMP ANNOUNCED AS ONE OF THE TOP 25 INDIGENOUS ENTREPRENEURS TO WATCH

Casey Swamp to Pitch at Premiere Indigenous Entrepreneurship Competition Finale Ottawa, ON – October 7, 2020 | Today, Pow Wow Pitch, Canada’s premier pitch competition for Indigenous business owne...

 

ROTINONSHONNI CLOTHING CON'T

1900’s to Modern Times The 20th century demonstrates the continuing evolution of clothing styles here at Akwesasne and other native communities in the region. We must differentiate, of course,...

 

Oià:ta

26. Ohranénhsa - Cheekbone (apple of cheek) 27. Otskwè:na - Chest 28. O'rhió:tsha - Chin 29. Onò:tsia - Dentures 30. Ohónhsa - Ear, inner 31....

 

COMPLIANCE PROGRAM REMINDER: BY-LAW REQUIRES DOGS BE ON LEASHES OR RESTRAINED

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Compliance Program is reminding residents of Akwesasne to please ensure that your dogs are tied up or confined to your property. There has recently been an...

 

First Nation and Canada/U.S. COVID-19 Update

Epidemiological summary of COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities as reported to FNIHB on September 9, 2020 at 10:35 a.m. ET for the week of September 27 to October 3, 2020. Quebec –6 Cases...

 

Franklin County COVID-19 Update

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 3 Active COVID-19 62 Tested Positive Test Results 23,682 Diagnostic Negatives 3,446 Antibody Negatives 103 Probable Positive Cases 165 Total Cumulative Positive 163...

 

St. Lawrence County COVID-19 Update

Wednesday, October 7, 2020: No new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department today, therefore the total number of confirmed positive cases to-date is 331...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 8, 2020

Province of Quebec releases findings on Public Inquiry Commission

By Kaniehtonkie Three days after Joyce Echaquan laid on her deathbed calling for help while being bombarded with racist and condescending remarks, the Government of Québec released the findings from...

 

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY OCTOBER 10, 2020

Annually, World Mental Health Day on October 10th raises awareness and mobilizes efforts to support mental health. Mental health is a hot topic. This is good news. It means the stigma for mental...

 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Iroquois: A Tragic Legacy

By Doug George-Kanentiio Perhaps it is not that the late US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hostile to Indigenous people but that in her legal career they had no presence, no bearing....

 

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