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SRMT Outraged at Senator McCaskill's Attempt to Abrogate Sovereign Immunity

AKWESASNE TERRITORY. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe issued the following statement on Friday, October 6, 2017, in response to legislation introduced by...

 

Agreement- in-Principle Reached to Resolve the Sixties Scoop Litigation

(Ottawa) The Sixties Scoop is a dark and painful chapter in Canada’s history. Working together to resolve class actions and bring a meaningful resolution to its painful legacy is an important step...

 

AMS Cross Country Team Competes in Annual Meet

Submitted by MJ Lazare The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School Grade 4 - 8 Cross Country Team competed in the annual Bob Nicholls Classic Elementary Cross...

 

Akwesasne Ride Goes Undefeated in Weekend Tournament

Submitted by Dacey Thompson The Akwesasne Ride grades 3 & 4 girls lacrosse team travelled to Rochester to compete in a tournament on Saturday,...

 

TransCanada Seeking Suspension of Application for Energy East Pipeline

By APTN National News TransCanada Corporation announced on Friday, September 8, 2107, it is seeking a 30-day suspension of its application for Energy...

 

ESTHER F. CARNEY

AKWESASNE – After a lengthy illness, Ms. Esther F. Carney, 61, of 322 McGee Road, peacefully passed away Friday morning, October 6, 2017 at the Alic...

 

PATRICIA ANN JOCK

AKWESASNE – Mrs. Patricia Ann Jock, 64, of 7 St. Regis Road, unexpectedly passed away Saturday afternoon, October 7, 2017 in the emergency room of...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    October 12, 2017

St. Regis Mohawk School Hosts Their Annual Fall Fest

On Friday October 6th, the St. Regis Mohawk School PTO held their annual Fall Fest. The event had many organizations and businesses in attendance to...

 

Upcoming Red Cross Blood Donation Opportunities

Brushton 10/18/2017: 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Brushton-Moira High School, 758 County Route 7 Malone 10/19/2017: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Franklin Academy, 42 Huskie Lane 10/19/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Verizon, 266...

 

'What Did I Miss?' at Next Clarkson University Science Cafe

“What Did I Miss?” will be presented by SUNY Potsdam Associate Professor of Psychology Heather Beauchamp at the next Clarkson University Science Cafe at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Best...

 

AKWESASNE MEDICAL CLINIC SCHEDULE

Fri. Oct. 13th Dr. Horn 9:00-11:30-booked follow-ups Dr. Saylor, Pediatrician Minor Emergency Clinic 9:00-12:00 2:00-4:00-by appt. Mon. Oct. 16th Dr. Forson 9:00-11:30-walk-in Dr. Horn...

 

KAWEHNOKE MEDICAL CLINIC SCHEDULE

Fri. Oct. 13th Dr. Torres 9:00-3:00-by referral Sat. Oct. 14th Lannie Mitchell, NP 8:30-11:30-walk-in Dr. Torres 9:00-3:00-by referral Mon. Oct. 16th Janet Brant, NP 8:30-11:30-walk-in 1:00-3:30-by...

 

Pet Therapy Program Improves Quality of Lives and Benefits Tsiionkwanonhso:te Residents

Submitted by Tsiionkwanonhso:te Program Support Our 'fur babies' are family members and the idea of leaving them behind or not having an opportunity...

 

U.S. Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Bill to Build Access to Cultural Educational Opportunities for Native Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On October 11, 2017, U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), James Lankford (R-OK), and Steve Daines (R-MT) announced that the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs unanimously...

 

New Bullying Law Puts Responsibility on Parents in North Tonawanda

Parents of children found bullying other minors could face jail time under a new law approved by the City of North Tonawanda, New York, a city just north of Buffalo. The law went into effect October...

 

SRC Middle School Recognizes September Students of the Month

Submitted by Tammy Russell Students at the Salmon River Middle School participate in the Student of the Month Program. The program is based on the...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    October 12, 2017

Author Joseph Bruchac Visits St. Regis Mohawk School

On Wednesday October 4th, The St. Regis Mohawk School had a special guest pay a visit. The storyteller and writer, Joseph Bruchac made his way to Akwe...

 

Penobscot-Onondaga Belt

Reprinted from Wampum Belts of the Iroquois by Tehanetorens Many people, including many Indian people, think that the Iroquois Confederacy was formed...

 

Mohawk Lesson

Mohawk Lesson...

 

St. Lawrence Valley Agricultural Society Donates to Parade of Nations

The St. Lawrence Valley Agricultural Society made a $500 donation to the Parade of Nations, a CRA registered charity helping individuals with special...

 

FoodKeeper App Updated

Submitted by Vanetta Conn, CHES Family, Health & Well-Being Program Leader Cornell Cooperative Extension Franklin County Looking for a quick and reliable source of quality information regarding the...

 

Central New Yorkers Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

October 9, 2017. Around a hundred people gathered in Columbus Circle in Syracuse today to call for Syracuse and Onondaga County to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  “Celebrate Indigenous...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 12, 2017

Dept. of Interior Clement Resigns for Publicly Disclosing How Climate Change Affects Alaska Native Communities

Former Department of Interior Officer of Policy Analysis, Joel Clement resigned from his office in the accounting department on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Clement was transferred from Office of Po...

 

Memorial Bench Dedicated in Memory of a Friend

On October 5, 2017, a memorial bench was dedicated in honor of Esther Burnham at Iakhihsohtha by the Iakhihsotha staff and Caring Hearts Team. Over...

 

Nothing For Us Without Us: Sixties Scoop Generation Once Again Victimized

By Doug George-Kanentiio, Akwesasne Mohawk In April of this past year a group of Akwesasne Mohawks who were of the Sixties Scoop generation in Canada had our one and only meeting with an attorney...

 

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