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Articles from the October 20, 2022 edition

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White Corn Project Harvest Over Six Acres

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Agriculture Program opened six and a half acres of white corn fields to the community of Akwesasne. Local elementary...

 

Mohawk Councils of Kahnawake, Akwesasne and Kanehsatake Meet

The elected Councils of Akwesasne and Kanehsatake and Kahnawà:ke met on Friday, October 14, 2022. The meeting was held in Kahnawà:ke. What set this meeting apart from others, is that all members of...

 

NAIG Invites Indigenous Artists to Apply for Showcase Opportunity

The North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) Council and NAIG Host Society are pleased to announce that the 10th games are set to take place July 15 to 23, 2023 in Kjipuktuk (Halifax) and Millbrook Firs...

 

Longtime USPS Carrier Retires

Vince Herne began his career with the United States Postal Service (USPS) in 2001, but he learned his work ethic from working on his father's farm as...

 

The Cornwall Gives a Shirt Fall 2022 campaign is approaching

Have an old sweater or a pair of jeans you don’t want anymore? Don’t just throw it out – consider donating it during the Cornwall Give-A-Shirt campaign instead. The Fall 2022 campaign, which...

 

Social Security Announces 8.7 Percent Benefit Increase for 2023

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 8.7 percent in 2023, the Social Security Administration announced today. On...

 

SRMT Health Services Reports 72.6 Vaccination Rate

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services reported an overall vaccination rate of 72.6%, which is an increase of 3.6% since their last...

 

Leonard Peltier Shares His Indian Boarding School Story

By Leonard Peltier. His Exclusive Interview with Native News Online My name is Leonard Peltier and I am 77 years old. I am a member of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa tribe. I am Anishanaabe and Dakota....

 

President Biden's One Time Student Loan Relief Now Online

The form to apply for President Joe Biden’s one-time student loan debt forgiveness is now online. Borrowers can submit their applications at www.studentd.gov The unveiling of the application ...

 

Akwesasne Traveling Historic Exhibit

The Akwesasne Historic Exhibit is on display at the Kanonhkwa'tsheri:io Health Facility – lower lobby until November 1, 2022. Kanonhkwa'tsheri:io...

 

Tribe Hosts Columbia University's Indigenous Peoples Rights & Policy Program for 10th Year

AKWESASNE - For a decade, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has had the pleasure of hosting international students enrolled each year in Columbia...

 

Carbon Monoxide Hauntings

Before the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning were well known, its effects were often blamed on ghosts. Fortunately, carbon monoxide poisoning is entirely preventable with proper installation,...

 

Tribal Courts Launches Justice Needs Assessment Survey

AKWESASNE – Following the unveiling of a new logo design earlier this month, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Courts is continuing its efforts to develop a justice system that reflects the needs of...

 

What is a "Treaty"?

Continued from last week… The 1701 Treaty Conference Lieutenant Governor John Nanfan had succeeded the Earl of Bellomont as the Governor of New York. In early July 1701, “all the Sachims of the...

 

Wa'katateweiennén:ta'ne Tsi Niiontkonwarò:roks Nikahá:wi

1. Wa'katenonhsahserón:ni I decorated my house 2. Tsi niiontkonwarò:roks nikahá:wi At Halloween time (when she covers her face) 3. Kanenna'kè:ne...

 

SRMT Community & Family Services Welcomes Three Program Managers

AKWESASNE -- The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's (SRMT) Community & Family Services Division is pleased to announce that it has enhanced its ability...

 

District Chief of Kana:takon Ryan Jacobs Resigns from Office

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to inform the community that Kana:takon District Chief Ryan Jacobs has resigned from his position on council. In accordance with the guidelines set forth in...

 

Nicole Mann becomes first Native American woman in space on Crew-5 mission

Nicole Mann has become the first Native American woman in space as she lifted off in command of a flight to the International Space Station on Wednesd...

 

Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation Receives Apology from Canada and Ontario

NIISAACHEWAN ANISHINAABE NATION – Chief Lorraine Cobiness of Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation; the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations; and the Honourable Greg Rickford,...

 

Kanien'kehá Names Unveiled for Tribal Housing Development Roads

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is continuing efforts to strengthen Kanien'kehá (Mohawk Language) and provide homes for Mohawk families....

 

Highlights from the October 12 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting

Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. Some of the items discussed in the public session are as follows. Director’s Work Plan Update Three...

 

NYSOFA, AgingNY and GetSetUp Expand Partnership Offering Free Online Classes for Older Adults, Bridging Social Isolation

The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) and Association on Aging in New York (AgingNY) have expanded their partnership with GetSetUp to continue offering free online classes for hundreds of...

 

Akwesasne, First Nations, Canada Wide, United States COVID-19 Update

Akwesasne The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s COVID-19 Response Team reported 29 new positive cases of the coronavirus in the southern portion of Akwesasne during the past two (2) weeks -- from October 3...

 

Franklin County COVID Statistics

Statistics for Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Total Active Cases: At home tests reported: PCRS reported: Statistics for Monday, October 17, 2022 Total Active Cases: 53 At home tests reported: 0 PCRS...

 

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