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Articles from the October 27, 2016 edition

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DRUG BUST IN SNYE NETS 6 ARRESTS

The Joint Investigation Team of the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service concluded an investigation into a drug trafficking operation in Snye this past Saturday night, October 22, 2016. The month long...

 

Katsi Cook and Jan Longboat to Receive 2017 Indspire Awards

Representing the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its own achievers, the Indspire Awards were created in 1993, in conjunction...

 

SRMT's 3rd Community Meeting on Exploring Medical Marijuana and Industrial Hemp

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe presented the last in a series of three community meetings on Thursday, October 19, 2016, leading up to a community wide referendum on medical marijuana and industrial...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    October 27, 2016

SUNY Potsdam Professors Collect Signatures to Rename Holiday Indigenous Peoples Day

Several hundred people supported an effort urging SUNY Potsdam to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. On Tuesday, October 18, 2016,...

 

Dr. Dan Launches Elder's Oral Care Program

Dr. Daniel Hovsepian (Dr. Dan) and the Akwesasne Dental Clinic team have launched a new and exciting program, "Akwesasne's Elderly Oral Health"...

 

Tribe Gives Preference Boost to Mohawk Businesses

AKWESASNE - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has put in place an expanded Native American Preference Policy for the benefit of Native American/Alaska Nati...

 

ANTHONY L. LAUGHING "Tohroniateh"

BOMBAY – Anthony L. Laughing, Sr. "Tohroniateh", 69, of 2648 State Route 95, unexpectedly passed away Friday morning, October 21, 2016 in the...

 

Niawen

Seven Dancers Coalition would like to acknowledge all our amazing Singers and speakers who volunteered to come and support our Native Consent "Cultura...

 

Thank You

Hogan Seniors Craft Show Oct. 8, 2016 A special thanks to the quilt donors for the quilt that was used for our Mohawk Auction. It did very well. Julia Roundpoint Lynn Roundpoint Chaussi Annie King...

 

Akwesasne Animal Society Thanks Everyone

The Akwesasne Animal Society thanks everyone who attended the Strut Your Mutt event this past Sunday. It was a cold, windy day but the turnout was great and the pets looked so cute in their costumes....

 

Niawen

Louella (Guzzy) Lazore was recognized at Tsi Snaihne School for the many extra things she does for the students and the school community. Sandi Cook,...

 

Environment Division's Brownfields Project Conducting Inventory of Petroleum Sites

AKWESASNE - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) Environment Division's Brownfields Project received a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental...

 

SRMT Participate in Wear Purple Day and Red Ribbon Week

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS - Tribal staff participated in the national "Wear Purple Day" on October 20, 2016 to help bring awareness to domestic...

 
 By Sesi King    News    October 27, 2016

Elder Spotlight

Dick has lived in Akwesasne most of his life except for a short stay in Massena. He agreed to share part of his story with our readers. He dove right...

 

TAUNY Hosts Halloween Contra Dance October 29

A live band, community contra dance will be held on Saturday, October 29 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at The TAUNY Center at 53 Main St., downtown Canton. Angie Oliver will be calling and lively music will be...

 

NYS Attorney General on Trump University Fraud Case

NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement on October 26, 2016 on the opening brief filed Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by Donald Trump in his latest appeal of the...

 

NB3FIT: A National Day of Native Youth Health and Fitness

Project Good Mind from the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation is excited to participate in NB3FIT DAY: A National Day of Native Youth Health and Fitness on...

 

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Akwesasne Mohawk Territory Police Offer Halloween Safety Tips

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Department are releasing the following Halloween safety information for the benefit and safety of our children, elders and...

 
 By Sesi King    News    October 27, 2016

HAVFD Promotes Fire Prevention Week

It was the morning of October 17th and the sounds of little feet entered the halls of HAVFD Station #1. St. Regis Mohawk School Kindergarten classes...

 

How We Harvest Corn

How We Harvest Corn...

 

Ka'khowanen (Harvest Ceremony)

The Kaieri Niioriwake, Rotiianeshon and Kanistensera came together to set the date for Kakhowanen starting on Friday, November 4 and ending on Sunday, November 6, 2016. The leadership came to one...

 

Halloween and Your Pet

By Jennifer Herne, LVT I love fall, especially Halloween. Who wouldn't, right? Well, your pet might not love it. Using your common sense can help...

 

AFN Supports Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations on Aboriginal Fishing Rights in Traditional Territories

(Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde called on Canada to act on the federal government’s commitment to rights recognition by changing its position in ongo...

 

The Best and Least Harmful Candy for Halloween

Knowing that a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup takes 734 jumping jacks to burn off may not really faze you, or prevent you from reaching for another. But maybe knowing that those little fun-size treats...

 

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