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Articles from the November 12, 2020 edition

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'Something else' may make all the difference this election

By Mary Annette Pember. Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Today. Native Americans have always known they are "something else." Something...

 

ALL FRANKLIN COUNTY SCHOOLS TO GO REMOTE THROUGH JAN. 4

All schools in Franklin County will shift to fully remote learning through Jan. 4. Franklin County Public Health officials strongly recommended making this change because COVID-19 infection numbers...

 

Elder's Care Package Project Takes Off

"If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one." Mother Teresa. Jessica Shenandoah intends to do just that. Shenandoah has been busy...

 

Joe Biden elected 46th president of the United States

Democratic nominee Joe Biden has prevailed over incumbent President Donald Trump, winning 279 electoral votes over Donald Trumps 214 electoral votes. Joe Biden ushered in his win with a call for...

 

AUDREY I. RANSOM

Audrey I. Ransom, 80, a longtime resident of Ransom Lane, Racquette Point, passed away Sunday evening, November 8, 2020 at Champlain Valley... Full story

 

Grace & Gratitude

Rusty willows whisp thru early breezes As they greet the golden glow of the morning sun Blanketed by peachy-pink and pale-yellow skies Beneath illuminated rainbows Thy heart radiates gratitude Warmth...

 

SRMT Reports No New Active Cases, Remains at 20 Total Active

November 10, 2020. AKWESASNE. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Emergency Operations Center announced that no new active cases have been reported today...

 

'Buying Local' and COVID-19

By Mary Lafrance As the holiday season is fast approaching and with COVID-19 firmly on all our minds it begs the question, how can I continue to...

 

US House candidates make history

By Dalton Walker. Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Today Thirteen Natives from eight states were vying for 11 House seats Tuesday. Six...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    November 12, 2020

Health Board president: COVID-19 surge can be mitigated with simple public health measures

By Andy Gardner CANTON. St. Lawrence County’s Board of Health president says the recent surge in coronavirus cases in the county threatens the progress with reopening schools and the economy, but it...

 

Native American Journalist Association demands CNN apologize for using " something else" to describe Native voters

November 5, 2020. On CNN’s live election night coverage, an on-air graphic used the phrase “something else” to refer to voters who are not white, Latinx, Black or Asian. This type of language...

 

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The Biggest Environmental Wins and Losses of the 2020 Election

By Tara Lohan. Reprinted with permission from Ecowatch Election Day 2020 - the day before the United States officially left the Paris climate agreement - didn’t deliver an immediate rebuke to...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    November 12, 2020

Malware attack and skyrocketing cases complicating some contact tracing, test results

By Andy Gardner CANTON. A recent malware attack and a steadily increasing number of COVID-19 cases are having an impact on getting people their test results and contact tracers doing investigations...

 

GREAT LAW OF PEACE/ KAIENERAKOWA

Continued from last week Election Members of the Grand Council Wampum 54. When a (Chief Statesmanship) title becomes vacant through death or other cause, the Royaneh women of the clan in which the...

 

Wathró:ris tsi oià:ta

1. _____ na'tewakohseriiá:kon - Age: I am __ yrs old 2. _____ nitewákien - Age: I am __ yrs old 3. Kken'tstarakè:tote - I am bald 4....

 

MCA REPORTS SIX NEW POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports that there are six (6) new active cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community as of Nov. 9, 2020. This brings the...

 

The Navajo Vote Helped Win Arizona for Biden

By Levi Rickert. Reprinted with permission from Native News Online Opinion. Back in May, I talked to a Navajo woman, who gave her time as a volunteer to elderly Navajo citizens who were impacted by...

 

Native Organizer Alliance Create "Something Else" Survey

When CNN recently put “us” in an ambiguous racial category as “Something Else,” Native Americans created a firestorm across social media, fighting back with a weapon that has helped us...

 

THE GIVING TREE

Submitted by Paul Hetzler For thousands of years, the American elm (Ulmus americana) was the go-to tree for building supplies and home furnishings, kind of a Home Depot of the forest. For the Haudenos...

 

Possible Mohawk Children Who Died in Residential Schools

By Doug George-Kanentiio On September, 30, 2019 the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation released a list of the names of the 2,800 children who died while in the custody of the various...

 

Skyrocketing COVID-19 in Franklin County leads Salmon River and all other county schools to go remote until January

By Andy Gardner A recent explosion in COVID-19 in the North Country has led to all Franklin County schools going all remote until Jan. 4. Franklin County Public Health officials strongly recommended...

 

SLC Dept of Public Health Releases Two Potential COVID-19 Exposure

Where: Spanky’s Diner 3 N Main St, Massena NY 13662 Date: Sunday, November 1st 2020 Time: 10:30am – 11:30am Where: Walmart 43 Stephenville St, Massena NY 13662 Date(s): Tuesday, November 3rd...

 

Barr Heads into the Fray

By Amee Vanderpool. Reprinted with permission from SHERO On Monday, Attorney General William J. Barr distributed a memo to federal prosecutors within the Department of Justice, granting them the...

 

Franklin CountyCOVID-19 Daily Updates

Franklin County continues to be in a State of Emergency due to COVID 19. Franklin County Schools recently made an announcement to go remote later. After weighing multiple factors school...

 

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