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Tribe's EOC Reports 13 New COVID-19 Cases, One Potential Exposure

November 17, 2020. AKWESASNE. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is reporting thirteen (13) new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, November 13th — making twenty (20) ac...

 

United Way SDG and Pommier Jewellers team up to support Akwesasne

Since 2004, the United Way of S.D.& G. (UWC SDG) has been committed to funding a range of health and social services for residents of its region....

 

Natives help Natives in online marketplace

By Aliyah Chavez. Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Today. The weaver who sells their work at flea markets. The beader who markets their work on social media. The jeweler who vends at a...

 
 By Kaniehtonkie    News    November 19, 2020

Legal weed won big in the 2020 election, Oregon went one step further

By Kaniehtonkie Oregon has become the first state in the nation to decriminalize the possession and personal use of all drugs. Voters in the state of Oregon approved Measure 110, this initiative also...

 

THIS WEEK, 20 YEARS AGO…

• Queen’s University students shocked by the truth. • Warrior leaders solicit funds in Western Canada. • St. Regis Mohawk school participates in American Indian Harvest celebration in Albany,...

 

AMPS Seized Loaded Firearms and Suspect Purple Fentanyl

On the evening of November 9, 2020, just before 8:00 PM, Akwesasne Central Dispatch received a call of a motor vehicle collision in the area of River...

 

Local 440 Ironworkers 'Toppin Out' on one-billion-dollar building

Arrow White, Local 440 shared photos of their 'Topping Out' – raising of Haudenosaunee Flag for setting the last steel beam in the structure. White...

 

AKWESASNE COMMUNICATION SOCIETY BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2020 ELECTION

The Akwesasne Communication Society Board of Directors 2020 Election for three open seats was held on Wednesday October 21. Following that Election, there was an appeal submitted by a community...

 

SRMT Name Change Referendum Postponed

On Friday, November 6, 2020, The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council and the Tribal Election Board jointly announced the Name Change Referendum scheduled for Saturday, November 14, 2020 would be...

 

THANK YOU

THANK YOU I appreciate all the birthday wishes I received from everyone. It means so much to hear from all of the family members and friends I don’t get to see too often. The birthday cards and...

 

State of Emergency extended for seventh consecutive month in Kahnawake

Kentenhkó:wa/November 16, 2020. Kahnawake. The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to advise the community that the current State of Emergency has been formally extended for a period of 30 day...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    November 19, 2020

Franklin, St. Lawrence counties see two new COVID-19 deaths, doc warns holidays could spread the disease even more

By Andy Gardner St. Lawrence and Franklin counties have both seen additional deaths attributed to COVID-19. St. Lawrence County public health officials reported the county’s sixth death during a Mon...

 

MISCREANTS OR MESSENGERS?

Submitted by Paul Hetzler If you get bad news about one of your trees, kindly don’t shoot the messenger. Even if – especially if – they vandalize that very tree. It could save your life to heed...

 

Humble Notions

Areas of concern, Attention & awareness of the matters at hand brought to our knowing constantly. Thru various medias of consumption and addiction. Thot altering... ear worms of our hearing, sight &...

 

Indigenous and Climate Leaders Outraged Over Minnesota Permits for Line 3 Pipeline

By Jessica Corbett. Common Dreams/Ecowatch Environmental and Indigenous leaders on Thursday, November 12, 2020 responded with alarm after Minnesota regulators approved key permits for Enbridge...

 

Warm winter clothes head to Nunavut thanks to Canada Goose and actor Ryan Reynolds

“This contribution will help ensure that families have what they need to celebrate our winter weather” By Jane George. Reprinted with permission from Nunatsiaq News The parka-making company...

 

AKWESASNE MOHAWK SOCIAL DANCES

Reprinted with permission by the Native North American Travelling College HOW TO HAVE A SOCIAL DANCE 1. You need a speaker to do the Opening Thanksgiving Address, or Ohen:ton Karihwatehkwen 2. You...

 

We will have a seat at the table with the Biden-Harris Administration

By Jonathan Nez, Navajo Nation President. Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Media. On January 20, 2021, our people will be able to move forward from the divisiveness, misinformation, and...

 

Veterans Who Served

This year veterans who served were honored, but not in the usual way. Gone were the flags, bugles and uniforms. Indian Time would like to honor those...

 

HOGANSBURG, NEW YORK MAN SENTENCED TO SEVEN AND A HALF-YEARS IN PRISON FOR ROLE IN FEDERAL DRUG TRAFFICKING CONSPIRACY

Troy Lyons, 33, of Akwesasne, New York, was sentenced today to serve 90 months in prison, to be followed by four years of supervised release, based on his conviction for membership in a federal drug t...

 

Trump Administration Invites Oil Industry to Desecrate Sacred Arctic Refuge

WASHINGTON, D.C. Amid a global public-health crisis and with oil prices at extreme lows, the lame duck Trump administration is expected to issue a “request for nominations” as early as Monday,...

 

MCA Reports Three New Positive Cases of Covid-19

November 16, 2020. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports that there are three (3) new active cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community as of Monday,...

 

First Nation, Canada Wide, United States and NYS COVID-19 Update

Epidemiological summary of COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities as reported to FNIHB on November 17, 2020 at 2:55 p.m. ET for the week of November 8 to November 14, 2020. 19 Quebec – Cases 5...

 

Franklin County COVID-19 Update

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 59 Current Active Covid-19 Cases 202 Tested Confirmed Positive Cases 112 Probable Positive Cases   314 Total Cumulative Positive  141 Resolved/Recovered 34,763...

 

St. Lawrence County COVID-19 Update

Wednesday, November 18, 2020: 19 (nineteen) new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department today, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases...

 

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