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Two women earn the Adirondack 46er distinction

The Adirondack Mountains span over 6 million acres and is home to some of the most spectacular natural attractions and views anywhere. It's also home...

 

Free COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Available for Akwesasne Community

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announced that COVID-19 testing has expanded for Akwesasne and includes a community drive-thru test clinic at the former-IGA Building this Wednesday,...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    September 24, 2020 

After COVID cluster in town, Massena Central using phased approach to resuming in-person lessons

By Andy Gardner MASSENA – The Massena Central School District, in consultation with St. Lawrence County Public Health officials, is seeking to transition some students back to in-person learning...

 

Recipient of Canadian journalist award donates to two local organizations

Nick Dunne, recipient of the Hon. Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prize for Young Canadian Journalists donated his prize to the Akwesasne Freedom School...

 

Tribe's Environment Division Releases Lower St. Regis River Ice Jam Report

AKWESASNE - On September 18, 2020 The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Environment Division and its Water Resources Program have completed a study of ice...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    September 24, 2020 

Kanieńkehá:ka Land Back Language Camp

By Mahlon Smoke In the last days of August, a young mother of five and along with her husband, packed their belongings and moved to Tsikaristisere...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    September 24, 2020 

SLC legislators hear methadone clinic proposals, all of which would be in Massena

By Andy Gardner CANTON – St. Lawrence County legislators heard proposals from three entities on operating a methadone clinic in the county, all of whom are proposing their sites be located in...

 

Property Owner's Permission Being Sought for Ash Tree Removal

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s (SRMT) Environment Division urges community members to allow crew members from National Grid’s forestry company Asplundh Tree Service, LLC; to remove...

 

Local Akwesasronon arrested on numerous charges

Keaton H. Thomas-Lazore was arrested by the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police in the morning hours of September 9, 2020. Thomas-Lazore is alleged to...

 

Akwesasne Communication Society Call-Out for 3 Community Members to Assist with ACS Board of Directors Election

The Akwesasne Communication Society is putting a call-out for three community members to serve as Election Officers for the 2020 ACS Board of Directors Election taking place from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30...

 

Akwesasne Communication Society Annual Meeting

The Akwesasne Communication Society will hold their Annual General Assembly on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department’s Station #1 located at...

 

Murkowski's Legislation Addressing Crisis of Missing, Murdered, and Trafficked Indigenous People Advance

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) applauded the unanimous House passage of two of her bills to address the crisis of missing, murdered, and trafficked Indigenous people. The bills, Savanna’s Act...

 

First Nation and Canada Wide COVID-19 Update

Epidemiological summary of COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities as reported to FNIHB on September 9, 2020 at 10:35 a.m. ET for the week of September 13 to September 19, 2020. Quebec –2 Cases...

 

Franklin County Daily COVID-19 Update

Daily Statistics Wednesday, September 23, 2020: 2 Current Active Covid-199 (new positive) 59 Tested Positive Test Results 21,341 Diagnostic Negatives 3,433 Antibody Negatives 103 Probable Positive...

 

St. Lawrence County COVID-19 Update

Wednesday, September 23, 2020: 1 (one) case of COVID-19 was reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department today, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to-date to 317...

 

U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Pass 200,000 as New Surge in Cases Begins

By Jordan Davidson. Reprinted with permission from EcoWatch September 23, 2020. The United States passed 200,000 deaths due to COVID-19 Tuesday and experts warn that number may double before the end...

 

News from Around the Nations

Mi’kmaq First Nation, Nova Scotia The federal government is affirming the Mi’kmaq First Nation’s treaty rights in an ongoing dispute with non-Indigenous fishermen in southwestern Nova Scotia....

 

Police Blotter

SAINT REGIS MOHAWK TRIBE POLICE BLOTTER SEPTEMBER 17, 2020: • On 09-11-2020 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Yvonne C. Cree, 75, of Hogansburg, NY for speed in zone 54-35 mph zone. Ticket i...

 
 By Mahlon Smoke    News    September 24, 2020 

Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club Radiothon!

By Mahlon Smoke The Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club (ABGC) held a radiothon and spaghetti dinner to raise money for their programs. Covid-19 has...

 

Tota News

TSI TETE WATATKENS St. Regis Mohawk Senior Center 518-358-2963 Let us know if you need our assistance, we will keep trying our best to help! Birthdays: Sept. 24th-Anna Lambert Sept. 25th-Abe Gray... Full story

 

COVID-19 Household Disaster Relief Program Community Update

AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe extends appreciation to tribal households for their continued patience and cooperation as the COVID-19 Household Disaster Relief Program completes its work....

 

Akwesasne Freedom School completes virtual fundraiser

Its August and usually at this time of year the Akwesasne Freedom School parents are recovering from weeks of planning and four days of intense...

 

REDRUM MOTORCYCLE CLUB HOSTS BIKE RUN TO BENEFIT AKWESASNE FREEDOM SCHOOL

On September 12, 2020 the Redrum Motorcycle club came together to host a bike rally that would benefit the Akwesasne Freedom School new school...

 

Akwesasne's Future with Tewathahonni Corporation and Cannabis License for Medical Research Project

By Mahlon Smoke The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, with Tewathahonni Corporation, SRMT’s Section 17 holding company, held a meeting that was open to community members to discuss an upcoming Cannabis...

 

MCA URGES COMMUNITY TO BE PREPARED FOR SECOND WAVE OF COVID-19

(September 15, 2020) The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is urging the community to be prepared for the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19. With the knowledge we now have about COVID-19 and living i...

 

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