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THANK YOU

It is difficult to describe just how much everyone’s kind words, gestures and showing of support in our time of need meant to us. To have a reminder from the people that care for us that we are not...

 

Composting Directly in the Garden

By Melinda Myers Don't toss those imperfect lettuce leaves, onion tops and strawberry tops into the trash. Instead, convert them into compost right...

 

Niawenko:wa - Thank You!

The Native North American Travelling College would like to say Niawen:kowa to our community members, neighboring friends and family for all of the amazing support in making this year’s 2022...

 

When the Serpents Devour Themselves

By Doug George-Kanentiio Six years ago, I wrote a column in response to the plans by an oil pipeline company to build across the sacred territory of the Lakota people at Standing Rock. I cited a...

 

Perennial Gardens for Beauty All Season

by Melinda Myers Create long lasting beauty and pollinator appeal in your landscape with the help of perennials. With a little bit of planning, you ca...

 

The Unexplainable

By Dale White My wife Marilyn and I lost our son of 42 years last weekend. It is a parent’s worst nightmare. The loss of a child to suicide. We hear about it, read about it but never in a million...

 

Nature's Dental Plan

By Paul Hetzler The vast majority of people have no dental coverage, or at best have a less-than-stellar plan which only pays if you use their...

 

Niawen

Akwekon Tekwanonweratens! Akwesasne Rontatewení:io Ronteweiénstha, Rotiío'te tánon ne Kahwá:tsire iakwakwé:kon tekwanonhwará:tons....

 

I am voting for Beverly Cook. Here's why:

I am voting for Beverly Cook. Here’s why: Beverly is my cousin. Her special talent is her deep capacity to care for the people, to truly love and engage in clear thinking for our Mohawk people and...

 

Kanien'kehá:ka Youth in Kahnawà:ke take stand against proposed Bill 96 legislation

KAHNAWAKE – The Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) Youth of Kahnawà:ke are issuing a formal declaration to the Quebec Government that they strongly oppose Bill 96, An Act Respecting French, the Official...

 

The seeds of racism and hate hurt us all

By Leslie Logan, Seneca. Two weekends ago in Buffalo’s Black-populated Masten district, a heavily armed, 18-year-old White male, dressed in fatigues, tactical gear, and Kevlar, shot 50 rounds of...

 

Niawen

The family of Leonard C. Garrow would like to thank many people during the time of our loss. We would like to thank Donaldson Funeral Home for their professional services, American Legion 1479 for...

 

Increase Your Perennial Garden's Beauty this Spring

by Melinda Myers Give your perennials a boost this spring with a topdressing of compost, aged manure, or other organic matter. It's a great way to...

 

Growing Tomatoes in Pots

by Melinda Myers Keep garden-fresh tomatoes close at hand this season. Grow one or more in containers on your patio, balcony, or front steps. Any...

 

New Kateri Artwork for the National Shrine of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

Karla Kozach, artist who won Artwork Contest to design new Kateri artwork for the National Shrine of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha at Fonda, New York...

 

Enlist Nature's Help for Managing Garden Pests

by Melinda Myers Put away the harsh chemicals and work in concert with nature to manage pests in the garden. Create an inviting habitat for nature's...

 

Kateri Tekakwitha

Submitted by Victor Martin A first class relic of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha is to be presented to the Saint Regis Mission at the 4pm mass on April 23"....

 

Letter to the Editor

April 11, 2022 Letter to the Editor, At the time of the April monthly meeting, I attended via zoom at a relatives and an inciden occurred. I would like to clarify facts as I know them: First, during...

 

The Thunder Roads of Akwesasne

By Norman Gray Jr. Iohahi:io Communication Class. Have you heard thunder, but see no clouds or lightning? The thunder is from the roads we drive on....

 

Plant and Protect Trees in Honor of Arbor Day

by Melinda Myers Celebrate National Arbor Day, the last Friday in April, by planting new trees and caring for established ones in your landscape and c...

 

We Don't Want an Apology: We Want Justice

By Doug George-Kanentiio. Akwesasne Mohawk There is a reason why the Six Nations-Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) were not invited to Rome to meet the pope and secure an apology for the victims of the...

 

What is a Grandmother Diet and Why is it Important?

By Ionatarí:shon Kirby. Iohahi:io Communications Class. The western dietary pyramid consists of dairy and grain, two things we did not eat for centuries up until recently. Because of this Onkwehonwe...

 

Spring into the Growing Season

by Melinda Myers Spring flowering bulbs and perennials are filling our landscapes with color. As your gardens come alive this spring, start making...

 

On Taking Charge

By Doug George-Kanentiio. On March 22 a group of Akwesasronon decided to assert our ownership of Niioneniasekon:wane (Barnhart Island) by tapping a sm...

 

Thoughts from a young adult in Akwesasne with "One foot in the canoe, and one in the ship"

How many times have you heard “Learn your language”? “Learn your culture”? But you are not told exactly how to do that. Yes, you can research online about our culture by yourself, but that is...

 

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