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The Power of Names: Truth and Common-Sense Demand Changes

By Doug George-Kanentiio As we all know there is great power in what we name, in what we elect to use to identify who we are. We are taught by traditional custom that the natural world is attune to th...

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Election Called Into Question Violation of Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Election and Referendum Ordinance has Community Members Calling for New Election...

 

Thank You

The family of David “Uncle Dave” Francis would like to extend a Niawen kowa to all of our amazing family and friends, Iakhihsohtha Lodge, Home Care Home Support, Dr. Horn, Caring Hearts,...

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

From the family of the late Louis Levi Oakes (Mohawk Code Talker of Akwesasne) The family wishes to acknowledge the many expressions of sympathy and gestures of kindness shown to us following our loss...

 

AMA News

Submitted by Randy Montour The Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance was asked to participate in the Little Heroes Safety Camp held at the St. Regis Rec. The...

 

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Family purge for healing The uneasy necessary Love grew from wildness Reclaimed Soothed our souls calling Generations deep Within history Constant conviction of change Wallowed in adaptation Resorted...

 

Abortion and the Iroquois

By Doug George-Kanentiio, Akwesasne Mohawk Abortion in Native societies is a complex issue involving family, clan and community. There are very specific moral teachings which discourage this act...

 

ATFE's Akwesasne Roadside Cleanup Day

Niawenkó:wa Akwesasró:non! Everyone give yourselves a pat on the back. Sonkwaiatí:son (Our Creator) is smiling on us, seeing his children picking up trash and taking care of Mother Earth on May...

 

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The Akwesasne Epilepsy Support Group would like to send a huge THANK YOU to everyone who came out for the Paint & Sip with Wilson Bickford at the...

 

Nia:wen kowa!

I would like to thank my family and friends for everything done for me while I was hospitalized in Cornwall, and then bypass surgery in Ottawa. My family and friends organized Find the Joker, Stanley...

 

Letter to the Editor

5/14/2019 I have appreciated over the years receiving Indian Time. As you explained in the beginning to a friend of mine, that this was just a local newspaper and this is something I have found to be...

 

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Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance EMTs conduct monthly rescue drills using Reeves, Scoop and traditional backboards. Submitted by Randy M...

 

Indian Day School Litigation: Another Empty Promise?

By Doug George-Kanentiio I attended the April 29 session at Kana:takon in which Jeremy Bouchard, an attorney with the Gowling law firm in Ottawa, made his pitch to have former students of the...

 

What the Fork?

By Gourmet May Summertime is here and I realize I don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. My hubby started his summer work schedule, which means he will be working later in the evenings th...

 

Item 11: Human rights. Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

From Haudenosaunee External Relations Committee United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) 18th Session, 22 April – 3 May 2019 Item 11: Human rights. Dialogue with the Special...

 

Local First Responders Train for Upcoming Race Season

The Hogansburg Akwesasne Vol. Fire Dept., Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance and the Dickinson Vol. firefighters worked MVC scenarios and practiced...

 

"No-Toil Foil Packet Meals"

By Gourmet May If someone out there is just learning how to cook, like me, I strongly encourage you to look into foil packet recipes. The concept is super easy: make an envelope out of aluminum foil...

 

Niawen

From the Family of Alex Sharrow: We would like to thank the community for all the support and comfort you have given us in the last few months of Alex’s life. We will be forever grateful to those wh...

 

The Failures of Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Process

By Doug George-Kanentiio Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, that $60,000,000 effort designed to address the “cultural genocide” we, the former ‘inmates’ of the residential schools...

 

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She is tamping down on impeachment. Poor old Madam Pelosi, she can’t keep up with her political opponent. The Devil’s Advocate Donald J....

 

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The family of Valerie Terrance would like to sincerely than family, friends and the community for the heartfelt expressions of support and love during this time of loss. I would like to share a poem...

 

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