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An Introduction to Viruses

Submitted by Rich Gast, Cornell Cooperative Extension Franklin County I've heard it said that there are ten million times more viruses on Earth than...

 

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Shekon Akwekon, In watching the uncertainty with the progressing sickness which has plagued the planet, it is hard not to panic, but it is crucial to stay calm. Think. Improvise. Be creative. With...

 

How the Mohawks Responded to Historical Plagues

By Doug George-Kanentiio, Akwesasne Mohawk When I was growing up on Akwesasne Mohawk Territory there were social habits which reflected an historical response to the devastating communicable diseases...

 

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Niawen

On behalf of the late Annie Caldwell McDonald, we would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the community of Akwesasne. We especially extend our thanks to the staff of Iakhihsohtha Lodge. Nia:wen...

 

Planning Your First Vegetable Garden

Submitted by Rich Gast, Cornell Cooperative Extension Franklin County Growing your own vegetables, at least some of them, is a great way to provide...

 

Rethinking the Norway Maple

Submitted by Paul Hetzler, ISA Certified Arborist When Norway broke from Sweden in 1905, the newly independent country promised to stay neutral in all international conflicts. However, it has let...

 

Niawen

Dear Community, On behalf of the Salmon River Girls Hockey Team, we would like to thank you for your outstanding support throughout our entire regular season and playoffs. It all started in the fall...

 

GROWING CONCERN BY AKWESASNE AS PROTESTS CONTINUE IN SUPPORT OF THE WET'SUWET'EN

By Joyce King It was a simple inquiry by my 15-year-old granddaughter: why are Mohawk people being arrested at the protest areas? To give a little background, the issue at hand is a $6.6 billion, 670...

 

Niawen

Agnes Cook - On behalf of the family of Agnes and Joseph Cook we extend our sincere and collective gratitude to all the people who reached out and comforted the family during this sorrowful time of...

 

The Myth of Band Council as First Nations

By Doug George-Kanentiio In Canadian lore, the raconteurs of old spoke of La Chasse Galerie (the flying canoe) and among the Mohawk the Raksothas (grandpas), told scary stories about the Flying Heads...

 

Not Plagued by Locusts

Submitted by Paul Hetzler, ISA Certified Arborist Sometimes I wonder if the Biblical plagues of ancient Egypt have lingered in one form or another. Blooms of toxic algae, which occasionally turn...

 

NIAWENKOWA

The Chiefs, Clanmothers and Faithkeepers would like to send our greetings and thank yous to everyone that attended and helped out during the Mid-winter Ceremonies. It takes everyone coming together...

 

We Are Instructed to Love Our Great-Great Grandchildren

By Doug George-Kanentiio One of the fundamental teachings of Skennenrahowi was that we have a duty to ensure our descendants unto the seventh generation have the things they need to live in peace and...

 

Trees by the Tub-full

Submitted by Paul Hetzler Now that the “most wonderful time of the year” is behind us, we are faced with paying for all our holiday purchases, something which typically adds to our stress load. A...

 

Winter Buds Are Your Friends

Submitted by Paul Hetzler Every year I teach several winter-tree identification classes. Even though they are always held outdoors no matter how cold it is, student evaluations indicate such classes...

 

Niawen

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police would like to announce that this year's annual law-enforcement fundraising hockey tournament recipient was Caring Hearts...

 

Niawen

Recently our families suffered the loss of our beloved companion, beloved stepfather, beloved grandfather, beloved brother, beloved uncle and great uncle, beloved godfather, beloved cousin and friend...

 

Niawen:kowa/Thank You

We would like to give our thanks and acknowledgment to the Akwesasne Mohawk Police, the Seaway Valley Ambulance attendants and CCH staff for their efforts. We give many thanks to those people who...

 

Letters to the Editor

January 21, 2020 To the Editor Indian Time Akwesasne In February of 2017, I wrote an article in Indian Time titled “A Border Runs Through It: Documents Shed Light on Historic Divisions at...

 

Tsikaristisere/Dundee Land Claim Settlement Extinguished Our Land Rights

January 13, 2020 Letter to the Editor Tsikaristisere/Dundee Land Claim Settlement Extinguished Our Land Rights On December 20, 2019, the Akwesasne Court issued a decision that my appeal of the...

 

Lorraine Thompson, Ashley David Thompson & Family

Dear Akwesasne community and surrounding areas: Thank you for all the support and prayers. I sincerely appreciate the time everyone has taken to keep us in your thoughts. I especially appreciate all...

 

PICEI 2020 Update to the Community

Submitted by Florence Patterson PICEI was among the first to introduce a free Summer Outdoor Program from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm to this community. This program covered many areas of interest. There...

 

Niawen

NIAWEN from the family of the late Evan R. Adams… I apologize for taking long in giving thanks, but each time I tried to write a thank you letter tears would fall and I couldn’t continue writing,...

 

Attention Community Members

December 22, 2019 At the December Monthly Meeting I, Ruth Bell, made a motion that a committee be formed to review our Procedures Act. The motion passed. The purpose of the committee would be to...

 

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