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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...

 

Australian Fires Underscores the Need to Act Native

By Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk In 2016 I wrote a column about the situation at Standing Rock and the ecological harm coming about through the use of fossil fuels. I cited an Iroquois prophe...

 

Niawen

Team EDN U19 Lacrosse would like to say Niawenkowa to all those that participated in the benefit volleyball tournament. Niawenkowa to the parents and...

 

Painting Our Way Out of a Corner

Submitted by Paul Hetzler, ISA Certified Arborist Each time I present on invasive pests, I begin with a slide of Chicken Little, a character who fomented mass hysteria by convincing the other animals...

 

Hibernation

Submitted by Paul Hetzler Offhand I can’t think of a lot to say in defense of envy, greed, and gluttony, but sloth is different. Some creatures’ lives depend on sleeping for half the year, a fact...

 

Niawen

NIAWEN:KOWA FROM TSI SNAIHNE SCHOOL The parents of Tsi Snaihne School student Jaylene Johnson donated hats and gloves to our school. Niawen:kowa...

 

In American Music Where are the Natives?

By Doug George-Kanentiio (November 11, 2019) The music of America was rightfully indigenous for thousands of years prior to the arrival of the immigrants from the east. Not only drums and flutes but...

 

NIA:WEN FROM THE AKWESASNE JUSTICE DEPT.

Niawenko:wa sewakwe:kon from the Akwesasne Justice Department! With everyone's contributions leading up to the pet wellness clinic, held October...

 

Nothing for us without us

By Doug George-Kanentiio Two weeks ago the students in the Akwesasne and Cornwall school acknowledged one of the most bitter episodes in Canada’s history by wearing orange to draw attention to the...

 

Akwesasne Residential School Proposals/Work Plan Nothing for us without us

Summarizing of Residential School Experience The Akwesasne children taken from their homes and placed in residential schools endured abuse on many levels. None of those who experienced time in these...

 

Niawen

Niawen Kowa We, the family of Maryella Chubb (Laughing), would like to thank the following community members & friends for going out of their way to help us during our difficult time. Aronhiaies...

 

THANK YOU

The family of Abraham Lazore would like to thank everyone and anybody who helped the family out at the time of need and thank you for all your prayers and special words they all said to the family. A...

 

Niawen

Sending a huge thank you to all who were there and helped us through a difficult time. -the family of Lester Cook...

 

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