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Letter to the Editor

Dear Reader: Most of us know someone who is struggling with loss of memory, judgment, language, complex motor skills, and other intellectual function. These are a group of symptoms used to describe...

 

Crabby Apples and Other Complaints

Submitted by Paul Hetzler, Horticulture and Natural Resources Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County We waited a long time for summer to arrive this year, so it is unfair that...

 

Fish Forestry

Submitted by Paul Hetzler, Horticulture and Natural Resources Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County As many anglers know, trees and trout are closely related. Not in a family...

 

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor June 24, 2019 I have been reading and rereading a letter that I received from The Saint Regis Mohawk Election Board dated June 12, 2019 stating that my letter which they received...

 

There is a large sign on Rt. 37: SWEARING-IN CELEBRATION JULY 1 at 11a.m.

Dear Editor: There is a large sign on Rt. 37: SWEARING-IN CELEBRATION JULY 1 at 11a.m. This announcement is a little premature since there are challenges as to how this past election was conducted....

 

Sekon/Hello:

Sekon/Hello: After nine years into my retirement I decided to go back to work. I now work for the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino and Resort. I would like to give it Kudos. The Casino has given many young...

 

Maple Motion Sickness

Submitted by Paul Hetzler, ISA Certified Arborist No one wants to be told they have a weathered complexion, but many trees this summer, especially maples, are looking a bit worse for the wear as a...

 

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...

 

Reader Submission

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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Niawen

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...

 

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