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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...

 

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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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How Trump Smeared Native Americans Back in 1993

By Dean Obeidallah If you think Donald Trump just started demonizing minority groups for personal gain during this current presidential campaign, then you don’t know Trump. The perpetually tan...

 

What the Fork?

By Gourmet May Since the weight loss challenge ended, I’ve wanted to change my breakfast routine from healthy smoothies to try something a little heartier. I have seen these breakfast muffins in a v...

 

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Why Not Tax the Seaway?

By Doug George-Kanentiio It has been an historical fact that the Mohawks assessed usage costs for those who used our resources whether for sustenance or for travel. These would come in the form of...

 

Bug Bombs No Bother to Bugs

Submitted by Paul Hetzler As days lengthen and temperatures climb, it is common to find a few insects bumbling around the house, looking for a way outdoors. Red-and-black boxelder bugs, orange Asian...

 

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March 2019 was a big month for the members of the Akwesasne Atom B Wolves Hockey Club. March was the month that they successfully earned their title...

 

Letter to the Editor

New cars and money were the phrases most heard that would happen if the referendum for a casino was passed. The referendum was passed and yes, we do receive benefits from the casino. Fuel allotments,...

 

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II - Rest assured that Donald will be gloating with the news from his recent A.G. appointee Mr. Barr that S.C. Mueller could not find enough evidence...

 

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The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School students enrolled in the Cooking Club were given a gift bag full of cooking utensils for their participation. Each...

 

Letter to the Editor

CKON just announced that the Employment Center is moving. I understand that the old building they were in really had many problems and they needed to move. Having attended Tribal Monthly meetings...

 

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S.R.M.T. maintenance did minor repairs late 2018 to patch up pot holes near the U.S./Can. Border area and across from St. Joes Cemetery, St. Regis...

 

Unnatural Selection

By Paul Hetzler After a winter fraught with temperature swings, ice and near-record cold such as this past one, being able to finally plant things outdoors is especially welcome. While flowers can be...

 

What the Fork?

By Gourmet May With the weather not able to make up its mind about; is it winter, or is it spring? As such, I haven’t been able to decide what to wear from day to day, a sweater or dress. The same...

 

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