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Headlines of 2018 – Year in Review


JANUARY 4, 2018

Vol. 36 # 1

MCA and Ontario Sign Agreement-In-Principle To Explore Tobacco Options

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Increases Tribal Minimum Wage to $11.48

Tribal Council Donates to Akwesasne Freedom School Repairs

A:se Tsi Tewa:ton Graduates Thirteen Apprentices

JANUARY 11, 2018

Vol. 36 # 2

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Suspends Wholesale Tobacco Licenses

Tom Porter Speaks on Condolence

Mohawk Council Establishes Cannabis Working Task Group

Ottawa Court can reject police & court transcripts as evidence in St. Anne’s residential school cases.

Akwesasne Aces Bring Home the Silver!

JANUARY 18, 2018

Vol. 36 # 3

Transport Canada Consulting Akwesasne on Future Plans for Seaway

Extreme weather floods St. Regis & Salmon Rivers; sets high temperature record in Akwesasne

Flood Watch Advisory Remains In Effect For Akwesasne

First Annual Winter Classic at Generations Park a Success

MCA Launches Compliance Training Program for First Nations; First of its Kind in Indian Country

Mid-Winter Ceremonies to begin January 20, 2018

JANUARY 25, 2018

Vol. 36 # 4

Akwesasne Mohawk School December Awards

A’nowara’kowa Arena Closed for Remainder of Season Due to Suspicious Fire

St. Regis River Flood Watch Advisory Continues for Akwesasne

Contact North Opens an Online Learning Center in Peace Tree Trade Center

FEBRUARY 1, 2018

Vol. 36 # 5

MCA Receives Settlement Offer From Canada for St. Lawrence Seaway Proceedings

SRMT Consider PCB Lawsuit Against Industries


Sister Christine Taylor SSJ Honored

Land Claims, Cannabis and Taxes: MCA’s January General Meeting

FEBRUARY 8, 2018

Vol. 36 # 6

World Wetlands Day – Raising Global Awareness

Huge Turnout for Akwesasne Veterans Benefit Summit

Two Hogansburg Men Arrested on Marijuana Trafficking Charges

Salmon River Girls Hockey Headed to State Frozen Four

FEBRUARY 15, 2018

Vol. 36 # 7

Outdoor Fun for All at the 2018 Winter Carnival

Akwesasne Labor Market Study Enters Second Phase

Patnode’s Residence Questioned After Arrest

AMPS Searching for 2nd Missing Person

St. Regis Mohawk School Students Participate in All-County Music Festival

Gerald Stanley Acquitted in the Murder of Colten Boushie

FEBRUARY 22, 2018

Vol. 36 # 8

Native North American Travelling College Hosts 3rd Annual Art Wars

Three Men Wanted For Home Invasion Attack

Tribal Council Issues Precautionary Evacuation for Flood Area

Braves Manufacturing Owner Pleads Guilty to Failing to Keep Records Relating to Cigarette Sales

“TKO Tuesday” Featured at AMCR Bingo Palace

Recreational Cannabis Survey Created to Engage Akwesasne Residents

MARCH 1, 2018

Vol. 36 # 9

AMPS Identify Body Found in Snye

Fundraisers for Akwesasne Flood Victims

Alert Remains Due to Upstream Flood Potential

Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine

ALHOF 2018 Induction Ceremony

Tri Chamber Alliance Signs Historical MOU

MARCH 8, 2018

Vol. 36 # 10

Foul Play Not Suspected in Recovery of Missing Akwesasne Man

Leaf Family Protest Prompts New Searches

Violence in Akwesasne, Recreational Marijuana and Land Claims Update Discussed at MCA Meeting

SRMT Submits Four Trust Applications

Lady Devils Win Division Three Championship, Wolves Lose in Shootout

Salmon River Central School District and Unified Incident Command Make Decision to Reopen St. Regis Mohawk Elementary School

MARCH 15, 2018

Vol. 36 # 11

2018 NNATC Children’s Powwow

Eye Opening Report of First Nations Health & Well Being Unprecedented

Tribe, frustrated with pace of land talks, asks BIA to step in; Franklin County says otherwise

HAVFD Station # 2 Unveils New Fire Engine Sponsored by Community Settlement Trust & MCA

First Annual Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto To Be Held This May

MARCH 22, 2018

Vol. 36 # 12

SRC’s “The Lion King Jr.” Opens to a Packed House

Massena Coast Guard Auxiliary Plans to Expand Safety Patrols

Salmon River students harvest from their own organic growing systems

Massena Central looking at possibly having police officer in school

MARCH 29, 2018

Vol. 36 # 13

March For Our Lives

SRMTP Continue Search for Curlyhead; Considered Armed and Potentially Dangerous

Akwesasne Residents Attend Emergency Preparedness Training

Book Signing and Discussion for Author Stephanie Griest

Two Day Workshop with KASP

APRIL 5, 2018

Vol. 36 # 14

AMPS Participating in Gun Amnesty Program

AMS Students With High Attendance Treated to Ice Cream Party

Niio Perkins Among Designers Chosen for Inaugural Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto

# Native Vote18: Paulette Jordan for Idaho Governor Among List of 100-plus Native Candidates

APRIL 12, 2018

Vol.36 # 15

MCA & Enbridge Propose Natural Gas for Kawehno:ke

Homeland Security Dept. wants to monitor journalists, media influencers worldwide

Military Drills to Continue Until April 16

‘Recover. Rebuild. Reclaim Self’ Book Signing Held at Seven Dancers

APRIL 19, 2018

Vol. 36 # 16

“Mikinak Tribe” Not Affiliated with Akwesasne

Akwesasne Honors Humboldt Broncos

Keynote Speech by Micha Menczer at BC’s Special Commemoration of the Shoah

Earth Day 2018 Ending Plastic Pollution

MCA Hosts Honorable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs

APRIL 26, 2018

Vol. 36 # 17

Tobacco Regulation and Sharing Agreement Meeting

Indian Horse: An Exclusive Interview with Actor and Narrator Wayne Baker

Iakwa’shatste, Heart to Heart fitness and AFS Make a Great Team for Fitness

Housing Plans Presented to Community with Mixed Results

MAY 3, 2018

Vol. 36 # 18

Elder’s Benefit Pilot Program Scheduled for July 15th Disbursement

Jr. “B” Indians Home Opener

Quebec Court makes ruling on Kahnawa:ke Membership law as “Unconstitutional”

Canada’s House of Commons passes ‘historic’ motion asking Pope Francis for apology on residential schools

MCA Announces Hiring of Housing Director

Salmon River among Upstate NY School districts with lowest SAT scores

MAY 10, 2018

Vol. 36 # 19

Levi Oakes, Code Talker, receives surprise visit from Quebec MP

Unofficial Tribal Caucus Results

Akwesasne Mohawk Brothers Racially Profiled

MP of S, D & G votes against Pope Apologizing

MAY 17, 2018

Vol. 36 # 20

17th Annual Robideau/Lamitie King Exhibit Award Winners

Local Athlete Invited to Participate in Australia’s Down Under Sport Tourney

Anowarakowa Arena Grand Reopening

Unofficial Results of Akwesasne Election Law Amendments

MAY 24, 2018

Vo. 36 # 21

NFL Players Meet Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club Members in Surprise Visit

Salmon River Central School Announces 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Seven Quick Questions with Niio Perkins & Toronto’s First Indigenous Fashion Week!

MAY 31, 2018

Vol. 36 # 22

2018 Memorial Day Parade

MCA Recreational Cannabis Survey Results

Akwesasne Artisan Showcase

Annual Kids For Fishing Event

Defense Demonstration Part of Missing and Murdered Native American Women Event

JUNE 7, 2018

Vol. 36 # 23

Report to Grand Council on the Vatican and the Universal Periodic Review

Cash Reward Offered For Arena Fire Information

Non-Member Exclusions processed by the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Indians Win at Home, Honor GM

JUNE 14, 2018

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Recognizes 22 Outstanding Students

MCK Will Not Appeal Miller Case

St. Regis Mohawk School Students have a blast at Student Appreciation Day

HAVFD Hosts 31st Annual Ontario Native Fire Fighters Society Conference & Competition

Louis Levi Oakes Kanon:no Ohstoronon:ke Watatewennio:io Wahaie:na

JUNE 21, 2018

Vol. 36 # 25

Commanding Attention on the National Level-Native American Women in U.S. Elections

Fathers Day Weekend Starts with BBQ on Kawehno:ke

Helping Separated Children at the U.S. Mexican Border

Busy June for the Iakhihsohtha Lodge

AMBE Schools Host Playday

JUNE 28, 2018

Vol. 36 # 26

2018 Junior B Founder’s Cup Games Will be In Akwesasne

Snye Man facing 20 Years for Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone

McGill University Raises Hiawatha Flag

Massena may have to rezone GM site to get redevelopment funding

Ratirentsken’ton:nis Ne O:nenhste

JULY 12, 2018

Vol. 36 # 27

Tsikaristisere/Dundee Claim Settlement In Principle

500 Acres Returned to Kahnawa:ke

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Swearing In Ceremony

Iroquois Nationals Compete in FIL Championship in Israel

Ohen:ton Ron:nete: Kanonhsase’tsi SRMT Tsi Ratihiatonhkwa Ia’ kahwistaie:ri’ne

JULY 19, 2018

Vol. 36 # 28

Rumble on the River

Family Fun at Scavenger Hunt Obstacle Course

Standing Rock protester sentenced while Trump pardons armed militia members. Red Fawn Fallis Sentenced to 57 months in DAPL case

Onkwehon:we Ratitsienhaiens Ne Ahkwesahshne Wahontatshennaronnion Teiontenonhwaratonhkhwa

JULY 26, 2018

Vol. 36 # 29

Organizer Deems 16th Ironworkers Festival A Success, Despite Lower Attendance

Federal Court rejects sovereign immunity in Allergan – Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe patent case

Iroquois Nationals Capture Bronze in 2018 FIL

MCA Community Notice: Families Share Responsibility to Prevent Abuse of Residents in Long Term Care

AUGUST 2, 2018

Vol. 36 # 30

Homicide Victim Identified in Joint Investigation

Wahonten’nikonhro:ri Ne Onkwa’tereko:wa

AMCR Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Maple Steak & Ale Brewery

Trump’s Canadian Tariffs Hit Home

AUGUST 9, 2018

Vol. 36 # 31

Ahkwesahsne 2018 Kaniatarowa:nen Wa’thontohtahrho Khia’teiohsera:ke kwah rotinehrako:’on ne watstahshion wahonno:ko

Great River Cleanup Exposes Decades Old Toxic Waste

2nd Annual Breastfeeding Support Poker Walk

3rd Annual Color Run

AUGUST 16, 2018

Vol. 36 # 32

Braves Season halted after player attacks referee, police investigating; Coach Brown addresses comments on social media

21st Congressional District Candidate Visits Akwesasne

AMBE Honors Employees for Years of Service

2018 Khia’teiohsera:ke Ronterihwahtenkia:tha Ahkwesahshne Atenro:sera Awenhnisera

AUGUST 23, 2018

Vol. 36 # 33

Canadian Federal Govt. moves forward to create holiday honoring residential school survivors

Ahkwesahshne Rontatewenni:io Tsi Iontoweienstahkkwa Wahoterihwahtenkia’te Khia’teiohsera:ke Wahsirison Tekenhnakhanion Tethontihenrehtha

The Founders Cup 2018 Championship Games

Akwesasne Veterans and their families to be honored at NY State Fair

AUGUST 30, 2018

Vol. 36 # 34

SRMT Programs Host 2018 Family Fun Day at Generations Park

Ne Atiron:taks Orihwakaion:seron Tsi Iontahkwennaientahkhwa Wahonwatina’ton:hahse Kiokirenhtahkwen Kanien’keha tanon Abenakihro:non Karahstanion Tsi Thontkehrontahkhwa

Ionkwaikonhriiosne Creative Sewing Center Shows Creativity


Vol. 36 # 35

Veterans Honored At NY State Fair

The Haudenosaunee Meet the Nature Conservancy

Back to School 2018

Kawehno:ke Chief Ousted by Petition – MCA will make formal announcement at next general meeting

SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

Vol. 36 # 36

Petition not on Upcoming Kawehno:ke District Meeting Agenda

Celebrating the 18th Annual Akwesasne Powwow

Trump Administration takes Indian Country back to termination era

Forcible Arrest of water protectors at Illegal ETP Pipeline Construction Site in Louisiana

Kyle Burns-Fighter/Trainer answers our questions

SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

Vol. 36 # 37

A/CDP’s Akwesasne Clubhouse Grand Opening

The Branch of Peace Foundation Presents a Day of Peace

Former Grand Chief Candidate Allegedly Found with 44lbs. of Pot

Trudeau Redoing Trans Mountain Pipeline Consultations with First Nations

20th Teiohsenhseronte Onkwehon:we Rotinonhson:ni Ratihsennowa: nens

SEPTEMBER 27, 2018

VOL. 36 # 38

Recreation cannabis becomes legal in Canada on 10.17.18

Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline Information Session

Inaugural “Day of Peace” Forum Held at Tsionkwanatiio

Kanienkeha:ka Artist Garrison Garrow’s Royal Canadian Mint Fancy Dance Coin Unveiled

OCTOBER 4, 2018

Vol. 36 # 39

MCA Passes Interim Cannabis Regulations

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Reacquires 240 acres of 1796 Treaty Land

Police Forces join together in “Operation Impact” for Holiday Weekend

2018 Native American Hall of Fame Inaugural Inductees Native Americans Continue to Make History

OCTOBER 11, 2018

Vol. 36 # 40

OPG Celebrates 10th Anniversary of the Final Settlement with Akwesasne

More than 100 young players get weekend of lacrosse lessons from renowned Thompson brothers

Aboriginal Apprenticeship Board of Ontario and Akwesasne Area Management Team up to present 2018 Annual General Assembly

Texas Judge rules Indian Child Welfare Act as Unconstitutional

OCTOBER 18, 2018

Vol. 36 # 41

Recreational Cannabis Frequently Asked Questions

Supreme Court Rules Ottawa has no duty to consult with Indigenous people before drafting laws

McGill Chamber Orchestra and Kahnawake Present Indigenous Visions & Voices

Nammy Winners Announced: For the 18th Annual Native American Music Awards

Teiakhinonhwara:tons Hubert tanon Felicia Jock 69 Niiohsera:ke Shihotinia:kon

Tribal Council Notified 2D Barcode Pilot Program Extended

OCTOBER 25, 2018

Vol. 36 # 42

Fall Fest at Native North American Travelling College Presents Wild Game Cooking

Car Care Clinic Held at Swamp’s Performance Automotive

2018 Fall Brawl Lacrosse Tournament

Invasive Species Found in Akwesasne Waters

NOVEMBER 1, 2018

VOL. 36 # 43

SRMT Residency Meeting

4th Annual Trunk or Treat Gives Sweets to Hundreds of Costumed Treaters

Massena gets automatic Class A volleyball title; Salmon River to vie for Class B crown

Tsiorasa Barreiro receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Ohaha:ke Enhatihahseraniiontonnion Tahontahsawen

NOVEMBER 8, 2018

VOL. 36 # 44

Herstory! Deb Haaland, Sharice Davids in Congress and Peggy Flanagan as Lt. Gov.

Tribe’s Home Improvement Program Receives $627k Housing Grant, Seeks to make 120 Tribal Homes Healthy and Safe

Tom Porter visits Iohahi:io

Ronateriiohsen’nonhne Tsi Kana:taien Wahonwatihshennakara:tate

NOVEMBER 15, 2018

Vol. 36 #45

AMS Hosts Remembrance Day Event

Snye Recreation Hosts 14th Annual Christmas Enchantment

Post 1479 Observes Veterans Day

Iohahi:io Students Working Towards Renewable Energy Careers

NOVEMBER 21, 2018

Vol. 36 # 46

Montana Senator Pushes Bill to Address Missing & Murdered Native Women Epidemic

Akwesasne Celebrates Two Winners at the 23rd Annual Red Nation International Film Festival

From “Reportable Spills” to “Indigenous Engagement” Enbridge Facts

CBSA Tanon MCA Wahatihorokshi Watatshen:nare Ne Tsi Kana:taien Tsi Ionthonwaientahkhwa Tsi Kiontaweia’tahkhwa

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Contributes $24,300 to Akwesasne Food Pantry

NOVEMBER 29, 2018

Vol. 36 # 47

Massena’s Native Students Share their Culture with Classmates, Staff

SRCS Celebrates Native American Day

The Fourth National Climate Assessment

SRMT Joins Lawsuit Against Monsanto Corporation

Akwesasne Celebrates International Children’s Day

DECEMBER 6, 2018

VOL. 36 # 48

Fashion After Dark

MCA Presents Issues with Bill C-21 to Senate Standing Committee

Here’s how climate change will impact North America

WWII Code Talker Levi Oakes Honored at AFN and House of Commons

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Encouraged by Stay of ICWA Ruling

DECEMBER 13, 2018

Vol. 36 # 49

Tsi:karistisere/Dundee Claim Settlement Unofficially Passes

2018 Akwesasne Holiday Helpers Annual Fundraiser

Under Farm Bill Hemp Becomes Legal

Salmon, Massena hockey add wins over OFA, TI, N-N, Beekmantown, Canton

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe December 8th Monthly Meeting Notes

Four Tribal Members Appointed to Police Commission

DECEMBER 20, 2018

Vol. 36 # 50

Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School Christmas Concert

Tribal Transportation Available for Public Comment

Two males arrested and charged relating to stabbing and beating

Fifty Year Anniversary of 1968 Bridge Blockade

Legal Marijuana included in Cuomo’s 2019 Justice Agenda Items

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Increases Tribal Minimum Wage to $11.82


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