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Impaired G1 driver facing multiple charges

A single-vehicle collision on South Church Lane in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory has a G1 driver facing multiple charges including impaired driving. At approximately 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of

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Indigenous Tattoo Gathering unites tradition, revitalization and reclamation

The Longhouse property of Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory was the site of an Indigenous Tattoo Gathering August 21 – 24, 2021. Every day of the Gathering included all-day tattooing, while evening events included a social dance, a traditional fireball game, and a feast. The gathering ended the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 24,

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Weir ready to represent Canada, Kanyen’kehá:ka, and family in Tokyo

One of the best parts of watching the Olympic games on television is seeing the overjoyed reactions of an athlete’s friends and family when the Olympian wins gold or completes a fantastic routine or game. Unfortunately, for Kim Maddux and all other Olympic moms, dads, families, and friends, that just isn’t

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Community takes a stand against anti-masker rally

An anti-mask/anti-lockdown group is making its way across western Canada but did not hold an event at Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory as originally planned. The Cross Canada Motorcade left Toronto on Saturday, Jul, 17, 2021, for northern Ontario after being asked by Tyendinaga officials and community members not to host its

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Five people facing charges after stolen property recovered

Illegal drugs and a large quantity of stolen property was recovered by members of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) teams after execution of search warrants at two residences. Seven individuals were arrested between the two scenes, and two were released unconditionally. On Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2021, members of the Ontario Provincial

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Parade honours Shannonville veteran’s 100th birthday

Austin Fuller’s 100th birthday was the cause of a celebratory parade in Shannonville on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Sheltered from the sun by a patio umbrella, Mr. Fuller’s family enjoyed the beautiful day and festivities with him. The new centenarian said the secret to his long life was to, “Always

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New building in Tyendinaga aims to protect Mohawk language

To preserve and protect the endangered Mohawk language, Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na is proposing the creation of a Kenhtè:ke Language and Cultural Centre in Tyendinaga. With less than 2,500 in Canada and the USA, the number of first language speakers is declining across all Mohawk territories, despite the fact that the

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Three positive COVID-19 cases in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

On Friday, Apr. 2, 2021, Tyendinaga Mohawk Council was advised of two positive cases of COVID-19 in their community. The resulting statement from the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte advised the community to avoid travel, or hosting gatherings over the long weekend. They also said contact tracing was underway,

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Positive COVID case moves Quinte Mohawk School to remote learning

A letter was sent out to families of Quinte Mohawk School (QMS) on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 informing them that a positive COVID-19 case was identified within the Mohawk Bus Line. “We recognize that receiving this information may case concern and we want to make you

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Tyendinaga language and cultural centre launch new animated series

Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na (TTO), Tyendinaga’s language and cultural centre, has announced the launch of a new website, video series and character designed to educate children in the Mohawk language. With the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, TTO says they created the Learning With Tsitha (LWT) project to strengthen and

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Thirty Mohawk children’s books published by Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na

Tyendinaga’s Language and Cultural Centre, Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na (TTO) has announced the publication of 30 children’s stories and colouring books written in the Kanyen’kéha (Mohawk) language.  “We are very excited to introduce these books to our community, in keeping with our belief that our world is made better by Kanyen’kehà:ka

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OPP make additional arrest in connection with June 2019 death

The Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has made an additional arrest in connection with a June 2019 opioid-related death. According to a report from OPP, dated Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, officers of the OPP, with the assistance of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Police Service,

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