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Community COVID-19 outbreak declared on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

“Those considered high-risk for exposure will be contacted by HPEPH. Low-risk contacts were sent this letter by email. The school remains open,” The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board said on Twitter. View a copy of that letter below. Original article: A community outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared

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Mobile Pap Party clinics provide cervical screening for those without family doctor

National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week is October 24-30, and to help encourage cervical cancer screening members of the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario (CCSEO), in partnership with Queen’s University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology program, are hitting the road for the annual Pap Party pop-up cervical cancer screening clinics. “For

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Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na announces architect for Kenhtè:ke Language and Cultural Centre

To preserve and protect the endangered Mohawk language, Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na has begun work on 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

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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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Man arrested after multiple vehicle thefts in L&A County

One man is facing multiple charges after Lennox and Addington Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) respond to three separate vehicle incidents. According to a report from the OPP, dated Monday, May 3, 2021, at approximately 11 a.m. on May 2, 2021, a Dodge Shadow vehicle was stolen from a business parking

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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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Impaired driver charged after single vehicle collision in Tyendinaga

An impaired driver left the scene of a collision in Tyendinaga Township and is now facing charges. At approximately 7 a.m. on Sunday, Mar. 7, 2021, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Melrose

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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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Tyendinaga Police, OPP conduct manhunt for armed suspect

UPDATE — Oct. 7, 2020 — SUSPECT APPREHENDED Shortly after 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, the Tyendinaga Police Service issued a statement that a warrant for David Bolton had been successfully executed in Deseronto. “We would like to thank all for the recent tips and assistance,” they said.

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Nearly 2000 cannabis plants seized in Tyendinaga Township

Nearly two thousand cannabis plants were seized by members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) in Tyendinaga Township, according to an OPP media release dated Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. CSCU officers, along with members of the Lennox and Addington OPP Detachment, OPP Organized

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