United Nations Marks 10th Anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

By Doug George-Kanentiio - Akwasasne Mohawk Bear Clan For two days, April 27-28, my wife, Joanne Shenandoah, and I attended the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York City. There were a number...

Milked: Immigrant Dairy Farmworkers in New York State

Propelled by the much-heralded “yogurt boom,” New York’s dairy production and processing industry generates $14 billion a year and is the star sector of the state’s agricultural economy. But a new study, to be...

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Votes to Pass Two-Year Budget Agreement-Includes Wins for Upstate New York

Washington, D.C.—  Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) issued the following statement in response to the passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act: “This two-year bipartisan bill finally breaks the cycle of constant and unstable fiscal crisis and uncertainty the federal government has faced for...

Meatless March: Do you accept the challenge?

By Matt DeCristo A few years back, my friends and I decided to test our dietary fortitude and flex our willpower by committing to Meatless March. You may have heard about the challenge, and it’s pretty...

LIAACC’S newly appointed Health Care Chairman and Utica Native Kevin Byrd set to appear...

New York, New York -  LIAACC’S newly appointed Health Care Chairman and Utica Native Kevin Byrd set to appear of WABC’S Here and Now Sunday, October 1, 2017 12:00 Noon. Blossom Brown is Co-founder of...

Introducing Adoptee Assist We help find your biological family

By Lisa Kininger: My name is Lisa Kininger. I am an adoptee and so is my husband Sam.I have been in search of my biological family for over 25 years but because my adoption was...

FIRST 2018 RIDE FOR MISSING CHILDREN MEETING ON MONDAY

(Utica, NY) – The first meeting of the year for the 22nd Annual Ride for Missing Children-CNY will be held Monday, January 8th at Mohawk Valley Community College. The Ride is the biggest annual fundraiser...

Cesar Chavez RALLY for New York State Farmworker Rights

EVENT DATE/ TIME: Thursday, March 30, 2017 / 11:00 AM LOCATION: New York City Council, Front Steps SPEAKERS: Representative from Senator Marisol Alcantara New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Ray Figueroa, President of the NYC Community Garden Coalition ...

Mayor Blask Updates Rotarians

Herkimer, NY: The Mohawk Valley Rotary Club was honored to have the City of Little Falls Mayor Mark Blask as the speaker at their weekly meeting on Tuesday, April 11. During this meeting, Mayor...
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