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Canadian actor Adam Beach walks a fine line as an ambassador for Canada 150

Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Canadian actor Adam Beach finds himself walking a fine line after agreeing to be an ambassador for the federal government's Canada 150 celebrations.

Beach — who overcame a troubled childhood on the Dog Creek reserve in Manitoba to star in Hollywood blockbusters such as Flags of Our Fathers — feels he should help pay tribute to a government that has funded some of his films, as well as his film school for Indigenous students in Winnipeg.

State allocates $10 million for flood recovery assistance

- Watertown Daily Times

The state has allocated $10 million for local municipalities affected by flooding along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the funding Monday. It will help affected communities repair flood walls, roads, sidewalks, culverts and public water and sewer infrastructure.

The money will come from New York State Homes and Community Renewal and applications will be available to local governments in counties where the state flooding emergency was declared earlier in May.

Tribal Council supports Akwesasne Veterans Memorial Monument

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

The volunteer committee for the Akwesasne Veterans Memorial Monument Fund received $5,000 from the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council through the Community Partnership Fund for the monument’s completion. The monument will be publicly unveiled at 2 p.m. Saturday at Generations Park, 545 Route 37 in Akwesasne. It will commemorate all Akwesasne veterans who served in branches of the U.S. or Canadian armed services. Joining in the check presentation were, from left, American Legion Post 1479 Commander Michael Cook, Sons of the American Legion Treasurer Lawrence Swamp, Sub-Chief Michael Conners, Tribal Chief Ron LaFrance, Sub-Chief Shelley Jacobs, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Phillip Tarbell, Tribal Chief Beverly Cook and Sub-Chief and AVMMF Committee Chairwoman Cheryl Jacobs.

Google Doodle features St. Regis Mohawk Tribe member Richard Oakes, noted Native American activist

- Massena Daily Courier

AKWESASNE — St. Regis Mohawk Tribe member and Native American activist Richard Oakes made an appearance on the Google homepage on Monday.

Google Doodles — daily artistic changes to the search engine’s home page — portrayed Oakes on Monday on what would have been his 75th birthday.

Oakes was portrayed with three major areas from his life.

On the right side of the drawing is Akwesasne, where he was born and raised.

Two Freeze to Death on Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation

Levi Rickert - Native News Online

EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA – Tribal officials are asking the public stay inside due extreme cold winter conditions on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. Search parties found the bodies of two tribal members within the past week. Both died from being exposed to freezing temperatures.

A third person, Tom Traversie, Jr. is missing and search parties are braving the cold weather to look for him. A Command Center has been set up at the Cheyenne River Game Fish and Parks in Eagle Butte, coordinating the efforts to find Traversie.

Ottawa, provinces fail to reach a deal on health spending

John Paul Tasker, CBC News

Ottawa and the provinces have failed to reach a deal on health-care funding, despite a $11.5-billion pledge by the federal government to boost targeted spending on home care and mental health.

The federal government has now taken that offer off the table, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Monday, and the Canada Health Transfer (CHT) spending increase will revert to 3 per cent a year as of April 1, 2017.

Tribe Gives Preference Boost to Mohawk Businesses

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has put in place an expanded Native American Preference Policy for the benefit of Native American/Alaska Native-owned businesses and companies. Tribal Council Resolution 2016-82 rescinds a 2007 resolution (TCR 2007-36) that uniformly implemented a 10-percent preferential procurement advantage to Mohawk vendors. In its place, an updated tribal procurement policy is being implemented based on the size of the transaction.

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