The Ukraine: Abandoned Again

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By George Kuchma Long before the “Art of the deal” was popularized, American fingerprints had smeared many a broken treaty, congressional doublespeak gained acceptance, and the professional BS artist became a job title. At the...

GOVERNOR HOCHUL SIGNS LEGISLATION TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF RESOURCES FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIMS

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Legislation (S.00924/A.3331) Requires Law Enforcement and District Attorney's Offices to Advise Human Trafficking Victims of the Availability of Social and Legal Services Governor Kathy Hochul today signed legislation that requires law enforcement and district attorney's offices...

Bosnian Americans Fear Return of Violence in the Balkans

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As much as people want historical conflicts to simply die off in the past and no longer trouble them, the conflicts find a way of lingering on. The motives, biases, and hatreds that spawned...

Utica’s Burmese hold protest against Military Coup in Myanmar

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Today at 2:30pm outside of Munson Williams museum, a crowd of about 50 Burmese immigrants rallied to show solidarity with their country Myanmar (formally called Burma) which has been overtaken in a military coup....

Local Burmese Demand Intervention

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In the Cold of February, Utica’s Burmese population (from the country of Myanmar) rallied at Oneida Sqaure to protest the Military Dictatorship that took over the government and has been oppressing the civilians ever...

One Year Of Burmese Protesting

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One Year ago, the Burmese Military arrested Myanmar’s president Aung San Suu Kyi on the grounds that her election to presidency was fraudulent (widely considered a baseless claim). The Military regime that still tyrannically...

The Doctrine of Discovery and the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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A talk by Douglas M. George-Kanentiio, Akwesasne Mohawk Wednesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. at The Other Side, 2011 Genesee St., Utica DOUGLAS M. GEORGE-KANENTIIO was born and raised on the shores of the Kaniatarowanenneh (St. Lawrence) River on...

Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

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Public Notice / Press Release Contact: Tim Trent   Phone: (315) 525-5591   Email: timtrent@usa.net West Utica CITIZENS FORUM: Financial Exploitation of the Elderly UTICA – Heartless Scams Can Ruin Your Golden Years. Learn how to defend yourself. Attend the West Utica...

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

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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...

Trump Shows Ignorance About Code Talkers and Their Nations

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By: Doug George-Kanentiio, Akwesasne Mohawk On November 27 US President Donald Trump demonstrated his ignorance and insensitivity towards Native people when he welcomed the Navajo Code Talkers to the White House in Washington, DC.Meant to...