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 By Ian Oakes    News    September 26, 2013

Traditional Beaded Medicine Bag Class Ends at Akwesasne Museum

In what was filled almost from the minute it was posted, Bill Loran’s Traditional Beaded Medicine Bag Class wrapped up amidst raucous celebration,...

 

Akwesasronon Photographer Prepares for First Exhibition

Some of you may know well-traveled photographer Herbi M. Francis. Francis is soon to enjoy the accolades her work surely deserves at an exhibition ent...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    September 19, 2013

Sign Announcing Current Border Wait Times Unveiled

You may have seen a sign in Akwesasne announcing border wait times located just across the road from Twin Leaf as you have traveled in or out of...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    September 19, 2013

Akwesasne Ferry Survey

There is a survey available at www.akwesasne.ca/ferrysurvey that intends to gauge community interest in a ferry service running from Kanatakon to...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    September 12, 2013

Akwesasne Broadband Initiative Update

As many of you may already know, broadband is coming to Akwesasne – in fact, it’s already here. For the last year work has been done to complete...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    September 12, 2013

Encircles Everything Exhibit Comes To an End

At the Akwesasne Museum and Cultural Center, an exhibit by artist Elizabeth “Betts” Doxtator had its final showing which included a talk given by...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    September 12, 2013

Kidney Walk Raises Funds and Awareness for Kidney Disease

On a day nearly identical to last year, brisk and beautiful, people gathered in Cornwall’s Lamoureux Park to participate in this year’s “Give...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    September 12, 2013

Swiss Couple Dances in Powwow

The Akwesasne Powwow took place over the weekend, and it’s so big that it is attracting people all the way from Switzerland! Markus Vollack and Yvon...

 
 By Ian Oakes    Sports    September 12, 2013

Fourth Annual Be Great Golf Tournament Held at Cedarview Golf Course

The fourth annual Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club Be Great Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, September 7, 2013. The weather cooperated and despite...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 29, 2013

2013 AFS Survival Race and Quilt Auction

The annual Akwesasne Freedom School Survival Race and Quilt Auction took place over the weekend, on August 24 and 25. This year’s race saw 13 teams...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 29, 2013

ABGC Summer GED Course Completes with Graduation

The summer GED program, held at the Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club, held a graduation ceremony on Friday, August 23, 2013. The ceremony, which...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 22, 2013

Louie Oakes Memorial Fishing Tournament

The fourth annual Louie Oakes Memorial Fishing Derby was held over the weekend, August 17th and 18th, at the Tacklebox Marina in Snye. The tournament...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 22, 2013

Bears Den Celebrates its 60th anniversary

In a tremendous celebration, the entire community was invited out to celebrate the 60th anniversary of local favorite Bears Den. In a celebration...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 22, 2013

Seniors Picnic Held at Seniors Center

A potluck picnic was held for seniors at the Seniors Center in Hogansburg on Friday, August 16th. This was the fifth year for the event and was...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 22, 2013

SRMT Holds Inauguration Ceremony

In what was a wonderful ceremony, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held an inauguration ceremony for newly elected Chief Beverly Cook and re-elected...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 22, 2013

Dragonflies Compete in Dragon Boat Races at the Sun Life Waterfest

This year’s Sun Life Waterfest was held over the weekend at Lock 19 in the Old Cornwall Canal. Among the many things to do and see at the fest,...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 22, 2013

MCA Beach Day Celebrating Families At Barnhart Beach

On Thursday, August 15, MCA’s annual Celebrating Families Community Event was held at Barnhart Beach in Massena. The event was to get families...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 15, 2013

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Chiefs React to Hogansburg Triangle Lawsuit Dismissal

In what is being described as a puzzling ruling on whether to hear a lawsuit seeking to establish the Hogansburg Triangle as inside the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s territory, US District Judge...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 15, 2013

Salli Benedict Basket Collection on Display at the Native North American Travelling College

It seems that conversations about Salli Benedict include a series of compliments, but one that stands out is that she was a tremendous supporter of th...

 
 By Ian Oakes    Sports    August 15, 2013

Louie E. King Memorial Softball Tournament

The 2013 Louie E. King Softball Tournament was held over the weekend at the Louie E. King Ballfield behind the American Legion Post in Akwesasne. The...

 
 By Ian Oakes    Sports    August 15, 2013

Jr. Olympics at A'nowara'ko:wa Arena

On Tuesday August 6, Island Recreation Programs got together and held a Jr. Olympics for the kids at the Anowara’ko:wa Arena. The event was put...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 8, 2013

KAIROS Nation to Nation Bike Tour Stops in Akwesasne

Over several days, members of KAIROS and the OTESHA Project, two groups devoted to Social Justice and fostering Nation to Nation relationships and...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 8, 2013

Thompson Island Cultural Camp

There’s a beautiful resource right in our back yard that you may not know about. Thompson Island Cultural Camp is located on, you guessed it, Thomps...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 8, 2013

SRMT Staff Appreciation Picnic at Barnhart Beach

On Friday August 2, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held its annual staff appreciation picnic. The picnic catered by Big-E featured a barbeque lunch. The...

 

Brandon Lazore

You may not have heard about Syracuse based Kanienkehka artist Brandon Lazore, but he is beginning to make big moves in the art scene there. Lazore,...

 

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