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Articles from the August 11, 2016 edition

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Tribal Council Introduces Two Draft Referendum Questions

Akwesasne, NY - At the Monthly Tribal meeting held on Seskéha/August 6, 2016, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council introduced two draft questions that will be posed to the membership through a...

 

Gutted Sturgeon Found In St. Lawrence

A community member shared photos with Indian Time he had taken on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. He was fishing with his grandchildren in the St. Lawrence...

 

EMERGENCY EXERCISE TO BE HELD IN ST. REGIS

Territory of Akwesasne – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) will host the Annual Boom Deployment Drill and Emergency Exercise August 23-24, 2016. This...

 

SRMT August Monthly Meeting

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held their monthly meeting on Saturday, August 6, 2016. The meeting was well attended by community members. With only two agenda items the meeting was packed with...

 

Removal of the Hogansburg Dam has Begun

The first phases of the removal of the Hogansburg Dam are underway. A community meeting on the removal of the dam was held on Thursday, August 4 at...

 

HYDRO QUEBEC TO INSTALL NEW METERS IN AKWESASNE

On June 20, 2016 the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne passed MCR 2016/2017 #069 approving Hydro Quebec to proceed with the installation of the “Next Generation Meters” in the Districts of Kana:takon...

 

GERALDINE E. GRAY

AKWESASNE – Mrs. Geraldine E. Gray, 62, of 42 Smoke Road, passed away late Sunday evening, August 7, 2016 at the University of Vermont Medical...

 

Niawen

Darlene Cook and family would like to thank everyone who donated baskets, food and bought dinners and tickets for the fundraiser. The outpouring of support and generosity was greatly appreciated....

 

THANK YOU

Thank You from the Family of the Late Christopher (Jimmy) Jacobs Perhaps you sent a lovely card, or sat upon a chair. Perhaps you sent us beautiful...

 

Akwesasne Epilepsy Support Group Thank You Letter

Akwesasne--On Thursday, August 4th the Akwesasne Epilepsy Support Group held a successful painting fundraiser with renowned North Country Artist...

 

Letter to the Editor

Re: Indian Time, dated August 4, 2016, page 24 The Sacrifice of the mass is universal; it’s the same all over the world. The response and affirmation from the congregation can be and may be in the...

 

Letter to the Editor

Over the past many years, we at Akwesasne Stuff the Bus have provided school supplies to many students in the community of Akwesasne. We have seen the joy on the children’s and parent’s faces...

 

Science Camp students with The Right Stuff

They volunteered to don astronaut gear for their groups and this was day one of the 5 day camp for this group at the Akwesasne Mohawk School. L-R:...

 

SIXTIES SCOOP RALLY TAKING PLACE ON AUGUST 23

Survivors of the Sixties Scoop and their supporters will be holding a rally in Toronto, Ontario on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. The rally is a precursor to the hearing taking place on the same day and...

 

$75,000 Summer Blowout Winner From Brockville, ON

(AKWESASNE, NY) – On Saturday July 30, 2016, the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort (AMCR) had the second drawing for the $75,000 Summer Blowout...

 

World Breastfeeding Week 2016

Submitted by Amanda Garrow This year's World Breastfeeding Week 2016 theme is raising awareness of the links between breastfeeding and the Sustainable...

 

Iakwa'shatste Youth Fitness Opens in Akwesasne

Akwesasne, ON--Akwesasne has been home to many sports and recreation programs for youth over the years, and now a group of community members are proud to announce the creation of an original type of...

 

Best Time to View Perseid Meteor Shower is this Weekend!

The Perseid meteor shower will burst into light this August as Earth passes through the long trail left by Comet Swift-Tuttle — and this month, it’s slated to put on a spectacular show. According...

 

ABGC Prepares for the 2016-2017 School Year

As the summer winds down, the Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club staff is gearing up for the 2016 – 2017 school year. They recently held registration on...

 

Saint Lawrence Island Returns to the Yupik

SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND, Alaska - In one of the biggest land conveyances in US history, the federal government officially signed the title to Saint Lawrence Island over to its native population. More...

 

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Aboriginal Imposters Can Cause Harm

Over the years there have been many non-Natives, enamored by aboriginal culture, who have posed as Natives. Some have done so with sincerity and others for personal gain. While many of these...

 

DraftKings and FanDuel Now Legal Again in NYS

Daily fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel are now legal again in New York state. The websites are at the center of an ongoing tussle on whether or not betting on the fortunes of hand-picked...

 

SRMT Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new Planning & Infrastructure Building on State Route 95,...

 

St. Regis Mohawk School Without School Principal

The regularly scheduled Salmon River Central School Board meeting was held on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Superintendent Harper and Board members faced a number of questions from SRMS staff in regards...

 

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