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Letter to the Editor, I went to the Partridge house in May of 2014 and unlike so many that don’t, I made it to graduation. Since then I have been approached by numerous people discussing their exper...

 

Disrupting Fish Cycle

Letter to the Editor, April 25, 2017 Disrupting Fish Cycle The fish cycles in Akwesasne are getting disrupted by natural as well as man made factors, some preventable as well as avoidable. One of the...

 

To the Editor, Indian Time

Many thanks to your paper and to Ruth Bell, for printing her letter last week. For those not familiar with TCR 2017-18 passed by the Tribal Council, it established a ‘’Elderly Benefits...

 

Letter to the Editor

Transparency is about having an open decision making process; it helps strengthen respect, relationships and promotes efficiency and effectiveness in our government. This statement was made in the...

 

Letter to the Editor

Tribal Council’s open letter to the community in last week’s Indian Time left me with more questions than answers! I found it interesting that council stated numerous false statements are made in...

 

To the Editor

Response to letter from the Tribal Council: Congratulations, you have just answered an anonymous letter with an anonymous letter! Mind you, your letter was assembled by a committee of council members...

 

Open Letter to the Community from Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council

March 15, 2017 Anonymous letters containing defamatory statements have been circulating in our community. Last Spring, a letter was distributed with numerous false statements relating to Tribal Chiefs...

 

Letter to the Editor

Once again the SRMT Monthly meeting held on March 4, 2017 was filled with much information. We had presentations regarding our youth who attended the USET conference, Sewakwatho and Native...

 

Letter to the Editor

Our Seniors Benefit Committee met with Tribal Council on February 3, 2017 to select people who would be asked to sit on the Seniors Benefit Working Group. A call out was made to the membership with an...

 

Dear Editor:

Dear Editor: Every couple of years, our native peoples post a job opening. ‘’Wanted. Chief. Must be able to do what we ask them to do. Must also be able to follow rules. Will give you a guidebook...

 

SRMT Elders Benefit Working Group, In Step With the 2013 Tribal Procedures Act

Tsiothohrkó:wa/January 18, 2017 SRMT Elders Benefit Working Group, In Step With the 2013 Tribal Procedures Act The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) follows the 2013 Tribal Procedures Act (TCR...

 

Letter to the Editor

The SRMT Monthly meeting held on 1/7/17 was lengthy and as always full of information. The new business portion went well beyond the 1 p.m. deadline as stated in the Procedures Act, but a motion was...

 

The Snye Recreation will be hosting this year's Winter Carnival!

The Carnival dates are Friday, February 10th, Saturday, February 11th and Sunday, February 12th. At this time we are looking for events, event coordinators as well as sponsors. If you or your program...

 

"Pay It Forward'' is alive and well.

On December 16, 2016 at 7:30 in the morning I pulled into McDonald’s Parking Lot in Gouverneur, N.Y. wanting a hot cup of coffee on my way to Syracuse. I am a 74-year old male who was dressed very w...

 

Letter to the Editor

Opinions are a funny thing aren’t they? Everyone’s got one, yet they make for an interesting conversation especially when it is on a topic pertaining to what each person believes is right or...

 

Letter to the Editor

The Black Serpent of (Dakota Access Pipelines) “No DAPL protest” represents a powerful battle against a monster stated in our prophecies. Most people might not be aware of the Standing Rock...

 

Letter to the Editor

Last week on page 17 of this paper, a full page listing appeared entitled, “ELDERS BENEFITS FAQS.” PLEASE NOTE. This listing was a product of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe only. Although my name an...

 

To the Editor

To the Editor This community is being asked to go to the polls on December 3rd to approve a payment of $200.00 monthly to our Seniors. Now there is a great deal of misinformation being circulated...

 

Letter to the Editor

Once again I had the opportunity to watch the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council perform an injustice to its membership. At the monthly tribal meeting...

 

POOR ANNIE POOTOOGOOK – ABORIGINALS WILL NEVER FORGET HER!!!

It’s not just upsetting to see one of Canada’s foremost Artists to be found dead in the river. Tears come to my eyes as I see a reflection of the disparity of how Aboriginal women are treated in t...

 

RE: RICHARD ADAMS

September 6, 2016 RE: RICHARD ADAMS Purpose of this letter 1. I wish for this letter to bring to the community’s attention some important objective observations, experiences and actions, from an...

 

Healthy Snacks are Essential for Students

As we near the first day of school, both teachers and parents are preparing for the students’ return to classes. We take great care to make sure that they have backpacks, school supplies and clothin...

 

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...

 

Where Else Can We Go?

Where else can you go to buy cat food in a can for $1.09? Where else can you go to buy a nine-volt battery for $7.19? Where else can you go to buy a bottle of wine for $20.00? We can shop local at...

 

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