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 Letters to the Editor    March 16, 2017 

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    March 9, 2017

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    February 16, 2017

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    January 26, 2017

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    January 19, 2017

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    January 12, 2017

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    January 12, 2017

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    January 5, 2017

"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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    December 8, 2016

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    December 1, 2016

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    December 1, 2016

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    November 23, 2016

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    November 17, 2016

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    October 6, 2016

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    September 8, 2016

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    September 1, 2016

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    August 11, 2016

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    August 11, 2016

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    August 4, 2016

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...

 
 Letters to the Editor    July 28, 2016

Plans are now in place for a Food Co-op

In an effort to save money, a food co-op would help to reduce grocery bills. As with other food co-ops it will require pre-paying. The more people that join the co-op, equals larger purchasing power,...

 
 Letters to the Editor    July 14, 2016

Letter to the Editor Re: Removal of Hogansburg Dam Stoppage

July 12th, 2016 Dear Editor: I write to you and the community of Akwesasne as a whole to announce that I have agreed to act as the Plaintiff of Record for a Class Action Civil Suit to be filed in the...

 
 Letters to the Editor    July 7, 2016

MCA/Cornwall Port Divestiture

Has Akwesasne Mohawk Council betrayed the Community? It appears that they have by signing a Co-owners Agreement with Cornwall for the Port Divestiture. It was signed at Cornwall City Hall last week....

 
 Letters to the Editor    July 7, 2016

Hogansburg Dam Removal

I would like to express my concerns over the removal of the dam in Hogansburg. A lot of us have grown up on this river, if not all of us. We all swam, boated or fished as kids on this river and most...

 
 Letters to the Editor    June 16, 2016

Letter to the editor

After attending last night’s Salmon River Central Board Meeting, I was left in shock and awe, but mostly left with a feeling of disappointment. The board members have clearly forgotten their...

 
 Letters to the Editor    June 9, 2016

How to Beat New York's Robo-Scalpers

By Eric Schneiderman June 2, 2016 We’ve all had the experience of logging online to buy tickets for our favorite band or show only to find out the tickets are already gone — sold out within...

 

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