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 Letters to the Editor    August 13, 2015

To the Editor:

We represent the Class of 1965, Salmon River Central School (Fort Covington) 50-year Reunion Committee. Our reunion is planned for Saturday, Sept. 19. The day will begin with a tour of the school at...

 
 Letters to the Editor    August 13, 2015

Thompson Foundation of Akwesasne

Thompson Foundation of Akwesasne is creating a commercial film about aboriginal issues such as poverty, stolen land, cultural genocide and unfair...

 
 Letters to the Editor    August 6, 2015

Letter to the Editor

August 4, 2015 Brownfield Meeting Realities Dear Editor, In reference to the Johnson Family Newspapers coverage of the recent Massena Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) “hearing” held in Akwesasne...

 
 Letters to the Editor    July 23, 2015

Letter to Editor regarding Draft of Membership Ordinance

There is a move to pass a Membership Ordinance. We need one, but not this one. Participate! Attend meetings and give your input. Demand a referendum. Vote “NO” on this proposed SRMT Membership...

 
 Letters to the Editor    June 25, 2015

National Grid reset needed

“National Grid reset needed.” To The Editor, She:kon. The announcement that National Grid will resume electrical utility disconnections on the southern portion of Akwesasne has to be met with conc...

 
 Letters to the Editor    June 25, 2015

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Lloyd William Benedict Jr., “JR” is my grandson whom I’ve had with me from the time he was a little boy. He is quite knowledgeable of the political system of the whole...

 
 Letters to the Editor    June 25, 2015

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, First a big niawenkowa to our outgoing Grand Chief, Michael Kanentakeron Mitchell, for his long service of representing us so well and bringing us into the 21st century. Fellow community...

 
 Letters to the Editor    May 14, 2015

Lauzon a good candidate for school board

Letter to the Editor Lauzon a good candidate for school board I am writing this letter in support of Emily Lauzon’s candidacy for the Salmon River Central School Board of Education. Please let me...

 
 Letters to the Editor    April 9, 2015

Letter to the Editor

Shekon sewakwe:kon Akwesashronon I would like to update everyone on what the Elders Benefit Committee has been doing to get a $200 monthly benefit paid to tribally enrolled American resident Elders...

 
 Letters to the Editor    March 12, 2015

Letter to the Editor

Shek:on My name is Marie Morrell. I am the founder and volunteer Executive Director of Parade of Nations for the Developmentally Challenged, an organization helping people with special needs who are...

 
 Letters to the Editor    February 26, 2015

Medical Marijuana and Hemp Farming in Akwesasne

Featherhead Tech was established in 2008, located in Kanatakon at the shore of the St. Regis River in Akwesasne. We’ve been involved in aquaculture practices for some time now. Both my partner and...

 
 Letters to the Editor    February 19, 2015

Letter to the Editor

This is my official announcement that I intend to run for the position of Grand Chief in the upcoming election in June 2015 for the territory of Akwesasne. I have been asked by many people both on and...

 
 Letters to the Editor    February 12, 2015

VOTE NO!

February 9, 2015 Letter to the Editor VOTE NO! I am concerned about the Matrimonial Real Property Law that is currently being voted upon by the commun...

 
 Letters to the Editor    January 15, 2015

To The Editor

To The Editor, I recently attended the first monthly community meeting of 2015. Those meetings are required to be held for the benefit of tribal members. I used to think of them as Tribal Council meet...

 
 Letters to the Editor    January 15, 2015

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor There is a series of 10 Ringing Cedars of Russia books similar to us that are serving to be an awakening for people worldwide. It’s set in the forest of Siberia and it centers o...

 
 Letters to the Editor    January 15, 2015

To The Editor

To The Editor, She:kon. I am writing to comment upon the holiday celebrations that we now call traditions. I honestly want to be grateful for what the basket drive and the mountain of toys does for...

 
 Letters to the Editor    January 8, 2015

Letter to the Editor!

A note of considerable sadness around the community regarding the Christmas basket give-a-way this year. Many community members said forget about it this year due to the discouraging effects from the...

 
 Letters to the Editor    January 8, 2015

Hit and Run

We are looking for the person who was the Hit and Run driver that hit this vehicle below on New Year's morning at 4:00 am on Route 344 in Kanesatake....

 
 Letters to the Editor    January 8, 2015

Letter to the Editor

January 2, 2015 Election Board 412 State Route 37 Akwesasne, NY 13655 The Elders Benefit Committee was sorry to receive your letter dated December 15, 2014 signed by Wendy Adams, Betty Roundpoint and...

 
 Letters to the Editor    January 8, 2015

To the Editor

She:kon. As we celebrate the New Year ahead, I would like to take the time to thank those who serve as role models in Akwesasne. Nia:wen’kowa for all that you do. It does not go unnoticed. In...

 
 Letters to the Editor    December 18, 2014

Federal Election 2015

On December 10, 2014, a Liberal dinner at the Westin Hotel was attended by several directors of the SDSG Riding Association. Loran Thompson attended...

 
 Letters to the Editor    December 18, 2014

JUST THE FACTS

For the years the neighbor (my brother) has tried on numerous occasions to claim portions of my property, however unsuccessfully, but continued attempts were made that even had Council members...

 
 Letters to the Editor    November 20, 2014

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor, A message from Rosemary Bonaparte I was involved in planning a retreat to be held in Ogdensburg at Wadhams Hall in October.  That didn’t come together because a few speakers...

 
 Letters to the Editor    November 20, 2014

To the Editor

To the Editor, I recently attended the financial meeting put on by Tribal Council and the finance division of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe. Two budgets were discussed; the current one for 2014 and the...

 
 Letters to the Editor    November 20, 2014

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor, Open Letter to Barbara Montour, Chief Financial Officer 2015 Draft SRMT Operating Budget After attending the 2015 Budget presentation on Nov. 12, 2014, I must admit that I am...

 

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