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North Franklin Soccer

By Derrick Lafrance The 2019 youth soccer league began last week with many Akwesasne youth taking the field. The league starts from age 3 to 12 and...

 

Indians Lose Final

By Derrick Lafrance The Akwesasne Jr. "B" Indians lacrosse team only twice lost back to back games all season. The second time was the one that hurt....

 

Tina's Pride Tournament

By Derrick Lafrance It was a hot Saturday followed by a torrential downpour in the finals but when it was over, this ninth annual event was...

 

Fourth Annual Color Run is a Blast of Color and Fun

By Derrick Lafrance and Jaclyn Hall A big colorful show of support for the Akwesasne Coalition for Community Empowerment last week at Generations...

 

Akwesasne Students Reach Ahead

By Derrick Lafrance A few weeks of school work in the summer now or a whole semester of a course in a few years. Several Akwesasne students picked...

 

Indians Lacrosse

By Derrick Lafrance By the time this paper hits the newsstands it will have all been decided, but we chose to publish this recap for our out-of-town readers. The Rebels were not ready to go quietly...

 

Cultural Center Hosts Atlatl Battle

By Derrick Lafrance An old and ancient tradition of hunting was brought to life with local kids having fun while learning about an old hunting skill....

 

Truckstop #9 Customer Appreciation Day

By Derrick Lafrance There was plenty happening last Saturday in Hogansburg. The fuel station celebrated Customer Appreciation Day with arts and...

 

Rez Pony at Generations Park

By Derrick Lafrance A cool evening for a change and some great live music along with a fundraiser was in store at the park in Tekahsonkaro:ren. The...

 

The River Mohawk Band Supports Make-A-Wish

By Derrick Lafrance The members have changed over the years, but the band name has been around for a long time, always donating their talent to...

 

Teddy Bear Picnic

By Derrick Lafrance Making a new friend and learning arts and crafts while having fun was the aim of this event for the kids. The Akwesasne Zero 2 Six...

 

Indians off to the Finals

By Derrick Lafrance It was a sweep but the Akwesasne Indians had to work hard for it. The Junior B team clinched a date with the Six Nations Rebels...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    July 18, 2019

Babies and Brunch

By Derrick Lafrance It's never too early to get into wellness and educational activities. On Wednesday, July 10th, a Babies and Brunch was held...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    July 18, 2019

Health Fair and Poker Walk Held for Wellness Week

By Derrick Lafrance In keeping with the theme of Wellness Week last week, Ionkwakiohkwaro:ron the new Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal building, had on...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    July 3, 2019

Mohawk Council Service Awards

By Derrick Lafrance Dedicated workers for the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne were acknowledged for years of service. The ceremony was held last Friday,...

 

Indians finish the season as the league's only undefeated team

By Derrick Lafrance The Akwesasne Junior B Indians are heading into the playoffs with some style. The only undefeated team in the Ontario Junior B loop had a relatively easy last few games of the...

 

Indians Win Big

By Derrick Lafrance Call it a tune up game for a big match on Thursday. Last Sunday the Akwesasne Jr. B Indians dismantled the Orillia Kings 19-1 at the Anowarako:wa Arena. Devon Buckshot led the...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    May 23, 2019

When I Come Home

By Derrick Lafrance The story of war and its effects on loving families was shared last week with local veterans who also lived that life. An...

 

Storm Lacrosse

By Derrick Lafrance The Akwesasne Storm lacrosse program once again played host to the Kahnawake Mohawks program. The kids are playing non-contact now but will someday be playing against each other...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    May 9, 2019

St. Regis Dance Club

By Derrick Lafrance The final season of the popular club has been underway, and students are busy practicing for the big show in the summer. The...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    Sports    May 2, 2019

Storm Opens Season

By Derrick Lafrance The new Storm minor lacrosse season kicked off with Gloucester and Kahnawake coming to Kawehnoke in a weekend Play Day. On...

 

St. Regis Recreation Easter Party

By Derrick Lafrance Easter was four days away but the Kana:takon kids got into the spirit early. An Easter Egg relay and party was held on Thursday,...

 

Dangers of Drunk Driving

By Derrick Lafrance With prom season and the end of the school year weeks away the students of Salmon River were given an eye-opening presentation of...

 
 By Derrick Lafrance    News    April 4, 2019

Akwesasne For Pine Ridge

By Derrick Lafrance Helping out people in their time of need is what the Caring Hearts organization is about. In the past they have helped out flood...

 

Wolves Bantams Win Championship

By Derrick Lafrance A game that started as a blowout turned into a barnburner with another Wolves minor hockey team winning the Lower St. Lawrence...

 

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