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 By Greg Horn    News    January 5, 2012

Kateri Tekakwitha to achieve sainthood

Kateri Tekakwitha was one of seven new saints announced by Pope Benedict XVI today. The announcement came today after a meeting with Cardinal Angelo Amato – the prefect of the Congregation of...

 

Mohawk Council Grand Chief Tours Attawapiskat

AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY- Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Kanentakeron Mitchell traveled to the Attawapiskat First Nation on Tuesday, December 20, 2011, along with the Assembly of...

 

Pre-Employment Assistance Program Graduates Seven Participants

The Akwesasne Economic Development Agency (AEDA) in partnership with the Akwesasne Area Management Board (AAMB) offered a Pre-Employment Assistance...

 

Corinne J. White

HOGANSBURG – Ms. Corinne J. White, age 70, of 268 Frogtown Road, passed away on Thursday morning, December 15, 2011, at Massena Memorial Hospital,...

 

Dorothy M. Sawatis

AKWESASNE –Dorothy Marie Sawatis, age 84, of 401 St. Regis Road, peacefully passed away on Monday afternoon, December 19, 2011 at Massena Memorial...

 

Randall T. Jacobs

AKWESASNE - Mr. Randall T. “Man” Jacobs, age 59, of 78 Indian Village Road, Racquette Point, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday evening, December...

 

Roberta Benedict Martin

Roberta Benedict Martin, age 53 years, of Hogansburg NY, passed on Wednesday December 28, 2011 at the Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone New York. Lo...

 

Kanatiio Adams

AKWESASNE – Kanatiio “Tiio” Adams, age 18, of 20 Friday Drive, Snye, passed away Monday, January 2, 2012. Kanatiio was born August 19, 1993 in...

 

Abram L. Gray Jr.

AKWESASNE – Mr. Abram L. Gray, age 44, of 56 Mary Road, unexpectedly passed away early Wednesday morning, January 4, 2011 at Massena Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors are his father, Abram...

 

Niawen

A big thank you to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino staff and their elves for their donation of gifts to the Akwesasne Child & Family Services children.... Full story

 

Niawen

Thank you, On Friday, December 23rd, the Akwesasne Soaring Eagles held their annual benefit raffle draw at the Snye Recreation. The tickets were drawn by Mary Smoke. Winners were Aaliyah Thomas,... Full story

 

Niawen

Niawen Kowa The Tri District Elders would like to send out a big Niawen kowa to Three Feathers Class II Casino for their generous donation of ($500) five hundred dollars to the Tri District Elders... Full story

 

Niawen

Niawen, Three Feathers Casino would like to thank the community and the vendors for making both of our Craft Fairs a success.  The Craft Fair for November we gifted the proceeds from the table... Full story

 

Niawen

The family of the late Dorothy M. Sawatis would like to send out a sincere thank you to all of our family and friends for your comforting words of condolence. Thank you to the ladies auxiliary,... Full story

 

Niawen

SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION RAFFLE WINNERS Raffle winners to the New Years Day Draw for the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 1479 are: 1st Place - $1,500.00 – Maryella Chubb 2nd Place -... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: As a mother and a woman of the Kanonsesne, I for one, am glad that when I come home to Akwesasne there is an absence of Christmas decor. We’re raising our son as a traditional... Full story

 

Police Blotter

CONTRABAND SEIZURES – The Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) made eleven (11) contraband tobacco seizures and one (1) drug related seizure in the following jurisdictions between November 9th and... Full story

 

MCA warns community about reporting at CBSA

COMMUNITY NOTICE The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Justice Department and Community Advocate Ernest King are advising community members that there has been a sudden increase in vehicles being...

 

This issue, the first of the year, is dedicated to the following people who left us in 2011

Ernest M. “Kaientaronkwen” Benedict, age 92, passed on January 8, 2011. The son of Charles and Julia Jandreau Benedict. Husband of Florence Hopps. Charles Tarbell, age 78, passed on January 12,...

 

Tsitewatenikonhrakwata:ko- Native Connections Home Detox

Emmy Mitchell and Debbie Francis opened their Tsitewatenikonhrakwata:ko – Native Connections Home Detox on Nov. 23, 2011 and to date have seen a total of 14-patients seeking treatment for their... Full story

 

2011 Year in Review

January -Community grieves for Thomas “TJ” Bero -Akwesasne’s eldest, Anna Thompson, dies at 108 -Akwesasne Youth Leadership and the Traditional Circle of Indian Elders and Youth -Ft. Covington...

 

Haudenosaunee Confederacy News

No iah! No iah! Happy New Year! The Haudenosaunee year of 2011 was a year of issues that confronted not only the traditional governments but the elective councils as well. • Identification Cards:... Full story

 

News from around the Nations

Maliseet First Nation, New Brunswick, Canada Young people from the Maliseet First Nation will have the opportunity to learn the Maliseet language, thanks to support from the Government of Canada.... Full story

 

The Four Winds

Reprinted from WORDS THAT COME BEFORE ALL ELSE Environmental Philosophies of the Haudenosaunee Continued from Vol. 29 #49 SECTION II: WHY THE FOUR WINDS ARE HAVING PROBLEMS The Four Winds are in... Full story

 

Can you become a Self Taught Software Engineer?

The Internet provides an endless supply of online learning resources that range from free to very expensive. If you want to enjoy a career as a software engineer, web developer, web designer,... Full story

 

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