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Articles from the January 9, 2009 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    January 9, 2009

Seneca Nation wants Catskills casino

The Seneca Indian Nation is the latest tribe to announce hopes for a casino in the Catskill Mountains. Last month a Michigan-based development company revealed its relationship with the Senecas and...

 

SPCA thanks HAVFD for daring river dog rescue

Cornwall, ON (Tuesday, January 6, 2008) - The Ontario SPCA Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Branch would like to extend their appreciation and...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    January 9, 2009

Lauren Adams receives Gerald Sharrow Award

By Shannon Burns Lauren Adams, a 2008 graduate of Salmon River Central, was awarded the 5th Annual Gerald Sharrow Memorial Award on Monday. The...

 

Melissa M. Back

Mrs. Melissa M. Back, 79, of 1047 Drum Street Road, Hogansburg, died unexpectedly Thursday evening (January 1, 2009) in the emergency room at Alice...

 

Levi J. Peters

Mr. Levi J. Peters, 76, of 2037 River Road, Sugarbush Island, Akwesasne, Quebec, passed away Sunday (January 4, 2009) morning at his home surrounded b...

 

William (Bill) Cook

William (Bill) Michael Cook, age 34, of 908 River Road, Akwesasne, died at his residence on Thursday, December 25, 2008. Beloved son of Joan Oakes...

 

In Memory BRIAN STUART

My dear son, I miss you so badly, especially around the holidays. That’s when it hurts the most. You are not someone you can get over quick. You...

 

Christmas Memoriam In Memory of my Son Rodney Stanley Square

A light from our household is gone. A voice we loved to hear A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled But all I have are memories and...

 

In Memory of our son Jazz Jacobs

A child and a their parents never part The gift of that child always remains in the heart. Remembering you today and yesterday And every day in...

 

Dedication

Angus Charles Oakes, age 54, died December 24, 2007, the son of John and Isabelle Bero Oakes. Anne (David) Iakohkiatawitsheriio King, age 74, died January 6, 2008, the daughter of Peter David and...

 

Niawen

The Akwesasne Basket Drive would like to give a HUGE NIAWEN to the following people and organizations for their donations. Whether you donated silent auction items, toys, food or money, every effort...

 

Niawen

We wish to express our deepest gratitude for the flowers, food, cards of sympathy and memorials sent at the time of the loss of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Edward Smoke.  A special...

 

Niawen

The Tri-District Elders received a beautiful sign for our building. It was donated by Tim Thompson, from Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island). Thompson put...

 

Niawen

On behalf of Akwesasne Child & Family Services, we’d like to take this time to thank Mrs. Goss’s Grade 6 class of AMS for generously reaching out...

 
 By Kanonsa    Opinion    January 9, 2009

Letter to the editor:

The unseen quality of prayer: What is your spirituality? Submitted by Kanonsa In my younger days, I regularly witnessed elderly prayer leaders like Ha...

 
 By Roy Tarbell    Opinion    January 9, 2009

POETRY

DREAMS What scares me most? What fills me with dread? It’s going to sleep And laying down my mind; That’s when dreams come While I’m sleeping in bed; To invade my head; With images of you and...

 

Urgent Announcement

According to one Customs official, a new “informed compliance” policy is in effect beginning today. This policy does not change what documents are currently accepted, but it gives border agents...

 

Krunch Raffle Winner

The $5000 winner of the Krunch lacrosse team raffle was Travala Back, daughter of Travis Back and Kana Mitchell. Thanks for all who helped make the fundraiser such a big success....

 

Family Fun

Members of the Tarbell family gathered over the holidays for skating fun at the Salmon River Arena. Back row l-r: Emily Tarbell, Aryanna Jacobs,...

 

Casino presents community support check

Akwesasne Territory—The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino held a special event on the morning of December 18, 2008 to recognize their top-performing...

 

Seaway shipping channel closes for winter

Pictured above is the ocean vessel SENECA in the Eisenhower Lock. The SENECA cleared Snell Lock on December 29, 2008 at 1:45 PM and St. Lambert...

 

Seeking the Meaning of Life: Rites of Passage 2009

“What does it mean to be a man? What does it mean to be a woman?” The true measure of being a human being only becomes real when you have been tested. Not until you have sacrificed and suffered...

 

Tribe receives $600K grant, infrastructure plans continue

Akwesasne Territory— A $600,000 Indian Community Block grant from Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will assist the tribe to expand its sewer system. HUD programs for the SRMT are administered...

 

R.I.D.E. vehicle inspection leads to seizure of contraband cigarettes

(St. Andrews, Ontario - Monday December 22nd, 2008) – A 23 year old male driver identified as Stuart Davie from Cornwall, Ontario was charged under the Excise Act 2001 for possession of a tobacco...

 

Toastmasters appreciate Akwesasne Members

On December 17, 2008, Smart City Toastmasters International Club of Cornwall held their annual Christmas dinner at Mustache Joe’s Restaurant on...

 

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