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Articles from the November 5, 2009 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    November 5, 2009

Border marker removed from village

A large cement obelisk marker that was planted in the village of Kana:takon (St. Regis) was removed Friday, sparking international interest. The...

 

Police nab alleged drug dealers in North Country ring

A drug ring centered in the North Country was dismantled last Thursday morning when state authorities made several arrests throughout Massena and the surrounding areas. A total of 18 men and women are...

 

MCA voters to elect island chiefs in by-election

This Saturday, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Kawehno:ke District will head to the polls for the second time this year in a court-ordered by-election following an appeal after the regular June...

 

Herne escorts Olympic flame to Canada as relay begins

ATHENS, Oct. 29 /CNW/ - As Greek children waved the blue and white striped flag of their country hand-in-hand with the red and white Maple Leaf,...

 

Richard G. White

Richard G. White passed away at his residence in Middleport, NY, on October 11, 2009 after a brief illness. He was born in New York City, October 26,...

 

Joseph Logan

Mr. Joseph F. “Skyohweho” Logan, age 69, a native of Onondaga Nation, passed away Saturday evening, October 31, 2009, at the home of his special friend, Michael Jock in Akwesasne. He was born on...

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor, Dig out those old scrapbooks from high school. I’m looking for any old newspaper clippings pertaining to girl’s sports from Salmon River Central from the late 60’s, 70’s...

 

Letter to the Editor

Need name and addresses Does anyone out there have loved one’s or friends currently deployed overseas? The American Legion Auxiliary will be boxing up donations for the troops. This will take place...

 

Community Consultation from the St. Regis Recreation Committee

Community Consultation from the St. Regis Recreation Committee November 3, 2009 The current St. Recreation Committee is entertaining an agreement with the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service for the...

 

Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor; Please print this for me for all of Akwesasne to hear. Friday October 30/09 was such a great day. I was sitting in my living room watching T.V. waiting for the Olympic Flame to l...

 

Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor, Should Canada Customs be allowed on Cornwall Island, Mohawk Territory? I say No! The Canadian customs intends to expand the facility, like the U.S. Customs. This will take more...

 

$5,000 REWARD

A $5,000 reward is being offered to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed a break & enter at the home of Lance White, Route 95, on...

 

Mohawk School students take part in Red Ribbon Week

St. Regis Mohawk School students participated in National Red Ribbon Week this past Oct. 26 to Oct. 30. National Red Ribbon Week is a weeklong drug...

 

The Canandaigua Fire Must Be Preserved

The annual commemoration of the 1794 Canandaigua Treaty is one of the most important gatherings of the Haudenosaunee. It reminds us of a time when our concerns were paramount in the US which, in...

 

Tribe conducting phone survey on border issue

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe will be conducting a telephone survey during the week of November 9, 2009 to find out the opinions of community members regarding the Canadian Customs possibly returning to...

 

Construction Skills Program comes to an end

The Akwesasne Economic Development Agency (AEDA) in conjunction with the Community Support Program of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne presented a...

 

Massena Central School District Calendar- November 2009

MASSENA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CALENDAR • College Visits, November 5, 2009 – Mohawk Valley Community - 10:45 • SAT Exam, November 7, 2009 Students taking the SAT should be in the MCHS lobby NO...

 

Cornwall RCMP Detachment Pro-Active Release

The following details are seizures from October 22nd to October 29th, 2009.  A total of 2,800 re-sealable bags of contraband cigarettes and arrested four people: On October 23rd, 2009, an officer...

 

Notice to the Community

This is to inform the community that the following persons have applied for Membership under the Akwesasne Membership Code: Devin Peter Lazore, age 16, son of Peter Lazore (Akwesasne) and Kim...

 

African-Native American Lives in the Americas

By the National Museum of the American Indian “There still exists a largely invisible story of America-how African and Native peoples came together...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    November 5, 2009

Girls get up close and personal with Jay-Z

Two Akwesasne sisters are Jay-Z fans for life after luck had them right on stage with the rapper during his performance in Ottawa Sunday night....

 

Short film created by Indigenous elementary school students will screen at San Francisco Film Festival

The short film created by Indigenous grade school children from the Pueblo of Tesuque and the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory will screen at the 34th annual American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco...

 

Local artist brings back traditional pottery making to Akwesasne

The Akwesasne Library and Museum hosts a variety of hands-on classes that promote cultural awareness. The current class being offered is traditional...

 

Is your food the cause of your health concern?

Recently I had the pleasure of treating a beautiful 14 month old girl. Her mother brought her to my clinic after consulting with other doctors to address a severe case of eczema (a skin condition). A...

 

Origin of the Clans

Continued from last week One day the elders became alarmed and called a meeting of all the people of the villages. The people were told of the basic problems and all were asked for ideas that would...

 

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