Articles from the November 12, 2009 edition

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MCA election results: No change

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Kawehno:ke district went to the polls Saturday for a by-election for the four Kawehno:ke district chiefs. The special election was called following an appeal that...

 

Akwesasne man pepper-sprayed by CBSA

A tense situation worsened this weekend at the temporary Canadian Border Services Agency port in Cornwall when an Akwesasne man who was a passenger in a vehicle allegedly refused to show...

 

Akwesasne veterans awarded high school diplomas

By Shannon Burns More than forty Akwesasne veterans received a standing ovation Wednesday from hundreds of family members and community members...

 

Akwesasne veterans awarded high school diplomas

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Akwesasne veterans awarded high school diplomas

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In loving Memory of Irene Thompson

It’s been what 8 years now Ma since you’ve been gone But it still seems like Yesterday when I held Your hand and told you good bye You are dearly...

 

To The Editor;

The Friends of Robert Moses State Park Nature Center recently held two very successful annual events: the Fall Clean-Up Day and the Halloween Woods Walk. Alcoa workers and more than 45 volunteers...

 

Winners

The winners of the girls hockey World Series Baseball board # 1 was Courtni Day and Board #2 was Rosebud Cook.  Thank you to everyone who supported girls hockey....

 

To the people of Kahwenoke:

To the people of Kahwenoke: Nov. 9, 2009 Appeals once again! Why? Once again you, the community, have been denied a fair election process. The By-election that took place on November 7, 2009 was a...

 

Dear Elf:

The Malone Chamber of Commerce will be holding our annual “Santa in the Park” activity at the Arsenal Green on Friday December 4th 2009 at 6:00 pm. Just like last year, the children that...

 

Season of Change

This fall season has been very exciting. The 6 Nations will gather this week to hold up and reinforce the 1794 Treaty of Canandaigua, a contract negotiated at the request of the young United States....

 

Salmon River participates in Halloween Candy Buy Back Program

Submitted by Alison Benedict, Home-School Coordinator On November 4th, Salmon River Central elementary students participated for the first time ever...

 

New support group forms for grandparents raising grandchildren

Raising children fulltime, with their high energy levels and behavioral changes, can be a difficult task for any parent. But, being a grandparent...

 

Time to Walk the Talk

No Mohawk, wherever they live, should assume that the assault on Steve Barnes was isolated or of no concern to them. The Canadian Border Service Agency has been trained as to how to bring crippling...

 

RCMP Cigarette Seizures

The following details are seizures from October 29th to November 5th, 2009.  A total of 3,750 re-sealable bags of contraband cigarettes, 1 vehicle and arrested five people: On October 29th, 2009,...

 

Always Tired? A Checklist to Discuss With Your Doctor

It is indicated by several medical associations that the number one reason that people will go to see their doctor is because they are tired. Being tired, however, can be the result of numerous...

 

Cyber bullying

CYBER BULLYING Although there are several definitions regarding the topic of Cyber Bullying, it can generally be defined as sending or posting harmful or cruel text messages or images using the...

 

Weight Loss and Health Secrets with Jason Christoff

Many people have been conditioned to believe that their disease is based on genetics and that their genes are their fate. Research conducted by Dr. Dean Ornish and released in his book The Spectrum...

 

Sweet and natural

With adult and childhood obesity now a national concern, parents need to be on the lookout for processed sugars that sneak into family foods, from cereals to condiments.Refined sugar has no upside oth...

 

Herbed Bread and Vegetable Stuffing

Serves 8 / Prep tips: Try using sprouted whole-grain bread for added texture and nuttiness.Serving tip: If some of your guests are vegetarian, use the stuffing to fill portobello mushroom caps; brush...

 

2010 NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT ART COMPETITION ANNOUNCED BY THE OFFICE OF INDIAN EDUCATION

Bringing Honor Through Education is the theme for the U.S. Department of Education, Office Indian Education’s 2010 Native American Student Art Competition. The competition, which celebrates the...

 

Raffle Winner

The Akwesasne People’s Fire held a raffle to help with expenses for their new building. The winner of the print by Charlotte King was Natalie Gibson. A passerby drew the winning...

 

Chief Ransom attends White House Tribal Nations Conference

On Thursday, November 5th, 2009, St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Chief James Ransom attended the White House Tribal Nations Conference.  As part of President Obama’s outreach efforts, this conference...

 

Akwesasne receives a visit from special guest author Sally Roesch Wagner

The Akwesasne Library and Museum hosted a meet the author on Nov. 6 with Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, nationally recognized lecturer, author, and performa...

 

Freezin’ For A Reason

Story and photos by Debbie Cook-Jacobs  The first of New York States ‘Polar Plunge’ fundraising events was held at NYPA’s Hawkins Point...

 

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