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Articles from the January 27, 2012 edition

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Tribal Gaming Commission Orders Unlicensed Casino to Close

Akwesasne Territory -- On Friday January 20, 2012, the Saint Regis Tribal Gaming Commission issued a letter to the Three Feathers Casino, ordering it to close its doors and cease gaming operations....

 

MCA and Niagara Gas Transmissio Ltd. Mark $1 Million Cooperation & Land Use Agreement

CORNWALL ISLAND, ON, January 20, 2012 – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) welcomed representatives from Niagara Gas Transmission Limited...

 

November and December Students of the Month

The Salmon River Middle School awarded their November and December Students of the Month.  The Student of the Month is based on the character trait...

 

Tribe Backs Off Task Force

MASSENA — The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is reducing its role in the North Country Redevelopment Task Force from “participant” to “observer.” Tribal officials have maintained a...

 

Kawehnoke Snowmobile and ATV Trail Closing

AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY—The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is announcing that construction of the new low-level Three Nations Bridge is proceeding and that additional work will be starting this...

 

Robert L. Benedict

AKWESASNE – Mr. Robert L. “Bobby” Benedict, age 85, of 803 Island Road East, Cornwall Island, passed away late Saturday evening, January 21,...

 

Charlene Boots

After a long and courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her family in the comfort of her home on Cornwall Island, died on Monday, January 23, 20...

 

Niawen

TSI TEWATE’NIKONHRAKWATÁ:KO (“Let’s mend our mind, body & spirit”) The mission of the TSI TEWATE’NIKONHRAKWATÁ:KO (“Let’s mend our... Full story

 

Police Blotter

SHOOTING – At approximately 8:30 p.m. on January 23, 2012, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police responded to an incident on the ice bridge where two unknown suspects shot at and struck a 31 year old... Full story

 

Police Blotter

CRTF SEIZES 6,000 POUNDS OF TOBACCO (CORNWALL, ONTARIO January 23rd, 2012) – The Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) made and assisted in eight (8) contraband tobacco seizures, three (3) drug... Full story

 

Bishop LaValley administers Confirmation at St. Regis Church, Akwesasne

Most Reverend Terry R. LaValley, Bishop of Ogdensburg confirmed twenty-five members of the Church of St. John Francis Regis at Akwesasne at the 10...

 
 By Sesi King    Culture    January 27, 2012

Mary J. Francis

This week’s elder visit was with Mary J. Francis, a long time resident of Kana:takon.  Mary is well known and respected by so many people and we... Full story

 

The Beautiful Truth

Raised on a wildlife reserve in Alaska, 15-year old Garrett was interested in the dietary habits of their animals. After the tragic death of his mother, Garrett s father decided to home-school his... Full story

 

Haudenosaunee News

On Saturday, January 28, 2012 the Midwinter Ceremonies begin at 9:00am (sharp!) with the Stirring of the Ashes. A renewal for the year to come. The Longhouse will be divided so the Bears, Snipes,... Full story

 

News from around the Nations

Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada Students from across Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon are participating in Get Reel, a video campaign to create anti-tobacco ads, as part of this year’s... Full story

 
 By katsi Cook    Culture    January 27, 2012

Grand Mother Moon

We put our minds together and give thanks to our eldest Grandmother, the Moon, who lights the nighttime sky. She is the leader of women all over the w... Full story

 

Some enviornmentally friendly tips to get rid of ice on driveway and sidewalks

While pondering the warm,windy weather, warm, windy and ice coated driveways I decided to look at alternatives to get rid of the ice buildup. One article was from a guy in Sweden, who uses the... Full story

 

Joanne Shenandoah Visits Israel-Palestine for Peace Concert

Oneida Nation musician Joanne Shenandoah took part in the first Project Peace On Earth Concert at the Bethlehem Conference Center in Palestine on... Full story

 

Blast from the Past

Photo courtesy of the Akwesasne Museum If you can identify any of these men or know the year, please contact Sue at the Museum, 51... Full story

 
 By O Connell    News    January 27, 2012

Student of the Month at Tsi Snaihne School

On Friday, January 20th, the students of the month enjoyed a pizza party with the principal in the school library. Every month a special student is...

 

Lexis Eve Delormier

Name: Lexis Eve Delormier Born: Sunday, December 4, 2011 Weight: 8lbs. 3 oz. Length: 21inches Parents: Ali Chatland & Alex Delormier Siblings: Alex... Full story

 

More Akwesasne Veterans

Curtis L. Terrance, US Air Force Thank you to Delia for sending in the names. Please continue to contact Indian Time to add your name or the name of a loved one, plus the branch of the military, and... Full story

 

Sewing Class with Marie Thompson

Akwesasne’s recent snow and ice did not stop locals from gathering together to learn how to sew traditional and contemporary Iroquois regalia from... Full story

 

Consumer Corner

Love Chocolate? There are so many different chocolate desserts: chocolate cake, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate ice cream, chocolate candy, chocolate pudding and even chocolate pie. And let’s not... Full story

 

Malone Adult Basketball League

Standings through Thursday, Jan 20 HIGH RENT DISTRICT - T. Maliniak Masonry 10-1; Winners 8-2; Trim’s Lawn Care 9-3; Mohawk Springs 6-4; Mohawks 4-5; Warnerama 3-13 BISSELL DIV - Cantwell &... Full story

 

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