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Articles from the January 28, 2010 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    January 28, 2010

Elders could reach settlement with Old Age Security

Twenty-eight Mohawk elders, who were under scrutiny by Service Canada now have the option of agreeing to a settlement with Service Canada regarding their Old Age Security benefits. In 2008 a number of...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    January 28, 2010

Tribe holding off-reservation gaming referendum

Tribal members will vote for the second time this Saturday on the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s referendum question, “Do you approve of the Tribe pursuing off-reservation gaming in the Catskills?” A...

 

K & P Fuels is now open for business

There is a new fuel business in town, and they want to keep you and your family warm this winter. Kuy Chaussi and Pat Pyke from Akwesasne are owners...

 

Winter fun: Tubing trip to Titus

On. Jan. 18, the Alcohol & Chemical Dependency Prevention Program took 32 Akwesasne youth to Titus Mountain to spend the day having some good clean...

 

Lawrence Bob Paul

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Lawrence R. Paul, age 88, of Grasmere, a Mohawk Indian and retired iron worker, died Friday, January 15, 2010 in Staten...

 

Thank you

Thank you, The family of Wilbur P. Barnes Sr. sends our deepest appreciation to all who helped our Dad, Husband, Grandfather and Great Grandfather be with us to the age of 82. First, to the St. Regis...

 

Niawenkowa for your help!

January 15, 2010 at the Snye Recreation Centre the “Healing Our Grief: Looking Forward to Balance & Harmony” took place with many people in attendance. It was worth every bit of effort put forth...

 

Akwesasne Cancer Support Group We wish to thank the following people

Lucie M Bradley, Elosie K. Giordano, Belle Bugni, Aimee Benedict &Tom Debo and the Cuyler School teachers and staff for their generous donations to the Akwesasne Cancer Support Group in memory of...

 

Letter to the editor

Common Misconceptions About Monticello, The Tribe, and the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino I would like to address a few misconceptions being  promoted in the community by the Anti-Sullivan County Casino...

 

Sullivan County a BAD Investment and Ploy For Political Power

By Cynthia Smoke AKWESASNE-Recent and bygone investigations of the past twenty plus years of corrupt businessmen~ tribal chiefs high ranking casino executives along with judges~ and courts still have...

 

Letter to all Akwesasne members

I read the guest editorial from the chiefs in this past week’s Indian Time ( vol. 28#2), In the letter, the argument was for the Sullivan county casino’s referendum vote on January 30, 2010. For...

 

To the editor:

The Iroquois have always been regarded as being good statesman, people who will listen with an open mind and exchange a good dialogue on important issues like the Sullivan County project. I find...

 

Against all Odds - Mohawks, opportunity and a Catskill Casino

The path towards the completion of a casino project in the Catskills of Sullivan County has been a long, difficult and at times, seemingly endless road. It has been a path lined with insurmountable...

 

Why the Sullivan County Deal is a Bad One

Thanks to a free and open media at Akwesasne we have had an opportunity to read or listen to the issues surrounding the proposed Sullivan County casino deal. This will all lead to the January 30th...

 

If you’ve got big plans for Valentine’s Day, you’d better get moving

Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday.    Sending roses is a great way to show affection, but it’s not exactly original – and it’s pricey. This year, it might be worth your while (and...

 

USDA Enhances Integrity of Farm Programs

The US Department of Agriculture has partnered with the Internal Revenue Service to strengthen the integrity of USDA farm safety net programs and ensure program participants meet requirements...

 

“Weight Loss and Health Secrets with Jason Christoff”

An interesting study published in the New England Journal of Medicine almost 20 years ago highlighted the importance of immunity in the fight to reverse cancer. For many years the prevailing thought...

 

OxyContin Detoxification

by Tiffany Leabo and Melissa Jacobs   Whenever possible an individual should have support for the detoxification process.  It is not advised that this process be attempted alone.  If attempting an...

 

Active Recovery for OxyContin Addiction

by Tiffany Leabo and Melissa Jacobs   After the detoxification process is over, it is important to remember that just because you are physically detoxed, it does not mean that you are cured of...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    January 28, 2010

Runners, volunteers and committee thanked for Olympic Torch involvement

The Akwesasne Olympic Torch Committee held an appreciation dinner last Thursday evening to thank and recognize all those who were a part of...

 

St. Lawrence University President Fox visits Akwesasne Cultural Center

On Jan. 20, St. Lawrence University President William L. Fox, along with several other representatives, visited the Akwesasne Cultural Center to...

 

Preparing for the future of Akwesasne’s workforce

The Akwesasne Employment Resource Center is here to provide valuable services and employment resources to the Akwesasne community. One such program...

 
 By Joyce King    News    January 28, 2010

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, Akwesasne Justice Department and Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre work to bring Sweat Lodge to Aboriginal Inmates

On January 13, 2010, Mr. John Maracle, the Native Inmate Liaison Officer, conducted the first Sweat Lodge ceremony in a secure area within the...

 

Notice to the Community

This is to inform the community that the following persons have applied for Akwesasne Membership: Geri Lynn Sunday age 17, daughter of Lynn Sunday (Akwesasne) and Gerald Russell, a non-native;...

 

Aging and your wellness

On Jan. 25, Melissa Kero, CNCMHNet Case Manager for North Star Behavioral Health Services, paid the seniors at the Seniors Center a visit to talk...

 

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