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Articles from the January 29, 2009 edition

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Arrest made following Cornwall Island gunshots

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service arrested a Cornwall Island man earlier this month following a January 2, 2009 incident in which gunshots were fired during an alleged altercation. Police said they...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    January 29, 2009

Two Akwesasne kids are “great”

The Standard-Freeholder’s annual Search for Great Kids Gala was held Sunday afternoon and among the sea of great kids throughout the large banquet...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    January 29, 2009

Jobs available as U.S. gears up for Census 2010

Former St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Chief Alma Ransom has taken on a new task that has her traveling throughout the northeast. The U.S. government has hired Ransom as a Tribal Partnership Specialist and sh...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    January 29, 2009

Tribe and National Grid sign cooperative agreements

Members of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council and representatives from National Grid met Wednesday afternoon to finalize agreements that they’ve be...

 

William V. “Billy” Francis

Mr. William V. “Billy” Francis, Jr., age 56, of 1351 State Route 37, Akwesasne, died unexpectedly Sunday afternoon (January 25, 2009) in the...

 

Margaret A. Steen

Mrs. Margaret A. Steen, age 81, of Bombay, NY died on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 as a result of an auto accident on County Route 4. She had worked at the Bombay Slipper Factory and later was a rural ma...

 

What I saw at the inauguration of President Obama

I was present at the inauguration of Barack Hussein Obama as President of the United States on January 20 in Washington, DC. This was actually the fourth ‘swearing in” ceremony I have witnessed...

 

In Memory of Aunt Margaret and Dad George

Aunt Margaret Born Oct. 11th, 1906 Died Jan. 27th, 2004 Those we love don’t go away They walk beside us every day. Unheard and unseen, but always...

 

To the Community of Akwesasne:

To the Community of Akwesasne: The Executive members of the Akwesasne Storm Minor Lacrosse Association have voted on a one-year trial merger with the Cornwall Minor Lacrosse Association for the...

 

Akwesasne Winter Carnival 2009 District of Kawehnoke

The 18th Annual Akwesasne Winter Carnival is being held February 11 – 15, 2009 in Kawehnoke. Here are a few highlights: There will be various breakfasts, luncheons and dinners held, as well as...

 

Racing to Save Lives

Hello! (Sekon) My name is Michele “Micki” King. I’m training to participate in an endurance event as a member of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society...

 

Poetry

Celebrate As I watch every tick and tock While I sit and stare at the clock I celebrate - The passing of the suns last ray A landmark of another day I celebrate - Each sign a change of season All for...

 

Two Arrested for Possession of a Tobacco Product Not Properly Stamped

(Akwesasne, Ontario - Tuesday, January 27th, 2009) – Officers from the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service stopped two vehicles that lead to the RCMP arresting a 26 year old Jeremy Labelle from Cornwall...

 

Five arrested for Possession of Contraband Tobacco

(Cornwall, Ontario – Monday January 26th, 2009) – Between January 19th, 2009 and January 22nd,  2009, the Cornwall RCMP Detachment arrested five people for possession of contraband tobacco...

 

Notice to the Community

This is to inform the community that Kyle Roundpoint-Douglas has applied for Akwesasne Membership. He is the son of Robert Roundpoint, Akwesasne, and Tracy Douglas, a non-native. Community members...

 

Akwesasne Mohawk Police Blotter

On January 20th, 2009, Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service officers were on patrol in Snye, Quebec. Brandon John Cook, 24 years of age, was arrested on an outstanding Warrant. Cook was transported to...

 

Students participate in midwinter celebration at school

Thursday, Jan. 22, was a special day at Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School as the singers from the Ronathahon:ni Cultural Centre came to participate at our...

 

Senior’s center accommodates grandchildren

A family of Four Generations recently shared a meal at the St. Regis Mohawk Office for the Aging, Tsi Tetewatatkens. They are dedicated to the...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    January 29, 2009

AMBE takes part in Family Literacy Day event

Students at schools throughout the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education school district were just some of hundreds of thousands who devoted a half...

 

Our teacher, Mother Earth

Not only through reading, but also in my travels across the United States I found it amazingly interesting that the traditional people I met, many...

 

We love Visitors!

Indian Time received a visit Wednesday from baby Ethan Comins and his mommy Andrea Cook. The Indian Time Keepers enjoyed waiting several months for Et...

 

False Face Societies

An injured or ill Iroquois Indian would sometimes ask the False Face Society to drive away the spirit of the illness or injury. The False Face Society wore masks carved from wood. After a new member...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    January 29, 2009

Originals Art Gallery showcases local talent

Local painters and other artists had the opportunity to showcase their work and speak with anyone interested in learning more about their medium at...

 

AMS Crazy Hat Day

Crazy Hat day is always a fun day for students and staff at Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School.  Everyone has the opportunity, including the staff, to...

 

Circa 1986

Do you have any old photos that you’d like to share with our readers in Blast from the Past? Bring them in! Our offices are located on Hilltop...

 

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