Articles from the February 4, 2016 edition

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TIP LEADS TO ARREST OF 4 ILLEGAL ALIENS

(January 27, 2016) HOGANSBURG, N.Y.— On Jan. 25, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Massena Station responded to a request for assistance from the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police (SRMTP),...

 
 By Kanienthonkie    News    February 4, 2016

Petition Created to Change Massena School Mascot

There is a petition on Change.org and it relates directly to everyone in the North Country. Change.org is familiar to many people around the world;...

 

AMPS SEEKING INFO IN KANATAKON ROBBERY

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police is investigating a robbery that occurred on January 31, 2016 at Butter’s Quickstop in Kanatakon. At approximately 8:50 P.M. a male person entered the store wearing a...

 

Onondaga Nation Calls for Better Cleanup of Onondaga Lake

January 29, 2016. Syracuse, NY. The Onondaga Nation predicted in 2005 that the planned cap over Honeywell’s toxic waste at the bottom of Onondaga Lake would fail. But even they were surprised at...

 

North Franklin Squirt Green Wins Plattsburgh Tournament

North Franklin Squirt Green came in 1st place in a Plattsburg Tournament over the weekend! Front: Dane Thomas, Jacob Chapman, Kade Herne, Carter...

 

MCA HOSTING LIVE FACEBOOK Q & A CHAT ON COURT LAW FEBRUARY 4

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Justice Department and Communications Unit are excited to announce that they will once again be holding a MCA Facebook Q&A Chat Session. This live chat will be on...

 

MICHAEL F. SMITH, SR.

ROCHESTER – Mr. Michael F. Smith, Sr., 92, of Heidelberg Street, formerly of Fort Covington, passed away Sunday afternoon, January 31, 2016 at the...

 

FREEMAN J. LAZORE

AKWESASNE – Mr. Freeman Jacob Lazore, 103, of 23 Oakes Road, Racquette Point, passed away Sunday morning at Iakhihsohtha Lodge in Tsi Snaihne after...

 

IN MEMORY

Mae, it was so hard to see you go the day you left us. You took a part of our heart when God called you home; you were such an angel to me, to your...

 

In Memory Jerry D. Lazore

Even though you are gone Love and memories of you will always be in our hearts Wife Barbara, Sons DJ & Troy, Daughter Joy & Henry and...

 

CUOMO & BIDEN KICK OFF CAMPAIGN TO PASS PAID FAMILY LEAVE IN NEW YORK STATE

(January 29, 2016) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by Vice President Joseph Biden, today kicked off the “Strong Families, Strong New York” campaign to push for passage of the Governor’s paid...

 

AMPS: NO ICE IS SAFE ICE

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service and Emergency Services personnel would like to remind parents, residents and children alike that with the recent warm weather, the use of our rivers and ponds is...

 

Dunham Hall Visits Tsi Snaihne School

Submitted by Lynda Brown Dunham Hall, a freshman at Ithaca College who is a Jazz Major, visited Tsi Snaihne School on Friday, January 22, 2016....

 

Gerald McDonald Wins $10,000 in Citifinancial BEST. LOAN. EVER. Contest

One of the 10 lucky winners of Citifinancial's BEST. LOAN. EVER. Contest was Gerald McDonald. A release from Citifinancial stated: "A resident of...

 

2016 Winter Carnival Buy Local Coloring Contest

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Economic Development Program is partnering up with local artist Victoria Ransom to host a Buy Local Coloring Contest. Age Categories: Child ages 5-12 Youth ages 13-17...

 

Tsi Snaihne School Student Council Hosts Minute to Win It

Submitted by Lynda Brown The Tsi Snaihne School Student Council Activity for the month was "Minute to Win It" on January 22nd. Five teams consisting...

 

NEW TOOL WILL GUIDE NEW YORKERS TO ADDICTION TREATMENT

(February 3, 2016) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched a new web-based service that will help connect New Yorkers struggling with addiction to treatment. The New York State Office of Alcoholism and...

 

Tsi Snaihne School Readers Rewarded With Winter Dance

Submitted by Lynda Brown Photos by Tia Terrance, Gracie Laughing and Jayliegh McDonald Students at Tsi Snaihne School are expected to read for 20...

 

Three Nations Celebrate One River

(January 27, 2016) Cornwall, ON - The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) and the 2016 Akwesasne Winter Carnival Committee is extending an invitation to friends from both sides of the St. Lawrence to...

 

Meeting to Appreciate Local Fiber Artists

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) will host a Fiber Show and Tell at the Extension Learning Farm on State Highway 68 in Canton on Saturday, February 6 from 10:00 am to Noon. Sheep, alpaca, rabbit...

 

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ONTARIO SIXTIES SCOOP CLAIM

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to inform the community about the Ontario Sixties Scoop Claim. The term Sixties Scoop refers to the Canadian practice, beginning in the 1960s and continuing...

 

The Relationship Between Your College Application and Facebook

The percentage of college admissions officers who visit applicant’s social media pages has hit a record high of 40 percent. In a study by Kaplan Test Prep, nearly 400 admissions officers were survey...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    February 4, 2016

Brayden White, SUNY Canton's NASA President

As students at SUNY Potsdam strive for more Native American cultural inclusiveness on campus, SUNY Canton students, led by Brayden Sonny White, are working toward similar ends. White, a 21-year-old...

 

Winter Carnival Photo Contest

February 12-20, 2016 St. Regis Recreation Center If you have an eye for photography, or you like taking pictures for fun, then this contest is for you! *Please do not submit if you are a professional...

 

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