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Articles from the February 5, 2009 edition

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Deep Freeze

This winter’s frequent cold snaps have put Akwesasne into a deep freeze and waterways that usually stay open or only mildly frozen have become busy...

 

River shooting incident leads to one arrest, more pending

A 24-year-old Akwesasne man has been arrested following a gun incident on the frozen St. Lawrence River early Sunday morning. According to police and witnesses, two vehicles were heading to Cornwall...

 

Olympic Torch Run to kick off winter carnival

The 2009 18th Annual Akwesasne Winter Carnival being hosted by the Kawehnoke Recreation kicks off next Wednesday, February 11th at the Tsi Snaihne Recreation Center with an Olympic Style Torch...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    February 5, 2009

Ironworkers 440 place ceremonial piece at casino expansion

Ironworkers with Local 440 celebrated the completion of steel work on the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino’s expansion project Tuesday. The crew has been...

 

Allen D. Jacobs

AKWESASNE - Mr. Allen D. Jacobs, 59, 394 Frogtown Road, died Thursday (January 29, 2009) evening at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, after bein...

 

In Loving Memory of Brian Stuart Patterson February 3, 1983-Febrauary 14, 2007

If tears could build a stairway And Memories were a lane We would walk right up to heaven And bring you back again No farewell words were spoken No...

 

Frozen River: The film we don’t like to talk about

A few readers have asked over the past year why we haven’t reviewed the film Frozen River or written anything about it. The film is set in Akwesasne and was originally filmed here. There are a few...

 

It Happened this Day

We are all the inheritors of our individual and collective histories.  From the colour of our eyes to the way in which we see the world we are products of a unique heritage rooted in what has...

 

Community members need to notify NY State Department of Taxation and Finance

Akwesasne Territory — Several community members received notices from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance stating that they failed to file New York State income tax returns, owe...

 

Niawen

On behalf of the Mohawk Chapter of the Six Nations Agricultural Society, we wish to express our deepest appreciation to CKON Radio Bingo in their support of our native dancers who participate at the...

 

CBSA and RCMP surveillance leads to seizure of contraband tobacco

(Cornwall, Ontario - Friday, January 30th, 2009) – Two people were arrested by the RCMP for possession of a tobacco product not properly stamped under authority of the Excise Act 2001 following a jo...

 

INAC taking applications in Akwesasne for secure status cards

Akwesasne, ONTARIO — The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to inform all Akwesasronon that Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) are beginning to take applications for the new Secure Certif...

 

Grand Isle ferry crashes

A ferry boat that carries cars and passengers between Grand Isle, Vermont and Plattsburgh, NY crashed Friday evening. According to reports, the ferry’s captain noticed the boat wasn’t slowing...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    February 5, 2009

Cooking class teaches healthy tricks

Last week the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program hosted a cooking session and luncheon for any interested community members....

 

Our Important Book January 2009

By Mrs. Hetu’s First Grade based on The Important Book, words by Margaret Wise Brown, pictures by Leonard Weisgard. My PS3 By: Cobie The important thing about my PS3 is that it is cool. You can...

 

2nd graders report on owls

The second grade students in Mrs. Bero, Mrs. Lazare, and Mrs. Davey’s classes at the St. Regis Mohawk School read the December book of the month Owl Moon by Jane Yolen. The story is also included...

 

Students graduate Stepping Stones program

The Thompson Memorial Wellness Centre on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) held its Stepping Stones Graduation Ceremony on Jan.9, 2009. The Stepping...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    February 5, 2009

Community members put on entertaining murder mystery dinner

The Akwesasne Jr. Indians lacrosse team organized a fundraiser this past weekend that had a number of community members trying out their acting and en...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    February 5, 2009

Trivia Night benefits Madisen Mitchell

With trivia contests rapidly increasing in popularity in Akwesasne, a benefit trivia night was held Friday evening at the Wolf Clan Restaurant and...

 

St. Regis Mohawk School Writing Project

“Our Important Book” By Mrs. Cutler’s 1st grade class, based on The Important Book, words by Margaret Wise Brown, pictures by Leonard Weisgard. My Puppy By: Mackenzie The important thing about...

 

Poetry

39 YEARS By Jessica Garrow Just another day to me. Of you, I no longer see. Your face fades. Of this I do evade. Gone so long. I still go on. How long will this be? My grief always hidden. Is it...

 

Boys and Girls Club working to restore heating

AKWESASNE TERRITORY—The Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club experienced a furnace outage earlier this week that resulted in a reduction in services.  “First and foremost, the safety and comfort of...

 

It’s a Boy!

Name: Kyler Jase Mitchell Born: Tuesday, December 30, 2008 Weight: 7 lbs. 9 oz. Length: 19 ½ inches Parent: Meranda Mitchell Grandparents: Sharon...

 

It’s a Boy!

Name: Treyton McComber Born: Tuesday, December 30, 20098 Weight: 7 lbs. 15 oz. Parents: Yvonne Jock and Trenton McComber Maternal Grandparents:...

 

It’s a Girl!

Name: Rayden Lee Lazore Born: December 20, 2008 Weight: 6 lbs. 13 oz. Parents: Amber Cook and Chris Lazore Maternal grandparents: Colleen Cook and...

 

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