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Articles from the February 7, 2008 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    February 7, 2008

Empire Resorts drops SRMT’s casino project

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council learned on Feb. 5 that the Mohawk casino they were planning to construct at the Monticello Raceway site in Sullivan County will no longer have a development company...

 

Local U.S. Customs lenient with ID requirement

Despite the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s recent push for strict identification requirements at land border crossings, locals have found...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    February 7, 2008

Salmon River officials looking for Akwesasne voters to approve $50 million renovation

A multi-million dollar expansion project at the Salmon River Central campus school will go before voters later this month and Salmon River officials...

 

Ella E. Cole

Mrs. Ella E. Cole, age 85, of 169 Racquette Point Road, St. Regis Reservation, died Sunday morning (February 3, 2008) on arrival at Alice Hyde...

 

Warren S. Conners

Mr. Warren S. Conners, 63, of 25 Conners Road, Hogansburg, died Monday (February 4, 2008) afternoon at his home.  He had been in failing health for...

 

Tribe apologizes for water system malfunction

January 31, 2008 Dear Community Members, At the end of the second week of January, the Tribe’s water system experienced a computer malfunction that led to a short-term discoloration or cloudiness...

 

Haudenosaunee Documentation Committee

News Release Onondaga Nation Territory - January 30, 2008 Delay of WHTI land border rules until 2009 In late December, US Congress passed a law requiring the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to...

 

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, This letter comes in response to Influenza activity that is NOW wide spread in New York State.  Franklin County is no exception. Getting the flu means feeling achy and feverish for a...

 

Request for Donations

January 24, 2008    Dear Editor, Hi, I am a Mohawk from Akwesasne.  I am presently incarcerated in a state facility.  We have a Native group here and practice the ceremonies, traditions of...

 

Letter to readers

Letter to readers: We are the Kanienkehaka, People of the Flint, the foundation of the Mohawk Nation.  We are issuing this press release to clarify our stance on the issues of identification cards...

 

Show Support for your Parish Priest

To the editor: My fellow parishioners of St. Regis, it is with sadness and trepidation that I write this letter.  As most are already aware of the numerous media reports regarding the scandal...

 

Results of the hockey pools for the Akwesasne Girls Novice Hockey team

Board #1 $1,000.00 Donna Herne Board #2 1st Quarter $250.00 Richard Laffin 2nd quarter $250.00 Karoniase Swamp 3rd Quarter $250.00 Karoniase Swamp 4th Quarter $250.00 Karrie Benedict Thanks to all...

 

Teen hospitalized after hit and run

A Cornwall Island teenager was transported to an Ottawa children’s hospital this weekend following an alleged hit and run accident. According to the victim’s family, the teen girl was struck by a...

 

Protecting Elders from Fraud

Everyday we hear stories of elders and others falling victim to fraud. Our community of Akwesasne is not the exception. The best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from becoming a victim is...

 

Cornwall School bus driver charged with possession of child pornography

Cornwall, Ont. – Robert Ashkewe, 37 of Cornwall was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography on the 25th of January, 2008. It is...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    February 7, 2008

New tribal clerk will be elected to 1-year term this June

At Saturday morning’s monthly tribal meeting at the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, a community member addressed a recent announcement made by Council. With the resignation of Tribal Clerk Patricia Thomas...

 

Notice to the Community

This is to inform the community that the following persons have applied for Akwesasne Membership. Lana Ivany, age 17, daughter of Marlene Thompson of Akwesasne and Todd Ivany, a non-native. Samantha...

 

Kenkiohkwa Sewatahonhsi:iohst...(People listen well)

There is going to be an all Kanien’keha Language Nest Program opening in Tsi Snaihne called IAKHINORONHKWA (We Love Them). We will be accepting 5 toddlers between the ages of 15 months and 3 years...

 

Massive fire destroys chunk of downtown Massena

A part of Massena’s long history was changed last Thursday when a brutal fire took down three buildings in the heart of downtown. The blaze erupted...

 

Mohawk Healthy Heart Project hosts local Red Dress event

On Friday Feb. 1st, the Mohawk Healthy Heart Project, in support of the National Go Red for Women campaign, hosted their community version of this...

 

Beware of scam artists!

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Detective Sgt. Matthew Rourke visited the St. Regis Mohawk Senior Center to warn local seniors about the works of a...

 

“Beginning With Books”  Program held at the St. Regis Mohawk School

The St. Regis Mohawk School library was full of activities on January 23rd.  Several parents/caregivers along with their toddlers and preschoolers g...

 

Massena Central High School Honor Roll

GRADE 9 - HIGH HONOR ROLL Brandon Albert, Julianna Alfano, Jamie Anderson, Jacob Ashley, Britney Beckstead, Samantha Benedict, Connor Besaw, Leigha Burkhalter, Colin Burley, Rebecca Burns, Joshua Came...

 

Salmon River Central Elementary School Principal’s List/Honor Roll

Principal’s List K. Alexander/M. Post- Grade 4 Reardon, Adriana Smith, Tianna Smith, Zachary Honor Roll K.Alexander/M. Post- Grade 4 Boardway, Cheyenne Brooks, Brittany Cassavaw, Brittany Cree,...

 

Kahriohkawí:nes ne owisà:ke (I am ice fishing)

1. Wa’kahriohkawinéhsere ne owisà:ke I am going fishing on the ice 2. Kahriohkawí:nes ne owisà:ke I am ice fishing 3. Kontí:riks ne kéntsion The fish are nibbling 4. Wakahriohkawinehsónhne I...

 

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