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Articles from the February 12, 2009 edition

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Drug team swarms home, makes one arrest

The United States Drug Enforcement Agency – with backup from the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police – raided an Akwesasne home Tuesday morning and made one arrest. Randy Square was taken into custody...

 

Two Akwesasne cops charged in fatal police chase

Two Akwesasne police officers have been criminally charged for their role in a police chase that ended with three deaths. On Nov. 14, 2008 Akwesasne Mohawk Police officer Michael Biron began pursuing...

 

Casino’s general manager to resign

General Manager Dianna Tarbell has announced that she plans to resign her position at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino.  “With each phase of expansion, the demands of the job have also increased,...

 

Disputed land site of controversy

A parcel of land in Akwesasne’s “disputed land” area has become the sight of a protest. Last month, a sign appeared on the land along Route 37...

 

Murray Green

Harold Murray Green (Mo-Gee), age 68 years, died peacefully and courageously surrendered his battle to cancer on Sunday February 8, 2009 in the privacy of his home surrounded by his loving sisters....

 

Niawen:

Niawen: We wish to acknowledge the generous contribution that the Tarbell Management Group has made to the Mohawk Chapter of the Six Nations Agricultural Society. We are attempting to bring to the...

 

Letter to the editor:

Letter to the editor: I read your article about the movie “Frozen River” and thought I would add the following. There was an article in the Plattsburgh paper about a year ago, that the long film...

 

Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor Just 3 weeks ago, I remember reading in the paper about a Pawn Shop being in business for 5 years now. I had to let out a little laugh. Over the holiday season I had my life...

 

Richmond Hill resident arrested for possession of contraband cigarette

(South Glengarry, Ontario - Monday, February 9th, 2009) – A 27 year old male driver from Richmond Hill, Ontario faces a charge for possession of a tobacco product not properly stamped under...

 

Two Cornwall residents arrested for possession of fine cut tobacco

(Cornwall, Ontario - Friday, February 6th, 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...

 

Vehicle stop leads to arrest of two Quebec residents

(South Glengarry, Ontario - Monday February 9th, 2009) – A 44 year old female driver from Kahnawake, Quebec and a 40 year old female passenger from Akwesasne, Quebec face charges for possession of...

 

Tribe considers plans for IGA

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council and management at the First Americans IGA are developing plans for the grocery store to turn things around financially. The tribe purchased the store last year and...

 

Deported Rooseveltown man uses ice bridge to re-enter Canada

Warren Thomas Allen, a 35 year old resident from Rooseveltown, New York was charged for possession of a tobacco product not properly stamped under authority of the Excise Act 2001 after officers from...

 

Cornwall resident arrested for possession of contraband tobacco

  (Cornwall, Ontario - Tuesday, February 10th, 2009) A 23 year old female driver from Cornwall, Ontario faces a charge for possession of a tobacco product not properly stamped under authority of...

 

Police dog finds 38 lbs. of marijuana in Akwesasne woman’s car

An Akwesasne woman was arrested last Wednesday after police uncovered 38 lbs. of hydroponic marijuana in her vehicle. Catherine K. Herne, 56, of...

 

ABGC honors GED grads

On Monday February 9th the Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club along with several family, friends, and community members gathered to honor the fall 2008 GED...

 

Students shine at AMS talent show

The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School held its Second Annual Talent Show on the 30th of January.  Once again, this year proved to be another success for...

 

Mohawk school students to stay put until new school year

With many complications and obstacles to overcome, the administration at the St. Regis Mohawk School and Salmon River Central now plans to keep the uprooted SRMS students at the Salmon River campus...

 

Six new police officers sworn in to Tribal Police

AKWESASNE TERRITORY—   Police cadets Michael A. Benedict, Jr., Kristen L. Jacobs, William T. Ransom, Karonienhawi Thomas, Jordan Lauzon and...

 

Snye student among 52 children across Canada honored for artwork

Kahawis Lazore, a student at Tsi Snaihne School, made her school and family proud last week when artwork she had created was selected as one of...

 

We love Visitors!

Indian Time is lucky to receive many visitors every week. Whether it’s a parent bringing in a new baby for a photograph or an elder who wants us to...

 

The whistlepig

February is the month North America celebrates Groundhog Day, so I thought I would write about groundhogs for this week’s article. When I lived in...

 

Kana:takon School experiences massive flooding, damage throughout

On Saturday a water main at Kana:takon School broke, sending hundreds of gallons of water throughout the entire school. The break happened in the...

 

Karáhkwa

1. Oh nikarahkò:ten? What type of sun? 2. Karahkwahòn:tsi Dark sun 3. Karahkwarà:ken Light sun 4. Karáhkwes It is a long sun 5. Ken’nikarahkwésha It is a short sun 6. Karahkowá:nen It is a...

 

The Iroquois Constitution THE GREAT BINDING LAW, GAYANASHAGOWA

1. I am Dekanawidah and with the Five Nations’ Confederate Lords I plant the Tree of Great Peace. I plant it in your territory, Adodarhoh, and the Onondaga Nation, in the territory of you who are...

 

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