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Articles from the February 16, 2012 edition

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Mohawk Tribe's Office for the Aging to Receive Recognition for Outstanding Performance

Akwesasne Territory – On Wednesday February 22, 2012, the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) will be present at the...

 

Mohawk man indicted for removing toxic waste

On August 11th 2011, Kanietekeron (Larry Thompson) was arrested after he drove a backhoe onto the GM Superfund site that sits adjacent to homes in Akw...

 
 By Amie Barnes    News    February 16, 2012

Fan Appreciation Award presented

The Wayne Castor Memorial Fan Appreciation Award was awarded to Phil Leroux on February 1st during the Salmon River vs. Potsdam game. This award is...

 

Environment Division to Conduct Aerial Fly-Over of Akwesasne

From February, 2012 through May, 2012, the SRMT Environment Division will be conducting fly-overs of the Akwesasne Territory to assess timber and potential wildlife habitat in Akwesasne. A low-flying...

 

Paul King

AHKWESAHSNE – Mr. Paul Edgar King, Jr. age 64, of 772 River Road, unexpectedly passed away on Sunday morning, February 12, 2012, at the Cornwall...

 

Happy Valentine's Day to the Elders

An email came across my desk about how we shouldn’t forget our elders on Valentine Day. So I thought what if I get my nieces and nephews together... Full story

 

Niawen

Thank you, We would like to express our sincere gratitude to those who helped our family during the time of our father’s passing. We thank all who came to support us, to share our sorrow, and to jus... Full story

 

Niawen

Thank you, Thank you to all who attended our Indoor sale to benefit our son, Nolan Terrance who will be traveling to Spain with the Massena Central High School Spanish Club in April 2012; it was a... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to my customers, I am writing because I did not get a chance to say goodbye or thanks for all the help. It is against FedEx’s policy for me to mention their names so I won’t. I can remember... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

February 15, 2012 To The Editor, The Adirondack Community Trust (ACT) is grateful to be able to offer nearly $200,000 in scholarship awards this spring.  Students and families seeking financial aid... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

February 7th 2012 Letter to the Editor I have been following the pomp and ceremony surrounding Queen Elizabeth the II‘s, 60 years of regal service, and Prime Minister Harper’s Celebration in... Full story

 
 By Ray Cook    Opinion    February 16, 2012

Beware the voices of Political Assimilation

A Haudenosaunee orator and representative to Nations has said that, “Sovereignty is the act thereof.”  Sovereignty is action, and it’s through our actions that people come to understand our sov... Full story

 

Police Blotter

January 21st, 2012, Bradley COOKE (age 39) from Akwesasne, Ontario, was charged under the Excise Act, 2001 after being stopped at Cornwall’s Port of... Full story

 

Girl Scouts Give Back

On February 12th the local girl scouts hosted the 2nd “Girl Scouts Give Back Valentine’s Skating Party” at the Salmon River Central arena...

 

We Love Visitors!

Kenneth Thompson and Glen Lazore stopped in for a visit. They are members of the Six Nations Agriculture Society - Mohawk Chapter, the longest... Full story

 

Akwesasne Gardening

SproutRobot.com is one of the websites I use to help me plan my gardens in Akwesasne.  It takes the guesswork out of gardening because I just enter...

 

ST. LAWRENCE RIVER – IROQUOIS DAM GATES TO BE LOWERED

[Cornwall, Ontario]: In accordance with the operating regulations of the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, Ontario Power Generation’s Ottawa/St. Lawrence Plant Group advises users...

 

Haudenosaunee Confederacy News

• The Iroquois Nationals 19 and under coaching staff have reduced the 36 man roster to 30. A practice was held at Syracuse University Manley Field House on February 5, 2012. Tom Porter was the...

 

Kentsionshón:’a Owennashón:’a

1. Oh nikentsiò:ten? What type of fish? Ohí:karon (Kiokia’kton’kó:wa) nikentsiò:ten It is salmon? 2. Tsikáhkwara Bass, Rock 3....

 

The Four Beings

Reprinted from WORDS THAT COME BEFORE ALL ELSE Environmental Philosophies of the Haudenosaunee We gather our minds to greet and thank the enlightened Teachers who have come to help throughout the...

 

AKWESASNE CLOGGERS 1994 OR 1995

Provided by Bessie Mitchell Front Row L-R: Esther Mitchell, Florence Cook, Cecelia Cook, Kathy Secor, Betty Swamp, Mary Herne, Bessie Mitchell and...

 
 By Ryan King    News    February 16, 2012

Winter Fun in the North Country

On Saturday, February 11, 2012, the Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club (ABGC) sponsored a field trip to Lake Placid for our youth to go Dog Sledding. While...

 

Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education

SEMESTER 1- NOVEMBER 2011 The minimum grade point average for Honour Roll is 80, while the range for Principals’ List is an average between 75 to 79. CCVS Honour Roll: Montana Adams Brett Baird...

 

The Ice is Melting – Indigenous Views on Global Warming

Last night as my body rested, my spirit was taken back to my homeland to a time about 200 years ago. The place was the same, but there were no...

 

Ross LaFrance

Will Lafrance is his stage name and locals in Akwesasne know him as Ross Lafrance. Will recently had a starring role in a live play at Carleton...

 

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