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Articles from the February 27, 2014 edition

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Quebec Fuel Tax Settlement Finalized

(Enniska/February 25, 2014) TERRITORY OF AKWESASNE – In June of 2011, an agreement was reached between the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and L...

 

Salmon River Native Studies Class Celebrate their Role Models

Submitted by Katsitsionni Fox One of my favorite projects every year is the "Role Model" Project that is done by the Salmon River Native Studies...

 

Let's Get Healthy Celebrates American Heart Month with Wear Red Day

In celebration of American Heart Month the Let's Get Healthy program held "A Healthy Heart Life," an American Heart Month Celebration on Friday at...

 

RACER trying to market former GM site, Tribal Council wants thorough clean-up and responsible re-development

By Andy Gardner Revitalizing Auto Communities Environmental Response (RACER) trust announced at a Thursday, Feb. 20 meeting of the North Country Redevelopment Task Force that they are aggressively mar...

 

JACOB L. STEHLIN "Bubz"

AWKESASNE – Mr. Jacob Lawrence Stehlin, age 22, of 149 Helena Road, tragically and unexpectedly passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at his...

 

GORDON JOSEPH CALDWELL

Gordon Joseph Caldwell, age 52, of 30 Seymour Road, Akwesasne, passed peacefully at Tsiionkwanonhso:te Nursing Home on Thursday, February 20, 2014....

 

LELAH M. MURRAY

Lelah M. Murray, age 91 of Hogansburg, N.Y., passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at the Massena Memorial Hospital, in Massena, NY. She had been a...

 

Letters to the Editor

To The Editor, Recently I attended the financial public meeting held at the tribal community building. Many surprising things were said by the auditors who spoke. Two auditors were present and the oth...

 

NOMINATIONS AND ELECTION

Letter to the Editor NOMINATIONS AND ELECTION On Sunday March 2, 2014 at the Knights of Columbus at 205 Amelia Street, Cornwall, Ontario, there will be nominations for chief and council for Band...

 

Land Claims and the Politics of Fear

One of the most profound teachings of the Mohawk people is that we exist in a place and time within a universe which is responsive to who we are as human beings. We have been given the gift of life...

 

AMCR HONORS ASSOCIATES IN ANNUAL RECEPTION

(AKWESASNE, NY, February 24, 2014) – Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort (AMCR) held its annual Associate of the Year Reception on Tuesday February 18,...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    February 27, 2014

No groundwater contamination from Bear's Den fuel spill, equipment malfunction, operator negligence led to incident

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Environment Division says preliminary findings indicate no groundwater was contaminated by a Feb. 1 fuel spill at the Bear’s Den on the corner of McGee Road and State...

 

Community Announcement Do You Know Any Code Talkers?

Thirty-three Native American tribes were recognized at a ceremony honoring Native American Code Talkers for service to the United States Armed Forces during World War I and World War II. Each Tribe...

 

Swamp's Performance Automotive Going Blue Seal

Casey Swamp, owner of Swamp's Performance Automotive, is very proud to announce that his shop is going Blue Seal. That is, his shop is part of ASE's...

 

Bringing our 4-H Families Together

By Connie Gerow, 4-H Tribal Mentoring Coordinator In this day and age, families are often challenged to find the time to sit down and have dinner...

 

Skahwatsi:ra Students from Kanatakon School visit AMS

Last week the K4 students from the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School explored the thematic unit, "Highlighting Heritage". The focus of the unit was on...

 

"Uprising" – a book review

"Uprising" is a 2010 novel by Canadian author Douglas Bland. It has now been released in a paperback edition, which has lowered the book price by...

 

Acceptance

Its no secret that when we broke the news to the boys about another baby they had polar opposite reactions. Big Brother excited and Little Brother mad at the world. Big Brother would talk about the ne...

 

Akwesasne and The Journal of Early American History

Submitted by Sue Ellen Herne On Sunday, February 23rd, the Akwesasne Cultural Center hosted a chat with artist Renée Ridgway via Skype. Renée went on the paddle this past summer, celebrating the...

 

Four SRMS Students Chosen for All County

On Saturday February 8th four girls from the St. Regis Mohawk School travelled to the Malone Middle School to perform in the Franklin All County...

 

Tribal Heating Assistance Applications Available for Tribal Members Residing Outside Tribe's Jurisdiction and Land Claim Area

Akwesasne, NY – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council approved a heating assistance allocation for eligible applicants residing outside of the Tribe’s jurisdiction and land claim area. To be...

 

Community Meeting Seeks Ideas for Akwesasne Cultural Tourism Strategic Plan

On March 1 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at Tsi Tetewata’tkens Senior Citizens Center, members of the community are invited to a gathering to provide input and ideas to be included in the long-range...

 

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Senior Moments

By Rosemary Bonaparte As we age sometimes the first thing to go is our hearing. I never realized it until I’m ready to shut off the TV and I notice that it is turned way up. Here I thought everyone...

 

Here is one of our Burger King Birthday Club Winners from the Eagle in the Morning Show

Here is one of our Burger King Birthday Club Winners from the Eagle in the Morning Show!!! Danica Boots from Akwesasne turned the big "5" on Monday,...

 

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