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Articles from the February 28, 2008 edition

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Chief White and ironworkers speak out in D.C. against DOI

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council Chief Lorraine White and Akwesasne ironworkers Mike Swamp, Jerry Cook, and Richard McDonald, held a press conference Wednesday, Feb. 27 in on Capitol Hill in...

 

Akwesasne named in Lake George drug bust

Following the arrest of four Cornwall, Ontario residents in Lake George, N.Y., for drug possession the town’s sheriff said he believed drugs had been transported through Akwesasne. Sheriff Bud York...

 

Country legend Randy Travis stops by

“Diggin’ up Bones” is easily one of country music’s most recognizable tunes. Last Wednesday, Feb. 20, the voice of “Diggin’ Up Bones...

 

AMS students rewarded for reading

On Friday, Feb. 22nd, students at the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School were treated to a “mid-season” break for their efforts in reading. Students...

 

Ralph Gardner

Ralph John Gardner, age 54, of Syracuse, N.Y. has succumbed to a lengthy illness on February 26, 2008. Son on the late Sarah Cecile Herne and Lawrence Henry Gardner. He was predeceased by one sister,...

 

Jessie Diebow

“Love, in all its fragile forms, is the one powerful, enduring force that brings real meaning to our everyday lives.” Grama Jay was the greatest c...

 

Sincere Appreciation

The family of Mr. Timothy J. “Sose” Papineau, Jr., would like to share our sincere appreciation for all the continuous support during our recent loss. First and foremost, thank you to our...

 

Thank You

The family of the late Warren Conners would like the express their appreciation and gratitude towards friends and family who volunteered their time and donated food, flowers, gifts, and other items...

 

Thank You

Thank You The family of Lionel Lafrance would like to thank all those who expressed their condolences at his passing. Your presence at the visitation and funeral meant so much to us. To all those who...

 

A very special thanks

A very special thanks, Alright then, here we go. This is it now. I am John. The John Benedict the benefit was held for 23 February 2008. My sisters Cathy, Linda and Cindy put this all together for...

 

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, Great news was announced by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council to the North Country Redevelopment Taskforce recently, involving the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino expansion plans. The plans...

 

Dear Editor

2/25/2008 Dear Editor, Recently, there has been discussion within Akwesasne to confront high gasoline prices by means of a discount or rebate. Given the rising cost of filling up your gas tank, the...

 

Police Blotter

Breach of Release Conditions On Thursday, February 21st, 2008 at 3:37 am, Canada Customs requested Akwesasne Mohawk Police attend the Port of Entry Cornwall for a male/individual who was in breach of...

 

RIDE Program Conducted

 On Sunday February 24th, 2008 at 12:00 pm the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service conducted a RIDE Program on International Road in Akwesasne, Ontario.  Approximately 75 vehicles were checked, with...

 

Da Rez, Signal, and FACT Red cigarettes seized

Cornwall, Ontario - On February 21st, 2008, at 5:47 p.m., intelligence officers from the Canada Border Services Agency working with officers from the Central St. Lawrence Valley RCMP Detachment-...

 

AMPS investigation leads to seizure of 250,000 cigarettes

Akwesasne, Ontario - On February 20th, 2008, at 9:16 a.m., an officer from the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service observed a 1999 Ford Windstar fail to stop at the intersection of Wishe Delormier Road...

 

OPP stop leads to cig seizure

South Stormont, Ontario - On February 21st, 2008, at 9:45 p.m., an officer from the Ontario Provincial Police stopped a 2006 Ford F-250 diesel pick-up truck hauling a 1997 thirty foot Pace utility...

 

Akwesasne Contractors Organization holds second meeting

(Akwesasne) February 22, 2008 - A second organizational meeting of Akwesasne building contractors united for the purpose of employment was held at the Hogansburg Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department (H...

 

Benedict to attend R.I.T.

Harry J. Benedict of 360 Route 37, son of Linda Sunday of Cornwall Island, Canada, has enrolled for fall 2008 admission at Rochester Institute of Tech...

 

Notice to the Community

This is to inform the community that the following persons have applied for Akwesasne Membership. Steven Seymour, age 18, son of Tanya Lazore of Akwesasne and Cecil Barkley, a non-native. Alyssa...

 

Indian Time Children’s Writing Contest Winners

The following students were winners in Indian Time’s annual Children’s Writing Contest during the 2008 Akwesasne Winter Carnival. Each of the six...

 

A fun-filled week off from school

The Alcoholism and Chemical Dependency Prevention Program is hosting their annual culture week at St. Regis Mohawk School for children ages 7 and up....

 

K-Unit thankful for donations

The Kana:takon Unit of the Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club in conjunction with the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena sponsored Family Ice Times, Rock-n-Skate...

 

Lower grades get their chance to compete in science

On Feb. 20, students at the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School participated in the annual Science on the Wall Fair. The competition gives students in grades...

 

Local Agricultural Group Connects with Quechua Natives in South America

Leaders of the local agricultural organization Kanenhi:io Ionkwaienthonhakie (We Are Planting Good Seeds), are now working on several ideas for...

 

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