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Articles from the March 5, 2009 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    March 5, 2009

Police warn motorists to stay off dangerous ice

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service has been investigating a large number of incidents in the past few weeks of vehicles going through the ice in...

 

Tribal Council disappointed in Paterson’s NYPA actions

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council reacted strongly on the news that the New York Power Authority (NYPA) plans on diverting nine megawatts of electrical power to a Long Island business concern....

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 5, 2009

Suspicious fire guts Akwesasne businesses

Local firefighters responded to a blaze early Saturday morning at a building housing three Akwesasne businesses. The one-story brick structure at 346...

 

Cecelia “Goma” Johnson

Mrs. Cecelia “Goma” Johnson, age 73, of Johnson Street, St. Regis, Quebec, died Saturday evening (February 28, 2009) at her home.  She was...

 

Thank You

On behalf of the former residents of Iroquois Village Building “A” we wish to thank you for your tremendous community support that was shown us during our demise. The help lifted our spirits and...

 

A Big Thank You

I would like to extend a great big thank you to Theresa Square for organizing the Akwesasne winter carnival this year. She did an excellent job, I believe because of her exceptional organizational...

 

Thank You

To the editor: Hello my name is Carvin Lewis and I’m the new Sports, Recreation & Fitness Coordinator at the Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club.  This...

 

Niawen

Niawen: I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all those involved in making the Akwesasne Winter Carnival of 2009 a success in the district of Kawehnoke. I hope that I do not...

 

Akwesasne’s Hard Lesson

Our community is learning a number of hard lessons this winter. On February 24 the US Supreme Court once again slapped down a Native people when it ruled the Narragansetts of Rhode Island cannot...

 

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, The Nature Center at Robert Moses State Park would like to express its gratitude to the GM Massena Powertrain plant. In 2000 our staff was chosen to set up a 250 gallon aquaria and...

 

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I just read your column “Frozen River: The Film We Don’t Like to Talk About.” It was reprinted in the Daily Courier Observer on Friday, February 20, 2009. Thank you for bringing...

 

Fifteen arrested in tobacco operation

Between February 16th, 2009 and February 23th, 2009, the Cornwall RCMP Detachment coordinated a High Intensity Enforcement Project in the Cornwall area to disrupt the contraband tobacco supply...

 

Haudenosaunee update on border crossing

Border Crossing On January 1, 2009, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) instituted a new “informed compliance” policy. This policy gives border agents new instructions about informing travelers ab...

 

Tsi Snaihne School Science on the Wall Winners

On Wednesday, February 18th, Tsi Snaihne School held its Science on the Wall competition. Students in grades 1 and 2 displayed their science posters...

 

J.W. Leary Junior High Second Quarter Honor Roll Listed

Grade 8 High Honor Roll: Brianna Barley, Alicia Becraft, Robert Cameron, Kristen Canales, Kenneth Chapman, Dylan Desbane, Danielle Fleury, Tonya Gardner, Jordan Hart, Hannan Khan, Joseph Labelle,...

 
 By Mamie David    Health    March 5, 2009

Female Heart Attacks

I was aware that female heart attacks are different, but this is the best description I’ve ever read. Women and heart attacks (Myocardial infarction).  Did you know that women rarely have the...

 

PUBLIC MEETING SCHEDULED Community Input Sought on Tribal Ordinances

AKWESASNE TERRITORY – A public meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 5:00pm in the lobby of the Tribal Community Building.  The Tribe is seeking input from community members...

 

Indigenous Peoples at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

Proposal summary: The December 3-9, 2009 Parliament in Melbourne, Australia, will be the major site of the Congress for the Parliament of the World’s Religions. The once in every five years...

 

Mohawk School students celebrate 100th day of school

As part of their calendar routine, students at the St. Regis Mohawk School count the number of days they have school and then on the 100th day...

 

It is time to start your garden seeds indoors

It is now the time to start your seeds indoors. The rule of thumb is to start most seeds eight weeks before the last frost date. Most charts will...

 

New talks

A while back I wrote a column about Baby T’s quotes and even did a follow up one of even more. Well I thought it was time to share some more of the things that we have heard in our household. These...

 

It’s a Girl!

Name: Kameko Isabella Johnson Born: Wednesday, February 4, 2009 Weight: 7 lbs. 8oz. Length: 19 ½ inches Parents: Kasey Thomas and Kristopher Johnson...

 

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...

 

Students and families create science projects together

On Wednesday, Feb. 25, young students at Tsi Snaihne School participated in the annual Early Years Science Fair. While many schools require students...

 

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