Articles from the March 6, 2008 edition

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Two men hospitalized following Frogtown stabbing

Chaos ensued in Akwesasne’s Frogtown neighborhood early Sunday morning following the alleged stabbing of at least one man. According to the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police, a call was made to them...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 6, 2008

New Super Wal-Mart opens in Massena

Akwesasne shoppers will have just a few extra miles to drive to have access to a new, large, convenient all-in-one 24-hour Super Wal-Mart. The...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 6, 2008

First Americans IGA to become new tribal building?

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council announced Saturday that they’re in the pre-closing phase of purchasing the First Americans IGA from Sue Jesmer,...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 6, 2008

Record-number of applicants attend casino job fair

With an expansion underway at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino, dozens of new employees are needed. To help fill the surge of brand new positions the...

 

Sherman Smoke

Mr. Sherman P. Smoke, 70, of 365 McGee Road, Hogansburg, died Monday (March 3, 2008) morning in the emergency room at Massena Memorial Hospital....

 

Gary “Rump” Louis Pyke

I cannot believe 7 years has passed; Still feels like yesterday you left this world to your own place of peace. There’s never a day that goes by...

 

By St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Chief Lorraine M. White

March 3, 2008 Last week, in Washington, D.C. I testified before the House Natural Resources Committee at the oversight hearings held on the Department of the Interior’s recently released “guidance...

 

US Trust Decision: Ignoring History and Common Sense

The February 22 decision by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to place 13,000 acres of land in central New York in“trust” for the Oneida Nation is not a cause for celebration but alarm. If there is one...

 

Referendum meeting rescheduled

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s education session on the proposed government reforms and the April referendum question to change the current 3 Chief System to a 6 Chief Tribal Council was cancelled...

 

Haudenosaunee Confederacy makes important strides on border crossing issue

Akwesasne Mohawk Territory - Ennrsko:wa (March) 3, 2008 The Chiefs, Clanmothers, Faithkeepers and people of the Mohawk Nation extend greetings and offer thanksgiving. The Mohawk Nation Council of...

 

My Fellow Catholic Mohawks of St. Regis-Akwesasne

As Catholic Mohawks, how can we fulfill our obligation to love, honor, serve and obey God and also fulfill our obligation to love our Christian and Non-Christian brothers? What can we do, how much...

 

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I have received feedback on the issue of gasoline-pricing in Akwesasne and wished to share these comments. The interest in general in tax-immune businesses is strong, persistent, and...

 

Police Blotter

WARRANT EXECUTION – On Saturday, March 1, 2008, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service arrested a male individual who was wanted for a parole violation. The male was identified as 25-year-old Adam...

 

169 Marijuana Plants Seized

Saint-Anicet, Québec – Last week, an operation by the St. Lawrence Valley RCMP Detachment – Valleyfield Office and the Integrated Border...

 

Smash Mouth to perform at All-Inn

CKON announced Tuesday that Smash Mouth will perform at the All-Inn Lounge on March 22. Smash Mouth enjoyed hits through the 90s with international fame coming from songs like “All-Star” and...

 

Let’s talk about suicide

SuicideTALK came to the Akwesasne Seniors Centre, Tuesday, March 4. The two-hour suicide intervention-training program, designed by Living Works, was...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 6, 2008

Salmon River’s capital project approved

The Salmon River Central School District will move forward with their proposed $49.8 million expansion project. On Thursday, Feb. 28, district voters approved the project by a vote of 246 (yes) to 83...

 

Tribe to launch independent phone canvassing effort

AKWESASNE- Starting Monday March 10 a phone canvassing effort will begin to gain direct responses from tribal members on the proposed referendum question to change the current 3 Chief System to a 6...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 6, 2008

Schools have fun with Dr. Seuss for national celebration

Students across the Salmon River Central School District and across America as well celebrated Read Across America Day on Monday. The national event i...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 6, 2008

Let’s Get Healthy celebrates its new location

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Let’s Get Healthy Program held an open house Tuesday to get the word out about their new location (at the former LBM...

 

Wáhta tsi nikahá:wi aowennashón:’a

1. Wáhta....................................................................................Sugar maple 2. Kerontahrá:raks.........

 

Blast from the Past

Bombay High School 1944-45...

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    March 6, 2008

Tales From the Station

One thing firefighters find out right away is that they’re going to fall down a lot in their fire service career. When I first got in the fire department we were experiencing a spike in structure...

 

Hiding

Since Baby T’s demeanor has changed things have been seemingly too good to be true. I never envisioned myself as one of those parents that could walk through the mall with a smiling toddler who...

 
 By D OConnell    News    March 6, 2008

Math and Science celebration event a success

Tsi Snaihne School celebrated mathematics and science by holding a special event on Tuesday, February 26, 2008.  The students enjoyed many math and...

 

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