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Articles from the March 26, 2009 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    March 26, 2009

7-year-old battles cystic fibrosis

Seven-year-old Hunter Cooke has been in and out of hospitals throughout his young life. As a baby, he was diagnosed with the genetic disease cystic...

 

MCA continues protest against arming of Canada Customs officers

In August of 2006, the Prime Minister of Canada announced the federal government’s plan to improve border security across the country, which...

 

Police seek armed robber in second incident this month

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police are currently investigating an Armed Robbery that occurred during the early morning hours this past Monday March 23, 2009...

 

Man sought in Cornwall sexual assault

The Cornwall Community Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying an individual involved in a Sexual Assault that occurred at the intersection of Sydney Street and First...

 

Paul Swamp

Paul Thomas Swamp, age 52, passed on March 20, 2009 in Lansing, Michigan after a long illness. Paul was the son of the late Margaret Thomas and...

 

Poetry

THE MAN IN THE GLASS When you get what you want in your struggle for self And the world makes you king for a day, Just go to a mirror and look at yourself And see what THAT man has to say. For it...

 

Social Security’s Economic Recovery One-Time Payments

Submitted by Barbara Montour, CPA President Obama recently signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This act provides for the one-time payment of $250 to individuals who get...

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor What does living in a Police State mean to you? It took me a little while to comprehend and articulate my own theory about the conditions of living in a police state or what...

 

Annual Community Meetings

Awentatawen’ke/Monday, Onerahtohka/April 6, 2009 Kana:takon School 6:00 p.m. Supper to be provided Join the Dream … at Kana:takon School The mission at Kana:takon School is excellence and to...

 

North Country HOME Consortium Grant Goes To Mohawk Indian Housing Corporation

ROOSEVELTOWN, NY - For years 2009 and 2010, the North Country HOME Consortium awarded $2.482 million from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The funds cover three area counties in...

 

Niawen:kowa

Niawen:kowa The family of the late Phyllis Adams Lazore would like to thank our family and friends for immediately coming to our side to comfort and c...

 

Niawen

Niawen The David family would like to thank you for your kind expressions of sympathy on our recent loss of Florence. Our family deeply appreciates all those who were pallbearers, sent flowers or a...

 

Thanks

The Ray Fadden Memorial Concert, held at the Saranac Central School auditorium on March 7, was a touching and successful event. Ray taught for ten years in the Saranac District after leaving the...

 

Thank You

Thank you, I would like to thank my children and all the people who came to my party to celebrate my 80th birthday. It was so much fun and I was so...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 26, 2009

ATFE teaching community how to prune fruit trees

Fruit trees are common in Akwesasne, but many people don’t even know they have them, or don’t know that their poor, unhealthy tree could produce d...

 

Jacobs Tobacco holds Customer Appreciation Day

A Customer Appreciation Day was organized by the staff at Jacobs Tobacco to thank customers of their many products and services. Free food was given...

 

Thompson, Boots Exchange Vows

Kayla L. Thompson, daughter of Kim Loran of Akwesasne, Quebec and Charles Thompson, of Akwesasne Ont. and Austin M. Boots, son of Barry Montour,...

 

Proposed Changes to Enhance Programming for School Year 2009-2010

“Ie thi ha hon:nien—We make the road for them.” Our motto encompasses our vision and mandate of providing our children with the highest quality education possible and “building a road for...

 

St. Lawrence University

CANTON, NY - Jacob A. Treptow ‘10 of Fort Covington has been selected for inclusion on the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the fall...

 

Safe cleaning substitutions & Continuation from last week’s article

Here is the continuation from last week’s article followed by some of the things we can use to replace dangerous chemicals. Office areas typically have little or no windows. The following plants gro...

 

Owenna’shòn:a énhsatste nó:nen enhsata’therón:ni

1. À:there Basket 2. Ahsá:ra Handle 3. Teiaken’ennahráhkhwa Rim 4. Teie’nonnakwahthóhstha Splint that is bent over (between the rims) 5....

 

The Iroquois Constitution THE GREAT BINDING LAW, GAYANASHAGOWA

Clans and Consanguinity 42. Among the Five Nations and their posterity there shall be the following original clans: Great Name Bearer, Ancient Name Bearer, Great Bear, Ancient Bear, Turtle, Painted...

 

Blast from the Past

Do you have any old photos that you’d like to share with our readers in Blast from the Past? Bring them in! Our offices are located on Hilltop...

 

Head start kids celebrate 100 days of school

In celebration of the 100th day of school for them, students in the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Early Childhood Development Program (Head start) were...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 26, 2009

Ironworkers complete necessary OSHA course

Nearly thirty men from the ironworking and construction trades received mandatory training and certification in scaffolding last week, demonstrating...

 

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