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Akwesasne Warriors win championship in 1st year of FHL

For teams to win big their stars have to come through in the big games and on Saturday night Pierre Dagenais didn’t disappoint scoring 2 goals and...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 31, 2011

Tribe election hopefuls announce early candidacy

With the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s annual election caucus approaching in just over a month, two Akwesasne hopefuls have already announced their plans to seek nominations for the two tribal council...

 

Akwesasne golfer Victoria Thompson turns Pro

Golfer Victoria Thompson is taking the first steps to reach her goal of playing in the LPGA. Thompson recently turned professional and has joined the...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 31, 2011

“Girlie” store opening on Kawehno:ke

Girlie Accessories, a boutique by Charlene “Girlie” Thompson, will open this Friday, April 1 on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island.) The “girly...

 

In Memory

My Angel Baby I never got to see your eyes. Or hold your hand, or hear your cries. All I have are dreams of you, Those of which, will never come true. My heart sank the day that I knew, I would never...

 

Niawen

Thank you Akwesasne! On Saturday, March 19th a benefit was held in support of Bill and Andreas Herne. This event was a great success, and will most surely ease the financial burden in their fight for...

 

Niawen

Letter to the Community and Editor: She:kon/Dear All, This letter and my expression of gratitude to several community members would have been submitted earlier were it not for a very sudden and...

 

Letter to the editor:

Letter to the editor, In the mid-1990’s Ernie Benedict and Brian Skidders met and invited a group of Japanese people to Akwesasne. During the follow...

 
 By AMBE    News    March 31, 2011

Books For Boys: A Huge Success!

From February 7th to March 4th, the PATS (Potsdam Akwesasne Talent Search) Program along with the BLACK (Brothers Leading America Continuing...

 
 By Sesi King    News    March 31, 2011

Bear Fox appearance at Bear’s Den

Singer Theresa Bear Fox performed at the Bears Den Gift Shop to share her songs and music and to promote the music of other Native artists whose work...

 
 By Sesi King    News    March 31, 2011

Akwesasne artist Dan White

Dan White has been painting and sketching for a few years now and his newest talent is really showing itself.  He usually works with acrylics and...

 

General Fine Homes receives access to additional financing options

PATHSTONE ENTERPRISE CENTER recently closed a $200,000 business loan for GENERAL FINE HOMES, located on the Akwesasne Territory, spanning both St Lawrence and Franklin counties. The NY State...

 
 By AMBE    News    March 31, 2011

Akwesasne Youth take a stand against prescription drug abuse

On Thursday, March 24th, the community showed their support at the awards ceremony for the Prescription Drug Abuse Strategy Video Contest while...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 31, 2011

Headstart Program celebrates new cafeteria

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Early Childhood Education Program (Headstart) celebrated the grand opening of their cafeteria and multipurpose room...

 

Weight Loss and Health Secrets with Jason Christoff

Last week I started to review the top 5 foods that can make the human body diseased and fat in no time flat. I started off with naming processed omega-6 vegetable oils as the gold medal winner in...

 

EPA Warns, “Children Act Fast...So Do Poisons,” in Observance of Poison Prevention Week

WASHINGTON – In ongoing efforts to protect people’s health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is collaborating with the Poison Prevention Week Council to encourage the public to keep poison...

 
 By EM Chadwick    Culture    March 31, 2011

The People of the Longhouse

Unlike most Indian Nations, whose history is generally little more than vague tradition, interesting to few but ethnologists and other scientists, the People of the Longhouse, Iroquois, or Six...

 

Radioactive shipment delayed; Bruce Power plans more talks with First Nations

TIVERTON, Ont. - Bruce Power says it’s delaying plans to ship 16 radioactive steam generators through the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River. Bruce Power president Duncan Hawthorne says the delay...

 

Haudenosaunee Confederacy News

•• The Hadoui Society held a meeting last week and set the date for the Hadoui ceremony. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 6:00 pm at the Longhouse. The Hadoui (False Face)...

 

Oh nikakwirò:ten? What type of tree?

1. Sewahiowane’ón:we Apple - Crabapple 2. Éhsa Ash, black 3. Káneron Ash, White 4. Ohtsohkó:ton Balsam Fir 5. Ohósera Basswood 6. Otskèn:rha Beechnut 7. Watenakè:tarons Birch, White (Paper...

 

Blast from the Past

Circa: 1980 After the parade. Front row: Mitch Arquette, Kenny ‘Butch’ Lazore, Bill Cook, Sr. and Sherie Lazore Back row: Leonard Thomas, Betty...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 31, 2011

Baby’s have their day of play

The Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne hosted an event just for babies and their parents last Friday. The...

 

Motherhood is.

Being a mom is embracing all the unexpected. I never thought I would do a lot of things. However the most surprising part of it all is my reaction and the instinct that kicks in so quickly during...

 

Senior Moments

I’ve had a computer for quite a few years and there are some great things about it if I can figure them out. I have to have patience when I’m using it. A few years ago when I had a part time job,...

 

It’s a boy!

Name: Tristan Kingsley General [bear clan] Born: Saturday, February 20, 2011 @ 7:43 am Weight: 7 lb. 11 oz. Parents:  Karontiio Justin General [deer...

 

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