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Articles from the April 9, 2009 edition

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Police investigate suspicious truck fire

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service is requesting the assistance of the community in providing information regarding a fire, which occurred late in the evening on Saturday, March 28th in Tsi Snaihne...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 9, 2009

Skaters show talent in “Dreamcatcher” show

The Akwesasne Skating Club’s bi-annual skating show featured an array of talented young artists and athletes who have made skating their hobby. The...

 

CITGO to provide fuel assistance to tribe

The long-awaited fuel assistance program in partnership with the CITGO Petroleum Corporation will once again be a reality for the Mohawk Tribe.  CITGO’s partnership with Citizens Programs...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 9, 2009

New police chief speaks on guns, pills and his immediate duties

Jerry Swamp only has one week of experience as police chief of the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service, but he brings 18 years of police knowledge with...

 

Zachary Von Lawrence Adams

Zachary Von Lawrence “Tewatshirarikhons” Adams, age 13, of 2083 River Road, Sugarbush Island, Snye, Quebec died Wednesday (April 1, 2009) at his...

 

Annette Adams Jocko

Mrs. Annette “Tehontsine” Adams Jocko, age 72, of 1502 River Road, Snye, Quebec, died Saturday evening (April 4, 2009) at Cornwall Community...

 

In Memory Walter A. Herne

Happy 98th Birthday Dad, Gramps! Those we love don’t go away. They walk beside us every Day. Unseen, Unheard, but always Near. Still loved, Still...

 

Letter to the community

Letter to the community, To family, friends and the community who may not know that Charlene Cole has recently been diagnosed with Multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells in bone marrow....

 

Drugs & Alcohol

Drugs & Alcohol When it comes to drugs and alcohol, parents are the biggest influence on teens. Teens that are close to their parents are less likely to participate in risky behavior, but all teens...

 

Dear Readership

Dear Readership: The Tribal elections are near. Word is that Barb Lazore will not run again. For over ten years Barb has given her time and has made your best interests a priority over those of her fa...

 

Nia:wen

A big thank you goes out to my family, friends and community for all your time, effort and contributions in the fundraiser held on my behalf in...

 

Nia:wen Ko:wa

Nia:wen Ko:wa On behalf of the Mohawk Chapter of the Six Nations Agricultural Society, we wish to express our sincere appreciation to the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) of St. Regis for their...

 

Thank You

Akwesasne Soaring Eagles sold a NCCA basketball pool board and the lucky winner was LucyanneThompson of Kawehnoke. Congratulations, you won 1,000.00. We thank all the people that purchased a square...

 

Tribe urges DOI to revisit Kempthorne policy

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council, at this past Saturday’s Tribal meeting, released a letter it sent to the Department of the Interior requesting the withdrawal of the January 3, 2008 policy on Ga...

 

St. Lawrence River – Iroquois Dam gates to be lowered

[Cornwall, Ontario]: In accordance with the operating regulations of the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, Ontario Power Generation’s Ottawa/St. Lawrence Plant Group advises users...

 

PBS Series We Shall Remain

6 new segments that were funded by a grant from  the upcoming PBS Series We Shall Remain --  a project that  establishes Native history as an essential part of American history.   For the...

 

Notice to the Community

This is to inform the community that the following persons have applied for Membership under the Akwesasne Membership Code: Kahentineson Skidders, age 17, daughter of Ralph Skidders (Akwesasne) and...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 9, 2009

Ladies learn sewing skills from Terri Cree

A group of Akwesasne women went back to the basics recently and learned how to sew their own clothing, bags and other items. The St. Regis Recreation...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 9, 2009

Weather sends Snye Recreation’s Easter Egg Hunt indoors

With unusually cold weather for the month of April putting a damper on outdoor activities, the Snye Recreation’s annual Easter egg hunt was moved in...

 

ABGC travel to Buffalo Bandits game

The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club would like to thank Chuck Brown and the Buffalo Bandits along with The Staff at the Oneida Recreation Center in...

 

Earth Day is in April Why not celebrate it every day?

In 1970, a man named John McConnell, who lived in the United States, started the first Earth Day. It was originally held on the day of the annual...

 

Owenna’shòn:a énhsatste nó:nen enhsata’therón:ni 2

53. Skonhsáta Make a curl! 54. Kkonhsáta’s I am making a curl 55. Skonhsatárion Make a lot of curls! 56. Kkonhsatárions I am making a lot of curls 57. Stsi’skaionnihtó:ten I am making shell...

 

The Iroquois Constitution THE GREAT BINDING LAW, GAYANASHAGOWA

Official Symbolism 60. A broad dark belt of wampum of thirty-eight rows, having a white heart in the center, on either side of which are two white squares all connected with the heart by white rows...

 

Senior’s host and participate in Spring Fashion Show

A Spring Fashion Show was held Friday, April 3 at the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Senior’s Center. The emcee for the event  was Tina Tarbell, who...

 

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