Articles from the April 11, 2013 edition

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Thompson Gets Conditional Release

Kanietakeron Larry Thompson was sentenced by St. Lawrence County Judge Jerome J. Richards last week to a one-year conditional discharge and a five-year order of protection that bars him from the...

 

Parish Pastoral Church Members Installation

Submitted by Nanci Ransom On Sunday, April 7, 2013 there was an Installation Ceremony of the new Parish Pastoral Church Council which was held during...

 

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Reacts to EPA Decision

Akwesasne Territory — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has said that they will release their Record of Decision (ROD) on Friday April 5, 2013 for the Grasse River cleanup. During a...

 

MCA Community Notice: Identification Required At CBSA Ports

TERRITORY OF AKWESASNE - The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is informing the community that the Canada Border Services Agency has implemented a new process for inspection when entering Canada.  As of...

 

SRCS Classes Go For The Gold In Class Olympics

Class Olympic week is one of the most exciting weeks of the year for the student body at Salmon River High School. March 25th-28th was a week filled...

 

Jonathan James Diabo

AKWESASNE – Mr. Jonathan James Diabo, age 30, of 13 Johnson Road, unexpectedly passed away Monday, April 8, 2013 in Cornwall. Jonathan was born...

 

Iroquois Fabrication: Dream or Reality?

With the reduction of the contraband trade, it is imperative for the people of Akwesasne to support Iroquois Fabrication. Our youth need to work and earn decent salaries to keep them out of trouble. M...

 

Niawen Ko:wa

Niawen Ko:wa Those words say it all to the people who jumped on the committee to help fundraise for our buddy Andy White. The benefit was a total...

 

Akwesasne Epilepsy Support Group Fundraiser a Success!

Submitted by the Akwesasne Epilepsy Support Group On Friday, April 5th, 2013 the Akwesasne Epilepsy Support Group held a chicken bbq benefit...

 

Editor

Editor,   At this month’s Tribal membership meeting a couple of very important items were briefly discussed. It was announced that Tribal Council Resolution 2013-21 was signed and is in effect....

 

Reader Photo

Reader Photo...

 

Surprise

I have come to expect the unexpected. To be ready for plans to fall apart. Prepared that my kids will find ways to outsmart me. Surprises such as candy wrappers in my shoes and laundry stuffed in the...

 

Reader Submission

Submitted by Alice King This article was written by a grandmother of one of our students as well as Kasewaien Peters, grade 2 teacher. Ionkwahkwisron...

 
 By Kaniethonkie    News    April 11, 2013

First Nations Food and Farming Workshop

Not so long ago, only people from the city questioned where their food came from. Now we all ask the same question, “where does our food come...

 

Remotely Control Your Computer with Google Chrome

Dear Monica, Is it true that I can remotely control my home computer?  Sincerely, Akwesasne Traveler. Dear Akwesasne Traveler, Yes you use Google Chrome to control your computer from any remote...

 

Helicopter Landed at Massena Rescue for Real-Life Training

Last Wednesday, LifeNet of New York hosted Helicopter Landing Zone Operations Training for area first responders. Randy Montour, Second Chief of...

 

News from around the Nations

IORÌ:WASE GOING TO PRINT By Greg Horn Iorì:wase, Kahnawake’s online newspaper, will be going through some changes over the next few weeks. One of the biggest changes will be the addition of a...

 

Student Submission

Student Submission...

 

Vicarious Trauma and Caregivers

It is critical that any crisis responder prioritize their emotional well being. To successfully work in an emotional demanding profession, one must have an understanding of the consequences of that...

 

Kenneth Thompson and Glen Lazore are Gearing Up for the 88th Year of the Iroquois Indian Village

The Great New York State Fair runs this year from August 22nd to September 2nd and Kenneth Thompson and Glen Lazore are gearing up already for the Iroquois Indian Village. The village is run by the...

 

Top 5 Things You Should Know About Transporting Tar Sands Crude

By Anthony Swift, Attorney for National Resources Defense Council (April 3, 2013) On March 29, Exxon’s Pegasus tar sands pipeline ruptured,...

 
 By Bruce Boots    Opinion    April 11, 2013

Comic: Spring Cleaning

Comic: Spring Cleaning...

 

Mohawk Lesson

Mohawk Lesson...

 

The Key to Six Nations Pictographs

Reprinted from ‘Legends of the Iroquois’ by Tehanetorens (Ray Fadden) Continued from last week....

 

57 Years - Marita & Dickie Francis

Photo taken April 7, 1956 Left to right: Ann Marie Sawatis, Marita, Dickie and Raymond Mitchell Thank you to Mary Alice Cook for sharing this photo...

 

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