Articles from the April 20, 2017 edition

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The "Rocket" Triumphant at Cornwall's Night of Boxing

Photos by Joe Francis From all accounts Cornwall's boxing ngiht was a big success with about 3000 people attending Saturday's event. With an aura of...

 

#IfOnlyTheEarthCouldSpeak

Americans have recognized Earth Day as an annual celebration of clean air, land and water since 1970. But this year, the nationally recognized day...

 

SRMT's Enriching Our Workplace

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is proud to continue its monthly series, "Enriching our Workplace," which highlights tribal staff who have been bestowed...

 

Condoled Bear Clan Matron to Deliver SUNY Canton Commencement Keynote Address

CANTON, NY (04/18/2017) A matriarch of the Mohawk Nation will be the keynote speaker at SUNY Canton's 109th Commencement Ceremony at 10:30 a.m....

 

RUTH B. WHITE

AKWESASNE – Mrs. Ruth B. White, 89, of Sunrise Acres, unexpectedly passed away Tuesday morning, April 11, 2017 at Massena Memorial Hospital. Ruth... Full story

 

FRANCIS M. LAZORE

AKWESASNE – Mr. Francis Mose Lazore, known to many as "Doc", 57, of 274 School Road, Tsi Snaihne, unexpectedly passed away early Saturday morning,... Full story

 

Awesome Eco-Activities to do this Earth Day

# 4 Plant a Tree It might sound like a bit of a cliché, but planting trees is by far one of the most important gifts we can give back to the planet and to ourselves. Global warming is caused by a...

 

DULCIE M. BRADLEY "Kawennahente"

AKWESASNE – Mrs. Dulcie M. Bradley, "Kawennahente," 89, of 646 State Route 37, peacefully passed away at her home with her family by her side on... Full story

 

Niawen

Niawen On Wednesday, April 19th, the Tsi Snaihne School students and staff members offered thanks to their bus drivers and monitor for their...

 

Awesome Eco-Activities to do this Earth Day

# 2 Do a Home Energy Audit Not everyone has their own home, but if you do, nothing tells the planet “I love you” more than a home energy audit. Since most of the world is still powered by fossil...

 

Niawen

Nia:wenko:wa to John and France Baxtrom of Baxtrom's Independent Grocer of Cornwall for donating the supplies for our Hot Dog Fundraiser for the...

 

Tribal Council Helps Purchase Jaws of Life

On Onerahtókha/April 4, 2017, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council donated $24,580 from the Community Partnership Fund for the Hogansburg-Akwesasne...

 
 By Jenna Clute    News    April 20, 2017

Fun Night of Crafts Held at St. Regis Recreation

Akwesasne Child and Family Services, Holistic Health and Wellness, and Community Health all teamed up for their monthly evening of fun on April 13th...

 

NYS Burn Ban is in Effect Through May 14

Open burning is the single greatest cause of wildfires in New York. When temperatures increase and the past fall’s debris and leaves dry out, wildfires can start and spread easily and be further...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    April 20, 2017

St. Regis Recreation Hosts Easter Activities

The St. Regis Recreation along with the St. Regis Dance Club volunteers put together a fun filled evening for the families of Akwesasne. It started...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    April 20, 2017

Tribal Fisheries Focus Meeting

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Environmental Division held a focus meeting on Tribal Fisheries, Thursday April 13, 2017. Information was shared by the Program Manager, Tony David and feedback was given...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    April 20, 2017

The Kawehnoke Recreation Hosts Easter Brunch & Activities for the Community

On Saturday April 15, 2017 the Kawehnoke Recreation committee put together a family oriented day of fun. The Akwesasne Soaring Eagles 12U Volleyball...

 
 By Jaclyn Hall    News    April 20, 2017

Mohawk Nation Longhouse Hosts Six Nations Spring Sing

The Longhouse was jam-packed this past Saturday, April 15th. Singers from Akwesasne and surrounding communities like Kahnawake, Cattaraugus,...

 

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Entertainment on a Large Scale Comes to 2017 Great NY State Fair

The Great New York State Fair will provide some of the biggest and most entertaining shows in its history for the 2017 Fair, with dazzling performances around every corner of the expanded...

 
 By Derek Comins    Opinion    April 20, 2017

HAVFD & FRACO Host Fire and EMS Conference

The weekend of April 1-2, 2017 the FRACO Drill Area (Franklin County Training Grounds) and the Hogansburg Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department held a...

 

April is World Autism Month

You are welcome to come and look at our display at the entrance of Community Health. If you are unsure of what Autism Spectrum Disorder is, hopefully...

 

BELT OF THE UNITY OF THE CLANS

Reprinted from Wampum Belts of the Iroquois by Tehanetorens This belt was one of the Constitutional Memorials and signified the essential unity of...

 

Five Generations

Lenora David (seated), Ida Cameron, Trina Riddell, Ashley Riddell and Mariea Clark. Submitted by Ida Cameron....

 

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