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Articles from the April 21, 2012 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    April 21, 2012

Project team: Casino expansion makes sense

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s proposed gaming expansion project could generate millions of dollars more per year for the community, according to...

 

Applications Being Accepted For Secure ID Card

AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY – The Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada is now accepting applications for the Secure Certificate of Indian Status for the purpose of border crossing. The...

 
 By David Winters    News    April 21, 2012

2 suspects, $1m in drug netted in Ecstasy bust

MASSENA — A suspect in an Ontario attempted-murder case faces unrelated federal drug charges in Massena for possessing about $1 million in Ecstasy,...

 

Angela Sawatis

(August 10, 1967 - April 16, 2011) Angela Sawatis at the Ottawa General Hospital on Saturday April 16, 2011 at the age of 43 years. Dear mother of...

 

Jean F. Herne

AKWESASNE – Mrs. Jean F. “Tewatenniheh” Herne, 77, of 1330 State Route 37, peacefully passed away early Saturday morning at Fletcher-Allen...

 

Mary Lou Phillips

AKWESASNE – Mrs. Mary Lou Phillips, age 60 of 92 Hilltop Drive, Quebec, passed away, after a courageous battle with cancer, early Thursday morning,...

 

Samuel “Sam” Garrow Sr.,

Samuel “Sam” Garrow Sr., age 60, died suddenly early morning on April 18th at the Cornwall Community Hospital. He was born October 11, 1951 to...

 

Niawen

Nia:wen The generosity of Akwesasronon has come through once again.  With a heart swelled to capacity, I thank the community for their support and attendance at the Taco Sale, Silent Auction and...

 

Niawen

Thank you, The St. Lawrence Thunder Tier II U12 girl’s hockey team recently participated in the National Championships in Anaheim. California. They...

 

Niawen

Thank you to all the donators and supporters of the Jefferson Robotic Team that is heading out to St. Louis, Missouri this following week.  Along with the fund raising efforts by the parents, student...

 

Niawen

Niawen Kowa! The Akwesasne Women Warriors Box Lacrosse Team would like to thank the following sponsors for their past and present support. Niawen...

 

Niawen

She:kon, On the afternoon of Friday, April 15th, Theresa Bear Fox entertained the staff and students of Tsi Snaihne School with a concert in the...

 

Letter to the Editor

75 million dollar expansion… a vote between the ‘haves, and the ‘have nots; Dear Editor 4/19/2011 I recently read a letter written by Agnes Terrance and I wanted to comment and support her...

 
 By Kyrie Ransom    News    April 21, 2012

Summer Company Offers Opportunity for Youth to Create Their Own Business

The Akwesasne Arena Management Board hosted a youth workshop on a program called Summer Company this past Monday at the Akwesasne Youth Resource Centre in Kana:takon. The Cornwall Business Enterprise...

 

Akwesasne Perspective On Voting In The Canadian Federal Elections

AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY – From time to time, federal elections are held to choose the leadership for the Government of Canada. As the date closes in, the various political parties and mainstream...

 

Boys & Girls Club of Akwesasne announces Mentoring Program

The Boys & Girls Club of Akwesasne is pleased to announce it has received funding to establish a mentoring program. With funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, the National Congress of American...

 
 By Darcy OConnell    News    April 21, 2012

Kindergarten classes prepare for grade 1

On Thursday, April 14th, kindergarten students from AMS and Kanatakon Schools came to Tsi Snaihne School. They were introduced to the grade 1 staff...

 
 By Darcy OConnell    News    April 21, 2012

Tsi Snaihne Student of the month

On Friday, April 15th, the students of the month for March enjoyed a pizza party with the principal in the library. A student of the month is...

 

EARTH DAY

On April 22nd the world will observe Earth Day. Earth Day is a day designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. What a tremendous, sacred gift we have been given to...

 

Haudenosaunee Environmental Education Curriculum

With the assistance of the Environmental Protection Agency, The HETF has taken on the task of creating a Haudenosaunee Environmental Education Curriculum (HEEC). The goal of this project is to use...

 

What is the number one DATE Rape Drug? The answer: Alcohol.

You have been partying with your friends all night. It’s three in the morning; You remember talking with your friends. You remember dancing and laughing. You wake up and someone’s on top of you,...

 

How to Live Without Drugs and Alcohol

A struggling addict or alcoholic might ask: “How do I live without drugs and alcohol?” The proposition can be mind-boggling for someone who is still caught in the grip of addiction. Typically,...

 
 By Tiffany Leabo    News    April 21, 2012

Alcohol Awareness

Parents can take many steps to protect their kids from illness and disease. You teach them to wash their hands, cover their mouths when coughing and ensure they’re up to date on vaccinations and doc...

 

HEAD CHIEFS

The hereditary Chiefs are usually called Head Chiefs; but are known to the Indians themselves as Nobles or “Lord” Chiefs (Royaner). The original names are maintained and pass to the successors as...

 

Haudenosaunee Confederacy News

• This coming weekend, April 23rd, will be Six Nations Sing at the Oneida Nation territory near London, Ontario. The Sing will start at noon with lunch and then the different singing groups doing ne...

 

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