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Articles from the April 30, 2009 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    April 30, 2009

MCA district chief accused of impaired driving

A Mohawk Council of Akwesasne district chief has allegedly been charged with impaired driving while away on an MCA business trip on March 24, 2009 in Ontario. Chief Nona Benedict of the Kawehno:ke...

 

AMS students compete in annual Tom Longboat Run

Every year pre-kindergarten through grade 6 students at the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School take part in a decades long tradition: Competing in the Tom...

 

Tribe pro-actively preparing for possible swine flu

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Health Services is taking steps to monitor and prevent cases of swine flu in the Akwesasne territory which include preventive measures and keeping track of any unusual numbe...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 30, 2009

5-mile cancer walk raises over $13,000

A 5-mile walk/run was organized in Akwesasne and held Sunday morning in Tsi Snaihne (Snye) to support the Akwesasne Cancer Support Group. An astoundin...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 30, 2009

Unity rally planned as Canada prepares to arm border guards

The community of Akwesasne will come together Friday morning on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) for a unity rally that is in part intended to send a message to Government Canada that Mohawks are against...

 

Harry P. Cook

Mr. Harry P. Cook, age 57, of 400 St. Regis Road died very unexpectedly at his home, Thursday April 23, 2009. Harry was born June 15, 1951, in...

 

Leonard M. Bintz

Mr. Leonard M. Bintz, 77, of 14 Danforth Place, Massena, died Saturday morning April 25, 2009 at the St. Regis Nursing Home. He had been a patient...

 

Esther C. Loran

HOGANSBURG - Mrs. Esther C. Loran, age 74, of 289 State Route 37, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2009 at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse...

 

HARVEY N. COOK

Mr. Harvey N. “Herky”Cook, 83, of 428 St. Regis Road, Hogansburg, passed away on Tuesday, April 29, 2009 afternoon at Tsiionkwanonhso:te,...

 

Our Living History

It is beneficial for us to remember our history, both personal and communal, since the events of the past flow through our lives, giving it dimension, direction and power. Some of those occurrences ma...

 

Letter to the editor:

April 23, 2009 Appalled at the Salmon River Central School District! I’ve been called to the school on a number of occasions regarding my children. I had no idea that ACFS gave birth to my child as...

 

Letter to the editor:

Note: The following letter was written by a sixth-grader in Mrs. LaSala’s St. Regis Mohawk School class as part of a class assignment. Dear Editor, The problem that I want to fix is dog fighting in...

 

Niawen Kowa

Niawen Kowa The family of Nancy ‘Kwanentawi’ Bova Chaussi would like to thank all the people who showed kindness and comfort during our difficult time. Thank you to Stanley and Joanne Thompson...

 

Thank you

Thank you The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club would like to send a Niawen:kowa to The American Legion Members, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion...

 

Niawenko:wa / Thank You for supporting our Iakhinoronhkwa Language Nest Fundraisers.

Niawenko:wa / Thank You for supporting our Iakhinoronhkwa Language Nest Fundraisers. Niawenko:wa to Debbie Soloman for giving us a place to have our Garage Sale on March 28, 2009. Tewentahawihtha...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 30, 2009

Election season gets underway in Akwesasne

Akwesasne will soon be inundated with political talk as elections are set to take place on both sides of the border this year, at the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. The...

 

Saiowisakeron Day 2009

The first day of May 2009 marks the 110th anniversary of the passing of Saiowisakeron, also known as ‘Jake Ice.’ John Saiowisakeron Fire and his brother Chief Jake Ohnehtotake Fire were early...

 

Valium possession arrest

Brittany L. Benedict, 26, of 396 St. Regis Road, Hogansburg, was arrested Sunday at the U.S. Port of Entry. According to police, Benedict was referred for a secondary inspection when entering the...

 
 By Robin Lazore    News    April 30, 2009

Mohawk Basketmakers of Akwesasne

As a basket maker here at Akwesasne, I came across this wonderful story of baskets that was written when my daughter Robin was in school. Even back th...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 30, 2009

PTO hosts Family Fun Night

The newly formed Parent Teacher Organization of the St. Regis Mohawk School organized a Family Fun Night last week. The event was part of a larger ser...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 30, 2009

Route 37 Homes officially opens with model home open house

Rosalie Jacobs, owner of Route 37 Homes, along with Manager Tonya Laughing and St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Sub-Chief Stacy Adams cut the ribbon Friday to...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 30, 2009

Community members use creativity in birdhouse-building contest

An impressive 34 birdhouses were built from scratch in the past few weeks as part of the Akwesasne Housing Authority’s 25th Anniversary Celebration...

 

Akwesasne Housing Authority’s Anniversary Logo Contest Winners

The following are local artists whose logos were featured in last week’s issue of Indian Time for having won the Akwesasne Housing Authority’s...

 

AMBE staff participate in Big Bike for Heart and Stroke

The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education (AMBE) administration and school personnel participated in the Big Bike for Heart and Stroke on April 24, 20...

 

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