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Articles from the May 7, 2009 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    May 7, 2009

Mohawks rally against arming of border guards

Dozens of Mohawks carrying signs of protest stood at the crossroads on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) Friday to begin a month-long demonstration...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    May 7, 2009

Three men nominated for tribal chief

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe held it’s annual tribal council caucus on Saturday for three positions: chief, sub-chief and tribal clerk. The SRMT’s...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

Tribe to hold referendum on exit from National Grid

ST. REGIS MOHAWK TRIBE – The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe announced today that a referendum is being scheduled for June 6, 2009 and will ask the tribal membership, “Should the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

Akwesasne Roadside Clean Up Day

Submitted by the ATFE Niawenkó:wa Akwesasró:non! Everyone give yourselves a pat on the back. Sonkwaiatí:son (Our Creator) is smiling on us, seeing...

 

Katherine (Gushlaw) Rowe

Katherine (Gushlaw) Rowe, age 79, of Lemoyne Ave. in the Town of Salina, Syracuse, NY, died Friday at St. Joseph’s Health Care Ctr. A native of the...

 

Dear Readers

Dear Readers, My mother, Elda Cook asked that I write this letter on her behalf concerning an incident that took place at her residence. The issue of non-Mohawk businesses coming onto Akwesasne to do...

 

Dear Editor:

Dear Editor: Re: Akwesasne Opposition to the Arming of Canada Customs Officers at Akwesasne Akwesasne existed as a Mohawk Community long before the international border was overlaid on our ancient...

 

A Special Thank You

A Special Thank You The family of Esther C. Loran would like to thank everyone in the community who expressed kindness and compassion in our time of need. We would like to thank all the people who...

 

Thank You

The Potsdam Association of Native Americans would like to send a big NIAWENKO:WA to the following for their contributions to the fundraiser held at the Brass Horse Lounge on Saturday, April 25, 2009:...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

Police seize tractor trailer full of contraband cigarettes

(South Stormont, Ontario -Monday May 4th, 2009) – Three area residents face charges for possession of a tobacco product not properly stamped under...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

Tribe schedules referendum vote and public meetings

AKWESASNE TERRITORY – The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe announced today that it will hold a Tribal Referendum on Saturday, June 6, 2009 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Tribal Community Building on the...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

Haudenosaunee News Release

April 27, 2009 BORDER CROSSING On January 1, 2009, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) instituted a new “informed compliance” policy. This policy gives U.S. border agents new...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

Akwesasne Olympic Torchbearer SELECTION Process Announced

Akwesasne, ONTARIO —The Akwesasne Torchbearer Selection Committee announced that it has launched a process for selecting a torchbearer for the Akwesasne leg of the 2010 Olympic Torch Relay....

 
 News    May 7, 2009

Parade of Nations to hold promotional event at Peacetree Trade Centre

Grand Chief Thompson of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne gave permission to the performers of the Foundation of the Parade of Nations to hold its Echoes of the World series, in front of the Peace Tree...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Notice Victoria (Viki) Keays Irving QUEBEC / AKWESASNE LIAISON OFFICER

(Akwesasne - April 30, 2009) This is to introduce Victoria Keays Irving — she is known as Viki - who has been appointed as Quebec / Akwesasne Liaison Officer with the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne...

 
 By Louise McDonald    News    May 7, 2009

Rites of Passage approaching

Submitted by Louise McDonald The ceremony to initiate young boys and girls into adulthood is just around the corner. Sunday’s gathering was a...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    May 7, 2009

Scavenger hunts sends teams racing

If you thought there were some strange things going on in Akwesasne this week, you were right. You weren’t seeing things when you thought people...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    May 7, 2009

Mohawk Ambulance: Plenty of ambulances, not enough workers

The Mohawk Ambulance Service is currently recruiting new men and women to join their valuable workforce. Two permanent positions for Emergency Medical...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

Family begins “ESP Catering” business

A trio of women from Akwesasne had ventured into the business of food. Edith McDonald and her daughter Sherry Roundpoint and niece Pamela Cook have...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    May 7, 2009

Iohahi:io graduates celebrate end of admin course

Fifteen proud women celebrated their graduation from Iohahi:io’s Office Administration Program on Thursday evening before their friends, families...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

St. Regis Recreation hosts blanket-making class

The St. Regis Recreation hosted a fleece tie blanket class on Saturday, April 25.  There were 15 participants and they all enjoyed picking out, and...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

SUNY Potsdam students inducted into Omicron-Psi Honor Society

A total of 24 SUNY Potsdam students recently were inducted into the Omicron-Psi Honor Society, the national honor society for non-traditional adult...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

Headstart receives money from benefit poker tournament

A benefit poker tournament was held recently at the Mohawk Bingo Palace to raise money for the Early Childhood Development Program (Headstart). In...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

SUNY Potsdam recognizes CSTEP and TOC graduates at reception

The SUNY Potsdam Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) and the Teacher Opportunity Corps (TOC) recently honored 36 graduates at a...

 
 News    May 7, 2009

AMS celebrates Heritage Week

Heritage Week was celebrated at the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School April 27-30, with several events focused on Native  culture. On Monday, Eddie Gray...

 

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