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Articles from the May 8, 2008 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    May 8, 2008

Tribal caucus reveals both new and familiar faces for candidacy

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe held its annual caucus Saturday to accept nominations for chief, sub-chief and tribal clerk. When nominations were closed,...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

Constable man shot down by Border Patrol

A Constable man is in stable condition at Burlington’s Fletcher Allen Health Care after he was shot by U.S. Border Patrol agents during an alleged drug-related incident in Constable. Two agents...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

Teen charged with using stun gun on peers

An Akwesasne youth was arrested by Massena Village Police Monday after he allegedly used a stun gun on two other students. Seventeen-year-old Tekarateneken Horn-David was charged with 4th degree...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    May 8, 2008

Akwesasne’s police dog “Rudy” to undergo surgery

Akwesasne Mohawk Police Cst. Rudy, also known as Sgt. Roger Mitchell’s canine partner, is undergoing surgery in Ottawa this week to repair torn...

 

Greg Claus

Greg Clause coached Ontario South Girls Hockey in the 2006 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in Kahnawake, Que., and the 2007 NAHC in Prince...

 

Tackling the Disenrollment Crisis On Indian Territory

On a recent trip to the southwest I had the opportunity to listen to the concerns of Native people in that region. They, like the Haudenosaunee, are worried about the loss of their indigenous...

 

Letter to the Editor

May 2, 2008 Letter to the Editor, I went to the meeting that was scheduled by Melvin White and Larry Thompson, this past Thursday May 1, 2008 and was pleasantly amazed at all the information that was...

 

“The Need for More Educational Programming”

“The Need for More Educational Programming” As a young professional working in the realm of Higher Education, I often find myself seeking ways in which I can further my own education. In May of...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Community of Akwesasne: The Akwesasne Jr. B Wolves have been struggling for the past years and find it difficult to get out of the bottom of the barrel. The community does not support a losing...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, The enclosed transcripts indicate a Right of Way notably as 204-7. The attached land survey registers this portion of land as a Right of Way. The dispute originates with a transfer...

 

WITH SINCERE THANKS

When our daughter, Patricia “Minnie” Levac, recently passed away, some wonderful people from Akwesasne took the initiative and organized a team of cooks and provided a beautiful and delicious...

 

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, She:kon. I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the recent comments of an Indian Time reader who commented with her Letter to the Editor, Ms. Agnes Terrance. Thank you for voicing your...

 

Work without pay on the St. Regis Reservation…It’s for REAL!

We write this letter in an attempt to educate the community members about one business organization within Akwesasne. We will use this real event as an example for using Sovereignty in a manner that...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

AMPS traffic stop leads to seizure of 200,000 cigarettes

AKWESASNE, ON, May 5 /CNW/ - On April 30th, 2008, at 9:30 a.m., an officer from the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service observed a suspicious 2003 Chevrolet Impala northbound on International Road in...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

314,800 contraband cigarettes seized by Cornwall RCMP Detachment

(South Stormont, On. May 2nd, 2008) - On Wednesday, April 30th, 2008, at 7:15 p.m., in partnership with Canada Border Services Agency and the Ontario...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

Police dog sniffs out 52 lbs. of pot

An Akwesasne woman was arrested last week when a New York State Police dog named “Ram” sniffed the scent of marijuana coming from her vehicle....

 
 News    May 8, 2008

Police Blotter

Akwesasne Mohawk Police Reports Suspicious Activities On Friday May 2nd, 2008, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service were on routine patrol on Cornwall Island and observed a vehicle with an Ontario...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

Notice to the Community

This is to inform the community that the following persons have been Probationary Members and the Membership Board is now considering granting them full Akwesasne Membership: Teri-Lynn Leroux, age 24,...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

Saka Pembleton receives First Nations Health Managers National Award of Excellence

On the evening of March 18, First Nations Health Managers honoured two of their own, with the first National Awards of Excellence.  Sakakohe Pemblet...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

Governor Paterson proclaims May 14 as Health Care Auxilian Day

Malone—Governor David Patterson proclaimed May 14, 2008 as Health Care Auxilian Day in New York State to recognize the dedicated Auxilians who annually donate more than five million hours of...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

Let’s Make Cancer History

On Monday, April 28th, the Community Health Program held a workshop entitled “Let’s Make Cancer History”.  This workshop and dinner was held...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

Forty-four children make 1st Holy Communion

A class of 44 children dressed in their best for a milestone crossed by thousands of other Akwesasne children before them: 1st Communion. Parents and...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

12th Annual Without Violence Award Essay Contest

The ‘Without Violence Award’ is open to all graduating grade 8 Akwesasne students.  This includes, but is not limited to, students from Salmon River, JW Leary, Kanatakon, Freedom School,...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

AMBE CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Onerahtohka:wa/May 5, 2008 - Akwesasne - The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education (AMBE) has been celebrating its 20th year of local control this past school year. The Board was created through resol...

 
 News    May 8, 2008

Volunteers clean Akwesasne’s roadsides

Dozens of community members donated their hard labor Saturday to the annual roadside cleanup organized by the Akwesasne Task Force on the...

 

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