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Articles from the May 12, 2011 edition

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 By Kyrie Ransom    News    May 12, 2011

AMBE schools celebrate heritage week O

The Haudenosaunee culture was alive in our youth last week as the Ahkwesasne Mohawk Board of Education School District celebrated ‘Heritage Week’....

 
 By Kyrie Ransom    News    May 12, 2011

Family Fun Day at Generations Field

Families in Akwesasne were treated to a free fun day at Generations Field this past Saturday courtesy of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribes’ Department...

 
 By Kyrie Ransom    News    May 12, 2011

Appeals court rejects challenge to cigarette tax S

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit unanimously agreed to lift the stays on the implementation for taxing on-reservation cigarette sales to non-member purchasers this past Monday. In a...

 
 By Kyrie Ransom    News    May 12, 2011

2011 SRMT Caucus

The race for Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal office began this past Saturday as community members turned out for the annual tribal caucus. Tribal Chief...

 

Niawen

Perhaps you sent a lovely card, or sat quietly in a chair. Perhaps you sent a funeral spray, if so, we saw it there. Perhaps you spoke the kindest...

 

Niawen

Raffle Winners The AMBE Parent Committee recently held our annual fundraising raffle, we would like to thank everyone who purchased tickets and sold tickets. This fundraiser is a benefit for school...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Community of Akwesasne, As you know, the Elected Tribal Council will not give a reason as to why they won’t sign the amended Ethics Ordinance. They continue to use smoke and mirrors to fool...

 

Letter to the editor

An update from SLU; She:kon Akwesasronon, My name is Okiokwinon Chelsea Francis, I am currently a Junior at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York where I am a Government Major and Native...

 

Guest Editorial

Calling Upon The “Editor-In-Chief” Submitted By: Tim Johnson Included in the millions of people throughout the United States and around the world who welcomed the demise of Osama Bin Laden were...

 
 By Lacey Peters    Culture    May 12, 2011

Mae Tarbell honored as 2011 ‘My Favorite Elder’

This past Friday the Saint Regis Mohawk Office for the Aging honored the winner of the 2nd Annual My Favorite Elder Contest, Mae Tarbell of...

 

It’s a Girl!

Name: Sammi Elizabeth Oakes Born: April 9, 2011 Weight: 7 lbs. 11.1 oz. Length: 20.5 inches Parents: Kristy Bradford & Ryan Oakes Siblings: Ryan Jr.,...

 

It’s a Girl!

Name: Gianna Asia Cruz Swamp Born: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 Weight: 8lbs. 9 oz. Length: 19 inches Parents: Crystal & Owen Swamp Grandparents: Connie...

 

It’s a Girl!

Name: Jolee Marie Thompson Born: April 11, 2011 Weight: 7 lbs. 15 oz. Parents: Alee Tarbell & Joseph Thompson Maternal Grandparents: Jane & Robert...

 
 By Derek Comins    News    May 12, 2011

HAVFD donates fire engine to Bombay

The Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department along with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe donated a 1986 Pierce Fire Truck to the Bombay Volunteer...

 

Three C’s

One of the things that I’ve learned in AI-Anon is that I’m not responsible for someone else’s drinking. The slogan that captures this is “I didn’t cause it, I can’t control it, and I...

 

Circling up for better health

A woman steps off a scale, smiling. This isn’t a diet commercial. It’s a scene from the Centering room at St. Regis Mohawk Health Services, where...

 

Kanen’shón:’a – The Importance of Growing Our Seeds

On March 31, 2011 Deyohaha:ge, the Indigenous Knowledge Center in Ohsweken (Six Nations) sponsored a number of presentations at the Haudenosaunee...

 

Haudenosaunee News

• Last week everyone awoke to the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed by US Navy Seals in a covert operation called “Operation Geronimo.” The operation name has caused ripples across India...

 

Tewaién:thos owennashón:’a Kanen’shón:’a tánon o’ón:wara

1. Kánen (Kanénha) Seed 2. O’ón:wara Seedlings 3. Osahè:ta Beans, dry 4. Ienakarótha Beans, pole 5. O’rhótsheri Beans, string 6....

 
 By Paul Williams    Culture    May 12, 2011

Creation

In the beginning, the World was not as we know it. It was a water world inhabited only by Animals and Creatures of the air who could survive without land. The Sky World was quite different....

 

Consumer Corner

Happy belated Mother’s day. What a beautiful weekend to honor the Mothers in our lives past and present. The weather was nice, in the lower sixties with sunshine that was a nice touch to each day. W...

 

Massena lax men suffer overtime losses

Last Saturday the Massena Red Raider Boys suffered a disappointing overtime loss to Saranac Lake, 13-12. This comes on the heels of their overtime loss, 8-9, to Northwood Prep on Wednesday. At the...

 

Herkimer Sweeps Perennial Power Corning

The Herkimer Generals Softball Team took to the road for a tough test to end the regular season vs the #8 ranked team in the country, Corning CCC.  This was the final tune-up before Tuesday’s...

 

Lady Red Raiders Remain Unbeaten With Wins Over Saranac Lake and OFA

On Tuesday, May 3rd, the Massena Lady Red Raiders were back in action on their home turf against the Saranac Lake Red Storm. Massena stormed out and...

 

Lady Red Raiders Defeat Potsdam 16-11

On Monday, May 2nd, the Massena Lady Red Raiders played host to the Potsdam Lady Sandstoners under the lights. The night was cloudy, rainy, and cold...

 

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