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MCA'S CONSTITUTIONAL-CRIMINAL TEST CASES AGAINST CBSA BEING HEARD IN COURT THIS WEEK

TERRITORY OF AKWESASNE – A long-anticipated trial has commenced this week in Cornwall’s Ontario Court of Justice as two cases of Akwesasne residents being criminally charged by the Canada Border...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    December 12, 2013

Tribe Signs Deal so Mohawk Veterans can get VA Home Loans

Akwesasne's veterans are now eligible to get low-interest loans from the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs direct home loans program now the that...

 

Bay Mills Casino Case Heard Before U.S. Supreme Court

The tribal right to exercise sovereign immunity has been challenged in the U.S. Supreme Court in the Bay Mills Casino case. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe submitted and supported the request for tribal...

 

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Clarifies Status of Negotiations

Akwesasne – Leaders from the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe are clarifying information recently released to the public concerning negotiations involving New York State, St. Lawrence and Franklin...

 

Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Science Fair Winners

Last week the Akwesasne Mohawk School held its annual Science Fair. Students conducted a variety of experiments and created presentations to show...

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor As many of you can recall, I was arrested this past September by the Akwesasne Mohawk Police on a CBSA warrant of arrest. A week after the arrest, I wrote a public letter to the...

 

Niawen:kowa to the Community

Niawen:kowa to the Community The Akwesasne Epilepsy Support Group would like to send out a big Niawen:kowa to everyone who came out on November 27th...

 

BIG NIA:WENKOWA to Lauralee Thompson Arquette

The Kana:takon School would like to send a BIG NIA:WENKOWA to Lauralee Thompson Arquette in her effort to get extra hats and mittens for the students...

 

Thank you

Thank you, The Parish and Financial Councils would like to thank everyone for their offering through the Fallen Leaves Memorial. All the funds acquired will be applied to the fuel account for the...

 

Letter to the Editor:

Letter to the Editor: There has been a proposed settlement offer on the Dundee Land Claims with an alleged dollar amount in excess of a $100 million dollars and some un inhabitable land to be...

 

Letters to Santa at the St. Regis Mohawk School

Submitted by Molly Gushea Nine year old Crayton Cree, a 4th grader at the St. Regis Mohawk School, recently wrote ten separate letters to Santa to...

 

What To Do About Our Lost Lands?

Letter to the Editor, What To Do About Our Lost Lands? The issue of what to to about our stolen lands is once again before the people. Should we undermine our ancestral teachings and sell off our...

 
 By Sesi King    News    December 12, 2013

Music and Memories Made in the West

Flying over San Francisco on a Wednesday evening was a total picture of awe. It was like a blanket filled with lights for miles and miles to be seen....

 

Silver Bells Christmas Party

On Friday, the Winter Ballroom at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino and Resort was filled with over 250 seniors for the Association of Senior Citizens and O...

 

Movember Makes Big Numbers for Akwesasne Cancer Support Group

The Planning, Construction and Public Works department of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe participated in Movember, a no-shave policy meant to raise...

 

Readers

The last deadline for 2013 is Dec. 16th. Our last paper will be on the news stands Dec. 19th. We will be closed for 2 weeks. Back in the office Jan. 6th, 1st paper of the year out Thurs. Jan. 9th,...

 

It's a Boy!

Name: Camden Hubert Conners Born: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 Weight: 8 lbs. 8 oz. Parents: Nicole Bonaparte & Randy Conners Jr. Siblings: Kaden,...

 

It's a Girl!

Name: Paetyn Rylee Kashonnahawe Thompson Born: Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 Weight: 9 lbs. 7 oz. Parent: Carrie Thompson Grandparents: Theresa McDonald...

 

20 Last Minute Gifts That Will Last a Lifetime Part 1

Are you running out of ideas or just tired of the craziness of shopping for gifts they won’t use or remember. Here is a list of ideas for gifts that could become cherished forever, at least make...

 

Jump Rope for Heart at Kanatakon School

Friday December 6th was Canada-wide Jump Rope for Heart day and the Kanatakon School has been participating for almost 10 years. All day students...

 

Kanatakon Students Enjoy Pizza Luncheon

On Thursday, students at the Kanatakon School who received awards for Good Character and Student of the Month for the month of November were treated...

 

Joanne Shenandoah Featured on Save the Wolves CD

Submitted by Doug George Kanentiio Iroquois singer, composer and acoustic guitarist Joanne Shenandoah is among a group of Native American recording...

 

MCHS Wrestling

Submitted by Alexandra David The Massena Varsity Wrestling team kicked off their 2013 season traveling to the Andersen Tournament at Cicero-North...

 
 By Kaniethonkie    News    December 12, 2013

Transformation of Former IGA Building into Christmas Wonderland for Annual Basket Drive

On Sunday, December 8, 2013 about 10 volunteers gathered to transform the former IGA building into a Christmas Wonderland for the Akwesasne Annual...

 
 By Kaniethonkie    News    December 12, 2013

Akwesasne's Takes Part in World AID'S Day December 2, 2013

The American Indian Community House ACT NOW Program presented WORLD AIDS DAY Healthy Lifestyles Youth Video Contest Film Premier with Akwesasne ACT...

 

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