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19-year-old receives 3-year prison term for selling AK-47

On Monday May 11, 2009 at the Provincial Court of Valleyfield, Quebec, 19-year-old Matthew Jacobs received a prison sentence of three years for trafficking a firearm. On April 1, 2009 the Akwesasne...

 

New Indian Status cards delayed

Akwesasne, ONTARIO — The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) has learned that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has approved the new Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) Secure...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    May 14, 2009

Mohawks make their message clear: No guns at border!

Akwesasne Mohawks made their point loud and clear Saturday, showing strength in numbers at a planned march across the Three Nations Bride – South...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    May 14, 2009

Hot new eatery in Akwesasne: Koi Express

If you’re one of hundreds of Akwesasne residents anxious to try the new Japanese restaurant in town, get in line. Koi Express, a Japanese hibachi...

 

Rosemary ‘Marina’ Swamp

AKWESASNE - Mrs. Rosemary “Tekwanakwarita” Swamp, 69, of 78 Leo Swamp Road, passed away Thursday morning, May 7, 2009 at Claxton-Hepburn Medical C...

 

To the Residents of Akwesasne - To our Friends and Neighbors Surrounding Akwesasne – (Listen to our Hearts and Minds)

To the Residents of Akwesasne - To our Friends and Neighbors Surrounding Akwesasne – (Listen to our Hearts and Minds) {A Message of Peace} The announcement that Canadian Border Customs officials...

 

Dear Editor:

Dear Editor: I have just read the article from the Mohawk Council ofAkwesasne and I know what they are saying is true is every regard except for one aspect. When they say that they are for the humane...

 

To the Editor:

May 8, 2009 To the Editor: It is a matter of public knowledge that the Salmon River Central School District’ Board of Education suspended and/or dismissed Bill Plante from all coaching positions wit...

 

Negotiated settlement in sight for Akwesasne teachers

PRESS RELEASE - Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is looking forward to a positive conclusion to the conciliation process currently under way between the Union and the Mohawk Council of Akwesas...

 

Corrections:

-The winning team members of last week’s Jacobs Tobacco Company Scavenger Hunt were Tee Bigtree, Bear Bear Laughing-Wilson and Heather Lazore. Their charity was the Juvenile Diabetes Research...

 

Community members advised to order fuel under CITGO Program

Akwesasne community members are urged to contact their tribally-licensed fuel suppliers as soon as possible to order fuel provided under the CITGO fuel assistance program to have it delivered before...

 

MCA to hold nominations this Saturday

Nominations will be taken for thirteen Mohawk Council of Akwesasne positions – four district chiefs in each of the three districts, as well as grand chief this Saturday. Nominations will be...

 

Adams and Durant up for school board re-electionTuesday

The Salmon River Central School District will hold its yearly election this coming Tuesday, May 19. Two seats are up for election. Incumbent Robert Durant is running unopposed, and incumbent Stacy...

 

Frenchie’s Selects grand opening set for May 21

Frenchie’s Selects located at the corner of Rt. 37 and Parker Ave. in Massena will be holding its grand opening celebration on Thursday May 21st from 9:00am to 8:00pm. This much anticipated celebrat...

 

Wolf-dog back on Tarbell Road

A wolf-dog was seen on Tarbell Road last Thursday. It is not known if it is the same wolf-dog that was set loose from the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s...

 

Ben Benedict places second in carving competition

During the weekend of April 24-26, Ben Benedict of Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) placed second in the Interpretive Sculpture Advanced Level at the...

 

Malone hospital purchases state-of-the-art maternity equipment

Thanks to the generous donations of community members and employees, Alice Hyde Medical Center recently purchased a new state-of-the-art Centricity...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    May 14, 2009

Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus coming to Akwesasne

Although he is now best known as being Miley Cyrus’ father, country-singer Billy Ray Cyrus was once best known for his mega-hit “Achy Breaky...

 

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Chief elected Clarkson University Trustee

Clarkson University alumnus James W. Ransom, chief of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council, has been elected to Clarkson’s board of trustees. He...

 

Mothers get pampered by their 1st-graders

Mothers of students in first grade at the St. Regis Mohawk School had an extended Mother’s Day celebration on Tuesday. All four first grade classes...

 

St. Regis Mohawk School holds spring concert

Students in grades pre-k through 2nd grade at the St. Regis Mohawk School held their annual spring concert Wednesday afternoon in the Salmon River...

 

2009 Syracuse University 155th Commencement

There were approximately 4,000 Syracuse University Graduates that participated in the commencement ceremonies on May 10th, 2009 at the Carrier Dome,...

 

Salmon River Central School High School Awards – May 5, 2009

1. VALEDICTORIAN: Daniel Gerow and SALUTATORIAN: Ryan Godard. The following seniors are receiving recognition with the designation of HIGH HONORS: Sally Durbin, Kaylee Gadway,Carly Gardner, Amanda...

 

The Wild Canary in Akwesasne

When it is springtime, one of the things I look forward to seeing is the return of the locally called “Wild Canary” also known in the bird world...

 

Kahéhtakon Aowennashón:’a

1. Kahéhta Garden 2. Tsi tkanenhstaiénthon Corn field 3. Kaienthósera Crops 4. Othé:sera Fertilizer powder 5. Kanónhskon ietsitsiaienthóhstha Greenhouse 6. Onékeri Hay 7. Atshò:kten Hoe 8....

 

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