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Articles from the May 16, 2013 edition

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 By Ian Oakes    News    May 16, 2013

Akwesasne Represents at Native American Music Awards

On Friday, May 10, the 14th annual Native American Music Awards took place at the Seneca Niagara Casino, in Niagara Falls, New York. This was a partic...

 

PEACEFUL MARCH "STANDING UP FOR OUR RIGHTS"

The Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy have maintained and occupied North America since time immemorial. The Kanienkehaka (Mohawk) Nation is one of the Six Nations within the Haudenosaunee...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    May 16, 2013

Casino Holds Grand Opening Gala

On Thursday, May 9, the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort held a grand opening gala to celebrate the public opening of the 150 room Hotel and Spa. The...

 

My Favorite Elder Leona Cook

On Fri, May 10th at the Senior Center, Leona Cook was chosen “My Favorite Elder.” This 4th annual event coincides with the National theme for...

 

Louie T. Cook Kanawaienton

Indian Time has received word on the passing of Louis Thomas Kanawaienton Cook, age 66, of Oglala, S.D. and formerly of Ahkwesahsne. He passed away...

 

Robert Michael Point

Robert Michael Point passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in Cornwall, Ontario. He was born June 19, 1953 at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Cornwall...

 

Margaret M. Tirrell

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Mr. Margaret M. Tirrell, 87, peacefully passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. Margaret was born April 30, 1925 in Watertown, New York, the...

 

Spring Burial Service

Spring burial service for Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Jock, age 93, formerly of 17 Angus George Blvd, Akwesasne, will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Kateri Cemetery at 2:30 PM with Rev. Jerome Pastores...

 

Thank You

The Akwesasne Boy & Girls Club would like to thank Sesi Herne & Lucille Cook for educating and assisting club members with planting 13 Ash trees...

 

Blue Jeans for Blue Doors Raised $735 for The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club

Thank you to everyone who participated in our fantastic Blue Jeans for Blue Doors campaign for the Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club. Because of you, we raised $735 to help young people in our community....

 

Niawen:kowa

Niawen:kowa, Iakhihsohtha Activity staff would like to say Niawen:kowa to Trey Square, Koby Johnson, Brady Mitchell, Grayson Phillips, Skye Sunday,...

 

UPDATED UNOFFICIAL LIST OF CANDIDATES

Note: This is not yet the official list of candidates.  The official list will be released on Friday May 17, 2013. Tribal Chiefs: Beverly Cook, Gary Cole and Gerald Laughing Sub-Chiefs: Debra...

 

Attention Residential School Survivors

Please contact Jeremiah Point by phone 613-551-3929 or by email jeremiahpoint@hotmail.com A joint effort is in progress and needs your involvement now. Author Robert P. Wells has recorded first hand...

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: My name is Emily Lauzon; I am seeking your support in the upcoming Salmon River Central School Board elections. I have served as school board member for the past 13 years and...

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Open letter to the voters of the Salmon River Central School District: My name is Judy Cushman Stark and I am seeking your support to continue to serve on the Salmon River...

 

Candidacy for the Salmon River School Board

My name is Roger Lapage and it’s with great pleasure that I write today to announce my candidacy for the Salmon River School Board. My wife Alice and I have two children who graduated from Salmon...

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

I am writing today to compliment the excellent job that was done by our community on Thursday night at the Grand Opening Gala of the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Expansion. The event proved to be a first...

 

She:kon

She:kon: My name is Christian Jock, and I am the son of Craig and Vicky (Adams) Jock. I grew up in Fort Covington and now currently live in Kingstowne, Va., a suburb of Washington, D.C. I am not a...

 

Salmon River School board candidate

Salmon River School board candidate Peter Ghostlaw 47 years old, born in and resides in Fort Covington Married, wife Linda Ghostlaw, 2 daughters Samantha (senior) and Ashley (6th grade) Retired NY Sta...

 

Akwesasne Student Earns Scholarship to Attend National Diversity Conference

AKWESASNE, N.Y. – A student from Akwesasne was awarded a scholarship to attend the nation’s leading conference on diversity issues in higher education. The National Conference on Race and...

 

Nolan Terrance Awarded Jr. Sportsman of the Year

Submitted by Alexandra David It was a great night on Wednesday May 9th at the 49th Cornwall Lions Club Sports Awards Dinner held at the Best Western C...

 

Police Blotter

Akwesasne Territory -- May 9, 2013 - Florencio Verdugo of Hogansburg, NY, was arrested by the Tribal Police after responding to a possible drunk driver on State Route 37. Upon observing the vehicle tr...

 

Tribe Forms Ethics Commission

Akwesasne Territory -- On Saturday, May 11, 2013 the following SRMT members were sworn in as Commissioners for the first Ethics Commission for the...

 

Winner of Community Health Cancer Awareness Month Questionnaire

Ella Arquette was our winner for April’s Cancer Awareness Month question “Can you name one of the 7 steps to health?” The 7 steps to Health: 1)...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    May 16, 2013

Group of Providers Seeks Data on Autism in the Community

At the St. Regis Recreation Center on Tuesday, a survey and information was provided to the community. Akwesasne Child Care Program Manager Lani...

 

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