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SRMT: Land is the most important thing

Yesterday, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held a press conference about their recent negotiations with Governor Cuomo. In basic terms, a Memorandum of...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    May 23, 2013

Peaceful March Expresses Frustrations

On Friday, nearly 500 people gathered to demonstrate their frustration with the border crossing and restrictions which interfere with travel for...

 

Peaceful March Expresses Frustrations - Part 2

More pictures. Photos by Ian Oakes, Deb Cook and Marsha White...

 

Peaceful March Expresses Frustrations - Part 3

More pictures. Photos by Ian Oakes, Deb Cook and Marsha White...

 

SRCS Boys Lacrosse Shut Down Potsdam

The SRCS boy’s varsity lacrosse ended its 2013 regular NAC season with a perfect undefeated record of 14-0 in front of hometown fans as they...

 

SRCS Boys Lacrosse Shut Down Potsdam - Part 2

Here are additional pictures....

 

National EMS Week 2013 is May 19-25

Since its inception in 1973, EMS Week is a nationwide celebration that honors the everyday heroes who work in emergency services. These folks work 24...

 

Michael Louis Cook

Michael Louis Cook, age 61, of Endwell, NY passed gracefully from this world into the next on May 16, 2013 leaving behind a legacy of love and...

 

Louie T. Cook - Kanawaienton

Louis Thomas Kanawaienton Cook, age 66, of Oglala, S.D. and formerly of Ahkwesahsne, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013 at the Rapid City Regional...

 

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Oneida Nation Compact with New York a Bad Deal for all Iroquois

As an original member of the Land Claims Committee for the Mohawk Nation I took a firm stance against the cession of our aboriginal lands to New York State regardless of what kind of offer then...

 

She:kon

She:kon: Mohawk women have a rich history of political involvement in Akwesasne.  Their struggles to maintain tribal sovereignty, preserve their language and cultures, and manage the Mohawk lands...

 

Readers

Readers, Too often we simply accept that Tribal governments (as opposed to our traditional governments) have elected representatives - presidents, chiefs, chairmen or CEO’s and so forth. They are...

 

March on the Bridge

Letter to the Editor March on the Bridge Watching the march on Friday was memorable. I am encouraged to see the support that was given on a work day. The march represented the assertion of our rights...

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: I just wanted to clarify that the letter that was sent to the Indian Time Newspaper was NOT written by myself. It was actually written by a volunteer coach from the Milton...

 

First Holy Communion Celebration

Submitted by Nanci Ransom Class of 2013 Rylan Adams Sebastian Anderson Kanienhtenkwas Benedict Mya Benedict Raniehtenhawi Benedict Andyn Bero Ryan...

 

Police Blotter

Akwesasne Territory -- May 14, 2013 -- Tribal police arrested Eric Sisto for felony assaulting a police officer, felony criminal mischief 3rd, reckless driving, reckless endangerment 2nd, failure to...

 

Little Friends

As Little brother’s speech has become clearer his confidence has been on the rise. He has started to come out of his shell and ask for friends to come hang out. Before it was Big Brother’s...

 

Kanatakon School Thanks Bus Drivers

Submitted by Alice King Thursday May 16th was Bus Driver Appreciation Day at the Kanatakon School. The Kanatakon School students and staff assembled...

 

4-H'ers Learn About Bengal Cats

By Connie Gerow, 4-H Tribal Mentoring Coordinator What type of cat can jump with a single bound to the top of a door case? What cat do you know that...

 

First Graders Get a Lesson on Diabetes Prevention

On Friday, St. Regis Mohawk School first graders were given a presentation about diabetes, eating healthy and being active. Heather Pontius, Calandra...

 

ABGC Clean Up Day Gets Boost From Alcoa

The Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club held their annual clean up day on Saturday and it was gorgeous outside. The clean up day is done every year but...

 

SRCS Middle and High School Music Students Showcase Skills

Last week was filled with music as Salmon River Middle and High School music departments presented their annual spring concert in the high school...

 

Tribe Supports Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department   

Akwesasne Territory – On Monday May 20, 2013 the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council presented a check for $179,700 to members of the...

 

Tribe Supports Akwesasne Library and Cultural Center

On Monday, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe donated $50,000 to the Akwesasne Library and Cultural Center. The money supports the Cultural Center’s...

 

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