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Articles from the May 29, 2008 edition

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Great weather arrives for Memorial Day parade

Year after year there is one activity that brings Akwesasne residents out of their homes to enjoy being outdoors after a long North Country winter. Th...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    May 29, 2008

Standoff reveals split in tobacco trade opinion

A crowd of police officers and community members gathered on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) Tuesday evening when an attempt to arrest an individual for tobacco-related offenses was stopped by the...

 
 By Wentanoron    News    May 29, 2008

AMBE celebrates 20 years

The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education has been celebrating their 20th Anniversary of operation with yearlong events planned throughout the past ye...

 

AMBE students race in Tom Longboat Run

Students in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and grades 3-6 tested their personal endurance and speed last Tuesday when the school held the annual Tom...

 

Letter to the Community:

Letter to the Community: I am a member of the Akwesasne Mohawk Singers and our group was asked to sing “America” in Mohawk at the (Memorial Day) ceremony and we were very happy to do so. I...

 

AFN reminds First Nations Rescue and Recovery Workers to heed important information

OTTAWA, May 27 /CNW Telbec/ - AFN Regional Chief Angus Toulouse is reminding First Nations Ironworkers who participated in rescue or recovery operations at Ground Zero, following the September 11,...

 

Dear Editor

The nature of business transaction is always a source of interest to business-owners. For instance, seeing where your customers are coming from often validates advertising and marketing efforts....

 

Tractor-trailer crash shuts down 401

The 401 highway through Cornwall was closed Tuesday afternoon when a tractor-trailer truck flipped onto its side. The crash resulted in minor...

 

Sekon Akwesasne!

Sekon Akwesasne! On Saturday, May 31st, the Onkwehonweh people of Akwesasne will be holding a historical election which will become a landmark for all electoral processes to come within Akwesasne. On...

 

Shekon

Shekon, On behalf of my family I would like to extend a big Niawenkowa to the community members who loaned their support while we stood up to the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Department on May 27, 2008. A...

 

Kanien’kehá:ka Kaianerehkowa Kanonhsesne Press Release on Attempted Seizure of Contraband Tobacco

We, the Kanien’kehá:ka Kaianerehkowa Kanonhsesne extend our greetings to all of Akwesasne, that they may be in good minds and spirits. We call the attention of the community to an incident, which...

 

MCA Press Release on Attempted Seizure of Contraband Tobacco

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service stated that last night’s incident involving the attempted seizure of contraband tobacco has made evident the seriousness of th...

 

Thank You

Thank You We had a successful week for the Akwesasne Senior Games and we couldn’t have done it without the help of our Community. We had monetary donations from the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and...

 

Thank You

To all the organizers, promoters and volunteers of the Senior Games held during the week of May 12-16:  We would like to say how thankful we are for all your efforts.  It was a great opportunity...

 

Thank you/Nia:wen

Thank you/Nia:wen Many thanks to all donors and buyers of our Silent Auction and Pie Sale, especially Hilda King and her family whose pies sold like hotcakes, CKON and Indian Time ads and special...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    May 29, 2008

Oneidas receive 13,000 acres of land into trust

The Oneida Indian Nation celebrated a Department of Interior decision last week that sets a precedent for other nations, like Akwesasne. The DOI approved the OIN’s land-into-trust application, takin...

 

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne to observe National Day of Action on Parliament Hill

Akwesasne, ONTARIO — The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is asking community members to use the National Day of Action on May 29th as an opportunity to stand together on Parliament Hill to call for...

 

Tracy Sunday-Cook wants chief position instead

In a press release last week, Tracy Sunday-Cook unveiled her plans to seek the position of chief as a write-in candidate at this year’s St. Regis Mohawk Tribe election (June 7), instead of the...

 

COMMUNITY SAFETY ALERT - Sexual Assault -

Cornwall, Ont. – The Cornwall Community Police Service is issuing a community safety alert and requesting the public’s assistance in identifying an individual involved in a sexual assault that...

 

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

May 26, 2008 The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to announce that it has recently hired two Compliance Officers to deal with the issue of dangerous/aggressive dogs in the community. The...

 

St. Regis Mohawk School’s youngest students perform in spring concert

Students in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and 1st Grade performed upbeat and humorous songs Wednesday morning for their families. The school held...

 

VISITING KATERI TEKAKWITHA

The Ottawa Kateri Circle had their annual conference on Victoria Day weekend at Pembroke, Ontario. The conference is held at the Marguerite Center and this year the number of participants is...

 
 By Wentanoron    News    May 29, 2008

Juried Art Show in Malone

The 7th Annual Robideau/Lamitie-King Juried Exhibit was held in Malone, NY from May 1-14, 2008.  The exhibit featured art work from Middle and High...

 
 By Staff Writer    News    May 29, 2008

Barbara A. Gray receives PhD.

On May 8th, 2008, Barbara A. Gray graduated from Arizona State University with a PhD in Justice Studies and Social Inquiry.  Dr. Gray is the daughte...

 

We Speak Good Words

Tsi Snaihne School held its annual Public Speaking Event on Friday, May 23rd, 2008.  The grade 1 and 2 students shared words on topics ranging from wolves, bears, vacations, beauty pageants,...

 

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