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Articles from the June 5, 2008 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    June 5, 2008

Five ‘spokespeople’ elected to address 3-chief issue

A group of individuals concerned with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s system of government held an election Saturday to put five individuals into...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    June 5, 2008

Lacrosse sticks cause stir at Canada Customs

A crowd of 50 people quickly gathered at the Canada Customs building on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) Wednesday afternoon after a Mohawk man was...

 

St. Regis Mohawk School’s second spring concert held

Students in grades two and three had an audience all to themselves Tuesday morning for the annual spring concert. Due to space constraints in the...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    June 5, 2008

PJ Herne begins work as tribal judge

Two weeks ago Peter J. Herne of Akwesasne was appointed as the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s first tribal court judge. Though the court itself has yet...

 

Shirley Bella Seymour

Shirley Bella Seymour, age 58, of 30-A Jocko Road, Akwesasne, died at the Cornwall Community Hospital, McConnell Site on Sunday, June 1, 2008. Loving...

 

In Loving Memory of Bob-O December 20, 1976-June 11, 2007

A great son, great brother and a great friend.  I can’t believe a year has gone by already.  Some days it still seems like a bad dream.  Not...

 

Niawenh Kowa

Niawenh Kowa To the American Legion Post 1497 for the proceeds from the “Bouncy House” which was held after the Memorial Day Parade. From Team Iroquois...

 

Niawen:kowa to the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Ambulance Unit

Niawen:kowa to the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Ambulance Unit from the family and friends of Ian Seymour for your quick and professional response on the evening of May 17th, 2008.  Our brother and...

 

Thank you/Nia:wen

 Hello, my name is Keeya Capton.  I would like to thank everyone who made my trip to the Sunburst States Final’s possible.  I was 2nd...

 

Thank you/Nia:wen

For the past month the NAIG teams have been actively involved in fundraising initiatives to assist them with their travel expenses to Cowichan, B.C. in August and we would like to say thank you to all...

 

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Disclaims Responsibility for Concert

On March 14, 2008, the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Compliance Department issued a NOTICE OF VIOLATION and a NOTICE OF SUSPENSION to Jason A. Cree d/b/a “All Inn Lounge and Catering.” The license...

 

Drugs

Author unknown Submitted by Francine Thomas Hello there, my name is DRUGS.  I look like anything; I can make you feel like you are invisible.  I can get you high or low however you would like to...

 

Unity is not a dirty word

This past week I had the opportunity to witness a positive event at Akwesasne, which may well lead to the resolution of the tobacco trade issue. A group of men from the Kanienkehaka Kaianerehkowa...

 

Notice to the Community

This is to inform the community that the following persons have applied for Akwesasne Membership. Thomas Cook, age 19, son of Roderick Cook (Akwesasne) and Karen McBride Cook, a non-native. Brendan Wh...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    June 5, 2008

Kindergarten students get silly with plays

Mr. Jock’s kindergarten class at the St. Regis Mohawk School was full of liveliness last week after their concert performance, but the fun didn’t...

 

Kanienkehaka Kaianerehkowa Kanonhsesne People of the Longhouse

May 30, 2008 Press Release The Kanienkehaka Kanonhsesne released a statement last week articulating three fundamental problems with the MCA / OPG agreement and upcoming referendum without getting...

 

HAUDENOSAUNEE DOCUMENTATION COMMITTEE

News Release Onondaga Nation Territory - May 13, 2008 WHTI Land Border Rules The Department of Homeland Security issued its final rule on land border crossing documentation on Thursday, April 3,...

 

AMPS stop leads to seizure of cigarettes, tobacco

Akwesasne, Ontario - On May 23rd, 2008, at 7:00 p.m., an officer from the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service stopped a 2001 Pontiac on Island Road...

 

Akwesasne Police Association Media Release

Akwesasne June 4, 2008 The Akwesasne Police Association (APA) is the representation of members of the Akwesasne Mohawk Police and Akwesasne Central Dispatch employees. The Akwesasne Police...

 

Akwesasne Contractors Organization meeting update

(Akwesasne) May 30, 2008 – She:kon. The Akwesasne Contractors Organization united for the purpose of employment held their third meeting in May at the Hogansburg Akwesasne Volunteer Fire...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    June 5, 2008

Route 37 building becomes home of two new businesses

Two Akwesasne women separately ventured into entrepreneurship this month when they opened businesses at the old Jock’s Gas Station building on...

 
 By Jacoba North    News    June 5, 2008

Precious Memories features custom framing and formal wear

Prom season is right around the comer. For a “Cinderella” experience, stop in and browse the 425 one-of-a-kind evening dresses in stock at the...

 

Bantam Girls Cleanup

Members of the North American Indigenous Games Bantam Girl’s Basketball team participated in the May 3rd Community cleanup in Akwesasne. The girls...

 

What has PICEI been doing in our Hometown?

Right now the Pamoja International Cultural Exchange, Incorporate (PICEI) Organization is preparing for its next cultural tour for the youth and...

 

Mitchell named Student of the Month at J.W. Leary

Katsitsiaroroks Mitchell has been named the J.W. Leary Junior High 8th grade Female Student of the Month for May. She is the daughter of Carl...

 

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