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Articles from the June 12, 2008 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    June 12, 2008

Three votes decide tribal election outcome

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s yearly election was possibly the closest race in tribal history. With just three votes more than her only official...

 

Girl, 6, fatally hit by car in Snye

A six-year-old girl from Tsi Snaihne (Snye) was tragically killed Saturday afternoon (June 7) when she was hit by a car. Kyleigh McDonald, the daughter of Julie (Skidders) and Louie John McDonald,...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    June 12, 2008

Chief of police resigns

One day after Cornwall’s Standard-Freeholder newspaper reported on controversy at the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service, the chief of police, Lewis Mitchell, announced his resignation. Mitchell...

 

Tribal IGA grocery store copes with power outage

Akwesasne, NY – Jason Hoxie, manager of the Saint Regis Mohawk’s Tribally-owned IGA grocery store announced today that the store is discarding all frozen and refrigerated food after it...

 
 By Sesi King    News    June 12, 2008

The 2008 Hall of Fame Classes at Salmon River

The second year for the Hall of Fame Induction at Salmon River was another huge success. With about 350 meal tickets sold, the attendance of...

 

Sarah E. Jacobs

Mrs. Sarah E. Jacobs, age 93, of 1352 State Route 37, Hogansburg, died early Monday morning (June 9, 2008) at her home under the loving care of her fa...

 

Wilton Timothy Eugene Robert

Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 5, 2008 for Wilton Timothy Eugene Robert, 46, of Aberdeen Way, who died on June 1, 2008.  He was born...

 

Karennahawi

Kyleigh McDonald, age 6 years, of 77 Skidders Lane, Snye, died accidentally on Saturday, June 7, 2008. Beloved daughter of Louie John McDonald and...

 

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, The buying power of Akwesasronon continues to astound surrounding communities outside Akwesasne Mohawk Territory. “We wouldn’t be able to keep the downtown open without Mohawk...

 

Niawen

Sekon, my name is Lawrence and I have just successfully completed 56 days at the Partridge House.  I am grateful to the Staff, especially Marlene and Harvey, and to my peers who have helped me to...

 

WITH SINCERE THANKS

Thank-you very much for your cards, support and visits during the recent passing of my husband, Cecil “Smokey” Swenson. From Nancy (Cook) Swenson and Family...

 

Thanks

I would like to thank the following people for sponsoring me for the ALS Walk in Cornwall on June 7, 2008: Peter Mitchell, Brian Mitchell, Dion Mitchell, Brigitte Phillips, Dennis & Yvonne White,...

 

Thanks

The American Legion, Post 1479 would like to thank the following groups, individuals, and agencies for their most appreciated assistance for the Memorial Day parade.     Without their...

 

You Know You Are on the Road to Mohawk Elderhood When…

Becoming an elder among the Mohawk people means being acknowledged as one who has weathered the many trials of life and, somehow, acquired a bit of wisdom which, according to our customs, is to be...

 

Local teacher recognized by prime minister

Akwesasne, Ontario - June 25, 2008 - The Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence recognize the efforts of outstanding elementary and...

 

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Issues referendum reminder

Akwesasne, ONTARIO — The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne issued the following reminder to eligible voters about the referendum that will take place on Saturday, June 14th. The referendum will be an...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    June 12, 2008

Tribe questions spokespersons group

Less than a week after a group of community members organized an election for five “spokespersons”, the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe publicly questioned the group and their election, reiterating their p...

 

MCA response to OPG Proposed Settlement Agreement and BPA memorandum of agreement comparison

Akwesasne, ONTARIO — The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne issued the following statement in response to a May 30, 2008 press release about the proposed MCA/OPG Final Settlement Agreement. The release...

 

Akwesasne man beaten at Cornwall bar

A late night brawl at Cornwall’s Rangatangs bar resulted in two arrests early Sunday morning. According to police, at least two men took part in beating, kicking and waving a knife at an Akwesasne...

 

MCA contributes $20,000 to Indigenous Games

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne contributed $20,000 to support Akwesasne athletes attending the North American Indigenous Games. Picture above (from...

 

Akwesasne Non-Insured Health Benefits receives funding to purchase medical transport van

Funding received at the end of the fiscal year 07/08 from First Nations & Inuit Health Canada has provided the Akwesasne Non-Insured Health Benefits...

 

Akwesasne Museum set to re-open

On the morning of April 12th, 2008 the Akwesasne Cultural Center staff was anticipating attendance at the Ulali concert when a broken water pipe was discovered. The pipe broke during the night and...

 

Indian Affairs Minister visits Akwesasne

The Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Chuck Strahl met with the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne at the St. Regis Recreation Center on May...

 

Akwesasne Residential School Survivors Observe Prime Minister’s Apology

Akwesasne, ONTARIO — Representatives from the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and Indian Residential School survivors from Akwesasne were in attendance this afternoon as Canadian Prime Minister Stephen...

 

River Institute receives $45,900 OTF grant

Cornwall – The St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences was recently awarded with a $45,900 grant from the Ontario Trillium...

 

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