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Articles from the June 16, 2011 edition

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 By Kyrie Ransom    News    June 16, 2011

Tewatero:rok highlights youth native film efforts

The 6th Annual Native Student Film Festival was held this past Monday morning, which was well attended by Akwesasne community members and students....

 

Major police operation targets drugs in Kanehsatake

Reports have been circulating of 500 police officers from three different agencies taking part in a major police operation coordinated between Kanehsatake, Akwesasne, Oka, Montreal and the North...

 
 By Kyrie Ransom    News    June 16, 2011

Original medicine games played in Akwesasne

At the end of May, Akwesasne hosted a delegation of Choctaw traveling from Mississippi for a cultural exchange of each nation’s medicine games. 51 people from the Choctaw territory traveled by bus,...

 
 By Kyrie Ransom    News    June 16, 2011

Akwesasne Toastmasters hosts open house Celebrating first anniversary

Public speaking has often been reported to be among the top ten fears around the world, in many cases being ranked higher than the fear of death....

 

Andrew L. (Andy) Bero

Andrew (Andy) L. Bero, age 64, of 41 Seymour Road and Hilltop Drive in Akwesasne, was born in Frogtown on August 8, 1946, the fourth of eight children...

 

Howard S. Porter

AKWESASNE - Mr. Howard S. Porter, age 83, of 1520 State Route 37 and 1993 4th Line Road, Ohsweken, Ontario, passed away on Monday evening, June 13,...

 

‘Skanewati’ Dave King

A wake for ‘Skanewati’ Dave King will start at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17th at the Homemakers in Snye. A Memorial Service will start at 10 a.m....

 

Niawen

Niawen Kowa, The Akwesasne Jr. A Indians would like to thank the following sponsors for making our lst Annual Jr. A Indians Golf Tournament a success. The tournament was held on Saturday June 11th at...

 

Letter to the editor

Letter to the Editor: The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has recently issued statements concerning opposition to non-tribal gaming economic development taking place in the Akwesasne Kanienkehaka Territory....

 

Letter to the editor

Letter to the Editor: She:kon, the Kanien’keha:ka Onkwehonwe Gaming Commission (KOGC) is the traditional regulatory authority of the Kanien’keha:ka Kaianerehkowa Kanonhsesne – People of the Way...

 

Letter to the editor

Letter to the Editor: New York School law reads: According to the Commissioner of Education, the unauthorized release of a student involves serious issues of health and safety. It may constitute...

 

Seneca Nation Wins Stay in Tobacco Tax Case

The Seneca Nation of Indians, acting on an adverse court decision Wednesday on a state law that attempts to tax tobacco wholesalers’ transactions with Indian retailers, won a stay in the Appellate...

 
 By D OConnell    News    June 16, 2011

May students of the month

On Tuesday, June 14th, the May students of the month enjoyed a pizza party with the principal in the school library. A student of the month is...

 
 By SRCS    News    June 16, 2011

SRCS inducts new members into NJHS

On June 9, twenty-one new members were inducted into Salmon River Central’s National Junior Honor Society.  This organization has been in place...

 
 By Janique Odjick    News    June 16, 2011

Memorial Day Parade Winners

Best Overall Float-Charles Lazore Memorial Best Marchers-T.R. Leger School Best Commercial Float-Twinleaf-Kerry Terrance who donated their $125.00 winnings to the American Legion Best Float-Akwesasne...

 

Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Gears Up for Ironworkers Festival

The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino is set to host its 9th Annual Ironworkers Festival on July 23, 2011. Native American steelworkers from across the U.S. and Canada will be participating in the special...

 

Volunteer Opportunity at Community Garden

If you are interested in volunteering your time or plants to the community garden at the St. Regis Parish, please contact Agnes (Sweets) Jacobs or...

 

Do You Know... Methadone

Street names: juice, meth (also used to refer to methamphetamines) What is it? Methadone belongs to the opioid family of drugs. It is used most commonly to treat addiction to other opioid drugs such...

 

Tsitsiahserón:ni Prepare Fish!

Kitsiahserón:nis I am preparing fish Tsitsiahserón:ni Prepare fish! Kihskien’tótsions I am deboneing Tsihskien’tótsi Debone it! Kitsténhtha I am removing scales Tsítstenht Scale it!...

 

GOING GREEN IS EASY

29 Tips to go green simple ideas is to cut down on waste, reusing energy, and centering yourself towards efficiency. The list below shows ways you can help the earth by minimizing wasted energy. It ha...

 

Haudenosaunee News

• The Haudenosaunee Standing Committee on the repatriation process held a meeting on Monday, June 13 to prepare for the NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act) Regional...

 

Protecting the Earth for the next seven generations

We are not the owners of the soil or the Earth, but we are dependent upon the Earth for our survival. It is our responsibility for its protection so that successive generations of our People and the o...

 

The Waters From ‘Words that Come Before All Else’ Environmental Philosophies of the Haudenosaunee, Haudenosaunee Environmental Task Force

It is another that our Creator made the rivers and the streams and the rains and the oceans. And in the beginning of time, beyond the memory of you and I, our Creator spoke to the rivers and our...

 

Blast from the Past

Circa 1960’s Akwesasne 4-H Club The 4-H Club ran for many years and included many young people of Akwesasne. Tom and Helen Laughing used their...

 

Consumer Corner

Together we have learned about barbeque sauces for your grilling purposes as well as the best and healthiest brown hot dogs to buy. Some readers could say “the cart before the horse”, because...

 

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