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Articles from the June 18, 2009 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    June 18, 2009

Grand Chief: “Van Loan is a liar!”

Akwesasne’s border crisis waged on this week with still no agreement from Canadian officials to sit down with Mohawk leaders regarding...

 

Police charge 29-year-old Kana:takon man with sexual assault

On June 8th, 2009, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service was informed of an Assault which had been committed earlier in the day in Kana:takon (St. Regis), Quebec. In the course of their investigation,...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    June 18, 2009

Customs Union President: Guards won’t go back to island

Ron Moran, the often vocal president of the Canadian Customs and Immigration Union, told the Canwest News service this week that he doesn’t believe guards will ever return to their jobs on Cornwall...

 

Fun in the Sun!

In lieu of a year-end field trip, Kana:takon School decided to a host a fun in the sun field day instead. A giant blowup waterslide was rented and...

 

Fun in the Sun! Part 2

Here's additional pictues....

 

Peace - First on Akwesasne’s Mind

Peace - First on Akwesasne’s Mind The Mohawk community of Akwesasne has remained vigilant and peaceful since the border crossing on our traditional territory was closed more than two weeks ago. Sinc...

 

Thoughts on Border Issues

Guest Editorial Submitted by Kanerahtiio Jock Thoughts on Border Issues 3 June 2009 1. Mediator/Facilitator: Important to have this assistance to keep feds honest and accountable. a. Names: Stephen...

 

National Day of Prayer

National Day of Prayer   Protect Native American Sacred Places Mitakuye, I am much honored that you have committed yourselves toward the preservation of our Sacred Sites.   My prayers will be with...

 

Letter to the editor:

Letter to the editor: Who is your family? Where are you from? How many times have you been asked these questions when out in the community with Akwesasnerons? Once your family tree has been...

 

Seeking donations for T-Shirt Ads

Seeking donations for T-Shirt Ads Massena Womens Softball league is going to be holding a two day double elimination softball benefit tournament on July 25th and 26th, 2009. The proceeds of this...

 

Akwesasne Housing Authority Community Fund Update

Akwesasne Housing Authority Community Fund Update “Giving Back to Community” The current amount of $750 2 Gas Gift cards for Annual Cleanup Day 1 burnout/total lost 5 Medical b...

 

Taking Charge and Avoiding Disaster

Taking Charge and Avoiding Disaster ©by Doug George-Kanentiio One of the enduring principles of Iroquois politics is the ability to apply the “good mind” during instances of conflict. This means...

 

MCA signs new low-level bridge agreements

MCA PRESS RELEASE - The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) announced that it has consulted and received approval from Akwesasne community members to sign several agreements related to a new low-level...

 

HAPPY RAKENI DAY

This is the perfect time to share some funny quotes that will be sure to get dad laughing. After all, some say that laughter is the best gift in the world. Share some of these funny quotes with dad...

 

FATHERS THEN & NOW

Today is one of the first Father’s Days of our new millennium. Fathers of 1900 didn’t have it nearly as good as fathers of today; but they did have a few advantages: In 1900, a father’s...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    June 18, 2009

Junior High students awarded at Salmon River

Students in 7th and 8th grades at Salmon River Central had their chance to be recognized Monday morning as a special ceremony was held for junior...

 

Junior High students awarded at Salmon River: Part 2

Here are additional pictures....

 
 

AMS Reading Challenge “Road to the Cup” 2008-2009

Students at the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School have completed another exciting year of their NHL Reading Challenge. In the world of AMS-NHL, the winners of...

 

Mohawk lands model job on book cover

A proud grandmother stopped in at Indian Time this week to ask for some help in celebrating something that has brought her much pride. Alice Cooke...

 

Pyke Family Memorial Scholarship Awarded

Pyke Family Memorial Scholarship has awarded over $20,000 in college scholarships since the untimely passing of our brother David Pyke in 1983. We broadened the geographic area of our scholarship to...

 

APTN announces 2009 flag contest winner

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) is pleased to announce fifteen-year-old Amber Helmer is the winner of its third annual National...

 

First Nations gather in Ottawa for Day of Reconciliation

Hundreds of First Nations people and Canadian leaders convened in Ottawa Thursday to celebrate a National Day of Reconciliation. The day marked the one-year anniversary of Canada’s apology to all...

 

St. Regis Tribal swearing-in ceremony scheduled

New Tribal Chief, Sub-Chief and Tribal Clerk to be Seated AKWESASNE TERRITORY – St. Regis Mohawk Tribe will hold its annual swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday, July 1, 2009.  A traditional meal...

 

The fascinating, tiny Ruby-throated hummingbird, and a nectar recipe for feeding them

The Ruby-throated hummingbird is one of Mother Earth’s most fascinating birds. These tiny birds have a beautiful shimmering, iridescent plumage. The...

 

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