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 By Shannon Burns    News    June 24, 2010

Earthquake felt by millions

A 5.0 earthquake centered about 70 miles (115 km) northwest of Akwesasne was felt by millions as it shook Ontario, Quebec and New York and parts of Massachusetts, Vermont and Ohio at 1:41 p.m....

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    June 24, 2010

Police: Laughing/Jackson couple had forged pregnancy document

New evidence in the case against Frank Laughing and Jennifer Jackson-Laughing came to light this week when court documents revealed several inaccuracies in details the couple told Indian Time last...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    June 24, 2010

State passes bill to enforce cigarette-tax collection on reservations

On Monday, the New York State Legislature passed an emergency extension bill that will add an extra $1.60 in tax to every pack of cigarettes sold in the state. The bill also called for the state to...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    June 24, 2010

Salmon River Board of Education reverses vote over president’s son

The Salmon River Board of Education was scrutinized last week for a controversial vote in which the school board’s president, Robert Durant, voted in favor of his son, Jeff Durant, for the...

 

A Day for Dads: SRMS 1st graders invite fathers to school

While more and more schools have been inviting mothers into the classroom for Mother’s Day pampering from their child, the St. Regis Mohawk...

 

St. Regis Mohawk School Pre-K Graduation

Students completing their first year of school – Pre-K - at the St. Regis Mohawk School officially graduated Friday morning before friends and famil...

 

St. Regis Mohawk School Pre-K Graduation - Part 2

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St. Regis Mohawk School Pre-K Graduation - Part 3

Here are additional pictures....

 

Brad Joseph Bonaparte

AKWESASNE/CATTARAUGUS – Mr. Brad Joseph Bonaparte, “Ahawenra:the”, age 48, a native of Akwesasne, passed away on Wednesday morning, June 16,...

 

Bernice M. Sunday Jacobs

AKWESASNE- Mrs. Bernice M. Sunday Jacobs, “Kahsennenha:wi”, age 75, 886 River Road, Snye, passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2010 at her home....

 

Niawen

Niawen To the Community Members: On behalf of the grade 4 students, teachers, and chaperones from the Akwesasne Mohawk School, we would like to thank all those that made our year end trip to Niagara F...

 

A Heartfelt Thank You!

A Heartfelt Thank You! The family of John Wheelock would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers and kindness for our loss. To those who brought food, donations of money and most of all...

 

Thank You

Thank You The Tewathahita Committee would like to thank the community for coming out to the Father’s Day Breakfast at the Brass Horse. They would...

 

Brawl in the Mall correction

Brawl in the Mall correction We would like to clarify from last week’s article “Brawl in the Mall” that Jorge Louis from Chaps Eastside Boxing Club of Cornwall, ON, is the coach for feature...

 

First Nations will get point of sale tax exemption

On June 17 Ontario Regional Chief Angus Toulouse received letters from Federal Finance Minister Flaherty and Ontario Ministers Bentley and Wilkinson confirming intergovernmental agreement for the...

 

First Day of Summer

Photos by Mary La France...

 

First Day of Summer: Part 2

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SRC All Night Graduation Party Turns 25 Years!

The Salmon River All Night Graduation party committee is pleased to announce the 25th year for the Alcohol and Drug Free event that will be held at Salmon River Central School on the evening of...

 

Robert “Sak” Jacobs Memorial Awarded to 2nd-grader

On Friday, June 18, Tsi Snaihne School held it’s annual year-end awards ceremony in the school gymnasium. One of the most prestigious awards is the...

 

End of Year Bash held at Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club

The children had lots of fun with various activities going on throughout the day. There were water activities, a water slide and a bounce house that t...

 

AMBE holds parent appreciation night

On Wednesday, June 16, at Kana:takon School, the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education held an appreciation night for parents, grandparents and...

 

JW Leary Junior High awards assembly June 18th, 2010

OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE Deonna Bero Isiah Gotham Atewerines George Tanner Jock Jocelynn Martin PHYSICAL EDUCATION AWARDS Jocelynn Martin Rhoades Tarbell Kharlene Garrow Iakokwenienstha Porter...

 
 By Mary La France    News    June 24, 2010

Basket making classes return to the Akwesasne cultural center

The Akwesasne cultural center hosts a variety of unique and fun, culturally oriented classes for the community, including the ever-popular basket...

 
 By Mary La France    News    June 24, 2010

HazWoper training offered

PCB’s, Mercury, Cyanide, Dioxin, Mirex… industrial waste products generated from manufacturing plants like Alcoa and GM, hazardous to human health...

 

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