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Articles from the July 2, 2009 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    July 2, 2009

Mike Mitchell elected Grand Chief - again Defeated Thompson: “I walk proudly”

Akwesasne voters went to the polls Saturday to elect new leadership to the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and while there is a new grand chief set to...

 

Drug bust connected to murdered Simonds

The Drug Enforcement Agency, New York Slate Police, Franklin County District Attorney Derek P. Champagne and St. Lawrence County District Attorney Nicole Duve, announced today the culmination of a...

 

 Persons of Interest identified in armed robbery

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police responded to a call between 1:30 and 1:45 AM on Thursday June 25th on Andrew Johnson Road in Akwesasne.  Police discovered that a home invasion had taken place and...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 2, 2009

Tribe swears in Chief Mark Garrow

The tribal community welcomed a new representative to Council on Wednesday afternoon as Mark Garrow was sworn in as chief, filling the seat held by...

 

Lorraine Brown Cocca “Karakwas”

Mrs. Lorraine C. Brown Cocca, age 68, died on June 25, 2009. She was predecased by her parents, Morris and Bertha Brown and her step-father Harold J....

 

Rev. George M. White

Rev. George M. White, O.M.I, age 90, died June 18, 2009 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Oblate Infirmary and Residence in Tewksbury, MA, after a...

 

A Birthday Memoriam for Rodney Square on July 1st

A Birthday Memoriam for Rodney Square on July 1st It seems there’s very little anyone can say or do to ease the pain of one who meant so very much...

 

Niawen ko:wa tsi nikon waskwaiatakeha ne ki iakwatatekenha Teres waientohetste. Akwekon Tekwanonweratens.

Niawen ko:wa tsi nikon waskwaiatakeha ne ki iakwatatekenha Teres waientohetste. Akwekon Tekwanonweratens. On behalf of the family of Theresa Angus, heartfelt thanks and deep appreciation to our...

 

Niawen:Kowa from Tsiionkwanonhso:te

Niawen:Kowa from Tsiionkwanonhso:te Thank you to Nancy Arquette for her consideration of the spiritual needs of our residents. While the bridge is closed, Sister Christine is not able to bring weekly...

 

US Blocks International Bridge: Where’s The Outrage?

The fact is the only entity blocking anything on Akwesasne territory is the United States. Acting without consultation with the united Mohawk leadership the Americans made a decision to interfere...

 

Dear Editor,

Dear Editor, In reading of the United States intelligence drone which has been commissioned to fly over the North Country, including Akwesasne Mohawk Territory, I found myself asking, “Were...

 

Letter to the editor:

I read the article about the burglary at CT’s in last week’s issue.  I was glad to know that no employee was harmed.  However, I was wondering when beer and cigarettes became “basic items...

 

IN REGARDS TO THE RECENT PRESS RELEASE FROM THE MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE ON THE CARAVAN OF SUPPORTERS FROM SIX NATIONS RESERVE

Ohiari:ha/June 29, 2009 IN REGARDS TO THE RECENT PRESS RELEASE FROM THE MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE ON THE CARAVAN OF SUPPORTERS FROM SIX NATIONS RESERVE The Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs met today...

 

Missing Air Monitoring Equipment

Missing Air Monitoring Equipment On Thursday, June 25th, 2009 the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Environment Division set-up air monitoring equipment on...

 

Residential Survey Media Announcement

Tarbell Management Group (TMG) is continuing an initiative to determine our community’s needs for communications services. TMG will be conducting a house to house survey starting with the southern...

 

Thank You

We would like to thank everyone who made our grand opening a success. The businesses that donated gift certificates are 37 West, Wolfclan, Truckstop #9, Rez Phones, Akwesasne Gas Log Cabin, Big...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 2, 2009

King of Pop Michael Jackson dies at age 50

From his early days with the Jackson Five to his King of Pop days in the 1980s Michael Jackson was a star. With hits like “Thriller” and...

 

MCA files federal court action against Van Loan and CBSA

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has instructed its lawyers to file an application for judicial review of the decision of the Minister of Public Safety Peter Van Loan and the President of the Canada...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 2, 2009

Caravan of supporters from Six Nations arrives

A caravan of cars travelled to Akwesasne from the Six Nations territory Tuesday to show unity and support for Akwesasne’s protest against Canada Border Services Agency. However, the Mohawk Council...

 

Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club summer food program gets boost

It is estimated that more than 12 million children who qualify to receive a free or reduced-price lunch during the academic year may be deprived of this vital meal during the summer months when...

 

Babysitting course offered at ACFS

The Akwesasne Child and Family Services offered a babysitting course with the help of The Canadian Red Cross on Saturday, June 27th.  The classroom size of 11-17 year olds was filled with 20...

 

Grace Day celebrates 100th birthday with family and friends

At 100 years of age, Grace Day is a picture of health. Surrounded by her family and friends, Grace celebrated the milestone birthday Saturday at the...

 

Bear Fox to be honored

Please come and celebrate Theresa Bear Fox’s Amazing accomplishment! She was selected to receive a “Community Spirit Award” from First...

 
 By Sesi King    News    July 2, 2009

Salmon River retirees White, White and Lazore honored

The retirement dinner for Dave White, Karen White and Bev Lazore took place on Wednesday June 24th.  It happened on a nice evening at the Brasshorse...

 

Salmon River Central School Honor Roll

The following students have achieved Principal’s List for the 6th marking period: Grade 7: Cody Boardway Roderick Garrow Abigail Kelly Kevin Pehush Grade 8: Trulee Herne Samantha Monette Grade 9:...

 

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