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Articles from the July 9, 2009 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    July 9, 2009

Bridge briefly reopens, then closes again

Akwesasne’s border crisis had a number of ups and downs this week and although the bridge was closed to northbound traffic as of press time...

 

Akwesasne men busted crossing border with ecstasy

Two Cornwall Island men were federally charged after a search of their vehicle at U.S. Customs unveiled approximately $1.5 million worth of ecstasy pills. Police say Mitchell David, 53 and Silas...

 

Feds dismantle international drug ring; 13 indicted

This week the United States Drug Enforcement Agency announced they have dismantled a marijuana drug smuggling operation based in Northern New York....

 

MCA Kana:takon and Tsi Snaihne chiefs sworn-in

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne held the swearing-in ceremony Monday for eight of the twelve district chiefs along with the new grand chief. Two...

 

David A. Richmond

Mr. David A. Richmond, age 68, of 79 Homestead Road, Ledyard, Connecticut, a native of Akwesasne, died Sunday, June 28 at his home in the comfort of his loving family. He was born July 26, 1940 on...

 

Raymond Sicard

Raymond Sicard died at the Janet MacDonell Pavilion, on Sunday, July 5, 2009. Husband by a former marriage of Marlene Thompson of Akwesasne. Dear...

 

Dave Richmond’s Last Victory

 Dave “Sweet Knees” Richmond was a survivor and a winner.  He endured combat tours in Vietnam where he was a member of the US Army’s...

 
 By Sesi King    News    July 9, 2009

Bear Fox to receive National Award

A celebration will be held for a young woman Kenkiokoktha Theresa Bear Fox on Thursday July 16th.  The Mohawk Nation Longhouse will be the location f...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 9, 2009

Billy Ray Cyrus performs for Akwesasne

In one of the liveliest concerts to ever come to Akwesasne, country star and famous father Billy Ray Cyrus took the stage at Jacobs Manufacturing in F...

 

Billy Ray Cyrus performs for Akwesasne: Part 2

Here are additional pictures....

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 9, 2009

Akwesasne couple expands portable restroom business

Lisa and Glen Jock explored an idea two years ago that has turned into a growing business for them in Akwesasne. Sanitation Solutions Portable...

 

Akwesasne community updated on presence of police at foot of bridge

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne – Last week, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne expressed its appreciation to local residents for their continued patience and support and stated that there are ongoing effo...

 

Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education Election Notice

This announcement is to give notice to the Eligible Voters of the Mohawks of Akwesasne that an election will be held to elect four Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education Members. The nominations for...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 9, 2009

AMBE students honored with bursaries

A select number of Mohawk students who graduated this June from Cornwall Collegiate Vocational School were honored with bursaries Friday from...

 
 By Sesi King    News    July 9, 2009

Hollis & Denise return from the UK

Hollis White, Akwesasne birder and naturalist, and Denise, educator, took the opportunity of their retirement to travel to the United Kingdom. Hollis...

 

Franklin County Bar Association salutes Judge Plumadore

By John J. Muldowney, President-Elect, Franklin County Bar Association Hon. Jan H. Plumadore recently announced his retirement as Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. In May, Judge...

 

Ronathahon:ni Host Theatre Arts & Hoop Dance Workshops

During the week of June 29 to July 2nd the Ronathahonni Cultural Center hosted and sponsored a Theatre Arts and Hoop Dance workshops that had a...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 9, 2009

Black tie event brings fun and funds

A different kind of fundraising event was held in Akwesasne last Thursday evening for a notable, familiar cause: Diabetes. A black tie dinner and...

 

Black tie event brings fun and funds. Part 2

Here are additional pictures....

 

“The Marten Run” The Ermine aka the Stoat

The other day, while driving through Akwesasne, I saw a small animal in the middle of the road that had been run over and killed. Its beautiful brown...

 

Raská:’a Tánon Ne Rohsótha Tsi Niieiénthos Nikahá:wi

1. Ki raksá:’a rohsótha wahèn:ron, This boy’s grandfather said 2. “Ó:nen kwátere tsi niieiénthos” “Now grandson it is planting season” 3. “Enkiata’kenhrahserón:ni káti” “We...

 

Native American Beliefs

Native American beliefs are deeply rooted in their culuture. We believe EVERYTHING is sacred from the largest mountain to the smallest plant and animal. A lesson can be found in all things and...

 

Requesting help in identifying players

I have found this photo, among many others, and would like some help identifying the men in this “Rochester Iroquois” box lacrosse team who...

 

We Love Visitors!

Indian Time is lucky to receive many visitors every week. Whether it’s a parent bringing in a new baby for a photograph or an elder who wants us to...

 

Indian Tacos

By M. Terrance, from Kakhwakon Cookbook Recipes 2 lbs. ground beef 1 pkg. taco seasining mix ¼ cup water Boboli Bread *Taco Sacue *Black Olives 1 head lettuce 2 tomatoes, diced 1 cup grated cheese 1...

 

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