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Articles from the July 19, 2012 edition

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Miracle on Ice Melts Before the Miracle in Finland

They carried the spirits of their ancestors, the inventors of the fastest game on two feet.  They carried the power of those Iroquois players who...

 

TRIBE ISSUES BAN ON BURNING

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has issued a ban on all types of outdoor fires, including brush burning, campfires and/or fireworks. The ban is being issued due to the extremely dry conditions and...

 

Storm Causes Widespread Power Outages

A sever thunderstorm packing wind gusts estimated up to 80 miles an hour are what caused the disastrous situation on Tuesday for many towns across...

 

Terrance Bigtree

Terrance Bigtree of Akwesasne; age 54, passed away peacefully at Cornwall Community Hospital on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Loving companion of Renee...

 

Anna Konwationni George-Miller 1928-2012

Anna Konwationni George-Miller, 83, died on July 12 at the Manor Care Health Facility near her home in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  Born on September...

 

Letter to the editor:

Letter to the Editor, An apology was widely distributed around Akwesasne and the World by one of the Tribal Chiefs for unacceptable behavior towards one of our Elders last week. I wondered what the di...

 

Letter to the editor:

Will Our Language Survive into the 7th Generation? It was mid-school year in 1977 when the grade six Chenail Day School class moved to the new Tsi Snaihne School when it was done being constructed. ...

 

Letter to the editor:

LETTER TO THE EDITOR July 10, 2012 I have had the privilege to be in Kahnawake during their recent election and have noticed considerable differences between Kahnawake and Akwesasne in approaching Ele...

 

The War of 1812 Could Have Been the War of Indian Independence

June 18, 2012 marked the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, a war all but forgotten in American history books. But what did that war mean for this country’s Indigenous Peoples? The War of 1812...

 
 By Louie Gray    Opinion    July 19, 2012

Up, Up and Away!

When Louie Gray’s wife said, “I got you something,” he thought it was a tool or something. Then she said, “I bought you a trip to go on the ho...

 

Niawen

Niawen The family of Les Cree would like to express our sincere gratitude to our relatives, friends, and community and to everyone who has helped us...

 
 By Melissa Mader    Opinion    July 19, 2012

Student Submission

The Career and Development Program is a summer program run by the Akwesasne Area Management Board. It was created last year by Nathan Sunday to help...

 

TWINLEAF Issues Awards to Customers and the Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club

On June 20, 2012, Christina Charlebois, from Bombay, NY, won the TWINLEAF Rewards quarterly jackpot, which totaled $1,500.00.  Additionally,...

 
 By Tiffany Cree    News    July 19, 2012

Kyra Cree Attends NYSP

Kyra Cree attended the National Young Scholars Program (NYSP) at Villanova University for the week of July 8th to July 13th, 2012. Kyra is an honors...

 

News from around the Nations

Aboriginal HIV/AIDS to Receive Focus at World’s Largest AIDS Conference OTTAWA, July 16, 2012 /CNW/ - For the first time ever, the issue of AIDS in Aboriginal populations will be discussed in the...

 

News From Our Neighbors

NYPA Summer Movies The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue its free “Friday Matinees” in July with showings of contemporary movies at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins...

 

Testing Mobile Web Apps

Here is a list of various online tools for anyone that is planning to create a new mobile Internet business model, web app or native mobile app.  The links in this article test responsive design...

 

Akwesasne Gardening

If you were thinking of starting a herb garden, as I was, you would be smart to do so. I had the honor of meeting Mona Via and took a tour of her...

 

Stephanie Delormier

Stephanie is a student at St. Lawrence College taking classes to be a registered practical nurse. She is interning at AMA through the MCA Summer...

 

Wentón:nis Ne Tewatsirókwas

1. Tsi ia’tewatshéntho At sunset 2. Ken’niiaká:’a tewatshirókwas wa’akennákerate. A little firefly was born 3. Wa’te...

 
 By Tehanetorens    Culture    July 19, 2012

Adodarhoh Belt

It is provided thus: To you, Adodarhoh and your cousin chiefs, fourteen of you altogether, this shall be your duty. You shall keep The Confederate Council Fire (Government) clean all around. You...

 

Cooling Your Home Naturally

Keeping cool indoors when it is hot outdoors is a problem. The sun beating down on our homes causes indoor temperatures to rise to uncomfortable level...

 

Letting Go

When it comes to being a mom you do tons of ‘letting go’. You have to let go so they can take those first steps. Let go of the bike seat so they can learn to ride without your help. Let go of...

 

SAFETY ON THE WATER

It is summertime again, and there are a large number of vessels on the waterways of Akwesasne. Going for a boat ride can be fun, but accidents can happen. You should be prepared. If you’re a passeng...

 

How to Save Money With the Cost of Rising Food Prices

Everyone is aware of the drought this past month. With our lawns turning a crisp golden brown, to finding our flower gardens wilted every morning. The drought has hit most of central and eastern...

 

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