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Articles from the July 23, 2009 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    July 23, 2009

Akwesasne leadership speaks out against reporting requirement

As Canada Customs has moved their border checkpoint off of Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) and into the city of Cornwall, the Canada Border Services Agency posted information on its website stating that...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 23, 2009

Young woman’s death being investigated

A 24-year-old Akwesasne woman died tragically Sunday, July 19 after sustaining severe head injuries a day before. Friends of Hattie Bero say the...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 23, 2009

Bear Fox receives Community Spirit Award

Last Thursday community volunteer, singer and songwriter Theresa “Bear” Fox was honored with a Community Spirit Award from the First People’s...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 23, 2009

Ship spots body of missing Akwesasne man

On Saturday morning, crew members on board a ship passing through the St. Lawrence River channel near St. Zotique, Quebec spotted the body of missing Akwesasne man Michael David, 32. A region-wide...

 

Hattie S. Bero

ROOSEVELTOWN - Hattie S. Bero, age 24, of 42 Rooseveltown Road, passed away on Sunday morning, July 19, 2009 at Fletcher-Allen Medical Center, after...

 

Michael Joey David

AKWESASNE - Mr. Michael Joey David, age 32, of River Road, was found in the St. Lawrence River on Saturday morning, July 18, 2009. He had been...

 

Hazel P. Hall

Hazel P. Hall, age 75, of Syracuse, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She was the daughter of Margaret and Thomas Hall,...

 

In Memory of Bunkey

In Memory of Bunkey You left us so suddenly last year, we’ve had a whole year now for the hurt to go away, but I guess it will be there forever for...

 

In loving memory of John Fitzgerald (The Rebel) Oakes

In loving memory of John Fitzgerald (The Rebel) Oakes. Dad, five years have passed and we still miss you every day. Love always Tiara, Corey, Carlee,...

 

In memory Dave McDonald September 8th 1943-July 22nd 2004

In memory Dave McDonald September 8th 1943-July 22nd 2004 Dad, Five years, it’s been five years since we last saw you. It hasn’t seemed that...

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

LETTER TO THE EDITOR E’tho nikonha’k A Turning Point for Akwesasne? This has been a remarkable summer so far. Not only in terms of the unseasonable weather, but also because this summer marked...

 

Thank you

A big THANK YOU to Pat and Rosanne Bender, who brought their horse, Buccaneer, to the Akwesasne Housing Authority on Friday, July 17, 2009. Buccaneer...

 

Niawen

Niawen, To Sub-Chief Stacy Adams from the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and to Cheryl Jacobs of Mohawk Council for getting our Delaney Bus. The bus took us to our Kateri Tekakwitha Conference trip in...

 

Thank you

Thank you, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of the community members, friends & family, who supported me during the recent election. I appreciate all of the encouragement provided by...

 

Unifying Akwesasne: The Roots Are Here

For the first time in over 100 years Canada has ceded a major part of Akwesasne back to the Mohawk people. Not entirely, but the decision by Canada Customs to relocate its facilities north of...

 
 By Chrissy Cook    News    July 23, 2009

Kids race in 2nd Annual Gray’s Power Wheels Invitational

On July 19th 2009 a group of kids got together for the 2nd Annual Gray’s Power Wheels Invitational. The event was hosted by Margaret Jacobs and...

 

Notice to the Community

This is to inform the community that the following persons have applied for Membership under the Akwesasne Membership Code: Megan Thompson, age 16, daughter of Jason Thompson, Akwesasne and Chantal...

 

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne OFFICE OF THE GRAND CHIEF

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Commission is submitting an announcement to the community members within the jurisdiction of Akwesasne, a 3 year term for 1 (one) police commissioner to represent the distr...

 

70th Annual Kateri Tekakwitha Conference

Submitted by Della Lazore, President, Kateri Circle of St. Regis Mission Church Following is a short report from the Kateri Tekakwitha Conference attended by 50+ people from Akwesasne, in Raleigh,...

 

Stinging nettle stings, but it’s also medicine and a very nutritious food

If the plant, stinging nettle, has ever stung you you know why it has its name. The stinging nettle is an herbaceous flowering plant found in Europe,...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 23, 2009

Boys & Girls Club summer program offering fun for kids

The Boys & Girls Club of Canada – Akwesasne Territory has been providing local children with fun and adventurous activities to keep them busy...

 

Jade Gabri on top of the world

Report from Jade A. Gabri I was trying to remember all the memories from home that I could hold on to, because I didn’t know what was in store when...

 

Rare and threatened turtle found in Akwesasne

On June 20, 2009, a Blanding’s Turtle, a threatened species in New York State, was found by Jacoba North on the centerline of Route 37 between IGA...

 

Tsi Niionkwarihò:ten Part 1 of 3

1. Ne onkwaianerénhsera It is our tradition 2. Aionkwa’taraién:take We ought to have a clan 3. Onkwehonwehnéha aionkwahsennaién:take We ought to have a native name 4. Onkwatahkwenna’ón:we...

 

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