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Articles from the July 24, 2008 edition

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Six indictments handed down in murder case

Six individuals from Akwesasne, Cornwall and Bombay are in custody or wanted by police in connection with the May 13, 2008 Stockholm, New York murder. Federal investigators released details of an...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 24, 2008

Snye dad delivers baby on sofa

A 29-year-old Akwesasne man earned an accomplishment few others in Akwesasne can compete with: He delivered a baby. Michael King of Tsi Snaihne...

 

Superstar Jessica Simpson coming to Akwesasne

Hogansburg, NY – Concert International along with Discount have just announced that world renowned superstar, Jessica Simpson, will be performing li...

 

Niawen

The family of Tracy “Bird” Adams would like to express their deepest appreciation to each and every person whom extended their heartfelt...

 

Thank You!

Many thanks to the individuals who helped to organize the St. Regis Island School reunion. Special thanks to Alma Ransom, Bernice Lazore and Mom Esther Mitchell, Grace Chubb and Rose Thompson. To the...

 

A Peaceful Revolution

A lot of good can be said about the new Tribal community member’s movement to establish an authority that speaks on the membership’s behalf. The general consensus is that the Three Chiefs do a...

 

Drinking and Driving

My name is Sarahlee Skidders. I was just like every other high school student enjoying life. I was active in the community; I worked hard in school,...

 

A Message from the Haudenosaunee Documentation Committee News Release

IDLA Border Crossing Celebration For nearly 3 years, the Haudenosaunee Documentation Committee (HDC) has been working to defend our border crossing rights. During that time, the Indian Defense League...

 

AMPS stops two vehicles with unauthorized tobacco

(Cornwall, Ontario - July 22nd, 2008) - A 28 year old Gatineau, Quebec woman and a 29 year old Lasalle, Quebec man are facing charges under the Excise Act 2001 for possession of a tobacco product not...

 

Entewatathá:wi Program will host Akwesasne Youth Forum

Akwesasne, ONTARIO — On August 13, 2008, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Entewatathá:wi Program, formerly known as “Nation Building,” will be holding the Akwesasne Youth Forum...

 
 By Kahneratokwas    News    July 24, 2008

Young students reach out to Quechua People of Peru

The 5th and 6th grade classes of the Akwesasne Freedom School finished out their year with a humanitarian project that reached out to native people...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 24, 2008

Go-kart track opens in Frogtown

For high-speed, off-road go-karting fun Akwesasne residents can stay right at home now instead of driving to far off places like Alexandria Bay. Dave...

 

Tribal Council sponsors film showings and workshop

Akwesasne, NY. The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, in cooperation with Holt Hamilton Productions, is sponsoring two showings of the film, Turquoise Rose at the Salmon River High School auditorium on Monday,...

 

IJC to discuss future regulation of St. Lawrence River water levels

The Commissioners of the International Joint Commission (IJC) of Canada and the United States wish to thank the public, elected officials and the state and provincial governments for their...

 

Alcoa Foundation grants $15,000 to the River Institute

For a third consecutive year, the Alcoa Foundation has provided a generous grant to the River Institute to support its science education programs....

 
 By Sarah Herne    News    July 24, 2008

‘The Longest Walk 2’ Converges in Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON, DC – An 8,200 mile Native American prayer walk for Indigenous People’s rights that began five months ago on Alcatraz Island, arrived in Washington D.C. on Friday July 11th. Over 800 wa...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 24, 2008

Quaint new eatery opens in Cornwall

A familiar face to Cornwall and area residents can be found at a brand new eatery on Pitt Street. Joe Aiello, or “Moustache Joe”, nicknamed for hi...

 

PRESS RELEASE Mohawk Court decision on OPG referendum

AKWESASNE —On June 14th, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne held a Referendum vote on the acceptance of the Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Final Settlement Agreement. As a result, two appeals were...

 

Kahishón:’a Owennashón:’a Words related to fruit

1.Tekahiahstáhsions I am sorting fruit Tesahiahstáhsi Sort fruit! 2.Kahióhares I am washing fruit Sahióhare Wash fruit! 3.Kahiahserón:nis I am preparing fruit Sahiahserón:ni Prepare fruit!...

 

MOHAWK MARRIAGE

Published by the North American Indian Travelling College In the middle of the Longhouse will be seated the couple to be married. At the side of the Bride will be the Bride’s Mother and at the side...

 

Tree of Peace Society Gathering

@ Sit & Bull Camp, McGee Road, Akwesasne. Workshops will run from 9 am to noon each day. Workshops are $25.00 per day for local residents of Akwesasne.= July 30th - Jake Swamp of Akwesasne -Will give...

 

Two of my favorite summer wildflowers

This time of year one of my favorite wildflowers is the beautiful blue Chicory.  Chicory today grows wild throughout North America, but it is not a...

 

Blast from the Past

Mary (Herne) Tarbell and her daughter Mae Tarbell of State Road.  Thanks to Georgia Bell for sharing this photo of her grandmother Mary and Aunt...

 

It’s a Girl!

Name:  Tayla (Io wi sόn kion) Thompson – Mitchell Born: Thursday, November 22, 2007 Weight: 7lbs 4oz. Parents: Kanatase Mitchell & Whitney...

 

It’s a Boy!

Name: Drace Peter Herne Born: Friday, March 28, 2008 Weight: 8 lbs. 10 oz. Length: 21 ½” Parents: Deylin Timmons and Richard “Boy” Herne...

 

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