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Articles from the July 31, 2008 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    July 31, 2008

Eight nominations made for sub-chief

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe held nominations Saturday morning for a special election of a sub-chief. The caucus was held at the tribal community building and a total of eight nominations were made for...

 

Athletes heading to BC for NAIG

Several teams from Akwesasne are western bound this weekend to represent the Mohawk Nation at the North American Indigenous Games. Dozens of athletes...

 

Akwesasne drug smuggler gets 5 ½ years in federal prison

An Akwesasne man jailed for his role in smuggling marijuana across the U.S. – Canada border was sentenced last week to 63 months in federal prison. Sam “Pud” Garrow, 34 pleaded guilty in two...

 

Salmon River Class of 1968 reunites after 40 years

On Friday July 26th, an enjoyable occasion took place by many students of the Salmon River Central 1968 class as they shared a wonderful meal provided...

 

In Loving Memory Donald H. Bero

Kanatsiohare May 11, 1993 – August 2, 2007 DAD There is one man Who’s more important to me, Than any other will ever be. He has a quiet strength...

 

Niawen

The family of Lillian Herne expresses appreciation and gratitude to all who extended condolences, donated food, flowers and gave monetary gifts to the St. Regis Church, Hospice and the St. Regis...

 

Niawen

The family of James Bunky Edwards would really like to express their special thanks to Rickey, Marion, Dave, Rebecca and so many others.  Dave helped Mom so much in getting the arrangements done...

 

Niawen

Niawen to Dave Mainville of Brass Horse pizza shop for the delicious pizza and wings. We sure enjoyed your delicious treat. Thanks! The Timekeepers. Thank you to Alan ‘Bucky’ Smith for the fresh...

 

Letter to the Editor

July 29, 2008 A great big niawen kowa to who and what I have dubbed the 300 Club. Over three hundred Onkwehonwe people of Akwesasne came out and supported the community spokespersons fight for basic...

 

Niawen

Kanenhi:io Ionkwaienthon:Hakie (We Are Planting Good Seeds) would like to say nia:wen to the group of St. Lawrence students who came with Brenda...

 

Students Honored for Academics at SUNY Canton

CANTON-Several area residents were among those students at SUNY Canton recently recognized for outstanding academic performance during the Spring 2008 semester. To receive President’s List honors,...

 

Marihuana and loaded firearms seized by the RCMP

Valleyfield, Tuesday, July 29, 2008 – Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers from the St. Lawrence Valley Detachment – Valleyfield Office, in partnership with the Sûreté du Québec, seized marih...

 
 By Hannah C Lazare    News    July 31, 2008

Re-creation of the Indian Lacrosse Championship Flag

Submitted by Hannah C. Lazare, Head Researcher and Writer 2008 Tewaarathon Lacrosse Book, Ronathahon:ni Cultural Center Lenora David, local talented...

 

Notice to the Community

This is to inform the community that the following persons have applied for Akwesasne Membership and/or Residency Permits. Charles Seymour, age 22, son of the late Shirley Seymour, Akwesasne and...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 31, 2008

Akwesasne Garden Party meets for annual bash

A group of ladies who share a common love of gardening make up the Akwesasne Garden Club. This past Sunday, the club held their annual garden party ...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    July 31, 2008

Fire department receives grant for two new trucks

A decades-old fire engine has been decommissioned and is now parked behind the Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department. The long-overdue...

 

Items for sale fraud alert

Cornwall, Ont. - The Cornwall Community Police Service would like to make the public aware of potential frauds and scams involving persons advertising items for sale. Items can be advertised for sale...

 

Local student wins National Student Artist Competition Katsitsiaroroks Mitchell Takes First-Place Prize

Eighth-grade Mohawk student Katsitsiaroroks Mitchell won first-place honors in the 2008 national Native American Student Artist Competition, an...

 

Closure of St. Lawrence Seaway not needed to fight invasive species, new study says

WASHINGTON - Closing the St. Lawrence Seaway to ocean-going vessels is not the answer to ending the further introduction of aquatic invasive species (AIS) into the Great Lakes, said a study by the Nat...

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    July 31, 2008

Adams Marina hosts Adams Family Reunion

On Saturday, July 26 the Adams Family held a reunion at Adam’s Marina in Snye. Approximately 200 people attended throughout the day and night...

 

Kentsionshón:’a Owennashón:’a Words related to fish

1. Oh nikentsiò:ten? What type of fish? 2. Tsikáhkwara Bass, Rock 3. Tsiskawí:ia’k Bass, Small Mouth (Black Bass) 4. Rabahbót Bullhead 5. Onawa’tstokón:ha Bullhead 6. Skentstén:ri Carp 7....

 

MOHAWK MARRIAGE

Continued from last week The selected speaker now begins the speech of marriage before the young couple and their mothers. The speaker now addresses...

 

Sweetgrass for the Generations Yet Born

The smell of sweetgrass always brought a smile to my grandmother’s face. It also triggered in her mind many narratives. As a child, I sat at the...

 

Blast from the Past

Grade 8 class in 1975 at Salmon River Central School....

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    July 31, 2008

Tales From the Station

Some of the calls we get from time to time are to help our fellow responders at emergency calls. Of these a lot come from the ambulance service to help transfer patients. I have gone on a number of...

 

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