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Articles from the August 4, 2011 edition

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Tarbell Management Group Second Wireless Tower Completed

In-Touch Towers (Akwesasne) –a related company of Tarbell Management Group has completed construction of its second communication tower on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation.  Located south east of t...

 
 By Kyrie Ransom    News    August 4, 2011

Iroquois Passport returned to Mohawk Nation

The Iroquois/Haudenosaunee Passport that had been seized at the Cornwall Port of Entry on June 18, 2011 was returned to the Mohawk Nation Council of...

 

Coast Guard, St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation respond to grounded vessel

St. Lawrence Seaway, N.Y. – Personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard and the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation responded to the grounding of...

 
 By Kyrie Ransom    News    August 4, 2011

Blackfire visits Akwesasne

Blackfire, a traditional Native American Punk Rock and “Alter-native” music group stopped in Akwesasne this week as they make their way from New...

 

Niawen

Niawenkowa The family of the late Andrew L. (Andy) Bero extends its gratitude and appreciation to all who attended his wake and funeral and helped us through this difficult time. You may have brought...

 

Niawen

Niawenko:wa The Oakes family would like to say Niawenko:wa to all who helped and comforted our family throughout this hard time , the passing of George Oakes.  Niawenko:wa for all the food and...

 

Letter to the editor

Letter to the Editor, Greetings to my community of Akwesasne, the Akwesasne Cultural Gathering for the Deaf is being held at the Kanatakon Recreation Center on September 8-10, 2011. Our Hostess and...

 

The Power of Heroes

On July 19, I gave a lecture at the Kanatakon Recreational Centre regarding the events that caused the War of 1812, the War of the Rivers. That conflict had a profound effect on Akwesasne since it...

 

Police Blotter

WARRANT – Jordan Ernest Benedict, 25 of Akwesasne was arrested on the 31st of July, 2011 under the strength of three outstanding Committal Warrants. It is alleged that on the 26th of November 2010...

 

Tribe Partners with County for Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Akwesasne Territory – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has a long-standing working relationship with St. Lawrence County’s solid waste department.  It began in 1998 with their input on the design of...

 
 By Kyrie Ransom    News    August 4, 2011

Emergency Measures in Akwesasne

From individual crisis to community-wide issues the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Emergency Measures Officer is available to help on a wide-range of issues. “Emergency management developed from the He...

 
 By Charles Kader    News    August 4, 2011

Men’s Council in Northern Kanienke - Ultramar Project

Near St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, members of the Kanienkehaka Kaianerehkowa Kanonhsesne - People of the Way of the Longhouse clan representative Men’s...

 

The loudest

Last week I shared things I heard Big Brother say. I would have loved to include Little Brother, but he’s not so good at talking yet. Instead of riddling an entire page full typos and misspelled...

 

Kontiwennenhawi – Akwesasne Women’s Singers

The term ‘Artist’ is very broad and covers a range of skills from painters and sculptors to actors, musicians and singers. Although they sing, Kontiwennenhawi – Akwesasne Women’s Singers...

 

Wanted: Live, hidden turtles sought by MCA Environment Department

My name is Cindy Lazore, and this is the fourth summer I’ve had the pleasure of working for the Environment Department at MCA. This summer I am...

 

Ke’rhotsherákwas I am picking string beans

1. Wa’ke’rhotsheraiéntho I planted string beans this spring 2. Wa’kathehtahserón:ni I prepared the soil 3. Wa’khahahserón:ni I did prepare...

 
 By Ryan King    News    August 4, 2011

ABGC sends students to National Intertribal Youth Summit

The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club (ABGC) is proud to announce that several youth from the club were selected to attend the National Intertribal Youth Summit held in Sante Fe, New Mexico last week. The...

 

The Fish

WRONG ANSWER The ease at which introduced species adapted to conditions in the New World would impress the settlers. Their answer to the decline in fish populations was obvious: stock new fish and...

 
 By Sesi King    Culture    August 4, 2011

Congratulations on 50th Anniversary – Norman and Nancy King

Our latest visit was with Norman and Nancy King, as they will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on August 5, 1961.  The wedding took...

 

Haudenosaunee News

• The Youth and Elders Gathering hosted by the Onondaga Nation from July 23rd to July 31st was a great success. Over 200 people attended from such nations as the Lakota, Guatemala Indians,...

 

News from around the Nations

British Columbia, Canada The Supreme Court of Canada unanimously decided that if the tobacco industry is forced to pay damages to the BC government for tobacco-related health care costs, the federal g...

 

Reader Submission

Pictured is Dalton Roundpoint son of Renee Roundpoint-Adams. Dalton is 15-years-old and will be attending Salmon River Central High School in the...

 

Blast from the Past

All on furlough at the same time, April 12, 1955 L-R: Angus Brown, Shirley Jock Mainville and Mitchell Curleyhead. Thank you to Phyllis Point for...

 

Consumer Corner

She:kon. Hello, I hope you are having a good week. I also hope you are a reader of Consumer Corner. Over the past seven (7) months Consumer has covered many different items to help with our buying...

 

We Love Visitors!

Indian Time loves having visitors and this week’s visitors were L-R: Grace Compeau, age 7, Hayden Compeau, age 5, Halle Lazore, age 7, and...

 

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