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Articles from the August 7, 2008 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    August 7, 2008

Conflict continues between tribe and community spokespeople

A series of occurrences have lead both the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council and the Community Spokespeople group to issue press releases denounces each other’s authority. On Saturday morning, a...

 

Beach Day!

With many summer programs being held in the community each year, the Akwesasne Community Coalition for Empowerment wanted to host an event that...

 

Youth take part in ancient Coming of Age Ceremony

In the distant past our ancestors performed initiation ceremonies for boys and girls who were transforming into young adults. This monumental event...

 

Louis Hathaway “ Ka ron Hi io”

Mr. Louis “Ka ron Hi io” Hathaway, age 79, of 306 N. Helena Road, Akwesasne died Wednesday evening (July 30, 2008) in the emergency room of...

 

Fredric J. Brown Niioherasa

Mr. Fredric J. Brown, age 55, 897 Island Road, Akwesasne, Ontario, died very unexpectedly Monday (August 4, 2008) at the Cornwall Community Hospital....

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor, The community is free, yes, we are a free Tribe hard to believe but true. The defunct three chiefs never appealed the voting of the five Spokespersons nor did they appeal the...

 

To the Community

I would like to take this time to thank the community members of Akwesasne and surrounding areas who purchased raffle tickets of the “Three Sisters Clock” made by John Thomas and “Princess...

 

Thank You

The family of Robert Herne would like to send a sincere THANK YOU to the community of Akwesasne and its surrounding neighbors for the love and support shown to all of us during this difficult time....

 

 NIAWEN KOWA

A great big niawen kowa goes out the organizers of the Summer Bible Camp organized by the Mohawk Assembly of God Church and Pastor Brant.  The visitors from the Assembly of God Church in...

 

RCMP/CBSA investigation leads to conspiracy charges

OUTH GLENGARRY, ON, Aug. 1 /CNW/ - On July 30th 2008, a 59 year old male resident of Denbigh, Ontario, a 23 year old female from Scarborough, Ontario as well as a 23 year old male from Kahnawake,...

 

RCMP closes book on historic tobacco investigations

July 31, 2008 – (OTTAWA) - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced it has concluded a long-running file after two of Canada’s largest tobacco companies entered guilty pleas this...

 
 By Lorraine Gray    News    August 7, 2008

Native Americans are addressing Worldwide Food Crisis

The Native Earth Biocultural Council, in conjunction with the Pueblo of Tesuque, announces plans for the 3rd Annual Symposium for Sustainable Food & Seed Sovereignty. The event will be held at the...

 

Tribe on path to creating telecommunications service

ST. REGIS MOHAWK TRIBE PRESS RELEASE - The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe recently commissioned a comprehensive feasibility study for developing its own telecommunications company.  The study was...

 
 By Tony David    News    August 7, 2008

Swimming Safety in Akwesasne Rivers

The summer months are about cookouts, spending time with family, and of course swimming. The safety of swimming in Akwesasne is at the center of an ongoing project of the Water Resources Program of...

 
 By Les Benedict    News    August 7, 2008

Spay Neuter Mobile comes to Akwesasne

Submitted by Les Benedict, St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, Environment Division In the quiet hours of Saturday morning, July 26, 2008 a white mobile home...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    August 7, 2008

A Day with MCA

With dozens of programs and countless services, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne committed an entire day last Thursday to sharing knowledge of their re...

 

Beading class held at museum

Caroline Bigtree taught a beading class for all ages at the Akwesasne Museum this July. There will be an open-door session on Wednesday afternoons in...

 
 By Sesi King    News    August 7, 2008

A Gift to Akwesasne-a Herbarium Cabinet

On Saturday, August 2, community members and visitors to Ahkwesahsne witnessed the delivery of a Herbarium Cabinet. It will be housed at the...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    August 7, 2008

Tribe shows Native film “Turquoise Rose”

Following the success of the Mohawk Film Festival in Cornwall this past spring, the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe took the opportunity to further promote an interest in film and art. Last week they...

 

Bug in your ear? Earwigs

With the rains we have had lately there is one scary looking bug found crawling outside our homes and sometimes inside our homes. It’s the “earwig.” They are an elongated, flattened insect with...

 
 By Sesi King    News    August 7, 2008

Tree of Peace Society sponsors Sacred Circle Gathering 2008

Participants to the Sacred Circle Gathering returned to their homes after learning so much and from making new friends. This gathering is sponsored...

 

MOHAWK MARRIAGE

Continued from last week Now (Bride), I begin with you. You have chosen this man to be your husband. This means that you are prepared to be his wife...

 

Blast from the Past

Wedding day for Nancy Cooke and Mike Faubert at the St. Regis Catholic Church. July 10, 1971...

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    August 7, 2008

Tales From the Station

I got to go to an underwater rescue and recovery course held in Saranac Lake for SCUBA divers. This was a three day course that included multiple dives including a night dive. The instructor was a...

 

Those things

Baby T has pulled some outright brilliant acts in his world. He has also come up with the best comebacks to my demands. I suppose I have grown accustomed to the things he throws at me (not literally...

 

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