Articles from the August 14, 2008 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    August 14, 2008

Akwesasne’s star athletes shine at North American Indigenous Games

Dozens of athletes from Akwesasne joined Team Eastern Door/The North and Team New York to travel to Kowichan, British Columbia for the North American...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    August 14, 2008

Youth are heard at MCA’s Cultivating Tomorrow’s Leaders” forum

The youth of Akwesasne were invited to a special day-long forum Wednesday in what is the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s recent step to getting their...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    August 14, 2008

“Originals” art gallery in Akwesasne opens

By Shannon Burns Artist Tami Bonaparte’s dream for years has been to open an art gallery in Akwesasne. Earlier this year, she took the plunge and...

 

Cory J. Herne

Cory J. “Kermit” Herne, age 23, of Akwesasne, died very unexpectedly Thursday (August 7, 2008) at his mother’s home in Cornwall. He was born...

 

Stanley A. Tallett

Stanley Ardean Tallett, 74, of Fayetteville, died at home on Sunday, August 10, 2008.  He was born in Norwich, he graduated from Otselic Valley...

 

Lucien Hamelin July 19, 2004 Stella (Garrow) Hamelin August 20, 2004

Life doesn’t seem the same Since they have gone away Each time we see their pictures They seem to smile and Say “Don’t cry, we are in God’s...

 

In Memory of Mike Arquette

Life wouldn’t seem so bleak today Had you not been so dear, Nor the years ahead so empty If you could just be here. We’ll miss your presence in...

 

Thanks

Thank you to the Dreamcatcher Fund for helping the Akwesasne Storm Tykes to travel to and participate in the Six Nations Confederacy Tournament and...

 

Notes from Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education Transportation Director

She:kon and welcome back as we prepare for the 2008-2009 School Year. Please make note of these tips and be prepared to refer to them if you have any questions. 1) Know your child’s bus number and...

 

Spike belt deployed to stop contraband tobacco distribution

On August 5th 2008, at approximately 10:30 pm, OPP officers from the Long Sault Detachment attempted to stop a vehicle under the Highway Traffic Act on Highway 401 traveling east near Summerstown...

 

Akwesasne police stop leads to cig seizure

Akwesasne, Ontario – On August 8th, 2008, at 8:36 a.m., an officer from the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service followed a 2002 Pontiac Montana on Island Road in Akwesasne, Ontario. When the driver...

 

Petro-Canada visits Akwesasne

On Thursday July 24, 2008 Petro-Canada representatives from Calgary Alberta paid a visit to Akwesasne in a recruitment capacity and met with the...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    August 14, 2008

Tribal programs promoted at Wellness Day

With a brand new venue to house such an event, the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s annual Wellness Day event was a bustle of activity all day long...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    August 14, 2008

Grads receive $1000 scholarships from neighbor companies

The Bank of Montreal, the Akwesasne Powwow Committee, and Enbridge Gas showed their commitment to Akwesasne’s youth and their growth Thursday....

 

Fuligo septica, dog vomit fungus

Several days ago I was taking the back roads to Massena hoping to find some yard sales.  About half way to Massena I finally spotted a sale. As I...

 

O’nhónhsa Owennashón:’a Words Related to Eggs

1. Teie’nhonhsawenrie’táhkhwa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Egg beater 2. Ie’nhonhsakahrhatótha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spatula – egg flipper 3....

 

MOHAWK MARRIAGE

Continued from last week Now, the speaker gives the wampum, which represents our nation’s most sacred fire, to the bride and then to the groom to...

 

Salmon River 1969 Grade 5

Front Row: Helen Charleboise, Sharon Lafave, Sheila Love, Joy Derouchie, Tina Lemay, Connie LePage, Kathy Baublitz. Middle Rows: Bernie McElwain,...

 

Book: The Host

The article this week is a book that I picked because the author is one that I’ve grown to like. My expectations on this book were met ten fold, as I knew they most likely would be. In this novel,...

 

We love Visitors!

Indian Time is lucky to receive many visitors every week. Whether it’s a parent bringing in a new baby for a photograph or an elder who wants us to...

 

Life on the Farm

(Editor’s Note: This is a special edition of Life on the Farm. Tales from the Station will continue next week.) This Life on the Farm is going out by request to Shawna. It’s been awhile but some...

 

He’s waiting

Summer may have flown by for some but not for Baby T. At our house it’s been a slow and rainy summer. One that has left Baby T asking me every other day if today is the day he goes to school. And I...

 

It’s a Boy!

Name: Ethan Lakota Sky Swamp Born: Thursday, July 3, 2008 Weight: 8 lbs. 7oz. Parents: Owen and Crystal Swamp Siblings: Tanisha, Montana, Owen Jr....

 

Muskies and Thunderbirds continue competition

The Massena Muskies and the Thunderbirds were scheduled to face off in Game 6 of the seven-game championship series in the Three Nations Senior B Lacrosse League Wednesday, August 13. The...

 

Iroquois Lacrosse Association to host Iroquois Nations Cup Tournament

(Akwesasne – August 11, 2008) Akwesasne and The Iroquois Lacrosse Association will be the host of the 2008 Iroquois Nations Cup Tournament to be held in Akwesasne Territory at the...

 

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