Articles from the August 16, 2012 edition

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Jordan Thompson’s Portrait to be Official Vatican Portrait of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

When Jordan Thompson drew a portrait of Kateri Tekakwitha, he probably never dreamed it would later be a piece that would be presented to and blessed...

 
 By Mary La France    News    August 16, 2012

Dragon Boats Return to Cornwall

The third annual Sun Life Cornwall Waterfest returned to Cornwall this past August 10th and 11th complete with the ever popular dragon boat races to...

 

IN LOVING MEMORY OF TINA THOMPSON June 13, 1962-August 17, 2006

A face that is always on my mind A smile I have seen a million times Two eyes that would light up the sky at night One last battle you could not...

 

IN MEMORY OF MY BUBBA MIKE ARQUETTE May 23, 1923 – August 16, 1992

20th Anniversary Dad is gone but not forgotten And, as dawns another year In lonely hours of thinking Thoughts of him are always near Many think the...

 

Reginald E. White

AKWESASNE – Mr. Reginald E. White, age 87, of 1041 State Highway 37, unexpectedly passed away on Tuesday afternoon, August 14, 2012 at Tsiionkwanonhso:te, Cornwall Island Long Term Care Facility....

 

Niawen

Niawen:kowa The Tewathahita Committee would like to send a huge Niawen:kowa to the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Maintenance guys, Brian Herne and Roger Thompson for getting the 4 dancing bears and the...

 

Niawen

To the community of Akwesasne The Kateri Circle of St. Regis Mission would like to thank you for all the support you gave us with our fund raising for the Kateri Conference it was a great success. A...

 

Police Blotter

CRIMINAL TRESPASS Autumn R. Rourke, 17, of Hogansburg was charged by Malone-based state police with second-degree criminal trespass on Thursday. This is the fifth teenager charged following an...

 

Letter to the editor:

August 14, 2012 Letter to the editor Time to Move? This week there is so much information attacking me that I am overwhelmed. What do we as a community expect of our leaders? Do we accept deals that...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 16, 2012

Montreal First Peoples Festival

For each of the last 22 years, the Montreal First Peoples Festival has been held at venues across Montreal. The First People’s Festival offers many...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 16, 2012

What’s New at the Akwesasne Museum and Cultural Center?

The Akwesasne Museum and Cultural Center, downstairs from the Library, has a wealth of information about cultural subjects. There have been some...

 

News from around the Nations

Help Reservation Communities Recover from Fires July 2012 will go down as the hottest July on record. Coupled with the worst drought since the 1950s, fires have been ravaging Indian Country.  Especia...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 16, 2012

Cooking Up Fun With Families Serves Up Healthy Habits

Every Tuesday throughout July and August, the Cooking Up Fun With Families class is held in the Saint Regis Health Services lounge. The class, which i...

 

AKWESASNE MOHAWK CASINO NEWS

BAD BEAT JACKPOT OVER $81,000 AT AKWESASNE MOHAWK CASINO Akwesasne Mohawk Casino –The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino is waiting for its next big winner and this time it could be coming from the Poker...

 

CANCER FOCUS GROUP

The Cancer focus group met August 8th, 2012 Facilitators: Jennifer Ferrante - Aboriginal Project Coordinator Regional Cancer Program/ and Suzie...

 

Team Quebec Midget Nationals Take Silver

Keegan Thomas played on the Team Quebec Midget Nationals. He played all week for the team as goalie. The gold medal game was against Saskatchewan and...

 

Learning Path for New Web Developers

I started my career as a developer in 1996 in an era where standard job titles did not exist yet.  I still shudder at some of the ‘professional job titles’ that were used to describe people like...

 
 By Kaniethonkie    News    August 16, 2012

Call Goes Out to Akwesasne Community – Stuff the Bus

Mohawk Vision of Akwesasne is owned and operated by Dr. Hillary Pyke. She opened the store in 2002 with the goal of serving her own people and the...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 16, 2012

Avonmore Berry Farm: 30 Years of Fun for the Whole Family

I had the opportunity to travel out to Avonmore recently and visit the Avonmore Berry Farm. The Avonmore Berry Farm is about 35 minutes from...

 

Pommier Jewellers Would Like to Recognize the Following Students:

L’ Heritage - Connor Primeau La Citadelle - Camille Carrier St. Lawrence - Nada Youssef Char-Lan – Amber MacDonald Holy Trinity – Jennifer Larkin C.C.V.S Gr. 8 - Jakhan Ponnedurai C.C.V.S -...

 

Back to School Clothes for Less and Leaving a Lighter Greener Footprint

Making less of an environmental impact while saving money getting ready for back to school sounds like an amazing idea. But how do the two go together? Getting ready for back to school can add up....

 

Katsi’nonwí:io Ladybugs Part 1 of 3

1. Katsi’nonwí:io Ladybugs (literally: it is a good bug) 2. Iako’nowakéhte Ladybugs (literally she carries her shell on her back) 3. Tsiá:ta...

 

ADOPTION

It is provided thus: The father of a child of great comeliness, learning ability or specially loved because of some circumstances may, at the will of...

 

Emerald Ash Borer Found for the First Time in a New York State-Owned Campground

An Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation was found in the Catskill Forest Preserve at a state-owned campground, New York State Department of...

 

News From Our Neighbors

SCHUMER: ALCOA’S PLAN FOR MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR UPGRADES AT MASSENA MANUFACTURING PLANT HINGES ON GRASSE RIVER CLEANUP – SENATOR URGES EPA TO FAST-TRACK APPROVAL OF RIVER PROJECT Last week, at...

 

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