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Articles from the August 21, 2008 edition

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Elderly woman dies in tragic mishap

A Mohawk woman died tragically Monday afternoon on Cornwall Island. Akwesasne Mohawk Police were called to Thompson Lane at 2:26 p.m. August 18. The victim – Idrene (Point) Thompson - had...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    August 21, 2008

Tribal membership to elect sub-chief Saturday

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe will be holding a special election this Saturday, August 23, for the position of one tribal sub-chief. The position was up for re-election this past June during the...

 

Smoke Dance Class 2008 at the Akwesasne Museum

Cheyenne Doxtator and Frank Phillips were the smoke dance class instructors this year at the Akwesasne Museum. The students learned about the origins...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    August 21, 2008

Inspiration Café brings something different to Cornwall Island

Inspiration Café, a new and growing eatery and coffee shop on Cornwall Island, has been collecting new customers and tweaking their services to...

 

Josie White

Mrs. Josephine M. “Josie Wales” White, age 66, of 58 Laughing Road, Racquette Point, Akwesasne, died very unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon (August 1...

 

To the Editor

To the Editor, A few years ago Mohawk entrepreneur Windell King proposed to build a garbage gasifier in close to the Akwesasne region. However, the idea of transporting garbage from larger cities to...

 

Niawen ko:wa

Niawen ko:wa to the generous community of Akwesasne for their involvement in the fundraising efforts for the Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs this past weekend, the 15th and 16th of August. The people...

 

Joint RCMP and CBSA investigation leads to cig seizure

(Cornwall, Ontario - August 18th, 2008) – A 40 year old and a 38 year old female residents of Cornwall, Ontario are facing charges under the Excise Act 2001 for possession of a tobacco product not...

 

The Moving Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial coming to St. Regis Falls Central School

The Moving Wall is a half-size replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., which crisscrosses the country traveling from one venue to another. It was painstakingly constructed by Vietnam vete...

 

Key Bank helps fund Math and Science camp

Key Bank’s Key Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to SUNY Potsdam’s North Country Science and Technology Entry Program (NCSTEP), which...

 

Seniors hold summer picnic

Although a number of events and activities bring together the members of the St. Regis Mohawk Senior Citizens, one more summer event added to their...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    August 21, 2008

Cornfest raises money for Tsiionkwanonsoh:te residents

The Sunday afternoon weather was perfect this past weekend for the Tsiionkwanonsoh:te Chronic Care Facility’s annual Cornfest Jamboree. Each year...

 
 By Denise Jacobs    News    August 21, 2008

Mini Olympics wraps up summer

The children of the Early Childhood Development program participated in a mini Olympics for the last day of the program. The teachers came up with...

 

Natural dyes & Bugs in your ham & jam?

The use of colorful dyes goes way back for Native people. While the Pilgrims are always depicted as wearing dark gloomy colors, the Native Indians are...

 

Words Used When Canning

1. Sátken í:iah ken thateiorí’on ne katshetashón:’a Look at (inspect) jars to make sure not broken 2. Setshe’tó:hare Wash the jars 3. Satenontektha’tsheró:hare Wash the lids 4. Katshe...

 

Seven Philosophies for a Native American Man

The following was from the Gathering of Native American Men in June 1996 at Colorado. Approximately 2000 Native American Men, families, and friends gathered from June 1 to 2 representing about 115...

 

Blast from the Past

Four patriotic young men from Akwesasne joined the service on the “Buddy System”. Can you find them? They are Mitch Tarbell, Simon Cole, Walter...

 

Life on the Farm

Being in the fire department means you have an additional three homes to go to if the need arrives. To understand this I’ll put in perspectives everyone can understand. No matter where I am, I’m...

 

Bring back naptime!

With so much to do and not do in the summer Baby T has been able to not take a nap. In the beginning I tried and tried to get him to take a nap. I would shut everything off and lay with him and make...

 

It’s a Girl!

Name: Carrera Meadow Pyke Born: Saturday, August 2, 2008 Length: 18.5 inches Weight: 6 lbs. Parents: Lauren White & Mitchell Pyke Siblings: Bryce...

 
 By A Benedict    Sports    August 21, 2008

Bronze in NAIG

Team Eastern Door and the North Senior Women’s Volleyball Team won the Bronze Medal at the North American Indigenous Games in Cowichan, B.C....

 

100th Anniversary Tom Longboat Run held in Williamstown

On Sunday August 10th, 2008, the 100th anniversary of Tom Longboats Run took place at the Great Raisin River race in Williamstown, Ontario. The 2008...

 
 By Kim Terrance    Sports    August 21, 2008

Women Warrior LAX

On Sunday August 10, 2008, The Akwesasne Warriors Senior Women’s Box Lacrosse Team attended the First Ontario Women’s Box Lacrosse’s Provincials in Whitby, Ontario. With 8 runners and a goalie,...

 

Ball players turn out for annual Louie King Memorial Softball Tournament

Softball players and fans of the sport had a great weekend of play August 16 and 17 at the Hogansburg American Legion. The children and family of the...

 
 By Mamie David    Sports    August 21, 2008

Iroquois Nationals take Bronze at the ILF World Games

The Iroquois Nationals played during the International Lacrosse Federation World Games U-19 Field Lacrosse Championships held in Coquitlam, B.C. The Nationals came away with a Bronze Medal, the...

 

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