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Articles from the August 30, 2012 edition

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Mitchell: Mohawks Continue To Oppose Nuclear Waste on Waters

As a direct result of Bill C-38, Sierra Club Canada and the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) are withdrawing their applications for judicial review of permits issued by the Canadian...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 30, 2012

Akwesasne Freedom School Holds Annual Survival Race

On Saturday, Akwesasne Freedom School held its annual Survival race. The race consisted of five events: swimming, canoeing, biking, backpacking, and...

 
 By Dave Arquette    News    August 30, 2012

Native Earth Environmental Youth Camp- Northeast Region – Summer 2012

It was another successful year for the Native Earth Environmental Youth Camp (NEEYC) that was sponsored by SUNY ESF, MCA-Thompson Island Youth Camp...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 30, 2012

Anniversary of the Ohkwaho Kaionwi Ne Akwesasne (Wolf Belt) Repatriation Approaches

The Ohkwaho Kaionwi Ne Akwesasne (Wolf Belt) arrived in Akwesasne, given back to the community from the State Museum of New York, on September 17, 201...

 

Niawen

I would like to send out a special thanks to d&b combat sports and to the fighters for helping me get my debut fight and helping me prepare for it. Also to my Aunt Elizabeth Clute and also Manny and...

 

Niawen

Congratulations to the Winner of the Raffle for ACS Akwesasne 8-ball league Trip for Two to Las Vegas: Bradley Tarbell who opted to take the $1000 cash instead of the trip to Las Vegas for two. The...

 

Letter to the editor

Letter to the Editor August 28, 2012 First District Meeting: Kahwennoke At the district meeting on Kahwennoke last night many topics were covered and concerns from the members were addressed. There...

 

SEAWAY EISENHOWER VISITORS’ CENTER TO CLOSE FOR THE SEASON ON LABOR DAY

The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation announced that public access to its Visitors’ Center at the U. S. Eisenhower Lock for the 2012 navigation season ends Labor Day, September 3....

 

William (Billy K) Kingsley 1940-2012

William Kingsley, better known as Billy K, passed away from colon cancer on Monday August 27, 2012 at age 71 in Huntingdon, Quebec surrounded by loving family and friends. Mr. Kingsley is probably...

 

The Dark Side of the ‘Trust’ Relationship and Plenary Power

August 23, 2012 In 1942, the renowned legal scholar Felix Cohen famously wrote about the Spanish origin of Indian rights in the federal Indian law conceptual system of the United States. The two conce...

 

Police Blotter

Wendell R. King Jr., 31, of 191 Raquette Point Road was ordered by Judge Jerome J. Richards to pay $6,654.56 to Walmart, and $7,176.58 to Shawn M. Flanders. The total restitution for various crimes,...

 

Managing Your Ohwista

Canada’s New Polymer $20 Note—A Means to Remember     OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - For most of us, references to Vimy Ridge only hint at a distant high school history lesson on the First World...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 30, 2012

Konon:kwe Council Hosts Weaving Webs of Women’s Wisdom Conference

The Konon:kwe Council held Weaving Webs of Women’s Wisdom at the Tsionkwanatiio Heritage Grounds in Akwesasne. The conference ran from Monday,...

 

Kanien’keha:ka Mohawk Nation

If you are driving along Rt. 37 you’ll notice the Kanien’keha:ka Mohawk Nation office all spruced up. The Porter girls, Tsiahawi and Tsiakwas did...

 

Growing

It was time to do school shopping again and for the first time I was done a week and a half early! I usually wait right until the weekend before school, but I had the opportunity to go this past...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 30, 2012

Seniors Enjoy Barbeque, Games At Summer Picnic

An afternoon of food, games, prizes and fun was held at the Seniors Center in Akwesasne on Friday. Those who were there had the opportunity to play...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 30, 2012

Chicken BBQ To Support Elderly On Trip To Rome Held At HAVFD

On Saturday, a benefit barbeque to support the elderly traveling to Rome to see the canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha was held at the Hogansburg...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 30, 2012

Community Carnival for Disability Awareness

On Saturday, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Family and Community Services hosted the first annual Community Carnival. Family and Community Services...

 

Katsi’nonwí:io Ladybugs Part 2 of 3

30. Tsiki’nhontstókhi rati’nikòn:rare ne kaienthóhseraks Ants guard the aphids 31. Tsiki’nhontstóki kón:neks ne óhses ne kaienthóhseraks...

 

The Coming of the People with White Faces-A Record Belt

This belt records the condition of the early white people who came to the Iroquois Country. The strong outside diagonal lines supporting the weak...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 30, 2012

Akwesasne Freedom School Holds Annual Quilt Raffle

On Sunday the Akwesasne Freedom School held its annual quilt raffle, which helps support the operation of the Freedom School. The event, which runs...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    August 30, 2012

Community Helping Community: Stuff The Bus Event Held At Mohawk Vision

On Friday, The third annual Stuff the Bus Event was held at Mohawk Vision. This year’s event featured Bellybuttons the Clown, who was painting...

 

News From Our Neighbors

State Hunter Education Courses Available Now All new hunters or trappers planning to go afield this upcoming hunting and trapping season must first complete a mandatory hunter or trapper education...

 

A/CDP Prevention Program

Submitted by Tracie Cook The Alcoholism Chemical Dependency Prevention Monthly Activity Program is designed to expose youth culturally in Akwesasne...

 

Food Safety for Labor Day Celebrations

Proper food handling practices can prevent summer celebrations from being threatened by foodborne illness. The warm temperatures that draw crowds of people to outdoor celebrations also encourage the g...

 

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