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Articles from the September 4, 2008 edition

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“Suspicious” fire takes a life

Authorities were still in the very early stages of investigation Wednesday afternoon but said a house fire at a Frogtown residence was deemed to be suspicious. St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police noticed...

 

Jessica Simpson, Smash Mouth, Lonestar and Dirty Blues Project featured at Akwesasne Music Festival

By Shannon Burns Hundreds of music lovers stood amongst one another Friday evening for a Woodstock-like concert of great esteem. Akwesasne has quickly...

 

Police execute twenty search warrants in Project Scarecrow

At a news conference last Wednesday morning, a Joint Police Operation involving the Ottawa Police Service (OPS), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP),...

 

Sharlee Thomas takes over as St. Regis Mohawk School principal

A new era at the St. Regis Mohawk School will begin Thursday when students begin classes with a new principal. Following a lengthy application...

 

Henry Jocko “KANERAHTI:IO”

Henry Francis Jocko, age 66, of 1261 Island Road, Akwesasne died at the Cornwall Community Hospital, McConnell Site on Sunday, August 31, 2008. He...

 

Mary Margaret Mildred Bero

Mrs. Mary Margaret Mildred Bero, age 90, of 142 Helena Road, Hogansburg, died Wednesday morning (September 3, 2008) at her home. She had been in...

 

Niawen

The family of Joshua Jacob Mitchell (Smoke) would like to take this opportunity to extend our appreciation for all of the generous support from our community during our time of sorrow. We thank the...

 

Dear Editor:

Dear Editor: With the approaching winter season, the rising cost of energy (for example home heating fuel) will make it more difficult for families and individuals to be able to meet the rising costs...

 

The “Moving Wall” Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial

A 252 foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in Washington D.C. is coming to St. Regis Falls, New York on September 25-29, 2008. The Wall will be open 24 hrs. a day to the general public...

 

Brown sworn into office

Newly elected St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Sub-Chief Pamela Brown officially took office Monday morning. Brown, a former police officer and former Director...

 

Cornwall prepares for Heart & Stroke Walk

CORNWALL, Ontario: On Sunday, September 28th, families across Canada will be putting their best foot forward in the 13th annual Heart&Stroke Walk for Heart. This hugely successful fundraising event,...

 

Government of Canada invests $20 million in anti-tobacco activities

PRESS RELEASE - The Honourable Gordon O’Connor, Minister of National Revenue today announced a $20 million investment over the next four years to combat contraband tobacco and its damaging effects...

 
 By Mamie David    News    September 4, 2008

Iroquois Museum’s 27th Annual Festival

The Iroquois Museum in Howe’s Cavern, NY held their 27th Annual Festival over the Labor Day weekend. Mother Nature contributed to the program by...

 

The Eastern Mohawks and Western Senecas Language Revitalization Efforts

For several years the Onondowa:ga (Seneca) have been hosting a variety of Summer Immersion Camps as a part of their language revitalization efforts...

 

Local outreach worker to attend global women’s shelter gathering

Shirelle Jacobs-Tahy, SSW, CMT, RTC Outreach Counselor at Iethinisten:ha Iethinonronhkhwa “Our Mothers We Love” will be representing the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation at the first global gathering of...

 

Tsiionkwanonhso:te hosting annual Coffee Break Fundraiser in support of local Alzheimer Society

AKWESASNE, Ontario - In support of the Alzheimer Society of Cornwall & District, Tsiionkwanonhso:te is hosting its annual Coffee Break event on Sunday, September 21st. Coffee Break is the Alzheimer...

 

Smile Theatre Returns to Perform at Tsiionkwanonhso:te

AKWESASNE, Ontario - Do you enjoy the excitement of live theatre? A lot of our folks miss being able to attend theatre performances due to health reasons. Thank goodness for the caring people of...

 

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...

 

New faces at AMBE schools

Students attending school in the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education School District saw a few new faces in the hallways. Welcome to all the new...

 

Ienenhstóhares Owennashón:’a Words Used When Washing Corn

1. O’kèn:ra Ashes 2. Ion’kenhrawáktha Sifter for ashes 3. Kanà:tsion Pail 4. Onenhakèn:ra White Corn 5. Ohswáhseri Flakes 6. Sha’tè:kon Equal amounts 7. Kátshe 1 bottle 8. Skatshè:ta...

 

POWWOW ETIQUETTE

Everyone is welcome to attend a Powwow. It is a wonder­ful way to learn more about Native American culture. For those of you heading off to your first Powwow here are some basic guidelines to make...

 

Hurricanes “Invisible forces at work”

Every year an average of 45 hurricanes are reported.  Fortunately, most of them fade to tropical storms before they reach land.  Hurricane season is usually from June 1st thru October. The worst...

 

Blast from the Past

Circa ?? We are not sure when or where this photo was taken, but we got it out of Teddy Jacobs scrapbook. Thanks Teddy....

 

Out for a Sunday drive in the North Country (On Saturday)

The weather was so beautiful this weekend that we decided to go for a ‘Sunday drive” on Saturday along Rte. 37 headed west. I stopped in...

 

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...

 

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