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Body Discovered in Massena Deemed Female

On Tuesday September 2, an autopsy was performed at the Albany Medical Center on a body State Police recovered near State Route 420 in the town of Massena on August 29, 2014.  Dr. Michael Sikirica,...

 

Massena Station Receives New Tribal Liaison

MASSENA, N.Y.- On Aug. 28, Swanton Sector officials announce Border Patrol Agent Carrie Caldwell as the new Tribal Liaison Agent for the Massena...

 
 By Sesi King    Culture    September 4, 2014

Kanienkehaka / Mohawk naming still exists and honored

Recently, a very important issue has surfaced with the use of our Kanienkeha given names. Originally, our people in Ahkwesahsne were given one name at birth in a ceremony and this served the purpose o...

 

Blooming Beauty and The Munch Box Host Eating Contest Fundraiser for St. Regis Catholic Church

On Saturday, August 30, Blooming Beauty Floral & Gift Shop and The Munch Box held a fundraiser for the St. Regis Catholic Church. There were three...

 

5th Annual Lisa Lafrance Coed Softball Tournament

Despite the tournament taking place on a lake, during sometimes constant downpours, the annual Lisa Lafrance coed softball tournament went on last...

 

LESLIE T. PHILLIPS

AKWESASNE – Mr. Leslie T. Phillips, age 65, of 1 Johnson Road, St. Regis Village, unexpectedly passed away Friday afternoon, August 29, 2014 at...

 

HONORING SAINT KATERI TEKAKWITHA

HONORING SAINT KATERI TEKAKWITHA A few months ago I had the opportunity to attend a weekend retreat at Wadhams Hall in Ogdensburg, New York. I was impressed with the place because of the beautiful...

 

CKON Gives Mohawk Vision a Boost for Stuff the Bus

Akwesasne – For the back to school season, CKON Radio held a special radio promotion in conjunction with Mohawk Vision’s Stuff the Bus initiative. A $500 gift card was the prize to be awarded to...

 

CORRECTION

In last week’s issue the phone number for information on the International Hotel was wrong, please call 518-358-2202 and ask for Mary Alice....

 

Tribe to Provide Fall 2014 Heating Assistance Program Begins Immediately

Akwesasne, NY - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council has approved the distribution of an additional allotment of heating assistance to Tribal members who are already participating in the 2014 tribal...

 

27 Year Prison Sentence For 'King Of Pot'

(August 26, 2014) A New York federal court has sentenced Jimmy Cournoyer, a 34-year-old Canadian citizen known as the “King of Pot”, to 27 years in prison. Prosecutors said that Cournoyer’s...

 

Local 4-H Youth Projects Shine at the Great NYS Fair

By Connie Gerow, 4-H Program Assistant The 4-H Youth Development program provides multiple opportunities for children to "Learn by Doing" and to...

 

Unwelcome Insect Breezes Into Area

Submitted by Paul Hetzler, Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County The spotted-wing drosophila (SWD), an invasive fruit fly that...

 

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...

 

Golfer Helps Visually Impaired

Submitted by Larry Garrow Last month a rather unique golf experience took place at the NCAVI Golf Tournament in Port Kent, NY. The North Country...

 

The Indian Village

By: Ann Mitchell, Akwesasne Mohawk (Bear Clan) This is the third year my mom and I have been venders in the New York State Fair’s Indian Village. It was by far the best year for me. The people here...

 

Reader Submission - Comic

Reader Submission - Comic...

 

Mohawk Lesson

Mohawk Lesson...

 

Okahsero:ta (Green Corn) Ceremony

The Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs, Clan Mothers, and Faithkeepers announce the Green Corn Ceremony to be held Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Please bring fresh green corn from the garden...

 

Health and Safety

Health and Safety...

 

BBB offers advice following reports of possible Home Depot data breach

September 3, 2014 - Buffalo, NY — Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York is responding to consumer inquiries regarding concerns linked to reports of Home Depot data breach. As the company...

 

A Centuries Old Culture gives Mohawks a Basis for 20th Century Living

Reprinted with permission from the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe The Kanienkehaka, or Mohawks as we are known in English, have managed to preserve, maintain and foster a unique culture for thousands of...

 

An Astronaut's View from Space

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman tweeted this photo from the International Space Station on Tuesday morning, Sept. 2, 2014. "My favorite views from #space...

 

Drone Video Shows Construction Progress on Apple's New Campus 2

Video shot by a drone gives a bird's-eye view of the progress of construction on Apple's new Campus 2 in Cupertino, California. The...

 

The Women Warriors

The Women Warriors took 4th place in the Tug of War tournament at the AFS Dinner and Quilt Auction a couple of weekends ago. Photo courtesy of Kyrie...

 

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