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Articles from the September 19, 2013 edition

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 By Ian Oakes    News    September 19, 2013

Sign Announcing Current Border Wait Times Unveiled

You may have seen a sign in Akwesasne announcing border wait times located just across the road from Twin Leaf as you have traveled in or out of...

 

Kawenniiostha Karla General Addresses the 24th United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland

Biography submitted by Rowena General Karla General made a statement during the Human Rights Council 24th Session Half-Day Discussion On Indigenous...

 

Three Feathers Trial Postponed Again

The federal trial of five men charged with operating an unsanctioned casino on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation has been postponed a third time, according to the Daily Courier Observer. The trial of...

 

When Does Fall Begin?

The equinox brings autumn on September 22, 2013 at 4:44 P.M. EDT. The temperatures begin to drop and the days start to get shorter than the nights....

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    September 19, 2013

Akwesasne Ferry Survey

There is a survey available at www.akwesasne.ca/ferrysurvey that intends to gauge community interest in a ferry service running from Kanatakon to...

 

Sheila Ransom Wins First Place at State Fair

Sheila Ransom, well known for her skill and artistry at basket making, recently won first place at the New York State Fair. Ransom has been honored...

 

LINDA T. MERRYWEATHER

AKWESASNE – Mrs. Linda T. Merryweather, age 69, of 61 Connors Road, passed away Monday afternoon, September 16, 2013 at Fletcher-Allen Health...

 

HARRY J. BENEDICT

Harry J. Benedict, age 82, of 360 State Route 37, Akwesasne, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at home. Harry was born September 11, 1931 in...

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor September 10, 2013 Third Party Management? The possibility of Mohawk Council of Akwesasne going into third party management was mentioned at the last general meeting. When are we...

 

RUDE HAIRDRESSER/ MANAGER

RUDE HAIRDRESSER/ MANAGER Dear Editor, I am a young Native American student from Akwesasne who resides in Cornwall, ON. I recently needed a haircut so I went to Master Cuts in the Cornwall Square...

 

Niawen

Niawen/Thank you to Dale Bintz for the delicious afternoon snacks and to Leona Cook for the Columbus Bakery Bread. Great treats! From the Timekeepers...

 

Thank You

Thank You, The Akwesasne Powwow Committee would like to thank Akwesasne for coming out and generously welcoming our many vendors, dancers and guests who traveled from near and far to attend the 13th...

 

Niawen

She:kon, as the 2013 summer vacation has now come to an end and the 2013-14 school year has begun we here at Mohawk Vision have supplied more than 400 Native American students with school supplies...

 

Japanese Visit Marks Long History of Relations

Taeko Matsushima and her sister Noriko Ishibashi, along with Noriko’s daughter Mio, visited Akwesasne on Thursday, September 10, 2012, and marked...

 

Families of Tsiionkwanonhso:te Delicacies Recipe Collection

Break out your aprons and dust off those recipe books – it’s time to let the domestic divas in Tsiionkwanonhso:te shine! We know that there are an awful lot of kitchen magicians with time-tested r...

 

Bead Happy Video Conferencing

Dear Monica, I heard that you host online training with video and screen sharing.  I want to do that for my friends so we can learn how to do raised beading together.  Can you tell me how to host...

 

Student Submission

Dezirae Delormier (L) is in Pre-K at the Kanatakon School and Shakohsennakehte Delormier (R) is in K5 at the Kanatakon School. They are cousins, and...

 

Iokwariwakaien Summer Camp

There is a saying, “it takes a whole community to raise a child,” and for the last summer camp of the season an entire community came together to...

 

Haudenosaunee Leaders Travel to Netherlands 
to Mark Two Row Wampum Agreement

(September 12, 2013) On Friday, September 13, 2013, Haudenosaunee leaders will participate in a ceremony to honor the 400 year old Two Row Wampum Treaty between the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and The...

 

WMSA's Sandy Cook Celebrates 40 Years on the Air

It’s a big celebration for WMSA radio announcer Sandy Cook, who is marking his 40th year on the air. Cook began his broadcasting career at the...

 

44 Proven Ideas Parents Can Use to Help Their Children Do Better in School Part 2

Submitted by Leona Barnes, Community Health BUILDING RESPONSIBILITY 31. Try a simple cardboard box to help make your children responsible for school belongings. Have them choose a place for the box, p...

 

Police Blotter

Gordon Elder, 62, of Dundee, Que. was ticketed by Tribal Police for speeding at 4:48 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15. He is to appear in Tribal Court on September 30. Taryn L.M. Thompson, 28, of Akwesasne,...

 

Alight at Night is this Saturday!

The Onkwehon:we Arts Council (OAC) is bringing the community “Alight at Night with the Arts” this Saturday September 21 at the St. Regis...

 

News from our Neighbors

SEARCH CONTINUES FOR HELLS ANGEL MEMBER WHO ESCAPED QUEBEC PRISON Quebec police continue to search for a member of the Hells Angels who escaped from...

 

Caught Up

The last few weeks have been so jam packed full of worry and hurt that it’s been practically impossible to sit down and write. Big brother went through a four day hospital stay, where for the first...

 

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