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Articles from the September 23, 2010 edition

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Cig tax delayed again

New York State’s plan to impose taxation on tobacco sold on reservations has been delayed once again. On Sept. 15, the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe filed a restraining order with the U.S. District Court t...

 

MCA opposes radioactive shipments through St. Lawrence

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne recently learned that the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and Bruce Power, a Canadian nuclear generation company, are in discussions to have 16 radioactive steam...

 

Historic wampum belt returned to Akwesasne

In a ceremony attended by hundreds of Akwesasronon, a 200-year-old wampum belt was returned to Akwesasne after being in the possession of the New...

 

Patina gives islanders a homey place for lunch

A new restaurant on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) is providing a homey lunch option for islanders who don’t want to cross a bridge and report to...

 

Nelson E. Benedict

Funeral Services for Nelson E. Benedict, age 61, of Middlebury Avenue were held on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at the Phillips Memorial Home, with...

 

In Memory

My Boss and Friend....Mark Narsisian Anyone who knew Mark was saddened by his death.  I have been thinking of him in my own quiet way and knowing...

 

Thank you

Thank you, The Akwesasne Pow Wow Committee would like to thank Akwesasne and the surrounding areas for coming out and supporting the 10th Annual...

 

Niawen: kowa

Niawen: kowa I would like to thank everyone who helped me pay for my tuition and travel expenses for the Junior National Young Leaders Conference being held from September 25th - 30th in Washington,...

 

IN LOVING MEMORY OF CODY SUNDAY

Who left us on September 23, 1984 Remembering you on this day Comforted by the many memories Miss you “Goat”…. Aunt Molay & Uncle...

 

Niawen

Niawen, I’d like to thank everyone who helped make the benefit held on Sept. 11/10 for Dennis Benedict a success. A special thank you to everyone who donated baskets for the raffles. Also thank you...

 

Letter to editor

Letter to editor, Miss Bev Griffin, the former gym teacher at Salmon River needs your help. She is seeking any sports articles and photos for a book she is compiling. Contact her at...

 

All Inn owner turns himself in

On Monday September 20, 2010, Tribal Police arrested Anthony L. Laughing, Jr. of 43 Beach Street, Massena, NY for his alleged involvement in operating an illegal poker room at the All-Inn Lounge. Mr....

 

MCA says vendors not honoring tax exemption

Submitted by MCA It has been brought to the attention of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne that some businesses are failing to honor the intergovernmental agreement that calls for the continuation of...

 

30th Cornwall Terry Fox Run another record breaking year!

PARTICIPANTS: 374 (last year 265) MONEY RAISED: $22,040 (last year $15,535) It is with great pride that Josee Sauve announces yet another astonishingly successful Cornwall Terry Fox Run. For the 5th...

 

Boyle Sentenced

Michael Boyle, a Sudbury man who pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Peter Benedict and Jade Benedict was sentenced last week. Boyle avoided a 1st degree murder trial and life sentence by pleading...

 

Dufoe Sentenced

Amber Dufoe, the 25-year old Akwesasne woman who pleaded guilty to killing Thomas Hathaway in 2008 received her sentence on Monday. Dufoe had agreed to plead to manslaughter and in exchange avoided a...

 

Mohawk Healthy Heart teaching healthy food habits

The Mohawk Healthy Heart Project is reaching out to the community to teach people healthier ways of eating and preparing food. Earlier this month the...

 

Youth take advantage of Adirondack hiking

On September 19th, the Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club brought a small group out for a hike to enjoy the autumn scenery of the Adirondacks.  They took...

 

Nominees announced for NAMMY’s

September 20, 2010 – New York, NY.  Nominations for the 12th Annual Native American Music Awards (NAMA) were announced today by The Native American Music Association & Awards, reflecting the...

 
 By Sesi King    News    September 23, 2010

Jefferson Elementary to Promote PEACE

The students in the Social Studies class with Ms. Gladding were asked to choose a topic idea about PEACE and to come up with ways of how they would...

 

Watch out for Turtles!

When species populations decline, we tend to think it is due to long term environmental effects or subtle evolutionary changes. The decline of the...

 

Cornwall - Science and Nature Speaker Series

Cornwall - Science and Nature Speaker Series The St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences, in partnership with the Cornwall Public Library, is proud to announce the return of the...

 

Too much salt: top health risks

A diet heavy in sodium can cause puffy eyes, headaches, and a craving for calorie-laden drinks in the short run. Over time, it not only sends blood pressure soaring, but may also boost chances of...

 

Autumn Harvest Minestrone

4 carrots, peeled and chopped into 1-inch pieces 4 small new potatoes, chopped into 1-inch pieces (about 2 cups) 2 leeks, chopped (white and light green parts) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 zucchini,...

 

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