Articles from the September 25, 2008 edition

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SRMS students moved to Salmon River while mold problem continues

Salmon River School District officials announced Wednesday that pre-k and kindergarten students at the St. Regis Mohawk School in Akwesasne are being relocated to the Salmon River campus school while...

 

Tribe officially launches expanded winter fuel assistance program

Akwesasne Territory.  The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council announced today that it is expanding its home heating fuel assistance program for the coming winter to all homes in the community that heat...

 

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne contributes $1 million to Cornwall Community Hospital Renovation Project

Akwesasne, ONTARIO — The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) announced that it has made a substantial contribution to ensure that Akwesasne community...

 

Akwesasne’s Muskies win 2008 Iroquois Nations Cup

Lacrosse fans in Akwesasne couldn’t have asked for a better weekend. Hosting the 2008 Iroquois Nations Cup lacrosse tournament in their home arena...

 

Ronnie Square

Mr. Ronnie “Rochester” Square, 51, of Akwesasne Street, St. Regis, Quebec, died Monday (September 22, 2008) afternoon at the Royal Victoria...

 

Adelle E. Verville

Mrs. Adelle E. Verville, 80, of 100 McGinnis Road, Waddington, died Tuesday (September 23, 2008) morning. She was born January 26, 1928 in Bangor,...

 

IN LOVING MEMORY OF CODY SUNDAY

1985-2004 4 Year Anniversary IN LOVING MEMORY OF CODY SUNDAY FROM ALEX AND MOLAY...

 

Niawen

I would like to take this time to apologize to the community for not doing this sooner. A little explanation of what we do is in order, because there was a student who received a scholarship from us...

 

Thank you, from the family of Ernest Cook

Thank you, from the family of Ernest Cook Our family would like to thank everyone who came to visit while our Papa was sick, he really and truly enjoyed your visits - especially all the stories and...

 

Niawen ko:wa

Niawen ko:wa, I want to thank my family and friends for your thoughts and prayers for my daughter Ashley White who was in the hospital ICU at Fletcher Allen for two weeks. Ashley was diagnosed with a...

 

Niawen

Niawen The HAVFD Station No. 2 would like to thank everyone who helped with the benefit dinner fund raiser for the purchase of a new fan boat. We would like to especially thank the Seymour family;...

 

Niawen

Niawen The 8th Annual Akwesasne International Powwow has come and gone and despite the constant threat of rain and the high price of gas, it will go down as the largest in all capacities of this...

 

APTN’s show Contact to broadcast from Akwesasne

APTN will air a special two-hour season premiere of its popular news and current affairs show Contact, focusing on Aboriginal rights and the obligations of governments and industry. The show will be...

 

Community Announcement

The Animal Control Office of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe has received numerous complaints regarding free roaming dogs in the community. We would like to remind everyone that school is back in session...

 

Crystal Shawanda and Eagle & Hawk lead nominees for the 2008 Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards

TORONTO, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - Marking its 10th Anniversary in 2008, the Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards today announced nominees in 26 categories honouring the top recording artists and music industry...

 

It’s a Boy!

Name: Drayson Joseph Skidders Born: Monday, September 22, 2008 at 1:49 p.m. Length: 19 ½ inches Weight: 6 lbs. 1 ½ ozs. Parents: Tricia Skidders...

 

It’s a Boy!

Name: Tehanitsionkwakwe Born: Sunday, September 7, 2008 Weight: 7 lbs. 12 oz. Parents: Tontawentaren McDonald and Greg David Jr., Grandparents:...

 

AMS elects student council representatives

The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School (AMS) held their annual Student Council elections for the 2008-2009 school year. We are very pleased to announce the...

 

Ten People Arrested for Possession of Contraband Tobacco during Multi-Agency Tobacco Smuggling Operation

(Cornwall, Ontario – September 18th, 2008) - On the 16th of September, 2008, the Cornwall RCMP Detachment along with their partner, Canada Border Services Agency organized an enforcement operation...

 
 By D OConnell    News    September 25, 2008

Students learn about bus safety

On Tuesday, September 23rd, Transportation Director Dwayne Thomas and veteran school bus driver Kateri Jacobs came to Tsi Snaihne School to teach...

 

Teachers and students hold walk-a-thon

Akwesasne Freedom School students and teachers held a walk-a-thon last Thursday to raise money for a classroom fund. Two anonymous teachers said they...

 

Book: Breaking Dawn

The long awaited conclusion to the best-selling novel by Stephanie Meyer has finally arrived, enticing us yet again with its appealing array of characters, bountiful suspense, and a healthy dose of th...

 

Tom Porter publishes book on Iroquois teachings

Mohawk Bear Clan Elder, Tom Porter (Sakokweninkwas), had a dream. In that dream, his grandmother asked him to write a book containing all of the...

 

How to Have A Social Dance

Continued from last week Reprinted from Rotinonhston:ni Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Scoial Dances booklet Ohstawa’ko:wa Turtle Rattle There are two types of...

 

Autumn’s rainbow of colors

The leaves on deciduous trees are made up of cells filled with water. As autumn approaches and daylight time decreases, a layer at the base of the...

 

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