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Articles from the March 17, 2011 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    March 17, 2011

Minor earthquake shakes up Akwesasne

An earthquake in eastern Ontario was felt for miles Wednesday afternoon, including in Akwesasne. Canadian reports indicate the 4.3 magnitude earthquake’s epicenter was near Hawkesbury, Ontario. The...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 17, 2011

Ceremony held for 8 children who died in 1954 fire

In 1954, eight siblings between the ages of 1 and 15 died in an Akwesasne fire. The children of Paul and Cecelia Cree had been sleeping when a fire...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 17, 2011

Future still uncertain for Mohawk Bingo Palace

Following a public meeting Saturday at the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, there still hasn’t been a definite decision made as to whether Tribal Council...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 17, 2011

CITGO program continues…with income guidelines

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe announced this week that they are continuing their partnership with the CITGO Petroleum Corporation in offering free home heating fuel to tribal members this winter....

 

Zane Michael Peck

MASSENA – Zane Michael Peck, age 6, of Victory Road, unexpectedly passed away early Thursday morning, March 10, 2011, in the emergency room at Masse...

 

Niawen

Niawen,   I would like to thank the Akwesasne community for their support after receiving my kidney transplant surgery in February.   I would like to thank my family and friends who volunteered...

 

Niawen

Niawen To our families, relatives and friends for your full support in the loss of our “Cindy Bear.” Thank you for all donations. Our hearts go out to the clan mothers, speakers and singers for...

 

Niawenkowa

Niawenkowa to Maggie Terrance in Rochester for the donation of the dictionary. It helps are prufreeder due here job....

 

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, There is some opposition to the idea of expanding our casino and with that expansion the addition of a hotel, one that would be owned and managed and operated by us - the Tribe and its...

 

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I’ve recently moved with my family from Colorado Springs, CO to Stockholm, NY and am enjoying the hometown atmosphere.  As I try to make a go of things here, I’m reminded of the...

 

MCA: Please remain off ice bridge

Submitted by the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Emergency Measures Over the past week, Environment Canada forecast normal winter temperatures accompanied by rain. This weather has caused river levels to...

 

Students compete in public speaking contest

By Gere Jacobs Eight students participated in the Easter Ontario Secondary Skills Challenge at St. Lawrence College, Cornwall on March 2, 2011. This...

 

Kory David earns job with Philadelphia Eagles

It is now official. Kory David, (son of Chucky and Jenny David of Akwesasne), is now employed as a Defensive Line Assistant with NFL’s Philadelphia...

 

Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Jade A. Gabri on being the 2010-2011 recipient of the Eugene C. Reichard Scholarship at the State University of New York College...

 

Norwood Man wins Ski-doo at Mohawk Bingo Palace

A Norwood man was thrilled to be the lucky winner at the Mohawk Bingo Palace this past Monday night. Frank Phillips gasped “I can’t believe it! I...

 

Diabetes Alert Day recognized March 22

Submitted by Heather Pontius In observance of Diabetes Alert Day (March 22), the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) and The Let’s Get Healthy Program are encouraging people to find out if...

 

Weight Loss and Health Secrets with Jason Christoff

Do you know someone who just can’t follow a healthy eating plan for more than a couple of weeks? Do you know someone who’s joined every weight loss program in the area and is now in the process...

 

Recognizing Compassion Fatigue in the Work Place

Compassion Fatigue symptoms are normal displays of stress resulting from the caregiving work you perform on a regular basis. While the symptoms are often disruptive, depressive, and irritating, an...

 

Brownfield Informational Session

Brownfield Informational Session The Saint Regis Mohawk tribe Environment Division is in need of community involvement in identifying potential Brownfield sites in the Akwesasne community. This...

 

Haudenosaunee Confederacy News

•• The nights are cold and the days are warmer. This is the weather for tapping the trees-maple. Yes, it’s maple sugaring time. In the area I know of two people tapping, Dave Arquette and Eddie...

 

Mohawk Lesson

Shaià:ta rón:kwe tánon ne roién:’a iatakién:’a nirontókhas, Enniskó:wa tsi niwenhnì:tes, Kahrhá:kon né:’e tsi roné:kas ne...

 

TRADITIONAL WOMEN'S ROLE

The traditional teaching on family, children, roles and responsibilities and relationships continues with Tom Porter’s thoughts on the Traditional Women’s Role. Tom Porter is a Mohawk of the Bear...

 

Dental clinic, puppets, help students learn good hygiene

By Karin Thompson On Wednesday, March 9th, the first grade students at the St. Regis Mohawk School had a few visitors from the St. Regis Mohawk...

 

What does springtime mean?

With spring just around the corner (this Sunday, March 20), we asked kindergarten students in Mrs. Rautman’s class at St. Regis Mohawk School what...

 

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