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Articles from the March 24, 2011 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    March 24, 2011

Tribe plans referendum on casino expansion

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe announced Wednesday that a community referendum will be held on the proposed expansion at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino. The $75 million project includes plans to construct a...

 

Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department Awards

The men and women volunteers of the Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department held an awards ceremony and banquet this past weekend to thank the...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 24, 2011

Farewell planned for Cornwall rinks

Cornwall’s two community ice rinks will have their last public skating session Sunday in preparation for both facilities to close. The Si Miller Arena (formerly the Water Street Arena) and the Bob T...

 

Lottery winner!

Courtney King of Akwesasne was the excited winner of close to $80,000 from the New York State Lottery last Thursday . King purchased a Take 5 lottery...

 

Students raise money for water wells in India

Submitted On March 22nd, schools all across Canada took part in the National Walk For Water event to raise money and awareness for the well-building...

 

Alex A. David

CORNWALL ISLAND – Mr. Alex A. David, age 73, of 29 James Lane, passed away on Saturday evening, March 19, 2011 at Ottawa General Hospital, where he...

 

In Memory Carl K. Hillyard

In Memory Carl K. Hillyard 5/15/31-3/30/10 Carl always enjoyed visiting friends and family at Akwesasne. Some of his happiest days were spent fishing...

 

Niawen

To: Each and every one Lucky Me, Knowing you At just the right moment At just the perfect time Just when I really needed to know There were still...

 

To the community of Akwesasne

To the community of Akwesasne, Thanks to all those that attended the recent fundraiser for our brother Davey King. Thanks to our sister-cousins, Donna and Elaine, Lori, Missy and our drivers, Larry...

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

CONGRATULATIONS! The winner of the wooden varnish CD holder raffled by the Kana:takon School Fund-Raising Committee was Mike Thompson of Cornwall Island. All proceeds will go toward the grades 7/8...

 

Niawen

Niawen From the family of the late Roy L. Martin, we would like to sincerely thank everyone who walked with us during our last days with Roy, the prayers, kind words, donations, time and effort that...

 

Niawenkowa!

Niawenkowa! On behalf of Akwesasne Eagle Watch, we’d like to thank everyone who generously purchased a lasagna lunch to benefit drug free activities for our community.  Also, many people simply...

 

Niawen:kowa

Niawen:kowa, I would like to send a big thank you out to the Akwesasne Soaring Eagles for hosting the March Madness volleyball camp. I had an awesome week learning some new techniques, brushing up on...

 

Niawen

On Saturday March 19th a fundraiser was held at Three Feathers Internet Cafe in support of Japan disaster relief. People were able to buy donated baked goods, smoothies, and raffle tickets for a...

 

Letter to editor

March 18, 2011 Letter to the Editor, I would like to think that people here and or community members can speak their minds without the inference to groups or factions of sorts when we attend tribal...

 

Woodland Cultural Centre announces Beauty of Languages Exhibit

Kenkiohkwa…Sewatahonhsi:iohst (People Listen Well) The Beauty of Language transcends time and space. Time because language is so fragile that it can be lost in a matter of one generation and space...

 

Assembly of First Nations marks World Water Day on March 22

On Tuesday, March 22, the Assembly of First Nations recognized World Water Day. AFN National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo stated: “World Water Day is an opportunity to make a national commitment to...

 

SLINGO® Jokers Wild now at Mohawk Bingo Palace

GameTech International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading supplier of electronic bingo equipment and video lottery terminals announced today that the Mohawk Bingo Palace is the first in the world to...

 

One last hurrah planned for Si Miller Arena and Bob Turner Memorial Centre

By Cornwall Parks & Recreation As the City of Cornwall makes preparations for the new Benson Centre it is also paying homage to two facilities that have served the community well for many years. In a...

 

Weight Loss and Health Secrets with Jason Christoff

If you want to be thin and healthy, you need to avoid these “food like” products. Calling these items “food” is an insult to what real food is. These are cellular poisons, dressed up as food....

 

The Path to Wellness

Once you realize that you are a candidate for compassion fatigue, or are already suffering its effects, exploring this new awareness can lead to insights concerning past traumas, pain, and defeating...

 

Everyone has a Twin

The above image was provided by Grand Chief Mike Mitchell and was taken at a recent meeting hosted by the Assembly of First Nations. During the...

 

Job hunters seek out Akwesasne International Job Fair 2011

With a quick snowstorm dropping from the sky, it was expected that a few hundred people were planning on attending the International Job Fair. No one...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    March 24, 2011

Hair donated to Locks of Love

Kaiahtenhatas “Cuppa” Thompson, age 12, recently cut off her long hair and donated it to a cancer patient via the Locks of Love organization....

 

Water Walk I will do it for the water.

Submitted by Elizabeth F. Nanticoke We, the women, have to raise the spirit of the waters and protect our waters.    If we can participate, at...

 

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