Articles from the October 31, 2013 edition

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Haudenosaunee Statement on Hydrofracking

The Haudenosaunee have a unique spiritual, cultural, and historic relationship with the land, which is embodied in Gayananshogowa, the Great Law of Peace. This relationship goes far beyond federal...

 

The Akwesasne Attack Girls 7/8 Team wins 4 straight at the 2013 Goblin Games

Front: Jolie Gibson, Chrissy Benedict, Mirabella Lazore, Sydney Mitchell, Tiarra Cook and Tiawni White. Back: Camryn Buckshot, Blayke Gibson, Jillian...

 

Casino Defendants Not Ready to Fold Yet

One of the defendants accused of illegally running the Three Feathers Casino is seeking the remove the presiding judge, while two others are seeking a 30-day postponement. Thomas Angus Square moved fo...

 
 By Kaniethonkie    News    October 31, 2013

Akwesasne Coalition for Community Empowerment Conjures Up an Evening of Zombies

The Akwesasne Coalition for Community Empowerment organized an outstanding event for teens and those adults who can go face to face with "Zombies" on...

 

Tribal Police Seek Help With Stabbing Incident

Tribal Police are seeking the public’s help with an investigation into a stabbing that happened in the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 27 on Raquette Point Road. Police say a 22-year-old male,...

 

GERALD "WASHINGTON" "WISHE" THOMPSON

CORNWALL ISLAND – Gerald "Washington" – "Wishe" Thompson, age 57, of 20 Phillip Hopps Memorial Road, Cornwall Island, Ont., passed away very...

 

YVONNE A. MILLER

SNYE, Quebec – Yvonne A. Miller, age 51, 63 McDonald Ave., passed away Thursday evening, October 24, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her loving...

 

BARNEY SHARROW

Barney Sharrow passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at the age of 74. Loving husband to Cassandra, cherished Dad to Lee Siegel and...

 

Niawen Ko:wa/Thank You

NIAWEN:KOWA to the family and friends who came to celebrate TOTA MAE'S 100TH BIRTHDAY on October 19th. She enjoyed a delicious meal and birthday cake...

 

Fall Harvest Festive Celebrated at AMS

Submitted by Sandi Barnes On Wednesday October 23rd, our Parent and Family Involvement Committee at the Ahkwesashne Mohawk School (AMS) hosted a Fall...

 

Thanks

CATS Spay/Neuter Program would like to thank the following for their contributions at our 2013 Strut Your Mutt:  #9 Convenience Store, Akwesasne Puppy Style Dog Biscuits, Amberdawn La France,...

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor My name is Rachelle Lazore and I cannot talk. I am 20 years old and have a language disability but I can communicate with whales...

 

THE SRMT HAS STOLEN MY LAND -

I’m writing to inform the community of the illegal wrong doings that the tribal chiefs, Ron Lafrance, Paul Thompson and their legal department Michelle Mitchell have done to me. On December 12,...

 

PROCEED WITH CAUTION

Letter to the editor OCTOBER 27, 2013 PROCEED WITH CAUTION During the past few weeks, I have come to the conclusion that the Grand Chief did a commendable job in deflecting my letter concerning third...

 

Thank You

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Department says NIAWEN:KÓWA to the Akwesasne community with special thanks to DUNKIN DONUTS for offering a free coffee coupon for all who participated. The...

 

Strut Your Mutt 2013

On a blustery Sunday afternoon the CATS Spay and Neuter program held its second annual "Strut Your Mutt" at Generations park. The pavilion looked...

 

We never knew...

By Sesi King The late Anna Swamp Johnson, Summerville, Pa. displayed her skill at archery hunting at the Keystone Park as a young woman. She was the...

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS/ANSWERS ABOUT CHILD ABUSE

•Is it only abuse if it’s violent? Answer: Physical abuse is just one type of child abuse. Neglect and emotional abuse can be just as damaging, and since they are more subtle; others are less...

 

Basswood Best for Wood Bass

Paul Hetzler, Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County Having received my first pocketknife at age ten, I wasted no time in launching my career as a famous sculptor. How hard could it be,...

 

Thank you, thank you!

Thank you, thank you! I’m sending out a big thank you to my family, friends and the whole community for supporting my efforts to raise funds for the Iakhihsohtha Activity Fund. I’d also like to...

 

Responsive Websites

Author: Monica Peters, MoniGarr.com She:kon Monica, I’ve heard that my website must be updated to be responsive.  What does that even mean?  I thought my website already responds to visitors becau...

 

How do you say so long?

Submitted by Kim Loran Sgt. 1st Class Austin Boots will be deployed for his 3rd tour of his Army career to Afghanistan. Earlier this summer Austin's...

 

NOVEMBER IS EPILEPSY AWARENESS MONTH!

Dear Community: Nearly 3 million Americans have epilepsy. Epilepsy is the most common neurological disorder affecting all age groups, yet the public is largely unaware it is a serious condition with s...

 

Akwesasne's Cheri Barnes Directs Play "Annie"

Story Submitted by Regina Alexander The Little Theatre of Bedford, Indiana, recently put on a performance of "Annie" and the director was Cheri...

 

Free Brakes for Toys is BACK!

(Hogansburg, NY) Last year, Swamp’s Performance Automotive raised over one thousand dollars’ worth of toys and over four hundred dollars’ worth of food for the Akwesasne Basket Drive and...

 

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