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Articles from the November 7, 2013 edition

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CANADA-AKWESASNE MARK STEP IN GOVERNANCE PROCESS

TERRITORY OF AKWESASNE – On Monday, November 4, 2013, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Bernard Valcourt and Mohawk Council of...

 

MCA Issues Statement on Proposed November 9th Bridge Demonstration

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is aware that there is growing concern within Akwesasne and neighboring communities regarding an event that was being proposed for this Saturday, November 9th. It...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    November 7, 2013

Tribal Police Arrest Suspect for Raquette Point Road Stabbing

Tyson L. Gonyou, 26, of Hogansburg is jailed on a felony count of second-degree assault. He was taken into custody on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Gonyou allegedly stabbed Demetri A. Lafrance, 22 multiple...

 

Andy White Honored with Plaque

On Monday morning Tom Murray stopped by CKON to honor Andy White by putting his name on a plaque dedicated to those who volunteer their time to the co...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    November 7, 2013

Hiawatha Institute Loses Bid for Camp Gabriels, Seeks Tribe's Help in Establishing Cultural Center

The Hiawatha Institute for Indigenous Knowledge (HIIK) recently had the rug yanked out from under their feet. They were trying to purchase Camp Gabriels, a former minimum-security prison camp, and...

 

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,...

 

Thank You

The Hogansburg United Methodist Church held their annual food & craft sale & winter coat give-away on Sat. Nov. 2.  We would like to send our gratitude to everyone who donated in any way to a very...

 

Niawen

Statistically in the United States, every nine seconds a woman is assaulted or beaten. Domestic violence is a historical and multi-generational problem. Native Americans have a 2.5 times greater...

 

MISSING PERSON

On November 2nd, 2013 the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service received a call of a missing person who was last observed visiting a residence in...

 

The Vibration of Deer Antlers

When Sonkwaiateson walked upon the earth he found there was a need to create animated life. He made birds to fly about and fill the sky with music, fish to cleanse the waters, insects to carry seeds...

 

To The Editor

To The Editor, At the risk of speaking out of turn, I want to bring attention to the Natives being fired after lengthy service with the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino and the Mohawk Bingo Palace. It would...

 

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Names New Director of Communications Allyson Doctor Brings 15 Years of Experience Home

Akwesasne - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announces the new Director of Communications, Allyson (Mitchell) Doctor. She brings us 15 years of strategic...

 

Akwesasne Child and Family Services says Niawenkowa for "Using your Voice" during Child Abuse Awareness Month this October

Submitted by Danielle Oakes Akwesasne Child and Family Services would like to send out a huge Niawen:kowa to the community of Akwesasne for all their...

 

Surprising What Grows on Trees

Paul Hetzler, Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County The old saw, ‘money doesn’t grow on trees’ will remain valid unless bartering ever becomes the norm, in which case fruit and...

 

More Broadcasting Repairs for CKON Radio

CKON Radio is continuing to phase in repairs to the radio tower equipment and wants the community to know why they have been off the air again. Recently, RComm has been climbing the tower for repairs...

 

SRMT Seeking Artists to Design Akwesasne Mohawk Code Talkers Medal

By Samantha McMillon-Wilkinson The Code Talkers Recognition Act of 2008 requires the United States Mint to design, strike, and issue medals to recognize the unique role code talkers played in U.S....

 

Iakhiié:iare (We Remember Them All) Commemoration on 11/11

On November 11, the Residential School Monument will be moved to the Skahwatsí:ra Tsi Ionteweienstáhkhwa (Kaná:takon School) with a commemoration taking place with guest speakers. The public is...

 

Heart To Heart Fitness Holds Zombie Open House

Why wait for the zombie apocalypse? Heart to Heart is ready to help everyone accomplish his/her fitness goals right now. A spooktacular open house...

 

SRMS Student Achievement Assembly for October

On Friday November 1st, the St. Regis Mohawk School had its Student Achievement Assembly for the month of October to recognize students that showed...

 

SRMS Student Achievement Assembly for September

On October 4th, the St. Regis Mohawk School had its Student Achievement Assembly for the month of September to recognize students that showed...

 

25 years of St Lawrence River Restoration

By Rease Doxtdator What do you value about the mighty St. Lawrence River and what issues need work? The St. Lawrence River Restoration Council...

 

Northwood Prep

Northwood Prep played the Finland National Women's hockey team on Sunday November 3rd at the Herb Brooks arena at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid....

 

Zip Team Ready; Ready to Zip; Zipping!

By Connie Gerow, 4-H Tribal Mentoring Coordinator Zip Team Ready; Ready to Zip; Zipping - these were the final phrases that each individual expressed...

 

Basket Class Completed

A basket making class with instructors Sheila Ransom and Judy Cole finished up on Sat. Nov. 2nd. It started on Oct. 9th and was held every Wednesday...

 

The Key to Six Nations Pictographs

Reprinted from 'Legends of the Iroquois' by Tehanetorens (Ray Fadden) Continued from last week....

 

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