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Articles from the November 21, 2012 edition

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Third Annual Hats for Hope

On Sunday, the Akwesasne Cancer Support Group hosted its third annual Hats for Hope at the Seniors Center. Often during chemotherapy, cancer patients...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    November 21, 2012

EPA Meeting Stirs Powerful Emotions

A community meeting was held by the Environmental Protection Agency to collect public comments about the proposed Grasse River Superfund Site...

 

Christmas Enchantment Brings Out the Magic of Christmas

The TsiSnaihne Recreation Center was the place to be this past weekend to get into the holiday spirit, shop, eat, chat with Santa Claus, see Elves...

 

Wanted: Kwis & Tiio Found: Dallas Caldwell and Nolan Jacobs!

The Tribe’s Environment Division asked the community to find Kwis & Tiio look alikes, the main characters in the Environment’s cartoon on...

 

M. Patricia Creighton

M. Patricia Creighton, age 75, of Fort Covington, NY, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2012, at her home, while under the loving care of her family...

 

Niawen:Kowa from the Snye Recreation Committee

This past weekend we held our Annual Christmas Enchantment Fundraiser and it was a huge success, seeing many people not only from our community but from surrounding communities as well. We would like...

 

In Memory Bruce P. Jackson

November 23 1 year has passed I’ll never forget the day Mom called to tell me That you’d gone away You were like a rock Strong, faithful an true....

 

Guest Editorial

At the meeting held by the EPA last Thursday, November 15, Remedial Project Manager Young Chang behaved disrespectfully and made what was a gesture of indifference obvious to anyone present. I am...

 

CBSA Advises Travellers to Plan Ahead for Black Friday

Ottawa, Ontario, November 19, 2012 — The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) reminds travellers to plan their border crossing to avoid delays during the upcoming Black Friday / U.S. Thanksgiving...

 

AMC Opens Cascades

The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino held its grand opening of Cascades on Thursday. Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Chiefs Paul Thompson, Ron LaFrance and Randy...

 

Barbara Montour Elected New Acting CKON Board of Director’s Member

On Thursday night the acting CKON Board of Directors held a special meeting to fill a vacancy. HAVFD station # 1 was nearly empty as only a handful community members attended. President Jerry Cook...

 

Ongoing Davis Tribunal Trial

On Nov. 13 Akwesasne native Teiohontathe Fallan Davis’ human rights tribunal began. Six years after the CBSA incident, she gets another shot. She had her first tribunal hearing in March 2011, but...

 

Not For Human Consumption Seminar

It was an excellent turnout for the “Not for Human Consumption” seminar with almost 60 people in attendance. Dr. Elizabeth Berry, a Clinical...

 

Branching Out With Books “Connecting Communities, Kids and Colleges”

“Branching Out With Books” is new literacy outreach program co-sponsored by St. Lawrence University and SUNY Potsdam. With grant funding from the...

 

TATTOO EXHIBIT SEEKS IROQUOIS PARTICIPANTS

Show us some skin! The Iroquois Indian Museum (Howes Cave, NY) invites participation in IndianInk: Iroquois and the Art of Tattoos, to open May 4, 2013. Have some original flash or a special tattoo...

 

Tsi Snaihne School October Students of the Month

On November 15th, the Students of the Month for October enjoyed a pizza party with the principal. The criteria for choosing a student of the month in...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    November 21, 2012

Pine Ridge Donation Documentary Shown at Seniors Center

On Saturday, November 17, Lead Horse and Neddie Thompson showed a documentary they made about their past two trips to Pine Ridge, South Dakota. A...

 

She:kon, We are at it again!

She:kon, We are at it again! Skennentaia’kwa:hawi will be hosting a benefit for the Pine Ridge Reservation on Saturday November 24, 2012 at the...

 

STRUT YOUR MUTT

By CATS Spay/Neuter Program The Strut Your Mutt fundraiser held on October 28th was a huge success, thanks to your contributions and efforts...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    November 21, 2012

Hiawatha Story Told by Puppets at St. Regis Rec.

On Friday, a puppet show was held at the St. Regis Recreation hall. The show, about Hiawatha as a young man before he follows a vision quest, was...

 

MAKE WORK PROGRAM THOMPSON ISLAND PROJECT

Sumitted by Elizabeth F. Nanticoke, Environment Program Support Officer, MCA The Make Work Program Land Management crew is being overseen by the Envir...

 

Happy Native American Heritage Month & Diabetes Awareness Month!

On behalf of the National Eye Institute American Indians and Alaskan Natives with diabetes are at higher risk of losing vision or going blind from it.  Spread the word that people with diabetes...

 

NOVEMBER IS EPILEPSY AWARENESS MONTH

First aid for epilepsy is basically simple. The goal is to keep the person safe until the seizure stops naturally by itself. It is important for the public to know how to respond to all seizures,...

 

Saving Money While Keeping Fit

Don’t let the high price of working out deter you from reaching your fitness goals. Working out at home can be just as satisfying and rewarding as joining a gym. Here are a few tips to help keep...

 

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