Articles from the December 8, 2011 edition

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Akwesasne Eco-Tourism Project Earns National Award

AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY—Tsiionhiakwatha (Droulers Archeological Site), Tsiiontoratstha (Lake Saint-Francis National Wildlife Reserve) and I...

 By Sateiokwen    News    December 8, 2011

Children's Christmas Party at the Brass Horse Lounge

The Brass Horse Lounge was packed when the Akwesasne Basket Drive held their second annual Children’s Christmas Party on Saturday Dec. 4th from 3...

 By Kyrie Ransom    News    December 8, 2011

MCA removes Oxy from Drug Formulary

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne passed a resolution on Tuesday that accepted a recommendation from the Akwesasne Non-Insured Health Benefits (ANIHB) program to remove oxycontin from the drug...

 By Kyrie Ransom    News    December 8, 2011

MCA Plebiscite Results are in

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne held their plebiscite on Saturday Dec. 3 to determine which of two criteria for Candidate Eligibility would move forward in the Amendments to the Akwesasne Election...


MCA responds to Ontario jury duty notices

AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY- The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has learned that Kawehno:ke residents have received Jury Duty letters from Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General. The Ministry is reque...


Memphis Rain Carle

SOUTH BOMBAY – Miss Memphis Rain Carle, age 7, daughter of Kevin L. and Sharlann (Diabo) Carle, of 211 County Route 32, unexpectedly passed away on S...


In Memory

A tribute to Bruce Jackson Quite often the measure of a man is measured in quantities of brute strength and muscle. Lost in these measurements is the true value and measure of a man, his love. As... Full story


In Memory

Happy Birthday, Pappy December 12th is my Pappy’s 84th Birthday April 26th you went up above God chooses the great ones and he chose you He seen y...



Thank you, This is Matt Healy teaching younger players how to be a goalie. He offers his time to the youth at Salmon River Arena by showing them... Full story



Niawen kowa, The HAVFD Station #2 Annual Boot Drive was another success this year! The boot drive was held Oct. 16 on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) at... Full story


Police Blotter

AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION – A Hogansburg woman was sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility after she was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle Thursday a... Full story

 By Sateiokwen    Culture    December 8, 2011

Artist Spotlight

Kerdy Mitcho is a very diverse artist. He can work with a pencil, airbrush, or guitar. He is also a big supporter of Akwesasne charity and is the foun... Full story


Local Boy Scout Troop holds food drive

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the United States’ largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a p...


Akwesasne Basket Drive Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary

The Annual Akwesasne Basket Drive is anticipating another year of caring and sharing for families throughout the community. Every year the drive provides families in Akwesasne with holiday meals,...

 By Sateiokwen    News    December 8, 2011

Santa Paws comes to the Tribe

Santa Paws came to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe on Saturday Dec. 3 to take pictures with local cats and dogs. For the three-hours that the event was...

 By Sateiokwen    News    December 8, 2011

Women's Reproductive Health Research Project Part II

The Akwesasne Women’s Reproductive Health Research Project has been collecting data from eligible female participants to test the theory that PCBs and other toxic pollutants may be having adverse e...


Judy Swamp

When talking with elders, one never knows what to expect. They could talk about their families that are big and small or life growing up on a farm...


Lies I've told my kids

We all do it, or I hope we all do because if not then I’m the biggest, meanest, liar ever. In the beginning of motherhood I would have never dreamed of telling a single fib to my kids. But when big b... Full story


Fire Safety for this coming holiday season

HOLIDAY DECORATIONS Decorating for the winter holidays is fun but can lead to tragedy if you don’t practice fire safety. Following a few simple fire safety tips can keep electric lights, candles, a...

 By Sateiokwen    News    December 8, 2011

Academics at the Akwesasne Mohawk School

The Akwesasne Mohawk School has undergone many changes in the past few years. They have had additions and extensive renovations done to the building,...



Contintued from last week... Processed Food “Rebates” Dominate School Cafeterias Soda manufacturers are not the only ones scheming for a permanent share of your child’s diet. In an article published o... Full story


News from around the Nations

Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec, Canada Quebec’s Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, Mr. Pierre Arcand with Mr. Germain Chevarie, Member of the National Assembly for Îl... Full story


Mohawk Lesson

12. Ó:nen enwá:ton eniethe’serón:ni. Now she can make flour 58. Ohén:ton ne rakhsótha shahaní:non ne kathe’serón:nis Before my grandfather bought the... Full story

 By Anonymous    Opinion    December 8, 2011

Student Submission

Drugs in Akwesasne are bad. We are a community and should not allow drugs to be in or around Akwesasne. They are bad for everyone. Many teenagers and adults want to try Oxycontin or try to give them t... Full story


Reader Submission

Niawenh kowa and Happy Holidays to Amanda Lazore, Kiana Thompson, Jade Benedict, Danica Thompson (absent), Zachary William, Elizabeth Point, Cherri... Full story


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