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Teddy Thompson Shares His Life Story

Teddy Thompson is our chosen elder for this week at Indian Time.  What a wonderful teacher and a man with a wealth of information. Teddy was born in...

 
 By Sesi King    Culture    August 4, 2011

Congratulations on 50th Anniversary – Norman and Nancy King

Our latest visit was with Norman and Nancy King, as they will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on August 5, 1961.  The wedding took...

 
 By Sesi King    Culture    July 28, 2011

A happy visit with Isabel McDonald

During the early mornings or sun-setting evening walks, you can pass by the beautiful and inviting home of one of Ahkwesahsne’s gentlest ladies on...

 
 By Sesi King    Culture    July 21, 2011

A visit with Margaret Ransom

Ninety-one years ago, September 26, 1920, a little girl was born at Christie’s Island on the St. Lawrence River within the territory of...

 
 By Sesi King    Culture    July 14, 2011

A Visit with Barney Rourke

“A man without a country, let’s put it that way”, said Barney Rourke during a very interesting visit with him and his wife Viola at their homestead on St. Regis Road near the “S” curve....

 

Happy Retirement for Bruce Jackson

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 By Sesi King    Culture    June 30, 2011

A span of 50 years of marriage strengthens love – congratulations!

Fifty years ago on the very hot day of July 1, 1961 a sacred unity occurred between Elizabeth Jackson and Mitchell Sunday. This couple is one of...

 

Cecelia Lafrance

Taking care of others was a theme of the previous weeks’ Elder Highlight, a theme that will be carried into the selection of Cecelia Lafrance as an elder to highlight. Cecelia has always been a...

 

Annie King

There are many different ways Akwesasronon impact the community, helping to make it a better place. The acts of our people do not have to be...

 
 By Lacey Peters    Culture    May 12, 2011

Mae Tarbell honored as 2011 ‘My Favorite Elder’

This past Friday the Saint Regis Mohawk Office for the Aging honored the winner of the 2nd Annual My Favorite Elder Contest, Mae Tarbell of...

 

Senior Moments

I’ve had a computer for quite a few years and there are some great things about it if I can figure them out. I have to have patience when I’m using it. A few years ago when I had a part time job,...

 

Senior Moments

What a week! I started out this week mourning our losses in Akwesasne. Then I was invited to go to a conference on Aging with the St. Regis Mohawk Senior Citizens. The main speaker at the conference...

 

Senior Moments

Everybody who goes to bingo has their favorite things they have to take to every game. My friend brings a colorful insulated mug and fills it with ice water to sip during the game. One day her...

 

Senior Moments

I saw a relative I hadn’t seen for a while and she asked me if I like to cook yet. I used to tell some horror stories about my cooking when I worked two or three jobs at a time and didn’t have...

 

Senior Moments

The Akwesasne Senior Center will be the host of a Wii bowling  tournament and I signed up for it when I saw how much fun everybody was having when I looked in.  With the Wii game it was a lot...

 

Senior Moments

I had a dilemma when I had a cut on the top of my thumb.  It just wouldn’t heal and really hurt.  I finally came up with the bright idea of using crazy glue on it.  That would hold it...

 

Senior Moments

There have been quite a few events for elders in the past week. We started out the annual Winter Carnival with the Dinner for our Elders. It is quite an event with a delicious meal and we are waited...

 

Grandma’s Letter

She is eighty-eight years old and still drives her own car. She writes: Dear Grand-daughter, The other day I went up to our local Christian book store and saw a Honk if you love Jesus bumper sticker....

 

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