Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY) has announced its 2007 North Country Heritage Awards:
Chief Tom Porter (Sakokwenionkwas), spokesman and spiritual leader of the Mohawk community of Kanatsiohareke (Ga na jo ha lay go) in Fonda.
Vincent and Louise Boyea, French American musicians from Westville.
The Greek pastry makers of St. Vasilios Church in Watertown.
Barry Gregson, rustic furniture builder from Schroon Lake.
The awards recognize “masters of local traditions and celebrates their contributions to the traditions and local culture of the region.”