Tioweró:ton natural resources are not for sale

COURTESY TARA MCCOMBER The Tioweró:ton Committee of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) sent out a press release on February 26 reminding community members that it is prohibited to profit in any way from the natural resources in the territory. Additionally, they asked community members not to sell or give natural resources

Confronting bullies together

(COURTESY SUZANNE JACOBS) Lexi Fox, left, fell victim to bullying, and she has had a huge impact on the community. Her mother Suzanne Jacobs (pictured with Lexi's siblings) hopes to change things in town. Sometimes it’s whispered teasing that leaves us unsure of what we’ve heard, or name-calling and cruel jokes that

More funding for Resilience Montreal

(COURTESY FACEBOOK OF IAN LAFRENIÈRE - DÉPUTÉ DE VACHON) This was the second time that Ian Lafrenière and Nakuset sat down together at a press conference. In an unprecedented move, the Quebec government announced the investment of $3 million to buy a permanent home for Resilience Montreal. On Monday, February 22, Quebec Indigenous

New directive for border crossing

COURTESY KAHNAWAKE 911 In response to the changes made to the Canada Customs Border Agency (CCBA), which since last week requires non-essential travellers to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours, the Kahnawake Task Force implemented Directive #58. The announcement released last Thursday (February 18) stated that despite

New COVID-19 variants strike Quebec

(COURTESY PIXABAY.COM) As the community still awaits their vaccinations, confirmation regarding the presence of COVID-19 variants in the province is not an easy pill to swallow. Headlines in regards to the pandemic have been flowing across our screens for almost a year now, and this constant uneasiness can lead to desensitization and

Goodbye Kahnawake, but not forever!

(COURTESY DAVID TUAN BUI) Since working for The Eastern Door, David Tuan Bui has broadcasted lacrosse for K103.7 FM and LacrosseTV. He has commented on events like the President’s Cup and The North American Invitational. I love to speak and broadcast my voice, but writing this farewell piece had become more difficult

Remembering those we lost

(COURTESY CRAIG COMMANDA) The piece is called “We Remember” by Anishinaabe artist Craig Commanda. The artist created the 20x16 canvas piece with paint, beads and fabrics in remembrance of the MMIWG of his community The 11th annual vigil for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Trans and Two-Spirit Relatives (MMIWG) took place

Hydro tower removal progressing

(File Photo) Last week, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) announced that the dismantling of the Hydro Line 2 project is moving full steam ahead, and most of the work that was planned for the winter has been completed. “The progress of the work has been going pretty quickly, so that has

Motion calls for race-based COVID-19 data

On February 22, Montreal’s City Council will be voting on a motion that calls on provincial and federal public health authorities to collect COVID-19 data based on race and socioeconomic status. (LAURENCE BRISSON DUBREUIL THE EASTERN DOOR) As research across the word emerges about the impacts of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations,

Daycare outbreak causes anguish

(LAURENCE BRISSON DUBREUIL THE EASTERN DOOR) Parents of children at Step by Step Child and Family Center have been in a constant state of worry since an outbreak declared at the daycare last Thursday has required children and families to isolate. The three positive cases represent the first COVID-19 outbreak recorded in

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