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Indigenous Montreal politician named to reconciliation dossier

Montreal is making strides towards reconciliation with the appointment of Marie-Josée Parent to a key position.   Lindsay Richardson The Eastern Door   Marie-Josée Parent apologizes for getting to her messages so late - but with baby in bed, and her husband in a meeting, she finally has some time to catch up with correspondence. “It

Kahnawake designer weathers the powwow trail

Tammy Beauvais got more than she bargained for after a freak storm hit the powwow she was attending. Her powwow days are winding down, she said. (Courtesy Tammy Beauvais) Lachlan Madill The Eastern Door   If you’ve been to a powwow, chances are you’ve seen clothing designer Tammy Beauvais’s display tent. For the past

Concordia’s Inuit celebration shows off the north

Crowds gathered at Concordia's FOFA gallery to check out the showcase of Inukpuk dolls, created over decades using cloth, tanned skin, beads, woven grass, and carved stone. (Lindsay Richardson, The Eastern Door) by Lindsay Richardson “It is said to happen from time to time,” is a traditional Inuk way to begin a story

Phillips Jr. represents Kahnawake at Spalding Cup

The "toaster" Michael Jr. has no problem running his opponents down on defence, and then switching sides and running through them on offence. (Courtesy Mike Phillips Sr.) For you American football lovers out there, there’s an up-and-coming star you’ll have to be cheering for in the coming years, and his name

Vigil remembers Tiffany, reminds community

  Lindsay Richardson The Eastern Door The severe storm warning held off as the group made their annual pilgrimage to a simple memorial – a white cross – that sits along the bike path in Kahnawake. But in their voices, there was thunder. “SPEAK UP, ANSWERS NOW. JUSTICE FOR TIFFANY MORRISON,” the group bellowed

Karonhianónhnha beats Kateri in FNEC games preview

The all-girls team from Karonhianónhnha was just too sharp in their shooting skills for the Kateri School mixed team, as the two elementary schools faced off last Wednesday in an exhibition game. Both teams are gearing up for a trip to Quebec City next month for the FNEC games where

Come out for The Eastern Door’s Spring Cleanup!

The snow has mostly left us, but the garbage underneath remains. Come out Friday and do your part to make Kahnawake clean again like superstar Brandi Meloche did last year. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) This year’s Eastern Door Spring Cleanup, the 23rd edition, promises to be, in the words

The Eastern Door is up for 18 provincial awards

This year promises to be a banner one for The Eastern Door, as the Quebec Community Newspapers Association announced its awards short list, and we’ll be competing for 18 of them – the most by any newspaper this year. “I am so proud of my staff, no matter where they finish

Winter Carnival glows from snowbowl to the plunge

The Kahnawake Youth Center's annual Winter Carnival wrapped on a Saturday with a classic game of dodgeball. The carnival included a week of activities some that glowed, some that bounced and some that got people wet in the cold. Take a look at some of the photos Eastern Door staff snapped

Two local laxers’ careers moving upward

Stone Jacobs and Trevor Stacey hope the next step will be at the highest of levels on the field and in the box. Jacobs verbally committed to the Div I Vermont Catamounts last week, while Stacey signed a two-year contract with his boyhood favourite team: the Rochester Knighthawks. By: Daniel J.

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