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Dodge Cup underway for elite hockey dogs

Jesse Lahache Jr. and his Peewee AAA Arsenal Releve enter today's action 1-1 after a heart-breaking shootout loss in game two of the Dodge Cup. Lahache Jr. was between the pipes for the team's opening game win. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) The next generation of star hockey players from

Trickster trilogy a blend of sad, scary and funny

For the sixth year in a row, since the beginning, The Eastern Door is once again celebrating Cultural Awareness Month by promoting Kanien'kéha . Watch for the various stories translated by Akwiratékha Martin throughout the month of April! The following article is published here in both languages. Haisla/Heiltsuk novelist Eden Robinson’s

Chiefs lob criticism over lawsuit

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake sat down with the press this week to chat about issues in Tioweró:ton that could result in a rift between Kahnawake and Kanesatake. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Mohawk Council of Kahnawake grand chief Joe Norton did not mince words or hold back his contempt for

Swinging around for half a century

The legendary Intersectional team in 1978. Front row (left to right): John Diabo, Fred Kirby, Ron Kirby, Louis Patton and Andrew Patton. Back (left to right): Lester Zachary, Dan Kirby, Herby Kirby, George Hemlock, Jimmy Patton and Rene Boisevert. (Courtesy Jimmy Patton) This week’s rain pushed the snow and frost out

Kaniehtiio Horn’s definitely not the girl next door

Kaniehtiio Horn's Nicole in What Would Sal Do? plays the Diane Chambers to Sal's (Dylan Taylor) Sam Malone, as the CraveTV show takes a swipe at a tale as old as the gospels. (Courtesy CraveTV) Alright. How to explain Kaniehtiio Horn’s entrance in her newest series What Would Sal Do? Here goes. Sal (Dylan Taylor)

Budget surpasses $50 million for first time

Paul Rice and Joe Norton may have smiled briefly as they announced a surplus in this year's MCK budget. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) Mohawk Council of Kahnawake grand chief Joe Norton and executive financial officer Paul Rice had semi-smiles on their faces Tuesday at the annual budget news conference for

YouTube channel goes viral, shows off talents

The voice acting talent of Raven McGregor, Adam Rice and Lisa Borello has turned a pet project into a YouTube viral hit. (Courtesy Raven McGregor) If you haven’t spent any time with YouTube in the past year, month, day or hour, you’re likely Amish or spend a great deal of effort

A look at community’s struggle through injustice

Search for directions to Kashechewan on a GPS, and the response returns, “can’t find a way there.” It’s a fitting response from a machine that looks for paved roads and common routes to get places, but also is an apt primer to get your mindset ready for the reality of what

Diabo calls it a day as lax and hockey bench boss

A decade on the bench was enough for lacrosse and hockey coach Curtis Diabo, who hung up his whistle and clipboard for the final time Sunday. He leaves a huge hole in the community’s coaching ranks. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Kahnawake Mohawks Atom BB coach Curtis Diabo watched the

Resistance through art featured at McGill

Artist Brooke Deer was excited to be a part of Saturday’s event that focused on Indigenous art in Montreal, and gave artists an ideal place to network and learn. (Courtesy Subhanya Jy) The venue was McGill University’s Student Society building, and the theme was resistance and revitalization Saturday, as the school’s