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Have fun watching World Cup because I won’t

For those of you, unlike myself, who are all excited about the upcoming World Cup in Russia, this will be your guide to the “greatest” football tournament in the world. (The quality at WC is far inferior to the Champions’ League, and about four other tournaments). I will be watching grudgingly

Shooting shocks community

Two young men are facing multiple charges including attempted murder after a community member was shot in broad daylight on the River Road on May 25. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Just after 2:30 p.m. on May 25, Laurie Jacobs was working at her café Aromatic Spirit when a customer entered,

Celebrating a half century of Onkwehón:we art

The “Picturing Ourselves” exhibit will run until the end of June and features some of the most impressive Onkwehón:we artwork on Turtle Island. A book featuring photographs of the work will be released June 21. (Courtesy Indigenous Art Centre) Stroll the gallery at 10 rue Wellington in Gatineau where Indigenous and

A family of four working to build first language

Britlee Karonhiákwas Diabo is excited about raising her two children where the first language is Kanien’kéha, spoken by both herself, her young children and her boyfriend. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Pregnant and in her first year of the Kanien’kéha Ratiwennahní:rats Adult Immersion Program, Britlee Karonhiákwas Diabo and her boyfriend Shawn

Billings face Beaconsfield in lax final today

The Kahnawake Survival School Muskies fell in the semi finals to Beaconsfield Monday setting up a finals date today between the season's two best team.s. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) And then there were two. The six-time GMAA field lacrosse champion Howard S. Billings Blazers have a date this afternoon with Beaconsfield

New book explores bias and accounts of 1990

Isabelle St-Amand, with her two-year-old son Leon, returned to the KOR Friday to talk about the book she literally spent years researching the Oka Crisis, at the cultural centre’s library and elsewhere. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) A new translation is out of an incredible piece of research exploring the

Welcome Center hits tourism trade show

Kahnawake tourism agent Kimberly Cross said a recent trip to Halifax for the national Indigenous trade show opened her eyes to some amazing potential for growing the industry in the community. (Courtesy Kimberly Cross) In its fifth year of operation, the Kahnawake Welcome Center can now count itself among the top

Rebuilding life after Xanax addiction

Kwanatawí Cook’s struggles with anxiety and stress led her down a dangerous path fuelled by Xanax that she pulled herself out of, but not before a painful detox. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Kwanatawí Cook is 20 years old and two years sober. Cook started popping Xanax pills when she was

Survival meets Westwood today as lax playoffs begin

Billings’ Tekaronhiawá:kon Cross-Pranteau was near unstoppable, switching from defence to offence Wednesday, scoring five goals and tearing up the middle of the pitch. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) The GMAA field lacrosse playoff bracket is set and games begin today with surprise of the season Beaconsfield (4-0) top of the