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Kirby scores in McGill Redmen debut

McGill University eked out the team’s first lacrosse win Saturday night, and did so with the help of Cougar Kirby, who, after transferring from the University of Albany, became the first Kahnawa’kehró:non to suit up for the Redmen. (Daniel J. Rowe The Eastern Door) It didn’t take long for new Kahnawa’kehró:non recruit

Indians confident heading into semi-finals

The Caughnawaga Indians went 5-0 at the President’s Cup before resting a bunch of players and dropping their last two round robin games. Eric “Dirt” McComber’s team is looking to be the first team from Kahnawake to win the national championship. Elimination rounds start today (Saturday), with the Indians playing

Historic 1969 rematch to open President’s Cup today

Game one at the President’s Cup today will feature a rematch of the 1969 finals that Nanaimo is preparing for when they faceoff against the Caughnawaga Indians. (Courtesy Shawn Swanson) Nanaimo eagerly awaited the Caughnawaga Indians’ arrival from Kahnawake for the President’s Cup tournament that begins today (Sunday). The reason is rooted in

Battling for the Cup at the big dance

In 2013, the Caughnawaga Indians settled for a bronze medal at the President’s Cup in Kahnawake. After a spectacular finish to the playoffs this year, Dirt McComber’s Indians head to Nanaimo looking for a different colour of medal. (Daniel J. Rowe The Eastern Door) The wait is over, and the big

Back to the stone (house) age

Paul and Konwakeri (Margaret) Paul stand before their stone house on the River Road with their oldest son Peter and Konwakeri’s father Jacques Phillips. (Courtesy Mary Paul) The First World War had yet to be waged, farmland was the primary type of property in the community, and a small but soon to

Survey and stats tell the complicated crime story

Kahnawake's Peacekeepers continue to struggle with tight budgets and lack of staff, but stats show crime has reduced in recent years though many in the community see it as rising. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Has crime increased in Kahnawake? What do the Peacekeepers need to do more? What types

From Rae to Mud to Dirt to 4AM on big screen

Nothing is going to put butts in seats in a cinema like a lot of Dirt (here with his son Rahniitsatorats), who will be on the big screen this weekend at screenings of Dirt McComber: Last of the Mohicans in Montreal and Kahnawake. There is a place that is not blazing hot

Battling the beastly borer’s boorish destruction

The little green bug may have met its match as Kahnawake's Environment Protection Agency is now beginning a battle against the pest that is destroying the region's ash trees. (file photo) Emerald Ash Borers crawling through the bark of Kahnawake’s trees get ready, your free days of destruction are ending. Christian Beliveau

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