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Kirby earns rare National Theatre School spot

Wahsontiio Kirby, whose acting days began with the Turtle Island Theatre program, has now risen through the ranks to join the National Theatre School of Canada. (File photo) In what was her biggest and most daunting challenge yet, Wahsontiio Kirby became one of the few locals to be accepted into the

Second World War buddies hanging in Buffalo

In the photo from right to left are Ernie Hill, Rainy Diabo Sr. and Norman Lefebvre. Unfortunately the officer with the peaked cap could not be identified. (Debbie Cross) This week’s Blast from the Past takes things back to late second World War America and features two young Mohawks in the

Ambitious initiative takes on community challenges

A new tech initiative revealed at the Host Hotel in Kahnawake last week is hoping to uncover real numbers for specific potentially vulnerable sections of the community - Peter Phillips, The Eastern Door. Last Friday, January 27, the Host Hotel served as the backdrop for an ambitious new tech initiative in

Games, food, fun for everyone at fair

Pat’s Pets was on the scene, as he and the kids chill with a Burmese Python named Lewis. (Peter Phillips, The Eastern Door) Thursday afternoon Karonhianónhnha School was host to the Young Adults Program’s (YAP) annual fun fair and was open to the whole community. “This is one of the events of

Ióhseres makes badass return with new edge

Metal band Ióhseres had grown in size and popularity since last year's debut and they love what they are doing. (Courtesy Tehosterihens Deer) It was at Turn 4 Resto and Sports Bar last weekend that Ióhseres made its triumphant return, with the help of fellow bands Summerloss and Dumptruk. “It felt awesome,