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In flip flopping weather, reach for tried and true

The Stetson had me covered at a chilly rodeo in Grande Prairie. (Daniel J. Rowe The Eastern Door) By: Stephanie EM Coleman, The Eastern Door Fashion Filosopher Hot then cold, cold then hot, stormy then not - what will it be? Are we or aren’t we? Do you ever feel like spring’s just toying

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

Walking the Steel casts light on ironworkers

From installations, paintings, and photography, the focus of the Iroquois Indian Museum’s latest exhibition focuses on a familiar story. (Photos courtesy Iroquois Indian Museum) Like many families in the community, John McGowan comes from generations of ironworkers. “My grandfather, father - they were all ironworkers. They worked on the original twin towers, which

Woodwork show highlights young artisans

A variety of woodwork created by past participants of Where the Creek Runs Clearer is currently on exhibition at the Kanien'kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door)   The Kanien'kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center’s latest exhibition shines light on traditional woodworked wonders created by local

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)

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

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

Nuit Blanche exhibition brings us back to the 60s

This early 1960s photo of Phyllis Snow (standing) and Mary Armstrong will be among the dozen photos a part of an exhibition for Nuit Blanche tomorrow night. (Courtesy Snow Family Collection) Kahnawa'kehró:non are the focus of a new installation that opens tomorrow night for Nuit Blance à Montreal. "Home on Kanien'kehá:ka Territory: