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Different kind of eviction letters sent

  Steve Bonspiel The Eastern Door This story was our front page from last week. A new story on this subject will be published tonight via online subscription and tomorrow morning (Friday) in print. Faced with a letter demanding $5,105 and a threat of eviction, Tammy Whitebean and Rickey Diabo knew they had to

Locals protest proposed cultural center location

Kanientaa Cross, along with a group of community members and students from Kahnawake Survival School, have been demonstrating on the side of Highway 132 in opposition of the proposed location of a new multi-purpose building west of the school. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) This story originally appeared in the June

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

Kateri School produces first French-language grads

Students in Kateri School’s first French immersion class will be graduating from elementary school on June 19. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) Over a hundred students will be graduating from Kahnawake schools this month, including 12 students who will historically be the first graduating French immersion class at Kateri School. “They’ve come

Fire brigade takes training into their own shop

Kahnawake Fire Brigade chief David Scott and paramedic instructor and director of quality assurance Amanda-Lee Phillips. (Paul Graif, The Eastern Door) Tired of trying to save lives under increasingly restrictive rules from the Quebec government, the Kahnawake Fire Brigade (KFB) is taking matters into its own hands. Woefully understaffed, the KFB is launching

Landfill banned in Tioweró:ton

Tioweró:ton is 18,375.8 acres of hunting area for people of Kahnawake and Kanesatake. (Courtesy Mohawk Council of Kahnawake) The MCK passed a Mohawk Council executive directive last Monday as a means of protecting the environment in Tioweró:ton and keeping the 18,375.8 acres of hunting area pristine. “Everybody who goes to Tioweró:ton is