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Electronic gaming devices are coming to town

Playground Poker CEO Mackenzie Kirby (right), Poker Palace owner Stan Myiow (left), and several Mohawk Council of Kahnawake representatives, were on-hand to answer questions about the electronic gaming devices coming soon to their respective establishments. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) Up to 200 electronic gaming devices (EGD) could be coming to Playground

And the prestigious education award goes to….

Timothy Loon and instructor Tiio Hemlock spend some quality time with David the rabbit, a part of the school's award winning farming program. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) The innovation and traditional knowledge taught at the First Nations Regional Adult Education Centre earned the school recognition from the EdCan Network. The centre’s

Active shooter training preps emergency crews

Members of the Kahnawake Peacekeepers and Kahnawake Fire Brigade responded to an “active shooter” with “casualties” Saturday morning at the fire hall. Dozens of officers and paramedics from the Kahnawake Peacekeepers and Kahnawake Fire Brigade (KFB) put their knowledge and skills to the test by responding to a mass casualty training

Getting the greenhouse and garden growing

The greenhouse at Karonhianónhnha tsi Ionterihwaienstáhkhwa is a place for students to learn about planting, traditional medicines, and food sovereignty. (Daniel J. Rowe, Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) For an hour just about every week, students at Karonhianónhnha tsi Ionterihwaienstáhkhwa get to spend time in their new greenhouse, learning about all aspects

Patton taking impressive academic talents south of the border

Nineteen-year-old Sha’teiohserí:io Patton will be one of the few Kahnawa’kehró:non to experience a distinguishd education with her recent acceptance to Stanford University. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) For the past few weeks, students across Kahnawake have been eagerly awaiting acceptance letters from colleges and universities they applied to. The good news came

Montour ready to make a difference at Concordia

For his final year as an undergraduate student, Brandon Montour will be a member of Concordia University’s prestigious Garnet Key Society. (Courtesy Brandon Montour) The Garnet Key Society’s mandate is to represent a positive image of Concordia University, and it’s something Kanien’kehá:ka student Brandon Montour is excited to take on for

Ironworker’s daughter remembers iconic age

Bill Meloche and Jimmy ‘Flo’ McComber in New York City circa 1960 during a job building the One Chase Manhattan Plaza. (Courtesy Patsy Bordeau) The One Chase Manhattan Plaza is one of the many skyscrapers that Onkwehón:we ironworkers helped build to shape New York City’s iconic skyline. Construction began on the 60-floor

Twelve people define great-grandparent

The Kahnawake Membership Law entered the second hearing phase of the Community Decision-Making Process on Tuesday, with a dozen community members in attendance. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) Coming up with a definition for Kanien’kehá:ka great-grandparent was priority number one as the Membership Law started the second hearing phase of the Community

Inquiry helps sister’s healing journey

Kanehsata’kehró:non Cheryl McDonald shared the story of her sister Carleen’s disappearance and death. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) Warning, this article contains sensitive words not suitable for everyone. The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has a toll-free crisis call line and is available to provide support

Kahnawake-Quebec labour partnership blossoms

Oliver Montour from the Kahnawake Labor Office, Rhonda Kirby from the MCK, and Tewatohnhi'saktha's Coreen Delormier have been working for the past months to get more local workers certified to work across the province. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) Assisting Kanien’kehá:ka workers to integrate into the provincial construction industry is at

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