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“Rights recognition framework” delayed for now

Russell Diabo (right), pictured here with Assembly of First Nations national chief Perry Bellegarde, is warning all First Nations in Canada about dealings with Ottawa. (Courtesy Russell Diabo)   Russell Diabo Special to The Eastern Door   During the 2015 federal campaign the Liberal party of Justin Trudeau made a number of big promises in

Parties coming, time to make the face shine

With care, you can make your face a work of art. With impatience, it can go a totally different way. (Karihwenha:wi Kirby, The Eastern Door) Karihwenha:wi Kirby Special to The Eastern Door Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. With the holiday parties right around the corner, having the perfect Christmas

Back when “Redmen” meant one clear thing

In 1936, the title “Half-time show by Montreal area Scouts at McGill stadium,” appears above this photo, which was captioned, “Half-time break during a football game at Percival Molson Stadium, McGill University, Montreal. Scouts are disguised as Native Americans wearing plumes.” (Courtesy National Archives of Quebec) Eric Pouliot-Thisdale Special to the Eastern

Indigenous Montreal politician named to reconciliation dossier

Montreal is making strides towards reconciliation with the appointment of Marie-Josée Parent to a key position.   Lindsay Richardson The Eastern Door   Marie-Josée Parent apologizes for getting to her messages so late - but with baby in bed, and her husband in a meeting, she finally has some time to catch up with correspondence. “It

Kahnawake designer weathers the powwow trail

Tammy Beauvais got more than she bargained for after a freak storm hit the powwow she was attending. Her powwow days are winding down, she said. (Courtesy Tammy Beauvais) Lachlan Madill The Eastern Door   If you’ve been to a powwow, chances are you’ve seen clothing designer Tammy Beauvais’s display tent. For the past

Concordia’s Inuit celebration shows off the north

Crowds gathered at Concordia's FOFA gallery to check out the showcase of Inukpuk dolls, created over decades using cloth, tanned skin, beads, woven grass, and carved stone. (Lindsay Richardson, The Eastern Door) by Lindsay Richardson “It is said to happen from time to time,” is a traditional Inuk way to begin a story

Phillips Jr. represents Kahnawake at Spalding Cup

The "toaster" Michael Jr. has no problem running his opponents down on defence, and then switching sides and running through them on offence. (Courtesy Mike Phillips Sr.) For you American football lovers out there, there’s an up-and-coming star you’ll have to be cheering for in the coming years, and his name

Vigil remembers Tiffany, reminds community

  Lindsay Richardson The Eastern Door The severe storm warning held off as the group made their annual pilgrimage to a simple memorial – a white cross – that sits along the bike path in Kahnawake. But in their voices, there was thunder. “SPEAK UP, ANSWERS NOW. JUSTICE FOR TIFFANY MORRISON,” the group bellowed

Karonhianónhnha beats Kateri in FNEC games preview

The all-girls team from Karonhianónhnha was just too sharp in their shooting skills for the Kateri School mixed team, as the two elementary schools faced off last Wednesday in an exhibition game. Both teams are gearing up for a trip to Quebec City next month for the FNEC games where

Come out for The Eastern Door’s Spring Cleanup!

The snow has mostly left us, but the garbage underneath remains. Come out Friday and do your part to make Kahnawake clean again like superstar Brandi Meloche did last year. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) This year’s Eastern Door Spring Cleanup, the 23rd edition, promises to be, in the words

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