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First marathon in the books for Kanesatake runner

(Courtesy Brandon Bonspiel) Brandon Bonspiel began the Marathon Oasis de Montreal half marathon this Sunday with a rough start, as the race was delayed 50 minutes. But, with determination and high spirits, Bonspiel finished at 2,464 out of over 9,580 people, which was, “Pretty good considering it was my first ever,”

Two local boys play hard, have fun with Rochester

Darris Jones has strong family support in his pursuit of the game his father played for so long and they both love so much. (Courtesy Al Jones) Darris Jones was in the lobby of the hotel that his Rochester Knighthawks were sharing with another team. Both teams were in Oakville, Ontario for

Cruel Summer slams into Knights with style

The Dad Bod Squad got a bump from the hometown crowd at the Knights are have all four eyes on the tag-team title. That means, however, they might need to train... maybe. (courtesy Inter Species Wrestling) Chloe Emond- Lane  Familiar classic rock tunes emanated from the Knights of Columbus on Saturday, as

Tips and tricks for beating the heat wave

Hit up the splash pad and stay hydrated to beat the heat as the mercury rises, and sweating starts and never seems to stop. (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) Patrick J. Zachary  Head's Up student Patrick Zachary may be just 15, but he knows a think or two about a thing or

Four women push their limits in muddy waters

Four badass women from Kahnawake got dirty and pushed their limbs to the limit at the Montreal Mud Hero in St. Bruno. (Courtesy Mud Hero) Mina Mazumder Four Kahnawa’kehró:non slammed themselves in the mud Saturday in the Montreal Mud Hero Obstacle Races in St. Bruno. Mud Hero is the largest obstacle course event

Marking graves and reconciling with veterans

A non-for profit group is looking for researchers as part of a program to properly name Indigenous unmarked graves. (Courtesy Last Post Fund) Mina Mazumder In April, Canadian non-profit organization the Last Post Fund (LPF), officially kicked off their Indigenous Unmarked Grave Program for anyone with a service number and an Indigenous background

Legendary, humble war hero passes on

Levi Oakes did not share the stories of his time as a code talker with his children or grandchildren, as he had been sworn to secrecy with the military. It was not until later in life that Oakes started opening up about what he did during the war. (Courtesy Teresa

Cultural Awareness Month ends in rain and song

The mini sing at Kahnawake Survival School capped Cultural Awareness Month bringing busloads of students, staff and parents to the school's gym for a social with song. Karonhianónhnha hosted its annual display of art courtesy of the talented students, who embraced Cultural Awareness Month once again. (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) The

What it means to be a female vet from town

Marissa Leblance went from a 17-year-old John Abbott student to boot camp where she excelled despite sexist abuse and assumptions about her ability to handle stressful situations as a U.S. Marine. (Courtesy Marissa Leblanc) Marissa Leblanc Special to The Eastern Door I was 17 years old, and a John Abbott Social Sciences student,

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