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Sentenced cop takes ownership

Landon Montour (with younger son Iehahonwé:iohs) accepts the charges and sentences handed down last week as the former PK works to rebuild his life and reputation. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Former Peacekeeper Landon Montour, 35, said he takes responsibility of the two charges against him that cost him his job as

Growing the grass grin for good cause

Perry Cross, like many in Kahnawake, lost a family member to prostate cancer. For the second year in a row, Cross will let his upper lip sprout whiskers while he raises money for the cause. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Halloween night, the washcloths are out to clean face paint

Ironworker fights “alien” term

Ironworker Chris Brown believes that the I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) form he was told he must fill out to work in the United States is inconsistent with the 1795 Jay Treaty. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Chris Brown has been slinging steel as an ironworker in New York for almost

Kodiak girls one and two in soccer and softball

Kuper Academy fought the cold and a tough unbeaten opponent to cap a dream season winning a championship banner with a clean sheet 2-0 win over College Ste. Anne. (Courtesy Gracie Diabo) On a cold Saturday afternoon the Kuper Academy Kodiaks’ girls soccer team needed to fight out one more win

Survival girls gelling, gaining confidence

Kahnawake Survival School’s girls volleyball team held court in the first home match day of the season, thanks to some quality serving from the girls. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) In Kahnawake Survival School’s first home volleyball match of the season, the Midget girls wanted to make sure they won

Family man and fighter for the average Joe passes

Kahnawake was shocked and saddened to hear the news that long-serving Mohawk Council of Kahnawake chief Martin Leborgne passed away Tuesday night, leaving a large void for those who knew him. (Courtesy the Leborgne family) Tuesday night, news spread that former Mohawk Council of Kahnawake chief Martin Leborgne had died. Leborgne fell

Mohawks spur Cougars to championship

The Chateauguay Cougars Senior women’s team reunited Avery Diabo (centre), Autumn Bomberry (right of Diabo) and Paxton Phillips (right), who played for the first time with her cousin Kenzie Kane (left) and partnered again with her auntie Marissa Leblanc (second from left). (Courtesy Avery Diabo) In the end, the Chateauguay Cougars

Two communities planning for cannabis future

Loraine White (business development and legal council) and Lewis Mitchell (president) let out a huge sigh of relief when the federal approval of their cannabis production facility finally came through, making the Seven Leaf proprietors the first Onkwehón:we entrepreneurs to do so in the country. (Courtesy Seven Leaf) Those who attended

Pot meeting ends in call for referendum

The head table at the recent CDMP meeting on cannabis legislation took heated questions all night last Tuesday regarding the legislation's classification and council's role in the industry. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) By 8:30 p.m., Mohawk Council of Kahnawake lawyer Murray Marshall’s summary of the Kahnawake Cannabis Control Law

Fancy dancer in silver reconciling the solitudes

The Canadian Mint unveiled a new collector coin Friday at the McGill Pow Wow featuring the fancy dancer design of Akwesanse artist Garrison Garrow. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Akwesasne artist Garrison Garrow is well aware his work on the tail side of a Royal Canadian Mint collector coin does