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Survival meets Westwood today as lax playoffs begin

Billings’ Tekaronhiawá:kon Cross-Pranteau was near unstoppable, switching from defence to offence Wednesday, scoring five goals and tearing up the middle of the pitch. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) The GMAA field lacrosse playoff bracket is set and games begin today with surprise of the season Beaconsfield (4-0) top of the

Clarifying the big picture through Kanien’kéha

Taking two years to immerse herself in the language was something Kahentiio Rice built towards by working to build a foundation in the language throughout her life. It is something she is proud to have done. (Courtesy Kahentiio Rice) Working fulltime at the Kahnawake Youth Center, Kahentiio Rice took every opportunity

Kanien’kehá:ka take talents to FNEC Games in style

Watewennenhawihtha Goodleaf and the KSS b-ballers dropped a heartbreaker in the final game, but walked away from the FNEC Inter-School Games with a sterling silver. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) A trio of schools from Kahnawake and one from Kanesatake sent teams to the biggest Onkwehón:we tournament of sport in

Survival needs win today after pair of losses

Tehorakwaneken Albany is part of the new generation at Survival that will have to push their game to the max when they face six-time champions Billings today. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) The 2018 Kahnawake Survival School Muskies took to the lacrosse field last Tuesday for the first time at home

From university to immersion to returning fluency

Cassidy Wahianóron Meloche found a way use all of the skills she built as an academic to balance the stress of learning her language and enjoying it. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Completing an undergraduate degree often comes with the ultimate question: what next? For 24-year-old Cassidy Wahianóron Meloche the answer

Youth powwow inspires school and city

Kahwennaha:wi Raye was not ready to let Montreal go a spring without a powwow, and, along with Elizabeth Irqumia and Steve Dube, organized an enthusiastically-attended celebration at her high school, Beurling Academy. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) When Montreal Pow Wow organizers announced there would be no event this year,

Eastern Door teams bow out in group stages

Neither the boys nor the girls EDN teams were able to make it to the playoffs of this year’s NAHC, with early setbacks hurting both squads. (Courtesy Martin Morris) For the second year in a row, neither Eastern Door and the North (EDN) hockey team will come home with a medal

Deer appointed vice commander for district

Legion president Ray Deer will now represent the community’s veterans and eight others at the district level after being appointed vice commander. (Courtesy Ray Deer) Go to any event honouring those who have served in the armed services on either side of the border, and you will likely meet Kahnawa’kehró:non Ray

A teacher’s warning prompts lifelong passion

For Tiohawíhton Peterson, teachers are a huge inspiration for her continued passion towards learning Kanien’kéha and passing it down to future generations. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) To learn Kanien’kéha, one must have a teacher. Teachers, for Tiohawíhton Peterson, continue to play a huge role in her two-year journey in the Kanien’kéha

Cancer’s return means more battling for coach

The tough battle with cancer continues for young Kahnawake father Trevor Montour, who got the worst type of news in the winter: it was back. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) “It’s been rough,” said Trevor Montour, 39, last Friday, three days before he began his second round of chemotherapy treatment