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Decades of female wisdom retires with pride

With over a hundred years of teaching the community’s children, Kahera:waks Carol Boyer Jacobs, Katsi’tsorónkwas Judy Jacobs, and Onwá:ri Grace Goodleaf closed their final textbooks and called it a career at Karonhianónhnha. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) As at Kahnawake Survival School, Karonhianónhnha Tsi Ionterihwaienstáhkhwa said goodbye to some of

Pro Stacey gets Beaut early birthday present

Fresh off her first stint as a pro in Sweden, local forward Brooke Stacey will pack her bags for Buffalo in the fall and play pro in the States. (Courtesy Brooke Stacey) Friday was Brooke Stacey’s 23rd birthday, but the 5’10”, University of Maine Black Bear alumni hockey forward got an

Finding beauty in death, bones, ink and guitars

Maya Taylor-Barnett is not your typical artist. She is proving a talent in tattooing, woodwork, taxidermy and bone art, and is looking to build a future creating functional artistic furniture. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Sunday at AJ’s Bar in St. Henri, Kahnawa’kehró:non multi-disciplinary artist Maya Taylor-Barnett was set up

School’s out, and so the fight continues

A group if around 150 met at Karonhianónhnha Monday night to discuss upcoming changes in the school system, which ultimately led to a group deciding to call for resignations at the top of the community's education system. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) A group of students and parents’ final weeks

Residency and membership laws ready to go

Melanie Gilbert is ready to take on the workload as the regulations related to the Kanien’kehá:ka of Kahnawà:ke Law comes into effect. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake accepted regulations regarding the KKR law Monday, in addition to enacting the recently read residency law. Regulations related to

A year off a century celebrated in style

Born June 14, 1920, Mary Paul celebrated turning 99 years young at her home in Kahnawake with a small group of friends and a cake. The young lady moved to Brooklyn when she was 19, and returned to the community in 2009. She has a daughter, Roberta Duhaime, with her

Trio call it a career at Survival School

Teachers Wayne Rice and Amro Elzeki and librarian Maria DiGiovanni decided that this year would be their last, as the trio ended their long tenures at Survival School. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) With each school year, new faces show up in the hallways while others leave in the cycle

Door’s streak ends, pick up first in four

The team from the Eastern Door walked away with a pile of awards at the annual QCNA Awards though the streak as the association's top community newspaper came to an end. (Courtesy QCNA) The Eastern Door’s two-year streak as the top newspaper in the Quebec Community Newspaper Association came to an

Embarrass yourself now, compete later

Encouraging healthy competition is fine, but encouraging young people to be active, try events, and not be embarrassed to go for a fun run has far more potential for positive impacts. (Megan Kanerahtenha:wi Whyte, The Eastern Door) Racers for health is today. Let’s listen to the title of the event again:

Racing to promote early cancer detection

Brandon White is in the race of his life against cancer, but the 43-year-old racer is not ready to let the disease slow him down from reaching out and helping others dealt the same raw deal. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Sunday at the Jukasa Motor Speedway in Hagersville, Ontario,