A map from 1871 gives a snapshot of what Kahnawake once looked like before a massive waterway project sliced through the community. (Courtesy Winston Standup) On June 26, 60 years ago, a ship traversed the St. Lawrence Seaway. The HMY Britannia carried two passengers no one on the globe would fail
Activist Ellen Gabriel (pictured here in 2017 protests) is not comfortable with the agreement between Oka landowner Gregoire Gollin and the Mohawk Council, as details of the exchange have not been revealed. (file photo) Two years after a confrontation on land in the Pines, developer Gregoire Gollin said he’s giving the
Tahothoratie Cross (middle with Mohawk Council of Kahnawake chief Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer (left) and MCK grand chief Joe Norton) will fly across the Atlantic for the first time in his life to be immersed in the language of the Emerald Isle, as part of a Gaelic-Kanien’kéha exchange beginning Friday. (Daniel J.
Wahsontí:io Kirby will bring her acting, singing and overall creating skill to PEI again this summer, as she engages with the island's visitors through theatre. (Courtesy Wahsontí:io Kirby) Monday, Wahsontí:io Kirby headed to Prince Edward Island for three months of theatre, music and artistic expression exploring forgotten or misunderstood periods in
A brush fire on Highway 132 last Thursday near Survival School was the just one of many this spring emergency services are growing increasingly frustrated with. (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) Since April 22, Kahnawake Fire Brigade emergency responders have been forced to seven wild fires. Brigade chief David Scott has
An aspiring teenager from Verdun, Felicity Hamer took the bus across the bridge in the mid-‘90s for her first look at an Onkwehón:we powwow a half-decade after Kahnawake began hosting the event. (Courtesy Felicity Hamer) Felicity Hamer grew up across the river from Kahnawake, but had never crossed the river to
Robert Whitebean’s long journey through the court system as part of Project Malbec ended Friday with a guilty plea, fine and some community service. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) After almost four years of court dates, hearings and stress after being arrested, Robert Whitebean pleaded guilty in a Longueuil courtroom