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Foundation ready to swing and help hospital

Team PK (Travis Zachary, Jeffrey Diabo, Teken Diabo and Kenneth Montour) is one of the many foursomes who take part in the biggest fundraising events of the year to benefit the local hospital. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Today, golfers will tee off in the biggest local fundraising event of

Developer offers Mohawk land back to Kanesatake

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

Cross heading to the land of the Celtic cross

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.

Kirby to share true history on island stage

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

Frustration mounts as brush fires rampant

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

Teenage photographer hears call of drums

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

Residency hearings concluded, registrar coming

Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer explained that though there was a very poor turnout, the amendment to the Residency Law would go on to the next stage of the expedited process. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) The Kahnawà:ke Residency Law is all but in the books, as the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake held

White beats Quebec tax charge, ready for constitutional challenge

Derek White was acquitted of defrauding the Quebec government of taxes, but guilty of breaking the Exise Tax Act. A constitutional challenge in January will appeal that charge. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) This story is updated from the one printed in today's Eastern Door (vol. 28 no. 19), as

Whitebean pleads guilty, ends Project Malbac case

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

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