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Two young women question meeting behaviour

After back-to-back meetings ended in intense confrontations and near physical altercations, two kanien'kehá:ka women reflect on what they feel causes tension in community meetings, and asks why fellow community members can't see one another's opinions without judgement. (Megan Kanerahtenha:wi Whyte, The Eastern Door) Meet in peace and use your inside voice Kahenientha

Nationals a success for Kahnawake’s soccer star

Kendall Horn became the first local soccer player to win a national championship at the CEGEP level, as she did with the Champlain College Cavaliers last week. (Courtesy Angie Marquis) Not many get the chance to play soccer at a provincial level, never mind bring home a gold medal in a national

Lazare and the Cheetahs heading for finals

Cedar Lazare is well-known as a goalkeeper protégé and continues to earn her reputation on her CEGEP’s soccer team. (Courtesy Cedar Lazare) Collegial soccer season is coming to an end, and players from Kahnawake are prepping for the finals with their teams. Vanier College, with Cedar Lazare as their rookie keeper, is having

Goddess of nature imagery and allusions speaks

Simpson taking a second to take a picture with a couple of her biggest fans at Dawson College. Left to right: Diana Rice, Lylee Horn, Michele Smith, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Kahenientha Cross, Sage Goodleaf, Pauline Morel and Tiawentinon Canadian. (Kahenientha Cross, The Eastern Door) Indigenizing literature is something I hold close

Revealing identity the long way through adoption

Singer/sonwriter Tom Wilson has been on a six-year journey of discovery after he found out about his Kanien'kehá:ka roots in Kahnawake. (Courtesy John Gilder) Whatever way an adoption story is told, there’s always the part with isolation and heartbreak, and then the searching, finding and acceptance. Being a part of a

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