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Calling all thespians to feed man-eating plant

Starcatcher Productions is holding auditions next week, and they’re looking for some talented and motivated individuals to be a part of their next project: Little Shop of Horrors, rez style. (Courtesy Starcatcher Production) Who doesn’t love a sing-along comedy that leaves the audience gasping for air after a good laugh? The

Iawentón:nia Kohserà:ke (tánon ne watstáhshion)!

When it comes to opinions, TED's mighty mite Kahenientha Cross doesn't mince words. (File Photo) Kí ohstón:’a wahentiiohstá:nion ontié:nawa’se kí tsi kohserà:ke tsi niiawentón:nia, iah thakkwé:ni akatehrhá:rate ne kakwitehnéhkha akawerá:ron – sénha ki’ ioiá:nere aio’nísko tsi ní:ioht ne tóhsa taontá:we wáhi? Tsi teiottenionhá:tie ne awén:ta kwah nék ne ionkwaswa’tón:ni tohkara’k nienkarahkó:ten, tánon

Two shows, one fierce actress making waves

Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs is a rising star in the film industry, having two productions she’s involved in, which will be aired one after the other. Catch her playing a stoic werewolf in one and a fierce two-spirit in the other. (Courtesy Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs) Got some extra time on your hands?

Dawson College embraces Onkwehón:we culture

Dawson College invited guests from Kahnawake to share their knowledge and experience for First People's Week at the Montreal CEGEP. The week kicked off with a powwow in the school's atrium. (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) The month of April isn’t only a single day to play simple pranks on your

Battling complacency an issue on S-3 for council

Council continues to try to engage the community on the federal bill MCK feels is an existential threat to the community's membership. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) A disheartening total of four people showed to the Bill S-3 youth information session last Thursday, February 28 at the Kahnawake Youth Center. Allan

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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