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Council chief steps down, into public safety

Six months into being elected back to the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake table, Lloyd Phillips (left with fellow MCK chiefs Mike Delisle and Lindsay Leborgne in July) decided to take the director of public safety post, which will begin next month. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Mohawk Council chief Lloyd

Phillips earns her long-awaited doctorate

It took over a half-decade of hard work, but the dedication and determination paid off as Morgan Phillips can now affix PhD to the end of her name. (courtesy Morgan Phillips) It’s taken seven years and right up until the last moment Morgan Phillips put everything she had into completing her

Mother/daughter bakers celebrate 5,000 pies

Jayanne Barnes (right) won a gift basket courtesy of Beverly and Coreen Delormier whose pie-making skills have created 5,000 delicious pies and counting. (Courtesy Coreen Delormier) Everyone loves a good pie and for two local meat pie experts, they found a booming market in Kahnawake. Mother and daughter duo Beverly and Coreen

Christmas village comes to life over holidays

Roxanne Deer takes holiday cheer to the next level with her extensive and intricate recreations of winter landscapes in her home complete with train. (Lachlan Madill, The Eastern Door) “I love Christmas, it’s my favourite time of the year. I love all the colours and the ambiance of it all. It

Cannabis law read through behind closed doors

(Left to right) Vernon Goodleaf, Keisha Goodleaf, and Joe Delaronde listen while Rhonda Kirby gives final reading of cannabis control law Tuesday, December 4. (Lachlan Madill, The Eastern Door) The controversial Kahnawake Cannabis Control Law was given a final reading earlier this week in a closed setting, marking the end of

Eric “Dirt” McComber on stardom and Hollywood

Eric "Dirt" McComber is home and happy to be back where he’s comfortable, cutting up a deer in his back yard away from the glitz and glamour of the film festival circuit. (Lachlan Madill, The Eastern Door) Since it was released this summer, the movie Dirt McComber: Last of the Mohicans,

Searching for answers in lost land dispute

The McComber family is working to correct what they say is a historical wrong that deprived the family of their land. (Lachlan Madill, The Eastern Door) Leon McComber is looking for answers about land that other people are living on, which was left to him by his grandfather 60 years ago.

Renewable energy program has sunny future

The renewable energy industry is rapidly growing, and with a current workforce nearing retirement, a new generation of employees will soon be needed. (File Photo)   Renewable energy is a fast-growing industry, and has become good option for career futures as the need for energy expands. The Iohahi:io Adult Education Centre in

Majority in Kahnawake okay with local pot sale

MCK chief Rhonda Kirby intends to be part of another CDMP meeting before ratifying a local cannabis law. A poll found a majority in favour agreeing cannabis could be sold on territory. (File photo) Community members had a chance last week to give their thoughts on cannabis sales in Kahnawake with

Guide wants full history of city during tours

Tour guide and history teacher Donovan King explaining the history of Montreal and Mohawk Territory, as he attempts to breath the modern air of reconciliation into an industry often trapped in the colonial past. (Courtesy Donovan King) The city of Montreal sits on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, on

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