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Major drug bust on 207

 (Courtesy Kahnawake Peacekeepers)   Last Friday, September 27, Peacekeepers executed a search warrant at around 6:00 a.m. at a residence located on Route 207 near Rice Road. A local male, who has not been officially charged so he cannot be named publicly yet, was arrested. “He was released on a promise to

Orange Shirt Day honours, remembers

(Marisela Amador, The Eastern Door) Many Kanien’kehá:ka came out to commemorate and bring awareness to residential school survivors on Monday for the fifth annual Orange Shirt Day, vowing never to let it happen again. It was a chilly fall morning at the green space next to the Orville Memorial Park, but little

Give your input for a better future 

What issues matter to you? What priorities should the community focus on in order to build a better and stronger future? Community members will have the opportunity to voice their opinions at KCI’s open house. (Marisela Amador The Eastern Door) If the future of Kahnawake’s social and economic development, head on

Council chief faces DUI charges

(File Photo) Mohawk Council of Kahnawake chief Carl Horn was at the Valleyfield courthouse for a hearing recently, related to a September 2018 drunk driving arrest. According to court documents obtained by The Eastern Door, Horn has been criminally charged with two counts of drunk driving and one count for violating

Longhouse demands intervention

On behalf of the People of the Longhouse in Kanehsatake, Ellen Gabriel demanded that the federal government resolve once and for all the generations-long land dispute. (Marisela Amador, The Eastern Door) During a news conference on Wednesday afternoon (August 21), the People of the Longhouse in Kanehsatake demanded that prime minister

For the love of horses and westerns

These pictures highlight the love that James Kane had for horses and everything western. (Courtesy Helen Kane Ross) This week’s Blast from the Past is an interesting one. On Tuesday afternoon, Helen Kane Ross contacted The Eastern Door about a photo plaque that she found hidden in the ceiling of her

Complaints lead to bus depot firing

(Marisela Amador The Eastern Door) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake fired Robert Montour from his job as manager of daily transportation at the Public Works Unit on July 18, after receiving multiple complaints about his attitude from angry parents. What was supposed to be a simple call to the transportation

Over $24k awarded in scholarships, grants

 The 2019 Karonhiaráhstha Memorial Fund recipients were thrilled to learn that they had been chosen as winners. Once they graduate, they hope to practice or work in the health care system in Kahnawake. (Courtesy Jerry Lazaris) Family and friends gathered at the Host Hotel last Thursday (August 1) to celebrate the fourth

Communication severed with Oka

(Marisela Amador The Eastern Door)  The war of words continued last Friday (August 2) between Mohawk Council of Kanesatake grand chief Serge Otsi Simon and the mayor of Oka Pascal Quevillon over a land dispute that has grown increasingly contentious.  Quevillon refused, yet again, to publically apologize for his derogatory remarks about

Ottawa steps in as protests continue in Oka

Protestors set up a checkpoint at the entrance to Kanesatake to remind both communities that they will stand up to the mayor of Oka if he continues his misleading and incendiary speech. (Marisela Amador, The Eastern Door) Federal and provincial politicians will meet with Mohawk Council of Kanesatake grand chief Serge Otsi