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Orange Shirt Day founder reaches out to kids

Phyllis Jack-Webstad wants to teach youth across Canada the truth about residential schools. (Courtesy Phyllis Jack-Webstad) What’s tougher than writing a residential school story for children? What do you write about? How do you frame it? What topics do you bring up? That was the issue Phyllis Jack-Webstad had with her first endeavour

Remembering the legacy of a tyrant

  John A. Macdonald. Those two words and single letter have caused quite a stir in recent months, but for Onkwehón:we, it’s old hat. We don’t like him, his so-called legacy, what he did to us and other minorities, or anything else to do with his name. We couldn’t care less about him, except

Holy sh*t [email protected] is f%*king funny!

If you want tons of laughs and to support local theatre, run, don't walk, to Mosher Auditorium at Howard S. Billings today or tonight! (Courtesy Kirk Elsmore) First the bad: the Mosher Auditorium at Howard S. Billings was hot as hell. Now the good: holy f*&k it was worth it! In case

Housing report promised after Labour Day

Paula Paul is worried about her credibility and her daughter, as the housing investigation continues to long course. (Steve Bonspiel, The Eastern Door) Two more irate Mohawk Council of Kahnawake Housing Department clients have come forward, both upset and angry over the ongoing fiasco. In the original housing letter Paula Paul received

Mohawk/Inuk siblings asked to leave quarry

Isaac and Akinasi Partridge questioned why they were asked to leave the quarry, despite their father being from town. (Courtesy Isaac Partridge) Twin brother and sister Isaac and Akinasi Partridge say they will be filing a formal complaint with the Kahnawake Peacekeepers after a bad situation turned to worse on a

Iroquois Nationals still a work in progress

The Creator's Game is more than just a sport for the Haudenosaunee, who know what it means to compete under their own flag and with their own passports. (Courtesy Tracy Rector) After a delay due to proudly using their own passports, the Iroquois Nationals finally made it to the big dance

Horn releases statement on housing investigation

Mohawk Council of Kahnawake executive financial officer Paul Rice (left with council grand chief Joe Norton) has promised to update the community on the investigation into the housing department, as it continues. (file photo) Leah Horn, former social housing administrator who was fired last week, didn’t want to sit idly by

Cross denied election appeal for blood quantum

Bronson Cross's blood quantum was below the bar, and he was denied an appeal to run for Mohawk Council of Kahnawake chief. Cross is disappointed, but accepts the judgement. In the end, Bronson Cross was deemed to be 46.88 percent Kanien’kehá:ka, which wasn’t good enough to run for Mohawk Council of

Different kind of eviction letters sent

  Steve Bonspiel The Eastern Door This story was our front page from last week. A new story on this subject will be published tonight via online subscription and tomorrow morning (Friday) in print. Faced with a letter demanding $5,105 and a threat of eviction, Tammy Whitebean and Rickey Diabo knew they had to