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Kanien’kéha word sparks fight

Ronald Phillips is still waiting for an apology from Howick Elementary. (Courtesy Ronald Phillips)   Racism: the one word that can instantly cause trouble and spark a movement. We’ve all had our fair share of issues with people, especially in schools. At the end of February, Ronald Phillips sent his daughter Saharah and

Young family needs your love and support

Through the loving support of their friends and family, Lindsay Delaronde and Guy Louie Jr. are planning to beat cancer and come out stronger. (Courtesy Lindsay Delaronde)   Kahnawake is well-known for coming together in times of need and helping one another, and the most recent time is no different. Lindsay Delaronde and

Potholes, potholes everywhere! It’s winter!

Kahnawake's crews ran out of cold asphalt and are working overtime to fill those nasty holes that pop up around town when the temperatures drop. (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) Montreal is well-known as one of the best places to be, with their fantastic food, art, bars, and…..potholes! The city is locally-known

Fire Brigade assembles new paramedic team

Tanner Phillips is instructing a class of paramedics-in-training that includes sister Ashlan, and is a first of its kind in Kahnawake. The instructor continues a familial tradition in emergency services that includes his father and mother.  (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) The Kahnawake Fire Brigade (KFB) has begun a course for

McComber wins by-election, takes seat at table

Frank "Fafa" McComber took his seat at the council table Monday after winning Saturday's election. It is the first time McComber threw his hat in the ring to stand for election, as the JFK Quarry owner replaces Lloyd Phillips who resigned his seat at the beginning of February. (Tehosterihens Deer

Miller and representatives discuss border issues

Liberal MP Marc Miller said politicians like himself need to go beyond the surface of communities to engage on issues that effect Indigenous communities. He met with members of the Mohawk Nation at Kahnawake at the 207 Longhouse last Sunday. (courtesy Mohawk Nation at Kahnawake) February17 at the Mohawk Nation at

There’s slots of magic in the air at the Palace

Get your hands on some money magic with the new Electronic Gaming Devices at the cutting-edge game stop - Magic Palace. With the EGD's bright colours and endearing function, owners are hoping the slot machines will be a hit. (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) The day has finally come. Magic Palace

Polling blows it out of woods for Cultural Centre

Proponents of the proposed new cultural centre breathed a satisfied sigh of relief this week when large numbers came out in support of the project. (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) The Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Centre (KOR) held a poll for a new centre to be located on Highway

Indigenous issues on the docket at Kairos meeting

It was cold outside, but warm and inviting inside at the Christ Church Cathedral where Joe Deom met with members of Montreal's faith communities to share his knowledge on a variety of Indigenous issues. (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) It was a cold and nasty day January 19, in the minus

Craft Fair and parade excites the holiday spirit

The Kahnawake Holiday Parade held for the first time at night saw a huge turnout this year with one highlight being the contest for most creative floats. (Kaksatahno:ron Deer, The Eastern Door) The holiday season kicked off in Kahnawake with lights and action, as the Christmas Craft Fair and annual Holiday

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