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Reviving Kanehsatà:ke Radio moving toward dials

Mike Mathieu, Alex Beaupré, and Sylvain "Syd" Gaspé are part of the Reviving Kanehsatá:ke Radio group looking to get the community's voice back on the airwaves. (Natalia Fedosieieva, The Eastern Door) The second Reviving Kanehsatà:ke Radio (RKR) meeting was held in the United Church in Kanesatake Tuesday, to provide an update

Parties coming, time to make the face shine

With care, you can make your face a work of art. With impatience, it can go a totally different way. (Karihwenha:wi Kirby, The Eastern Door) Karihwenha:wi Kirby Special to The Eastern Door Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. With the holiday parties right around the corner, having the perfect Christmas

Fashionista flare shines after dark in Cornwall

(From left to right) Starlyn Oakes, Daisy Lahache, Jenna Thompson and Kendall Horn were among the models decked out by Onkwehón:we designers at the Fashion After Dark runway show in Cornwall last weekend. (Courtesy Laurie Gardner) While the light faded on the horizon Saturday, the floodlights at the Port Theatre in

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,

Embrace the winter, read a book, head north

  The mercury has dropped, and it is time to embrace winter for all it is worth. Either that or complain and be miserable. It’s your choice. With lower temperatures outside comes the ideal opportunity to raise the heat inside, get yourself cozy, and dive into a book. This year, there’s a perfect

Honouring life and legacy of a local saint

The McGill Chamber Orchestra (MCO) and Indigenous producers after their performance at the St. Francis Xavier Mission. From left to right: Alejandro Ronceria, choreographer, Mohawk violinist Tara-Louise Montour, Boris Brott, artistic director and MCO conductor, Indigenous dancer Julianne Blackbird, Mohawk actress Kennedy Bomberry, and Odawa composer Barbara Croall. (Natalia Fedosieieva, The

Fancy dancer in silver reconciling the solitudes

The Canadian Mint unveiled a new collector coin Friday at the McGill Pow Wow featuring the fancy dancer design of Akwesanse artist Garrison Garrow. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Akwesasne artist Garrison Garrow is well aware his work on the tail side of a Royal Canadian Mint collector coin does

Murray Porter blasts the Black Bridge with blues

The Six Nations Sensation is good for the soul, and the Juno-winning artist was in Kahnawake Tuesday on his tour of the area. (J. David Bush, The Eastern Door) Mohawk piano man Murray Porter is billed as “the Six Nations sensation.” At the start of his show on Tuesday night at

Workshop, panel embrace Indigenous stories

An Indigenous storytelling roundtable with Cherie Dimaline, Tharonhianente Barnes and Jessica Deer during the Turtle Island Reads event at McGill University in Montreal. (Natalia Fedosieieva The Eastern Door) Readers, Indigenous authors and advocates gathered Wednesday night for the third annual edition of Turtle Island Reads (TIR) at McGill as part of the

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