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Eagle Spirit Camp a lesson for youth and leaders

The Eagle Spirit Science Futures summer camp gathers Indigenous youth every year from across Turtle Island to McGill University’s campus. (Courtesy David Allen) Working with Indigenous youth is always an opportunity to ground yourself and open your mind. The cultural energy that surrounds Indigenous innocence is wonderful in so many ways. Mi’kmaq,

Decades of female wisdom retires with pride

With over a hundred years of teaching the community’s children, Kahera:waks Carol Boyer Jacobs, Katsi’tsorónkwas Judy Jacobs, and Onwá:ri Grace Goodleaf closed their final textbooks and called it a career at Karonhianónhnha. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) As at Kahnawake Survival School, Karonhianónhnha Tsi Ionterihwaienstáhkhwa said goodbye to some of

School’s out, and so the fight continues

A group if around 150 met at Karonhianónhnha Monday night to discuss upcoming changes in the school system, which ultimately led to a group deciding to call for resignations at the top of the community's education system. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) A group of students and parents’ final weeks

Trio call it a career at Survival School

Teachers Wayne Rice and Amro Elzeki and librarian Maria DiGiovanni decided that this year would be their last, as the trio ended their long tenures at Survival School. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) With each school year, new faces show up in the hallways while others leave in the cycle

Cross heading to the land of the Celtic cross

Tahothoratie Cross (middle with Mohawk Council of Kahnawake chief Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer (left) and MCK grand chief Joe Norton) will fly across the Atlantic for the first time in his life to be immersed in the language of the Emerald Isle, as part of a Gaelic-Kanien’kéha exchange beginning Friday. (Daniel J.

Whitebean discusses Indian day school research

Wahéhshon Shiann Whitebean defended her master’s thesis at Concordia University last March. She decided to share her research and findings with the community as a way to start the healing process. (Marisela Amador, The Eastern Door) On Tuesday evening a small group of community members gathered at the Kanien’keháka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa

Cermonial fasting group guides Survival youth

The annual fasting ceremony has been part of Kanien'kehá:ka tradition for millenia, and Survival School students continued the practice this year. (Courtesy Kanentokon Hemlock) The Kahnawake Survival School has been overseeing and aiding in the annual fasting ceremonies where Kahnawake’s youth prepare to enter manhood.  The fasting camp has been going on

Council joins Microsoft and others in AI startup

Kahnawake students had the opportunity to dive into the tech world last Friday when they were introduced to the world of artificial intelligence. (William Riley, The Eastern Door) Last Friday (April 26) the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK), Blackberry, Microsoft, SAS (Institute) and Forrest Green all participated in the AI and

Looking at past and into future at Concordia

Concordia University plans to indigenize its campus, and improve curriculum and services to be more inclusive for Indigenous students attending the Montreal institution. (Natalia Fedosieieva, The Eastern Door) Concordia’s Indigenous Directions Leadership Group (IDLG) launched its action plan last Thursday to highlight the strategies of moving the university towards “a more

Dawson College embraces Onkwehón:we culture

Dawson College invited guests from Kahnawake to share their knowledge and experience for First People's Week at the Montreal CEGEP. The week kicked off with a powwow in the school's atrium. (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) The month of April isn’t only a single day to play simple pranks on your

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