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Students protest, finance officer not returning

After standing apart from their administrators, KSS students sat and had a long and emotional discussion with education centre staff many said was much-needed. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Just after noon November 30, students from Kahnawake Survival School’s student council left through the front doors, walked across the parking

Education centre staff defends system at tense meeting

Education centre Robin Delaronde had the mic at the front of the room for most of the meeting last week as community members peppered her about KEC policy and assistant director Earlyn Sharpe's (left) status in the community. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) The much-anticipated Kahnawake Combined Schools Committee Annual

Rise in tension concerning in education

KEC director Robin Delaronde is excited at where Kahnawake's education system is going despite some discontent from educators who have cited a culture of fear exists in the schools' halls among staff. (file photo) The Kahnawake Education Center took out a two full-page ads in The Eastern Door two weeks ago

Wee’git is back and ready to serve some grub

Eden Robinson's first two books in the trickster trilogy are an cover-to-cover delight brimming with culture, mystery, magic and humanity. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Some sequels you just can’t wait to come out, and the build up to their release can either let you down, fulfil the craving or

Goddess of nature imagery and allusions speaks

Simpson taking a second to take a picture with a couple of her biggest fans at Dawson College. Left to right: Diana Rice, Lylee Horn, Michele Smith, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Kahenientha Cross, Sage Goodleaf, Pauline Morel and Tiawentinon Canadian. (Kahenientha Cross, The Eastern Door) Indigenizing literature is something I hold close

Thirty years of Kanien’kéha at Karihwanoron

Kids continue to embrace the unique style of learning offered by Karihwanoron, which is celebrating three decades of instructing young students in the community in their language. (Lachlan Madill, The Eastern Door) It’s been 30 years since the Karihwanoron School language program first started in Kahnawake. The full immersion program teaches

Concordia continues to indigenize campus

Elder-in-residence Vicky Boldo speaks to students at Concordia University, as part of the school's continued work to indigenize the campus and broaden understanding of Indigenous issues. (Lindsay Richardson, The Eastern Door) It’s the second week of class, and there are some new faces in the group. Right away, it’s obvious that

Celebrating 40 years of Survival School in style

Gym teacher extraordinaire Danny Stacey made the crowd laugh and showed how much of an impact Survival School has had, as a majority of the crowd with some sort of hand in it were called to the front. (Steve Bonspiel, The Eastern Door) They came for the meat pie and they

McGill youth camp teaches teens to have fun with science

McGill University's Eagle Spirit Camp hosted by their Faculty of Medicine and organized by the Indigenous Health Professions program (IHPP) since 2017, inspire Indigenous youth in their future education. (Courtesy Philemon Beaudet) From learning how to suture a wound, to how to draw blood from a vein, to inserting an IV

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