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Revealing identity the long way through adoption

Singer/sonwriter Tom Wilson has been on a six-year journey of discovery after he found out about his Kanien'kehá:ka roots in Kahnawake. (Courtesy John Gilder) Whatever way an adoption story is told, there’s always the part with isolation and heartbreak, and then the searching, finding and acceptance. Being a part of a

Iroquois village dug up downtown on Peel Street

Montreal archaeologists dug only 60 centimetres below the asphalt before uncovering artifacts from a 14th century St. Lawrence Iroquoian village near Peel and Sherbrooke Street. (Courtesy Roland Tremblay) After 11 long months of digging, archaeologists from the private company Ethnoscop have publicly announced the discovery of thousands of fragmented artifacts of

Sok á:re tsoterátson tsi nitewawennò:ten

Tiorahkwáthe Gilbert was as passionate about Kanien’kéha as he was about sports like lacrosse. He worked tirelessly to promote the language wherever he went. (courtesy Dodie Gilbert) Kahnawake lost a first-language Kanien’kéha speaker, teacher, politician, coach and family man last week, when Tiorahkwáthe Gilbert passed away July 18. He was 68

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

Archaeology site brimming with ancient artifacts

Karonhianoron Curotte's been digging in the dirt on Ile St. Bernard looking for artifacts that will shed light on the history of the area. The team has found pieces ranging from broken glass to smoking pipes to ceramic objects. (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) An archaeological team, which began digging in

First vet from Kahnawake taking on ticks in Texas

Dr. Roberta Duhaime taking a blood sample along with county supervisor Mario Morales from a nilgai antelope during the first Cooperative Aerial Nilgai Harvest, as teams in South Texas work to deal with a particularly pesky tick. (Courtesy Roberta Duhaime) Veterinarian and epidemiologist Roberta Duhaime’s advice for young people in the

Tóta Ma’s ready to serve up a cup of jo today!

Head on over to Tota Ma's grand opening today and try out the java offerings of Tewatohnhi’sáktha's Achieving Concrete Essentials (ACE) students! (Daniel J. Rowe The Eastern Door) Speaking with a couple of staff at Tóta Ma’s Coffee House, Daisy Rice is among the best at making a cup of coffee. Rice

Ms. Fran is saying goodbye after over 35 years

Fran Montour is ready to say good-bye to teaching, for now after over 35 years. She hopes to return to Kateri School each time she starts missing it. (Mehanaz Yakub, The Eastern Door) Fran Montour has been teaching grades one through six – but never three – for over 35 years.

Listening and looking for flying feathered friends

The marsh monitoring program spotted 34 species including the impressive black-crowned night heron, but just one of the five focal species the crew was hoping to hear. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) A team of four was in Kahnawake’s marshlands Tuesday listening for feathered friends targeted in the annual marsh

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