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Skye clears, sunny retirement in forecast

Ron Skye has more than four decades of public service in his rearview mirror, as the 62-year-old commissioner of public safety looks forward to golf courses and a good book. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Friday at 4 p.m., commissioner of the Public Safety Unit Ron Skye will leave the

Student building mobile tech tools in Kanien’kéha

Kahentawaks Tiewishaw-Poirier is the recent recipient of the Milieux Undergraduate Fellowship, and will work on a project to bring artistic technology with an Indigenous perspective to the modern mobile world. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Kahentawaks Tiewishaw-Poirier has a passion for her culture and language, but also for how technology

Network embraces Year of Indigenous languages

Kahnawake is getting set for UNESCO’s year of Indigenous languages, which began January 1. The community’s language network plans to fully engage with the initiative and promote Kanien’kéha as much as possible. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Representatives from the Kahnawake Language and Culture Network are ready to hit 2019

Mother/daughter bakers celebrate 5,000 pies

Jayanne Barnes (right) won a gift basket courtesy of Beverly and Coreen Delormier whose pie-making skills have created 5,000 delicious pies and counting. (Courtesy Coreen Delormier) Everyone loves a good pie and for two local meat pie experts, they found a booming market in Kahnawake. Mother and daughter duo Beverly and Coreen

Christmas village comes to life over holidays

Roxanne Deer takes holiday cheer to the next level with her extensive and intricate recreations of winter landscapes in her home complete with train. (Lachlan Madill, The Eastern Door) “I love Christmas, it’s my favourite time of the year. I love all the colours and the ambiance of it all. It

Guide wants full history of city during tours

Tour guide and history teacher Donovan King explaining the history of Montreal and Mohawk Territory, as he attempts to breath the modern air of reconciliation into an industry often trapped in the colonial past. (Courtesy Donovan King) The city of Montreal sits on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, on

Family man and fighter for the average Joe passes

Kahnawake was shocked and saddened to hear the news that long-serving Mohawk Council of Kahnawake chief Martin Leborgne passed away Tuesday night, leaving a large void for those who knew him. (Courtesy the Leborgne family) Tuesday night, news spread that former Mohawk Council of Kahnawake chief Martin Leborgne had died. Leborgne fell

The long trail from seed to weed to market

James Stacey and Thomas Lahache are at the forefront of cannabis production in Quebec, and hope to bring their knowledge home to Kahnawake, and help develop the community's cannabis industry. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) If all goes to plan, the RoyalMax Biotechnology and Sublime Culture medical marijuana facility will

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