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Bob the bus driver makes one last stop

Bob the bus driver was a legend behind the wheel taking the community's children with care to and from school. He was so famous, a book was made about him. (CourtesyWahsontí:io Kirby) Kahnawake lost a ray of school bus yellow sunshine on the weekend when the man who gave hundreds of

Humble intellectual leaves unique legacy

Brian Deer was not meant to live past 16, but the intellectual and determined man lived well beyond that and created a system known across Turtle Island. (Courtesy Philip Deering) In a Brooklyn blizzard January 10, 1945, Nora Johnson trudged through the snow to the hospital, pregnant and in labour. Nora

Indigenous issues on the docket at Kairos meeting

It was cold outside, but warm and inviting inside at the Christ Church Cathedral where Joe Deom met with members of Montreal's faith communities to share his knowledge on a variety of Indigenous issues. (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) It was a cold and nasty day January 19, in the minus

Getting to the centre of strength and health

Kanienhtawaks Lauder suffered chronic back pain her whole life, but found a saviour for her pain in Pilates, which she now dedicates her days to practicing, promoting and teaching in Kahnawake and Kanesatake. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) The gym at Step by Step Child and Family Center is full

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