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Give your input for a better future 

What issues matter to you? What priorities should the community focus on in order to build a better and stronger future? Community members will have the opportunity to voice their opinions at KCI’s open house. (Marisela Amador The Eastern Door) If the future of Kahnawake’s social and economic development, head on

Seeking survivors to listen to their realities

Colleen Cardinal, Sixties Scoop survivor and Kenn Richard, executive advisor, director of the Indigenous Spirit Fund, Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, have shared their stories over the years. (Courtesy The Foundation For Sixties Scoop Survivors) The foundation for Sixties Scoop survivors will be hosting 10 engagement sessions in

Council chief faces DUI charges

(File Photo) Mohawk Council of Kahnawake chief Carl Horn was at the Valleyfield courthouse for a hearing recently, related to a September 2018 drunk driving arrest. According to court documents obtained by The Eastern Door, Horn has been criminally charged with two counts of drunk driving and one count for violating

Arson suspected in truck fire

An early morning fire left Garyjace Curotte's new truck completely destroyed as PKs launched an investigation. (Steve Bonspiel, The Eastern Door) If you live in the area of Bell’s Beach or Barnes Road, you were probably awoken by strange, loud popping sounds in the early morning hours last Sunday (August 25). Garyjace

Casino group vows re-start but chief has concerns

Arlene Diabo is set up in her new office on the River Road to answer questions from community members regarding the proposed casino, hotel and water park. (Steve Bonspiel, The Eastern Door) The issue of a local casino/water park/hotel is not dead, say proponents, and they sat down with The Eastern

Purple Ribbon Walk honours cancer fighters

(Kahawihson Horne, The Eastern Door) The Tetewatatia’takéhnhahs Purple Ribbon Walk took off at 6 p.m. last Saturday night (August 24) in the parking lot of Karonhianónhnha School. Thousands of luminaries lined the walkway and many local and non-locals and organizations such as Kahnawake Shakotiia’takehnhas Community Services (KSCS), Caisse Populaire, and the

Longhouse demands intervention

On behalf of the People of the Longhouse in Kanehsatake, Ellen Gabriel demanded that the federal government resolve once and for all the generations-long land dispute. (Marisela Amador, The Eastern Door) During a news conference on Wednesday afternoon (August 21), the People of the Longhouse in Kanehsatake demanded that prime minister

Jesse Deer: His legacy will live on forever

(File Photo)  Kahnawake’s beloved Jesse Deer wouldn't want it any other way, even if he’s no longer with us. You have to figure he’s smiling from his perch, laughing that infectious chuckle he became known for. The Jesse Deer Memorial Media Scholarship is preparing to give away its 10th big prize of

Community expresses concerns

(File Photo) Things took an emotional turn on Tuesday (August 13) at Kahnawake’s summer community meeting, as people gathered to discuss various concerns for their safety and well being. Tables were filled up at the Golden Age Club and the meeting was held at 7 p.m. sharp to discuss various

Complaints lead to bus depot firing

(Marisela Amador The Eastern Door) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake fired Robert Montour from his job as manager of daily transportation at the Public Works Unit on July 18, after receiving multiple complaints about his attitude from angry parents. What was supposed to be a simple call to the transportation