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Goodleaf’s celebrates 60 years of dedication

The gas station Buddy Goodleaf built has passed on its generosity towards helping the community from one generation to the next. Buddy, with grandson Zach Goodleaf, who works at the garage today. (Courtesy Michelle Phillips) Sandra Hercegova For six decades, Goodleaf’s Auto & Tire provided for the community by offering help or

Funding delays, late payments, frustrated kids

Filming completed on It Takes Time in February, and the final product is making the festival circuit. Producers say cheques are in the mail for the talent who worked on the film, but some remain frustrated at how long it's taken to get paid. (Courtesy Seneca Films) Marissa Leblanc was frustrated that

Former grand chief Andrew Delisle passes on

Andrew Delisle Sr. leaves behind a history not easily replicated and never reproduced, as the former Mohawk Council grand chief bridged Kahnawake’s history like no other. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Andrew Tanakohate Delisle Sr. was a community leader of the highest order, but he was also a father, husband,

Tonight’s post-powwow slamming and jamming

The Kanien’kehá:ka super group is going to blast the roof off the Moose tomorrow night in a free concert that is going to pack the house for sure this powwow weekend. (Courtesy Cheryl Delaronde) After filling stomachs with food, eco-bags with crafts and delights and eyes and ears with the sights

Justice commission on the horizon

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake agreed to five directives concerning Kahnawake Justice Services and the soon-to-be enacted Justice Commission. (Kahenientha Cross, The Eastern Door) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake passed a handful of directives last Monday related to Kahnawake Justice Services that will alter the local organization.  “There’s been a lot of

Riders work hearts, lungs and legs for the cure

Tékeni Teiokahkwèn:te Rotihwí:seres (Gina Deer, Ron Guimond, Daniel J. Rowe and Carl Gilbert) returned to the Ride to Conquer Cancer this weekend as a team peddling for loved ones and Kahnawake as a whole, in the fight against the terrible disease. (Stephanie E.M. Coleman, The Eastern Door) Among the crowd of

Wendy Skye completes dream nursing career

The Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre will be without another face that has graced its halls for decades after Wendy Skye worked her final day as a community health nurse Tuesday. Her retirement comes a week after long-serving executive director Susanne Horne finished her final day at the hospital a week

Cannabis board spans the age spectrum

Part of the contentious Kahnawà:ke Cannabis Control Law is the establishment of a board that will apply the rules of the law in the community. The three board members have been chosen, and the process now begins. (File photo) After over a year of heated community meetings, petitions, and debate, Kahnawake

Decades of female wisdom retires with pride

With over a hundred years of teaching the community’s children, Kahera:waks Carol Boyer Jacobs, Katsi’tsorónkwas Judy Jacobs, and Onwá:ri Grace Goodleaf closed their final textbooks and called it a career at Karonhianónhnha. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) As at Kahnawake Survival School, Karonhianónhnha Tsi Ionterihwaienstáhkhwa said goodbye to some of