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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

Over $24k awarded in scholarships, grants

 The 2019 Karonhiaráhstha Memorial Fund recipients were thrilled to learn that they had been chosen as winners. Once they graduate, they hope to practice or work in the health care system in Kahnawake. (Courtesy Jerry Lazaris) Family and friends gathered at the Host Hotel last Thursday (August 1) to celebrate the fourth

Communication severed with Oka

(Marisela Amador The Eastern Door)  The war of words continued last Friday (August 2) between Mohawk Council of Kanesatake grand chief Serge Otsi Simon and the mayor of Oka Pascal Quevillon over a land dispute that has grown increasingly contentious.  Quevillon refused, yet again, to publically apologize for his derogatory remarks about

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