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Ironworker fights “alien” term

Ironworker Chris Brown believes that the I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) form he was told he must fill out to work in the United States is inconsistent with the 1795 Jay Treaty. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Chris Brown has been slinging steel as an ironworker in New York for almost

Majority in Kahnawake okay with local pot sale

MCK chief Rhonda Kirby intends to be part of another CDMP meeting before ratifying a local cannabis law. A poll found a majority in favour agreeing cannabis could be sold on territory. (File photo) Community members had a chance last week to give their thoughts on cannabis sales in Kahnawake with

Why donating your blood or time is important

Donating blood and volunteering helps the community and makes a difference in peoples lives. (File Photo) Why should you give blood? What’s the point, when so many are donating already? What difference does your arm make? Well, it’s a lot more complicated than that. First off, blood has a shelf life, so even those

People hope to have their say on pot

Jeremiah Johnson was told that he was not permitted on the Golden Age Club property to get signatures for his cease and desist order. (Lachlan Madill, The Eastern Door) For the past week, community members have had their chance to voice their opinions on the cannabis question in Kahnawake. A poll

Key housing questions answered

Michael L. Rice is not impressed with how the Housing Department investigation has been conducted. (Courtesy Michael L. Rice) Michael L. Rice takes exception to the way the Housing Department fiasco has been handled up to this point, and he has some strong suggestions on what to do moving forward. Rice is

Mohawk Council finalizes Hydro Quebec deal

The blue line represents Line 1, which will remain in operation until 2042. Line 2 and Line 2B, which are represented in orange, will be dismantled by 2022. Line 4 will be returned to reserve status and is represented by the red line. (Courtesy MCK) The Land Use and Dismantlement Agreement

Stacey talks transparency, firing

Louis Stacey former Safety and Construction manager at the Kahnawake Labor Office. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Louis Stacey was just having a laugh with his wife, but his employers at the Kahnawake Labor Office weren’t chuckling along with him after they saw his Facebook posts last week. Stacey, who was

Working a half a century in golf without swinging

President John Rolland and general manager Steve Pert surprised Kathleen McGregor with gifts for her dedication and hard work (left). McGregor (standing far right with former staff) has worked at the prestigious Kanawaki Golf Club for five decades, and now runs the Ritz at the club. Fifty years is a long

Two young scholars latest health award winners

The 2018 recipients of the George and Tillie Cramer Scholarship: Kahteraks Goodleaf (left) and Erin Patton (right). (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) The Kateri Memorial Foundation held the annual George and Tillie Cramer Scholarship presentation Tuesday and this year’s recipients are Erin Patton and Kahteraks Goodleaf. The award goes to a woman

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