File photo The nominations for the Rogers Best Canadian Feature Award have been announced, and the critically-acclaimed film Beans directed by Tracey Deer has made the cut. The powerful coming-of-age story set to the backdrop of the Siege of Kanesatake (aka Oka Crisis) is one of three films nominated for this
Laurence Brisson Dubreuil The Eastern Door “Where are they warming up?” Alexandra Ambroise asks herself this same question every night as she and the staff of the Raphaël André Memorial Tent greet sometimes upwards of hundreds of unhoused individuals seeking warmth. “When it’s cold like today, I have fewer people waiting
Courtesy MCK The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) extended the State of Emergency this week, but the decision was not unanimous for the first time since the resolution was first passed. The MCK announced that it extended the decree for another 30 days in accordance with the Kahnawake Emergency Preparedness Law.
Courtesy Kahnawake 911 As teachers, students and parents prepare to return to classrooms next week, the Kahnawake Education Center (KEC) has implemented new safety measures as it braces for more positive cases at schools than ever before. “With Omicron, we are telling parents and staff to expect positive cases. It is
Courtesy Jeremy White Next month marks Kahnawa’kehró:non Jeremy White’s 10-year anniversary at The Beat 92.5. It is quite an accomplishment, especially for someone who never imagined having a career in broadcasting. “Looking back, starting at K103.7 and getting the job at The Beat - it is crazy how 10 years have
(Courtesy Lori Tarbell) Genuine compassion leads the path towards recovery. This is the approach that guides the work of Lori Tarbell, the new Onen’tó:kon Healing Lodge (OHL) executive director. “The staff has an enormous amount of wisdom and knowledge,” said Tarbell as she commended the ardor with which her new staff
The word is out and hats have officially been tossed into the ring. Less than two weeks ahead of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) election, Serge Otsi Simon announced he was joining the race against current regional chief Ghislain Picard. “Running for this position was not an easy
Overwhelmed by the Omicron wave and unable to keep up with testing, local health authorities will no longer track or report the number of COVID-19 cases in Kahnawake. Throughout the pandemic, these numbers have been a key metric in evaluating an appropriate balance between personal liberty and community safety. The