Walkers honour residential school children

Each day that 67-year-old Virgil Moar wakes up on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway, he turns to his companions, both decades his junior, and he says “Top of the morning to you.” He says it because - in his words - it sounds really damn cheerful. “Sometimes you want to

Local passed over for Council clerk job

As a power struggle over the employment status of the current-or-former Council clerk grinds Mohawk Council of Kanesatake (MCK) business to a halt, The Eastern Door has learned there was a Kanehsata’kehró:non alternative to the grand chief’s spouse for the job. Karen Heidinger, the wife of MCK grand chief Victor Bonspille,

No charges in housing investigation

Courtesy Mohawk Council of Kahnawake No one will be held criminally responsible following more than three years of investigations into the housing scandal that rocked the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK), the MCK announced Thursday. According to MCK executive director Onerahtókha Marquis, the Quebec crown found that the evidence gathered against

Historic child welfare settlement rejected

Courtesy First Nations Child and Family Caring Society The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) has put the brakes on a landmark $20-billion settlement agreement to compensate Indigenous victims of the child welfare system, ruling it does not pass muster with the requirements the tribunal laid out. The Final Settlement Agreement (FSA)

Psychotherapy now on offer

Courtesy Kanesatake Health Center Kanehsata’kehró:non struggling with their mental health have somewhere new to turn for professional help. The Kanesatake Health Center (KHC) has announced it is launching a psychotherapy service for those dealing with depression, anxiety, anger, or even just a difficult situation or troubled relationship. “There is a great