Beading for veterans

For the past two and a half years, community member Terri Thomas has been gifting beaded poppies to the families of fallen local veterans. “The idea to make beaded poppies for all our veterans who pass away came to me about three years ago, after witnessing the beautiful military funeral

Landback Powwow is a go

Courtesy Al Harrington Get ready, Kanehsata’kehró:non, the second edition of the Landback Powwow is gearing up to delight and entertain by introducing live music, organizing games and hosting a special social gathering! Organizer Al Harrington said that the powwow will take place on May 28 and 29 this year. “We are

Mohawk youth achieves Dodge Cup glory

Courtesy Steven Bonspille On April 17, in front of a lively crowd, the Selects of College Francais (CF) were crowned the 2022 Dodge Cup Bantam AA champions. The championship, which was held in Dolbeau-Mistassini this year, assembled the top teams from across the province to duke it out for supremacy during

Kanesatake Council in disarray

Kanehsata’kehró:non were shocked by the lack of decorum among Mohawk Council of Kanesatake (MCK) chiefs during a community meeting on April 12. Tensions were high as MCK grand chief Victor Akwirente Bonspille accused a few of his Council chiefs, namely chief Brant Etienne, of what essentially amounts to insubordination regarding

Pope apologizes to victims

Courtesy Katsitsionni Fox  Katsitsionni Fox from Akwesasne and Michelle Schenandoah from the Oneida Nation had less than a week to prepare for their trip to Rome, where they would meet with the pope along with the rest of the First Nation delegation. The women were asked by Louise Wakerakatse, a Bear clan