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
The fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic ushered in the highly transmissible Omicron variant, dramatically increasing positive cases in the community and around the world over the last few weeks. As of Wednesday evening, there were 110 active cases of COVID-19 in Kahnawake and a total of 223 since the beginning
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) finally released the long-awaited executive summary of the Asbestos Civil Investigation’s final report. However, many unanswered questions remain regarding accountability, decision-making, and transparency. Last Friday, MCK executive director Onerahtókha (Karlie) Marquis, chief Cody Diabo and the investigation’s community observer Doug Lahache participated in a press
On Monday, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) informed the community that it could not move forward with new housing initiatives to tackle the ongoing housing crisis because of a large, ever-growing unpaid rent debt in social housing. In fact, according to Council, there is over $103,000 in unpaid rent at
After outside media reports started circulating online about the Quebec government investing $3.3 million for a hotel project in Kahnawake, the reaction by some in the community was swift and hostile. Posts on social media included threats of violence against the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) and specifically grand chief Kahsennenhawe
(Courtesy Michaelee McComber) Sequoia Soaps - an Indigenous bath and body product company based in Kahnawake - just launched at the Hudson’s Bay Company, a move that opens up a brand-new market for the local favourite. Owner Michaelee McComber said that it was, in fact, the Bay that contacted her and offered