Crime victims’ support a priority

As it stands now, Kahnawake does not have any resources available specifically to support victims of crime and provide important education. Kahnawake Shakotiia’takehnhas Community Services (KSCS) is responsible for connecting Kahnawa’kehró:non with mental health resources, but this only partially responds to the unique needs of victims. Outside resources exist, but

K-Town Collectibles Expo back at it again

Courtesy William Rice After a COVID-induced hiatus the last two years, the K-Town Collectibles Expo is back better than ever before. “We wanted to come back bigger and better and have a bigger place, bigger venue, more people, more vendors, more variety,” said William Rice, co-organizer of the event. The collectables

Feds pledge $16 million for cultural centre

Left to right: MCK grand chief Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer, KOR executive director Lisa Phillips and minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Marc Miller at the funding announcement. Representing a major step forward in the project to build a new cultural centre, museum and theatre space in Kahnawake, it was announced Monday that the federal

Lajoie investigation’s findings released

After a months-long investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against the late father Léon Lajoie, the results were shared with the community last Friday. The executive summary of the report prepared by King International Advisory Group (KIAG), the firm commissioned by the Jesuits of Canada to carry out the investigation,

Project puts Indigenous artwork on skateboards

June 21 is the first day of summer, National Indigenous Peoples Day, and Go Skate Day - “a triple whammy!” said Scott Berwick. Berwick, of the Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center (KOR) photo studio, wanted to do something special for this trifecta of occasions. When he found a

Will E. Skandalz ain’t slowing down

Courtesy Satehoronies McComber Satehoronies McComber, AKA Will E. Skandalz, or just Boopie, has not let the pandemic stop him from doing his thing. The hip-hop artist and event MC has continued to put out new songs and music videos throughout our near two-year battle with COVID-19, on top of weekly podcasts

Brendt Thomas Diabo reaches pinnacle again

Courtesy Brendt Thomas Diabo Kahnawa’kehró:non Brendt Thomas Diabo has topped the charts of the Indigenous Music Countdown for the second time in his musical career. His song “Foolish Heart” first debuted on the countdown in mid-November, gradually climbing its way up until it hit #1 on February 12. “It’s had a