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First People’s Festival lineup makes a splash

The 2015 award-winning American drama Mekko, from Sterlin Harjo, features a man who finds a community after being released from prison in Tulsa and...

Weaving baskets is a deeply cultural experience

Basketry was just one of the themed workshops offered by the Kahnawake Youth Center for Cultural Awareness Month. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) For the...

Wáhta, singing and beading highlights of Cultural Awareness Month

It’s that time of year. The time when wáhta is tapped and bottled, and K103 Radio takes a morning to broadcast entirely in Kanien’kéha. The...

Earn your sailor stripes this season

Style and makeup design: Stephanie E.M. Coleman. Model: Ainslee Kirby. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) By: Stephanie E.M. Coleman, The Eastern Door Do you hear that...

Whimsical wonders and beaded masterpieces

A number of beaded birds made by Caroline Taylor are featured in the "Whimsies" exhibition at the Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center. (Paxton...

Talk to your elders and write it down

The greatest part of this job is listening to stories. There have been numerous times where I have sat across from a person and...

McComber chronicles illuminates complicated family tree

Like fingerprints, no two family trees are the same, and all require digging. With modern software and available archive material, it has become easier and...

Dual visions highlight multidimensional Montreal art show

The eyes and hands belong to Cree artist Virginia Pésémapéo Bordeleau and Kahnawa’kehró:non artist Marian Snow, and their creations are hanging at the Maison...

From Turtle Island to a Greek tragedy

Wahsonti:io Kirby, right, plays Phaidra’s Shadow in the Dawson College production of Hippolytos. By: Zachary Kamel, The Eastern Door “Mighty and of high renown, among mortals and in...

Book review: Walter Scott’s comic delightfully binge-worthy

I may or may not be Wendy. For the first time since graduating university, I took a break from my snoozefeed (that’s scrolling through my...

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