Movement in Kahnawake’s bird nesting boxes

Simona Rosenfield The Eastern Door Kahnawake Environment Protection Office, in collaboration with Bird Protection Quebec (BPQ) visited 10 bird boxes located along the old Kahnawake Survival School campus to band the recently hatched tree swallows on Friday, June 10. Along with banding, qualified birders also recorded the date of banding, age

Celebrating 50 years of Onake

Courtesy Sharon Tiohswathe Rice The Onake Paddling Club (OPC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary by preparing a photo and video series on the organization’s historical development and accomplishments since the first paddler took to the water in 1972. “Not only will we celebrate the numerous champions and medal winners throughout the

Lou Lou crowned Miss Exotic World

Lauren Ashley Jiles Third time’s a charm, but that’s not why Kahnawa’kehró:non Lauren Ashley Jiles - a.k.a. Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière - felt calm as she took to burlesque’s biggest stage to face its fiercest competition. As she performed at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Tournament of Tease in Las

Decolonizing Indigenous designs and artwork

Courtesy Jamie Jacobs @ The Rock Foundation Last Thursday, Kanehsata’kehró:non got the opportunity to learn about Indigenous iconography and history during a presentation given by Jamie Jacobs, an expert on Haudenosaunee culture and history. The virtual event was planned by Miranda Gabriel, the new Cultural Development officer at Tsi Ronterihwanónhnha ne Kanien’kéha

“Keep escalating the pressure” against Bill 96

Simona Rosenfield The Eastern Door Kahnawa’kehró:non stepped on common ground in Montreal with English-speaking Quebecers last weekend to protest against Bill 96, a controversial French language bill that leaders anticipate will have severe impacts on the community. “Indigenous people need allies because the Quebec government is their (English Quebecers') government. It’s