In-person learning returns

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

A new direction for the Onen’tó:kon Healing Lodge

(Courtesy Lori Tarbell) Genuine compassion leads the path towards recovery. This is the approach that guides the work of Lori Tarbell, the new Onen’tó:kon Healing Lodge (OHL) executive director. “The staff has an enormous amount of wisdom and knowledge,” said Tarbell as she commended the ardor with which her new staff

The end of local COVID-19 stats

Overwhelmed by the Omicron wave and unable to keep up with testing, local health authorities will no longer track or report the number of COVID-19 cases in Kahnawake. Throughout the pandemic, these numbers have been a key metric in evaluating an appropriate balance between personal liberty and community safety. The

$40-billion agreement reached on child welfare

(Courtesy First Nations Child and Family Caring Society) “Discrimination is when the government doesn’t think you’re worth the money.” According to Cindy Blackstock, executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, these words were uttered by a child her organization was working with. “We don’t want First Nations children to