One step closer to his hockey dream

Courtesy Skawennahente Tamara McComber While most children ask their parents to read adventure or fairy tale stories before going to bed, Nikarahkwa Diabo asked his mother to read him hockey magazines. “He wanted me to name every single team for him, in the eastern and western conferences,” said Skawennahente Tamara McComber,

Kahnawa’kehró:non coaching Belgium lacrosse

Courtesy Jamie Kirby The Belgium Lacrosse Federation just started a new box lacrosse program in the country, hiring Ontarian lacrosse coach Jason Tasse to lead their first team in its first international tournament. Tasse needed a right-hand man to be on his coaching staff, someone he knew would bring the right spirit

Racism allegations at Ontario Summer Games

Courtesy Kaiatanoron Mayo When Taiosheratie Mayo went to see her younger brother Shatekaienthon Van Dommelen, 16, play at the Ontario Summer Games last weekend, she was not prepared for what she saw. There he was, #6 on defense for Six Nations, playing against the Oshawa Blue Knights (OBK) with his signature

Survival School dominates championship

Marisela Amador The Eastern Door After 16 years, the Kahnawake Survival School (KSS) Muskies were crowned the 2022 GMAA lacrosse champions. It was a moment years in the making for the team and one the players are not likely to forget. KSS beat out Kuper Academy’s Kodiaks 9-1 at the Kahnawake

Mohawk youth achieves Dodge Cup glory

Courtesy Steven Bonspille On April 17, in front of a lively crowd, the Selects of College Francais (CF) were crowned the 2022 Dodge Cup Bantam AA champions. The championship, which was held in Dolbeau-Mistassini this year, assembled the top teams from across the province to duke it out for supremacy during

A whole lotta hockey coming up

Courtesy Justin Kariwakeron Horne The weather is heating up, and so is Minor Hockey in Kahnawake as local players get ready for their end-of-season tournaments. One player to watch in this weekend’s President’s Cup action is Oniehtase James Day, captain of the U13C Mohawks team. He pulled off a double hat

Wrestling championships go ahead without Survival School

Courtesy Peter Montour Howard S. Billings High School wrestler Gabriel Ouellette-Whalen had no experience when the captain of the wrestling team, Nicholas Elliott, suggested around Halloween that he try out for the squad. Ouellette-Whalen is one of the smaller guys on the roster, according to his coach, Kahnawa’kehró:non Peter Montour. The