Haunted Woods celebrates 17 years of fear

Courtesy Willie E. Scandalz Nowhere does Halloween quite like Kahnawake, and nobody in Kahnawake does Halloween quite like James Day. “It’s the biggest labyrinth around,” Day said. “It’s like the biggest clubhouse in town…and everyone is invited.” This is the 17th year that James Day’s Haunted Woods has been in operation,

Mohawk Mothers blazing a trail

To challenge a giant head on is one thing. To do it representing yourselves in a foreign system, with no lawyers and nothing but a hunch, powerful protective instincts and bravery, is quite another. But that’s what the Kahnistensera Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk Mothers) group has done, forcing the McGill University dig at

No charges in housing investigation

Courtesy Mohawk Council of Kahnawake No one will be held criminally responsible following more than three years of investigations into the housing scandal that rocked the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK), the MCK announced Thursday. According to MCK executive director Onerahtókha Marquis, the Quebec crown found that the evidence gathered against

Historic child welfare settlement rejected

Courtesy First Nations Child and Family Caring Society The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) has put the brakes on a landmark $20-billion settlement agreement to compensate Indigenous victims of the child welfare system, ruling it does not pass muster with the requirements the tribunal laid out. The Final Settlement Agreement (FSA)