Kanien’kéha language program transfers to Kanesatake

Courtesy Kanerahtenhá:wi Hilda Nicholas The Kanien’kéha Adult Immersion Program in Kanesatake is collaborating with McGill University to instruct and certify 10 Indigenous language teachers in Kanesatake. “We’ve had so much interest. It’s incredible,” said Kanerahtenhá:wi Hilda Nicholas, director of the Kanesatake Language and Cultural Centre. The program and waiting list filled

Beading for veterans

For the past two and a half years, community member Terri Thomas has been gifting beaded poppies to the families of fallen local veterans. “The idea to make beaded poppies for all our veterans who pass away came to me about three years ago, after witnessing the beautiful military funeral

Compost participation sputtering

Courtesy Kahnawake Waste Management Department The organic collection program launched by Kahnawake’s Waste Management Department is flourishing according to many metrics - impressive in nearly every way, perhaps, except the participation rate. Community composting has become more sophisticated, and the soil it produces is safe, balanced, and being put to use in

Landback Powwow is a go

Courtesy Al Harrington Get ready, Kanehsata’kehró:non, the second edition of the Landback Powwow is gearing up to delight and entertain by introducing live music, organizing games and hosting a special social gathering! Organizer Al Harrington said that the powwow will take place on May 28 and 29 this year. “We are

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