Kanesatake food bank closure

Photo taken from Unsplash While the pandemic drags on, food insecurity remains a prominent concern across the country. Community members in Kanesatake weren’t spared from the growing food crisis, which was further aggravated by the widespread worker shortage and job loss exacerbated by the impacts of COVID-19. As a solution to counter

Elder food security a growing concern

Courtesy Marcus Saylor “Everything goes up except our pension cheques.” This is what Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) chief Arnold Boyer has been hearing from community elders. Wanting to learn more, Boyer paid a visit to the Kateri Food Basket, where he learned elders make up a third of the food

The sharing of seeds and teachings

Christine Loft-Jones planted the seeds of her annual corn harvest in anticipation of the Full Flower Moon on May 26. “There’s a whole teaching about planting by the moon cycles,” explained the Kahnawa’kehró:non. “One of our beliefs is that the light of the moon helps to pull on the seeds, which