Indigenous languages acknowledged

COURTESY GOVERNMENT OF CANADA On Monday, June 14, the federal government appointed the first-ever commissioner to protect endangered Indigenous languages. Four representatives, the commissioner, Ronald E. Ignace, and three directors - Georginia Liberty, Joan Greyeyes and Robert Watt - make up the first-ever Office of the Commissioner of Indigenous Languages (OCIL). Commissioner Ignace,

More funding for Resilience Montreal

(COURTESY FACEBOOK OF IAN LAFRENIÈRE - DÉPUTÉ DE VACHON) This was the second time that Ian Lafrenière and Nakuset sat down together at a press conference. In an unprecedented move, the Quebec government announced the investment of $3 million to buy a permanent home for Resilience Montreal. On Monday, February 22, Quebec Indigenous

New foundation to focus on the youth

(Marisela Amador The Eastern Door) [apss_share] Dear Readers: As an essential service that is still open during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Eastern Door is fighting hard to keep news like this flowing, in our print product, though an online subscription at www.eastermdoor.com and here, for free, on our website and Facebook. But when a

Keeping Kanien’kéha alive with a little help

There are a number of additional language possibilities thanks to new funding from a generous donor. (Courtesy Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer) [apss_share] Mohawk Council of Kahnawake grand chief Joe Norton and council chief Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer returned from Durban, South Africa last month after meeting with a software developer in the country to secure future funding for