Elder brings fight to human rights commission

Courtesy Centre for Research-Action on Race Relations Tears filled the eyes of Cheryl Scott as she spoke about the mistreatment her husband, Kanehsata’kehró:non Winston Nelson, was subjected to while in the care of the St. Eustache Hospital. “They cannot treat a human that way,” Scott said. “There are too many things that

Elder demands accountability from hospital

Courtesy Cheryl Scott Several months after Kanesatake community member, Winston Nelson, arrived home from St. Eustache Hospital wearing nothing but a patient’s gown, an investigation confirmed he was not treated with the diligence and care expected of health care staff. The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) des Laurentides,

A tribute to our tireless, hard-working nurses

Mask? Check. Goggles? Check. Face shield? Check. Dressing gown? Check. Superhero cape? Check and check. Although the nurses in the community may have gotten used to the high level of stress throughout their job this past year, Kahnawa’kehro:non are in awe of their consistent battle against this ruthless virus experienced by

COVID-19 cases at high school, hospital

After announcing a positive COVID-19 case at the Kateri Memorial Hospital (KMHC), the Kahnawake COVID-19 Task Force confirmed late this week that all in-patient residents who were contacts of the positive case have tested negative. According to the Task Force, the in-patient residents remain in isolation for 14 days and will

Toddler battles mysterious ailment

(COURTESY SCOTLAND THOMAS) [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 large portion

Hospital mural recognizes frontline workers

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COVID-19 claims Mohawk speaker

Wilkinson “Boy” Etienne passed away due to COVID-19. (COURTESY MONA ETIENNE) [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