Mayo named to Day School committee

Courtesy Louise Mayo Kahnawake’s own Indian day school settlement coordinator will soon be weighing in on proposals to benefit communities across the country that have been racked by the abusive institutions. Louise Tekahawáhkwen Mayo has been chosen as one of four people to sit on the advisory council of the McClean

Whitebean discusses Indian day school research

Wahéhshon Shiann Whitebean defended her master’s thesis at Concordia University last March. She decided to share her research and findings with the community as a way to start the healing process. (Marisela Amador, The Eastern Door) [apss_share] On Tuesday evening a small group of community members gathered at the Kanien’keháka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa

Little rascals recall hell-raising days

From left to right top row are Mitchell Dell, Herbie Lahache, Tommy Stacey, Donny Delormier, Francis Jacobs and Roy Jacobs. In the middle section are Paul Montour, the unknown teacher’s son, Lionel Deer, Martin Morris, Clifford Rice and Tommy Jacobs. On the bottom row is Harry Snow, Alan Paul, Peter

Council clarifies Indian Day School deadline

Today's May 3 deadline is only for those wanting to forward their support or objection to the claim, and does not effect anyone's desire to apply for compensation for abuses suffered under any Indian Day School. (Courtesy Mohawk Council of Kahnawake) [apss_share] Mohawk Council of Kahnawake technicians Katsistohwi:io Jacco and Denis Diabo

Indian Day School claims dredge up bad memories

Joe Jacobs and his siblings Leona and Bruce have all filed claims regarding their time at Indian Day School in Kahnawake’s old Kateri School. (Lindsay Richardson The Eastern Door) [apss_share]   During the era of residential schools, it was once calculated that Indigenous children raised in their communities spent, cumulatively, 78,000,000 nights away