Local cooking show wins innovation award

(Courtesy Frankie Massicotte) What’s for Lunch, a community cooking show that promotes healthy eating and family bonding, was the winner of the innovation award at this year’s Order of Dietitians and Nutritionists of Quebec award gala. Co-hosts Chantal Haddad, a community dietitian and nutritionist at the Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre (KMHC), and

Riverside Inn displays gorgeous art

A historical building in Kahnawake is currently hosting a collection of modern art pieces created by Onkwehón:we artists. The inaugural Iontkahthóhtha exhibition launched at the beginning of the month by the Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center (KOR) at the Riverside Inn will continue until October 24. Scott Berwick, KOR’s photo

A man’s experience with inoperable cancer

“Chemo treatment is the only option available for me for the rest of my life,” said Kory Cross, who was diagnosed with stage four colorectal cancer in March of 2019. “Until the chemo stops working or it’s having an adverse effect on my body, at which point I have to stop

Longhouse intervenes

On Monday morning (October 4), land defenders from the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation of Kahnawake made their way to the foot of the Mercier Bridge and halted a small construction project that was set to start. This action was taken as a reflection of the community’s ‘not one more inch’ perspective. The Longhouse

Siblings make it into AAA hockey

After weeks of tryouts, the suspense is over for two Kahnawake siblings - they’ve both been skating since they were two years old, but this year they’ll be doing it as AAA hockey players. Cade Stacey, 13, made Bantam AAA with the Lac St. Louis Arsenal, while his sister, Ryan Stacey, 10,

Fighting climate change one tree at a time

When it comes to the fight against climate change, planting trees is part of the solution. As a substantive and affordable counter-action to mitigating human-caused emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2), the Kahnawake Environment Protection Office (KEPO) launched its tree planting Há’o Tewaiéntho! Let’s Plant! initiative. Between Monday, October 4 and

Remembering the children

On September 30, community members came together as they have done for the past six years to commemorate survivors of residential schools for Orange Shirt Day. This year, however, was different. With the discovery of thousands of unmarked graves at former residential school sites across the country and Canada finally recognizing

Investigating child abuse at school

Content warning. This article contains strong language of sexual abuse and is not suitable for all readers. “It started around the age of six or seven, and he continued to hurt me until I was around 11,” an anonymous source that we will call Sam told The Eastern Door. An investigation was

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

A Kanien’kehá:ka star’s Emmys debut

Courtesy Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs Millions of eyes locked on Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs and her fellow Onkwehón:we Reservation Dogs stars while they took over the 73rd Primetime Emmys Award stage to present an award. Since the television show, created by and for Indigenous Peoples, began to air, it resulted in a rippling tide