Land defenders protest non-Native operation

Courtesy Al Harrington On Tuesday morning, a handful of land defenders gathered in front of a parcel of land owned by Les Jardins Vegibec Inc, a vegetable farm located in the middle of Kanesatake, in an attempt to reclaim their land back. “The land should never have been sold to outsiders,”

Indigenous land defenders stand with Ukraine

Courtesy Marlene Hale More than 40 Indigenous artists across Canada have shown their solidarity with Ukraine by organizing a fundraiser for Ukrainians struggling due to the ongoing Russian invasion. On behalf of the Canada-Ukraine Foundation (CUF), Marlene Hale, a Wet’suwet’en activist, initiated a campaign with the goal of raising $10,000 through

Nation2nation support Wet’suwet’en

Courtesy Nation2Nation All aboard the caravan: final stop is Wet’suwet’en land. In an act of support, a group of Onkwehón:we is setting out to lead a cross-nation journey from the Eastern Shore of Mi’kmaq territory, all the way to Wet’suwet’en lands on the West Coast. “As Indigenous people, we have a

Kanien’kehá:ka among land defenders arrested

(Courtesy Layla Staats) On the morning of November 18, helicopters were whipping the air above the Gidimt’en checkpoint in Wet’suwet’en territory. Given the history of the Wet’suwet’en struggle against the encroachment of the Coastal GasLink (CGL) oil pipeline, it was an ominous sight for the land defenders below. There was a feeling about

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

Fight for Mohawk land continues

LAURENCE BRISSON DUBREUIL THE EASTERN DOOR The sounds of cars honking, supportive words, rhythmic drums and lively singing echoed far and wide in Kanehsatake on Saturday, where a car convoy took place to raise awareness. The matter at the heart of the protest is once again the concerns which persist over the

Land defenders stand up for the Pines

Cutting trees and destroying the land was exactly what Kanesatake and Kahnawake fought against in 1990. (VIRGINIE ANN 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