Crime victims’ support a priority

As it stands now, Kahnawake does not have any resources available specifically to support victims of crime and provide important education. Kahnawake Shakotiia’takehnhas Community Services (KSCS) is responsible for connecting Kahnawa’kehró:non with mental health resources, but this only partially responds to the unique needs of victims. Outside resources exist, but

Mental health help is out there

Alana Kane enjoying the great outdoors with her daughter Vivian this winter. Courtesy Alana Kane Local mother Katsitsahawe Norton found a sense of community at the parenting teens group offered by Kahnawake Shakotiia’takehnhas Community Services (KSCS). “We still feel young ourselves, and it’s like, how are we raising these teens?” she

Support group provides space for men to share

Courtesy Pixabay Historically, middle-aged men have been, and continue to be, a high-risk population in the community in relation to suicide. This is not specific to Kahnawake, as per Statistics Canada; men in general have a higher rate of suicides within different age groups across the country. According to Rebecca D’Amico, team leader

A beautiful soul gone too soon

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A workout for the mind, body and soul

  Kaniehtawaks Lauder is excited and eager to see what Embody Pilates and The Embody Classroom have in store for the future. (COURTESY EMBODY PILATES) [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

Did someone say pie?

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Social distancing and loneliness

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