Bringing God’s word to the language

Marisela Amador The Eastern Door It took Harvey Satewas Gabriel anywhere from 15 to 17 years to translate the entire Bible from English to Mohawk. “I don’t think anybody just comes along and says, ‘I’m going to translate the Bible.’ I don’t think that is how it is done,” said the

Sharing the pain of intergenerational trauma

Courtesy Carol McCormick “This whole past year was about hanging on,” said Kahnawa’kehró:non Tonia Williams, who was forced to confront the sins of her church against her own people. Williams recounted how harrowing it was for everyone in the community after the horrifying news that the remains of 215 children had

Community reacts to church vandalism

MARISELA AMADOR THE EASTERN DOOR “My initial reaction was dismay and concern that this is how the anger and hurt are being processed,” said community member Melanie Mayo, at the sight of Kahnawake’s defaced Catholic Church on the morning of Wednesday, July 28. “I am the daughter of a residential school survivor.