Kahnawake wrestling shows signs of life

(Courtesy Peter Montour) Small groups of Kahnawa’kehró:non youth and adults have returned to the Kahnawake Youth Center to reunite with a sport they love. The Kanien’kehá:ka Tehontatie:nas Mohawk Wrestling Club (KTMWC), which started in November 2019, has seen its attendance slowly creep up since re-starting this September after a year of dormancy. “Normally,

Mosquito Raiders headed to finals

After a muddy victory, the Chateauguay Raiders’ Mosquito team is heading to the championship game this weekend. “It started off scary,” said head coach Kevin Wyeth of the semi-final, which took place on Halloween. After a good kick-off return, the St. Lazare Stallions scored a touchdown on their first drive of the

Raiders head into playoffs with local help

Chateauguay vs. Chateauguay. Black vs. Silver. Teammate-turned-adversary. There were so many seven to nine-year-olds playing football this year in Chateauguay that the Raiders Football Association fielded two Atom teams. When they were pitted against each other for the last match of the season, only one point separated them on the scorecard

Goodbye Kahnawake, but not forever!

(COURTESY DAVID TUAN BUI) Since working for The Eastern Door, David Tuan Bui has broadcasted lacrosse for K103.7 FM and LacrosseTV. He has commented on events like the President’s Cup and The North American Invitational. I love to speak and broadcast my voice, but writing this farewell piece had become more difficult

Football family cheers together

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Local goalie returns to professional lacrosse

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Free agency roundup for Six Nations

The Kahnawake Mohawks rallying for Angus Goodleaf before playing the Six Nations Rivermen a day after his heart stopped. (DAVID TUAN BUI 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

Taken by cancer too soon

Brandon White and Trevor Montour fought brave battles against cancer, but both sadly died within less than a month of each other, leaving behind many loved ones. (COURTESY MONTOUR FAMILY) [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

NASCAR vehicle gets Warrior flag treatment

Chad Finchum of NASCAR, driving the #13 car being sponsored by local Kahnawake business Mohawk Market. (Courtesy Derek White) [apss_share] A piece of Mohawk decor was on NASCAR driver Chad Finchum’s car at Unhinged 500 in the Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama on Saturday. The Mohawk Warrior Society flag on NASCAR driver Chad

Kahnawake tennis, anyone?

Two tennis courts constructed last fall at the Kahnawake Sports Complex will be opened today (Friday) at noon. The splash pads at the arena were constructed with the courts at the same time. (Courtesy Vanessa Alfred) [apss_share] Two new tennis courts at the Kahnawake Sports Complex will be open for free use