[apss_share] Twenty-Nine years after the Oka Crisis, Kanesatake is faced with an opportunity to dance with old traumas as they navigate new relations around the pine forest area with the old wounds that accompany it. The Pines, for many Mohawk people in both Kanesatake and Kahnawake, has come to represent a place
Iawentón:nia Kohserà:ke (tánon ne watstáhshion)!
When it comes to opinions, TED's mighty mite Kahenientha Cross doesn't mince words. (File Photo) [apss_share] Kí ohstón:’a wahentiiohstá:nion ontié:nawa’se kí tsi kohserà:ke tsi niiawentón:nia, iah thakkwé:ni akatehrhá:rate ne kakwitehnéhkha akawerá:ron – sénha ki’ ioiá:nere aio’nísko tsi ní:ioht ne tóhsa taontá:we wáhi? Tsi teiottenionhá:tie ne awén:ta kwah nék ne ionkwaswa’tón:ni tohkara’k nienkarahkó:ten, tánon
“Rights recognition framework” delayed for now
Russell Diabo (right), pictured here with Assembly of First Nations national chief Perry Bellegarde, is warning all First Nations in Canada about dealings with Ottawa. (Courtesy Russell Diabo) [apss_share] Russell Diabo Special to The Eastern Door During the 2015 federal campaign the Liberal party of Justin Trudeau made a number of big promises in
Two nights of Obomsawin at Pop
Summer Student Scoop: Four semesters down, only one to go for Deer
He may look innocent, but don’t cross the mighty pen of our summer student. Seriously, don’t. (Steven Bonspiel, The Eastern Door) [apss_share] For the past two years, I’ve been enrolled in Cinema Communications at Dawson College and I have one more semester left, then I finally graduate and go to university. Most
The benefits of being home for the school year
By: Tahotharatie Diabo, The Eastern Door’s Heads Up Honcho [apss_share] Since I was young my mother has taught me everything I know, from reading to writing to math to science and history. Being home schooled has taught me not only about basic subjects but has taught me about life too. It’s strange to think that
Was it an AFN assembly or a Liberal party meeting?
By: Russell Diabo, Special to The Eastern Door [apss_share] The Assembly of First Nations just held its 38th Annual Assembly in Regina, Saskatchewan two weeks ago, with reportedly about 320 chiefs or proxies attending, including Mohawk Council grand chief Joseph Tokwiro Norton. During his opening speech AFN national chief Perry Bellegarde said the AFN “is
Casino project has supporters, detractors
[apss_share] Unanswered questions. That’s what came out of the media’s meeting with Lee Thompson and his supporters, for his proposed new water park/hotel/casino. The plan, according to the proponents, was to get a petition into the community two weeks ago to gauge support, and, if 850 people signed, the project would go ahead,
Celebrating 25 years of telling your stories
[apss_share] What does it mean when an independent Onkwehón:we newspaper makes it to 25 years in operation? First off, it’s important to consider this: without a free press that asks the tough questions and covers the difficult stories, free of any influence from outside forces (including the Mohawk Council or anything that