In Kahnawake and many other communities from coast to coast, actions and demonstrations were held this week in solidarity with land defenders in Wet’suwet’en territory. After the RCMP arrested 29 people on November 18 and 19 while enforcing an injunction granted to Coastal GasLink, Kahnawa’kehró:non organized a rolling blockade Wednesday on

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

Faith and ceremony during a pandemic

  For those who attend the longhouse or church, the calls for social distancing may be hard on their spirituality.  “We’ve been participating in giving thanks as a family in our own ways and each time it’s been a boost for our morale,” said Raven Swamp.  “We eliminate all the distractions of the

Longhouse demands intervention

On behalf of the People of the Longhouse in Kanehsatake, Ellen Gabriel demanded that the federal government resolve once and for all the generations-long land dispute. (Marisela Amador, The Eastern Door) [apss_share] During a news conference on Wednesday afternoon (August 21), the People of the Longhouse in Kanehsatake demanded that prime minister

Relatives across the ocean visit Kahnawake to share stories

On July 27, Kanien'keháka and the Maori people came together to share stories and create new memories. (Courtesy Ieronhienhawi McComber) [apss_share] Saturday, July 27 was an eventful day for the Mohawk Nation at Kahnawake Longhouse with some very inspiring relations visiting from New Zealand. The Maori delegation spent the day in Kahnawake