‘You could say, it woke us up,’ says 72-year-old John Cree
by , CBC News,
Every year on July 11, Bryan Deer spends the morning at the foot of the Mercier Bridge connecting Montreal with Kahnawake as a reminder to his community and the thousands of commuters that pass through it of an important day in Canadian history. Read the rest of this entry
CTV News, February 15, 2018
The death of an indigenous man in Kahnawake has caused some trouble for a family that wished to bury him as soon as possible.
Stuart Myiow Sr. died Tuesday morning at his home and was subsequently taken to Anna Laberge-Hospital in Chateauguay in order to be declared deceased. Read the rest of this entry
June 23, 2017
Within the week of the Jacques Cartier Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) installing banners along the sides of the lanes going in and out of Kahnawake, a couple of them were targeted. Read the rest of this entry
Unclear how many trains will be affected, commuter trains will be allowed to pass
By Steve Rukavina, CBC News, December 1, 2016
A group of Mohawks from Kahnawake is preventing freight trains carrying oil or other dangerous materials from passing through the territory on a Canadian Pacific Railway line for 24 hours.
The protest is in solidarity with Indigenous groups protesting against the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota. Read the rest of this entry
by Jason Magder, Montreal Gazette, November 16, 2016
Train service is expected to be interrupted into Wednesday evening as protesters blocked the CP rail line in Kahnawake, used by freight trains and the Candiac commuter train.
The protesters launched a 24-hour demonstration, starting Tuesday at 6 p.m., in support of opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline, an oil pipeline that is scheduled to be built under a reservoir on the Missouri River in North Dakota. Anti-DAPL protesters in the U.S. are based in Standing Rock, N.D. Read the rest of this entry
by Greg Horn, Kahnawake News, November 4, 2016
for five hours on Thursday night into Friday morning the Canadian Pacific Rail tracks through Kahnawake were closed at Adirondack Junction. About 75 Kahnawa’kehró:non from all sectors of the community gathered along side the train tracks from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m., as a show of solidarity and support of the people in Standing Rock fighting against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Read the rest of this entry
Money raised will go toward shelter, legal costs and preparing camp for winter
By Kalina Laframboise, CBC News, November 2, 2016
Ongoing protests over the construction of a four-state pipeline in North Dakota has struck a chord with Mohawks in Kahnawake.
Over the past few months, Indigenous groups have lobbied against the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. Read the rest of this entry
Kahnawake community members had erected blockade in show of solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux
CBC News, October 28, 2016
Indigenous activists briefly blocked a Mercier Bridge access ramp in a show of solidarity with opponents of a pipeline project in North Dakota, Kahnawake Peacekeepers said Friday night. Read the rest of this entry
Letters asks band members and their non-native spouses to respect marry out, stay out rule
By Salimah Shivji, CBC News, June 29, 2016
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake has resumed handing out eviction letters to non-natives living in the community on Montreal’s South Shore, asking them to obey the controversial law that bans mixed-marriage couples from staying on the territory. Read the rest of this entry
by Kahnawake TV, Youtube, March 31, 2016
In what it called the largest raid of its kind in America, Quebec provincial police carried out Operation MYGALE aimed at dismantling what they called a drug, tobacco and money laundering ring on Wednesday, March 30th that had roots in Quebec and reached as far as South America and Europe. Social media lit up when the SQ reported they had carried out searches and made arrests on the Territory… a statement which turned out to be hugely erroneous. We spoke with Chief Peacekeeper Dwayne Zacharie and Tobacco portfolio chief Gina Deer for details.