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Indigenous Tattoo Gathering unites tradition, revitalization and reclamation

The Longhouse property of Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory was the site of an Indigenous Tattoo Gathering August 21 – 24, 2021. Every day of the Gathering included all-day tattooing, while evening events included a social dance, a traditional fireball game, and a feast. The gathering ended the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 24,

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Weir ready to represent Canada, Kanyen’kehá:ka, and family in Tokyo

One of the best parts of watching the Olympic games on television is seeing the overjoyed reactions of an athlete’s friends and family when the Olympian wins gold or completes a fantastic routine or game. Unfortunately, for Kim Maddux and all other Olympic moms, dads, families, and friends, that just isn’t

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Indigenous Peoples Day ceremony unveils ‘Manidoo Ogitigan’ at Lake Ontario Park

Manidoo Ogitigan (Spirit Garden), Kingston’s largest public art installation, will be officially opened with a small ceremony on Monday, Jun. 21, 2021, National Indigenous Peoples Day. The installation, just steps from the Lake Ontario Park parking lot, commemorates the fact that Kingston is built on the territorial lands of the

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Legacy Working Group to recommend removal, storage of Kingston’s Sir John A. Macdonald statue

The Sir John A. History and Legacy Working Group held a meeting Monday, Jun. 14, 2021 in preparation for the Special Council Meeting to be held by the City of Kingston on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 to debate the fate of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue in City Park.

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Parade honours Shannonville veteran’s 100th birthday

Austin Fuller’s 100th birthday was the cause of a celebratory parade in Shannonville on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Sheltered from the sun by a patio umbrella, Mr. Fuller’s family enjoyed the beautiful day and festivities with him. The new centenarian said the secret to his long life was to, “Always

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Three positive COVID-19 cases in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

On Friday, Apr. 2, 2021, Tyendinaga Mohawk Council was advised of two positive cases of COVID-19 in their community. The resulting statement from the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte advised the community to avoid travel, or hosting gatherings over the long weekend. They also said contact tracing was underway,

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Dr. Mark Green announced as Queen’s University’s next Provost

Patrick Deane, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University has announced Dr. Mark F. Green will serve as the university’s next Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic). Green, who currently holds the position of Vice Dean (Graduate Studies and Recruitment) at the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at the university, will begin

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