Ka’nhehsí:io Deer

Journalist

Ka’nhehsí:io Deer is a Kanien’kehá:ka journalist from Kahnawake, Que. She is currently a reporter with CBC Indigenous covering communities across Quebec.

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Business in the front, party in the back: Akwesasne boy finalist in mullet competition

Eli Phillips, an 11-year-old from Akwesasne, the Kanien'kehá:ka (Mohawk) community that straddles the Quebec, Ontario and New York State borders, is among 25 kids across the United States who are finalists in the USA Mullet Championship.

Gaps in census data collection may show incomplete picture of Indigenous languages

Dialects of Inuktitut and Cree are the main Indigenous languages spoken in Canada, according to a new report by Statistics Canada on languages.

Horror movies and home invasions: What emerging Kanien'kehá:ka filmmakers are focusing their lens on

Held as part of the Montreal First Peoples Festival, the Revisioning the Americas through Indigenous Cinema conference took place in Kahnawake on Monday.

Covering Pope Francis's visit to Canada from the papal plane: Reporter's notebook

Ka’nhehsí:io Deer, a Kanien’kehá:ka journalist from Kahnawake, Que., was one of two Indigenous journalists on the Pope's plane during his visit to Canada.

Pope says genocide took place at Canada's residential schools

While the word genocide wasn't heard in any of Pope Francis's addresses during a week-long trip to Canada, on his flight back to Rome, he said everything he described about the residential school system and its forced assimilation of Indigenous children amounts to genocide.

'Indigenous representatives had no voice' at Quebec City papal event, say Haudenosaunee delegates

A delegation of Haudenosaunee is disappointed with the lack of opportunity to speak with Pope Francis during the papal visit to Quebec.

Pope says Catholic communities to promote Indigenous cultures 'in the spirit of' UNDRIP

After arriving in Quebec City, Pope Francis made a public address at the Citadelle, the fortress overlooking the plains and St. Lawrence River and bordering the old city.

Pope acknowledges need for 'concrete action' in mending relationship with Indigenous people

The Alberta leg of Pope Francis' "penitential pilgrimage” in Canada to express "sorrow… healing and reconciliation" between the Catholic Church and Indigenous peoples ended in Lac Ste. Anne Tuesday evening.

'I've waited 50 years for this apology,' says residential school survivor on Pope's statement

In his first public address since arriving in Canada, Pope Francis expressed deep sorrow for harms suffered at residential schools and asked forgiveness for church members' co-operation with government policies of assimilation.

Chiefs pass resolution to review Assembly of First Nations finances

National Chief RoseAnne Archibald had been calling for a forensic audit, alleging corruption within the organization.

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