Category: Features

Cocaine Chronicles

An expose of the battle to overcome drug abuse in Kahnawake   By: A recovering addict  After spending several thousand on a cocaine binge I contemplated killing myself. I was a coward and did not have the “courage” to jump, I was afraid to die yet I was also afraid to live.  There is an […] more

Cocaine Chronicles

An expose of the battle to overcome drug abuse in Kahnawake By: A recovering addict  Suicide was always a thought on my mind after a particularly bad binge on cocaine. Spending $1,500 in one night on “coke” and drinking certainly took its toll on my body as well as my sanity. One night I walked […] more

An evening with the Governor General of Canada

I love your outfit.”  The well meaning Governor General of Canada, David Johnston asks, ” what is it?” I tell him that it is an Iroquois style woman’s outfit. “It’s quite lovely,” he says.  That moment for me becomes thick with irony and I fidget a little as I stand there and discuss the nature of the […] more