Kanesatake Mohawk community rallies to revive its radio station – CBC

Kanesatake Mohawk community rallies to revive its radio station – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2019287 Views

CKHQ Kanesatake United Voices Radio has been off the air for more than a year

Jan 15, 2019

Kanesatake is rallying to get its radio station, which hasn’t been on the air in more than a year and a half after facing a number of obstacles, back up and and running.

“We’re pretty much at ground zero, as if the station never existed,” said Syd Karahkó:hare Gaspé, one of the co-founders of CKHQ Kanesatake United Voices Radio.

The station in the Mohawk community just north of Montreal has been operating on and off since 1987 on a mostly volunteer basis. But it hasn’t been on the air since July 2017 after the building suffered extensive water damage.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/kanesatake-mohawk-radio-station-1.4977352

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