Editorials

    • We survive

      Bets were being placed on the Nation’s demise even before the first issue hit the …

    Rez Notes

    • Alive and well

      Eons ago, at the end of the last century, a small troupe of youthful artists …

IN THE ISSUE

  • Birth of a Nation

    Birth of a Nation

    November 9, 2018 at 4:01 pm

    Sit down, children, shut up, and let me tell you a story. It’s a story that will turn into a tale, spin into a legend and finally become a myth and perhaps, far into the future, will be the basis of a new religion. This story takes place long ago. Long before the internet. Long before smartphones, way before Facebook. It happened..

  • Looking back on the Val-d’Or police crisis and the progress made

    Looking back on the Val-d’Or police crisis and the progress made

    November 9, 2018 at 3:56 pm

    This November marks three years since the Val-d’Or crisis erupted, after Radio-Canada’s investigative television program Enquête shined a bright light on the allegations of Indigenous women who said they’d been mistreated, harassed, profiled and taken on starlight tours outside of the city by local police officers. The..

  • Ouje-Bougoumou mining contamination issue remains unresolved

    Ouje-Bougoumou mining contamination issue remains unresolved

    November 9, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    Over the years the Nation has published many stories that have had an impact on the Cree of Eeyou Istchee. Some of them took on a life of their own. One that stands out is the Ouje-Bougoumou mining toxins story. The Nation covered the controversy extensively from 2001-2007, even winning national and provincial newspaper awards for..

  • Organizing the Terry Fox run in Mistissini

    Organizing the Terry Fox run in Mistissini

    November 9, 2018 at 3:39 pm

    by Anthony Rombotis, with help from Yvonne Williams My name is Anthony Rombotis and I am 11 years old. I am a Grade 5 student and I live in a community called Mistissini. When I was in Grade 2, I went to Ottawa with my family for Goose Break and I saw a statue of Terry Fox. I asked my parents who he was and why he had a statue...

UPDATES

The Viens Commission investigates Quebec’s public services and their relationship to the Indigenous population

The Viens Commission investigates Quebec’s public services and their relationship to the Indigenous population

November 9, 2018 at 3:40 pm

The Viens Commission finally visited the place where a crisis in confidence in Quebec’s provincial police began three years..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Third Eeyou Istchee Achievement Awards recognizes artists from across the nation

Third Eeyou Istchee Achievement Awards recognizes artists from across the nation

November 9, 2018 at 3:45 pm

Cree art, both traditional and contemporary, was on display in Nemaska for the third edition of the Cree Native Arts and Crafts..

CULTURE & TRADITION

MoCreebec launches Cree-language classes

MoCreebec launches Cree-language classes

October 26, 2018 at 9:59 pm

When Alyssa Gunner traveled from Moose Factory to Chisasibi this summer for a youth gathering, she said she felt “out of place”..

SPORTS

McGill University challenged over its “Redmen” sports teams

McGill University challenged over its “Redmen” sports teams

November 9, 2018 at 3:37 pm

McGill University is facing growing pressure to change the Redmen name of its male varsity sports teams, which has been used..