Editorials

    • Not us, right?

      The year is 2015, and the newly minted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is wowing crowds …

    Under The Northern Sky

    • Kaius and the caribou

      When the snow began to accumulate and the cold temperatures hardened the ground this winter, my older brother Ah-twen headed …

IN THE ISSUE

  • Israel Mianscum is the great Cree hope in this year’s QMJHL entry draft

    Israel Mianscum is the great Cree hope in this year’s QMJHL entry draft

    March 15, 2019 at 3:14 pm

    The hopes of hockey fans across Eeyou Istchee will be with a young hockey player from Mistissini later this spring, when the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League holds its annual entry draft at Quebec City’s Centre Videotron. Fresh off a spectacular debut with the Midget AAA Amos Forestiers, Israel Mianscum has emerged as a strong..

  • Waskaganish’s Andrea Mcleod is the new Miss Eeyou/Eenou Nation

    Waskaganish’s Andrea Mcleod is the new Miss Eeyou/Eenou Nation

    March 15, 2019 at 3:09 pm

    Held every two years, the Miss Eeyou/Eenou Nation (MEEN) pageant was hosted by the Cree Women of Eeyou Istchee Association (CWEIA) on March 2 in Chisasibi, where Andrea Mcleod of Waskaganish was crowned the winner. Theresa Gunner of Mistissini was the first runner-up, Erin Gull of Ouje-Bougoumou the second and Mina Tapiatic of Chisasibi..

  • Montreal Outdoor, Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show 2019

    Montreal Outdoor, Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show 2019

    March 15, 2019 at 3:05 pm

    The Nation has been going to these yearly shows so long it has become a ritual, a pilgrimage if you will. Just as geese herald the beginning of spring for Eeyou Istchee, so does the Montreal Outdoor, Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show. Having moved from Place Bonaventure to the Palais des congrès for this year’s exhibition held..

  • “Life-changing” child-welfare legislation will shift jurisdiction to Indigenous communities

    “Life-changing” child-welfare legislation will shift jurisdiction to Indigenous communities

    March 15, 2019 at 3:02 pm

    On February 28, Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan introduced the long-awaited Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families. The legislation was tabled in the House of Commons with partners from the Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and the Métis National..

UPDATES

New paediatric guidelines say to start risky foods early and often

New paediatric guidelines say to start risky foods early and often

March 1, 2019 at 4:55 pm

The Canadian Paediatric Society is now recommending the introduction of foods such as peanuts and eggs for at-risk children as..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Indigenous singer iskwē shines in Montreal

Indigenous singer iskwē shines in Montreal

March 15, 2019 at 3:23 pm

Her full traditional name – Waseskwan Iskwew – translates as Blue Sky Woman. But iskwē believes she has come from the stars. The..

CULTURE & TRADITION

Aren’t they our best friends after all?

Aren’t they our best friends after all?

March 1, 2019 at 4:40 pm

Those eyes again! The same as last week. Piercing through the brush, watching. We have all seen them around – the wandering,..

SPORTS

More than 80 hockey and broomball teams compete at Val-d’Or tournament

More than 80 hockey and broomball teams compete at Val-d’Or tournament

December 21, 2018 at 5:24 pm

An annual tradition was renewed the first weekend of December as Cree hockey players and fans from across Eeyou Istchee converged..