Editorials

    • Beyak gets the boot

      Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak’s recent, well-publicized remarks on residential schools were disturbing, to say the …

    Under The Northern Sky

    • Mother Earth will endure

      The water is running. Snow is melting. The geese are flying north. I can hear and see all of this …

    Rez Notes

    • Googoo gaga

      I was gurgling and making strange guttural noises as my eyes rolled about horribly. And …

IN THE ISSUE

  • Aashukan Indigenous Gathering in Waskaganish

    Aashukan Indigenous Gathering in Waskaganish

    April 13, 2017 at 5:18 pm

    Around 20 representatives of Indigenous nations from Brazil, Chile, Nigeria, Mongolia, Sweden, New Zealand and other places around the world gathered in Eeyou Istchee last week to discuss economic and resource development on Indigenous lands. They shared their own personal challenges, experiences and successes and learned how the..

  • Two-day expo highlights Wemindji’s Tawich Development Corporation

    Two-day expo highlights Wemindji’s Tawich Development Corporation

    April 13, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    Almost three decades ago, the Cree Nation of Wemindji band council founded a corporation that quickly became the economic driver of the community. From gas to groceries, one can hardly step foot in the community without being serviced by Tawich Development Corporation (TDC). Although Tawich regularly reports to shareholders at Wemindji’s..

  • Val-d’Or’s annual Gabriel Commanda Walk and racial awareness week

    Val-d’Or’s annual Gabriel Commanda Walk and racial awareness week

    April 13, 2017 at 4:56 pm

    It was a beautiful, sunny day in Val-d’Or when a record number of people participated in the 17th annual Gabriel Commanda Walk March 23. The event is part of the city’s annual Week for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination organized by the Val-d’Or Native Friendship Centre. The International Day for the Elimination of Racial..

  • Cree Justice organizes conference for front line workers in Mistissini

    Cree Justice organizes conference for front line workers in Mistissini

    April 13, 2017 at 4:35 pm

    The Department of Justice and Correctional Services (DOJCS) hosted the “Hear, Listen, Understand” conference March 28 to 30 as a means for frontline workers throughout the Cree Nation to learn, network and reboot. Offering training, practical information, professional collaboration and a final day focused on self-care, the conference..

UPDATES

Original resistance camp at Standing Rock closes down

Original resistance camp at Standing Rock closes down

March 3, 2017 at 6:11 pm

February 22 was a sombre day at Standing Rock’s Oceti Sakowin Camp. Family obligations, poor weather and the threat of police..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Mohawk Girls at the Canadian Screen Awards

Mohawk Girls at the Canadian Screen Awards

March 31, 2017 at 6:21 pm

Rezolution Pictures’ television series Mohawk Girls was nominated for three awards at 2017 Canadian Screen Awards, one shy of..

CULTURE & TRADITION

Healthy ammunition

Healthy ammunition

March 16, 2017 at 6:38 pm

While it’s no secret that fresh hunted meat is about the healthiest thing Crees can eat, lead shot can cause some rather serious..

SPORTS

James Bay racing season

James Bay racing season

March 16, 2017 at 6:24 pm

Rain and warm temperatures brought an early end to winter sporting events across many parts of southern Quebec, but the conditions..