Editorials

    • Into the fog

      Whapmagoostui is the northernmost Cree community and isn’t accessible by road. The only ways to …

    Under The Northern Sky

    Rez Notes

    • Building the Cree way

      It’s always bothered me when I’ve seen our people in the construction industry make progress …

IN THE ISSUE

  • Wabun Youth Gathering emphasizes post-secondary education

    Wabun Youth Gathering emphasizes post-secondary education

    August 17, 2017 at 8:10 pm

    The Wabun Youth Gathering celebrated its 11th year with venues at Laurentian University in Sudbury for seniors and the wilderness lakeside resort setting of Horwood Lake Lodge west of Timmins for juniors. More than 36 senior youth participated in the educational event July 24-28 at Laurentian University while 56 Wabun junior youth..

  • AFN gathering addresses MMIWG difficulties

    AFN gathering addresses MMIWG difficulties

    August 17, 2017 at 8:03 pm

    Big issues at the 38th Assembly of First Nations annual general assembly held in Regina July 25-27 included the MMIWG Inquiry and the recent memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and National Chief Perry Bellegarde. The MOU calls for three annual meetings to be held between Canada and the AFN Executive..

  • Toronto conference hones the cutting edge of Indigenous schooling

    Toronto conference hones the cutting edge of Indigenous schooling

    August 17, 2017 at 7:56 pm

    Delegates from across the world, including several from the Cree School Board and the Cree Department of Justice and Correctional Services, gathered in Toronto in July to take part in the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE). Hosted by Six Nations Polytechnic and TAP Resources, participants were welcomed to Six..

  • A personal tribute to Dr. Matthew Coon Come

    A personal tribute to Dr. Matthew Coon Come

    August 4, 2017 at 3:47 pm

    It is a most humbling experience to have been chosen by the people of Eeyou/Eenou Istchee to serve you as your next Grand Chief. It is also profoundly humbling to realize that I will be following in the footsteps of the truly great leaders of the Cree Nation who have guided us, fought on our behalf, and given of themselves for over..

UPDATES

2017 GCC AGA Draft Resolutions

2017 GCC AGA Draft Resolutions

August 17, 2017 at 8:47 pm

Resolution 2017-10: Honorarium for Members of the Board of Compensation of the Cree Nation Government WHEREAS by a Resolution..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

MONTREAL, QUE.: August 6, 2017-- Flatbush Zombies perform during Osheaga at Parc Jean Drapeau on Sunday August 6, 2017.  (Tim Snow / EVENKO MANDATORY CREDIT)

Storming Osheaga

August 18, 2017 at 3:45 pm

Despite inclement weather, some high-profile cancelations (Solange, De La Soul and Lil’ Uzi Vert) and a change of venue, Osheaga..

CULTURE & TRADITION

First People’s Fest explores issues of Indigenous identity

First People’s Fest explores issues of Indigenous identity

August 18, 2017 at 3:46 pm

Aboriginal culture and recognition was celebrated during the 27th First People’s Festival in Montréal August 2-9 with films,..

SPORTS

Cree youth succeed in the 2017 North American Indigenous Games

Cree youth succeed in the 2017 North American Indigenous Games

August 4, 2017 at 3:57 pm

The final stage of the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) took place in Toronto July 17-21, but for participating athletes,..