Editorials

    • Adding insult to injury

      At least in the case of Canada’s First Nations, the oldest Christian organized religion, the …

    Under The Northern Sky

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      My phone alarm wakes me slowly and my morning starts. It’s up and about with …

IN THE ISSUE

  • Lorne Cardinal reflects on the iconic Canadian TV series and its new life as a cartoon

    Lorne Cardinal reflects on the iconic Canadian TV series and its new life as a cartoon

    April 13, 2018 at 5:38 pm

    Although it’s an entirely new format, getting back into character as David Quinton was like putting on his “favourite old shirt,” said Plains Cree actor Lorne Cardinal. For 10 years Cardinal played the local police sergeant in the fictional town of Dog River on the CTV comedy series Corner Gas. Now, after a four-year hiatus..

  • Midwifery re-affirmed in Attawapiskat

    Midwifery re-affirmed in Attawapiskat

    April 13, 2018 at 5:32 pm

    Traditional midwifery is alive and well in Attawapiskat after a decades-long struggle, albeit not without some growing pains. As a result of a critical meeting in Moose Factory on March 19, restrictions were released and a new acceptance and support for midwifery emerged for the people on the James Bay coast. The gathering, held..

  • Reversing diabetes is possible for some but change is possible for everyone

    Reversing diabetes is possible for some but change is possible for everyone

    April 13, 2018 at 5:29 pm

    This past March, in celebration of Nutrition Month, the Nation spoke with two Crees who have managed to take their health into their own hands, turning their high blood sugar around through diet and exercise. While reversing diabetes to the point of being medication free is not possible for everyone, Kevin Neeposh and John Bosum..

  • Brunswick House honoured at ROM

    Brunswick House honoured at ROM

    April 13, 2018 at 5:27 pm

    Brunswick House First Nation celebrated the inclusion of a collection of birch bark containers and model canoes at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto March 13. The 16 containers and two canoes were hand made in the 1940s and 1950s by Joseph and Clara Candassie, Ojibway members of the community, located near Chapleau, Ontario. The..

UPDATES

WE Day 2018, told through the eyes of a Native kid who got lucky with his entrepreneurship class

WE Day 2018, told through the eyes of a Native kid who got lucky with his entrepreneurship class

March 16, 2018 at 5:48 pm

On February 20, I and five other Mistissini high students embarked on a school trip to Montreal to attend the charity event..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

NEWPORT, RI -  JULY 1967:  Singer songwriter and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie performs at the Newport Folk Festival in July, 1967 in Newport, Rhode Island. (Photo by David Gahr/Getty Images)

Rumble sweeps documentary honours at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards

March 31, 2018 at 5:10 pm

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World chronicles the forgotten history of Indigenous influence in American music by interviewing..

CULTURE & TRADITION

Small Town, Big History: Waskaganish 350 in photos

Small Town, Big History: Waskaganish 350 in photos

March 31, 2018 at 5:03 pm

Photos by Ian Diamond For four days in February the community of Waskaganish became the centre of all Eeyou Istchee as it commemorated..

SPORTS

Cree racing team impresses at Cain’s Quest endurance race

Cree racing team impresses at Cain’s Quest endurance race

April 13, 2018 at 5:23 pm

Two brothers from Eeyou Istchee made history last month as the first Cree competitors to take part in Cain’s Quest, the world’s..