Editorials

    Under The Northern Sky

    • A Miner’s Prayer

      If you live in Ontario you will be treated to a lot of great music this summer. One performer in …

    Rez Notes

    • One man’s treasure

      The end of winter finally arrived with the spoils of the year slowly exposed from …

IN THE ISSUE

  • Cree-owned company opens new Val-d’Or hotel in record time

    Cree-owned company opens new Val-d’Or hotel in record time

    July 6, 2018 at 4:57 pm

    When Tony Gull, president of Tawich Development Corporation, told his board that building a new hotel in Val-d’Or would be a good idea, everyone readily agreed. They all knew that finding a room in this northern city was often be difficult. “The kids inspired me,” said Gull, because during Val-d’Or hockey tournaments they..

  • Tea & Bannock: Cultural appropriation by the alt-right

    Tea & Bannock: Cultural appropriation by the alt-right

    July 6, 2018 at 4:45 pm

    Living in Montreal exposes me to political dynamics in Quebec. I’ve been engaging in public debates as a columnist for the newspaper Métro Montréal for about a year and a half now, so part of my job is to follow current events in the province. Some topics are more sensitive than others. Racism is one of them. Writing about alt-right..

  • Val-d’Or dinner nets a fortune for the Cree Cultural Institute

    Val-d’Or dinner nets a fortune for the Cree Cultural Institute

    July 6, 2018 at 4:41 pm

    An estimated $72,800 was donated to the Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute (ACCI) during a fundraiser dinner June 13 in Val-d’Or. The funds will go towards community activities that support joint-partnerships between the Val-d’Or region and the Cree Nation. The Secretariat of the Cree Nation Abititi-Témiscamingue Economic..

  • The Montreal Native Women’s Shelter Spirit Walk beats fundraising record

    The Montreal Native Women’s Shelter Spirit Walk beats fundraising record

    July 6, 2018 at 4:30 pm

      Bigger and stronger than ever, the 2018 edition of the’s Spirit Walk attracted 175 walkers and raised an unprecedented $32,000 to pay for a healing retreat and other services for the women and children staying in the shelter. “It’s insane – last year we only raised $18,000,” exclaimed Nakuset, the shelter’s Executive..

UPDATES

Celebrating four decades of Cree education while laying out plans for the future

Celebrating four decades of Cree education while laying out plans for the future

June 21, 2018 at 5:56 pm

The roots for the Cree School Board (CSB) grew out of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement. According to the CSB’s..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Indigenous artwork showcased at G7 summit

Indigenous artwork showcased at G7 summit

July 6, 2018 at 4:08 pm

While the recent G7 Summit of world leaders in Charlevoix may be best remembered for Donald Trump’s parting shots at Justin..

CULTURE & TRADITION

Montreal and Val d’Or celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

Montreal and Val d’Or celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

July 6, 2018 at 4:25 pm

As the solstice sun sparkled on the mighty river, the warm air was full of jubilant song and dance, carrying a spirit of hope..

SPORTS

Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto turns design into empowerment

Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto turns design into empowerment

June 21, 2018 at 6:52 pm

Beautifully blending culture, tradition and design, Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto succeeded in presenting something far beyond..