Editorials

    • A Simple Message

      Grand Chief Abel Bosum’s presentation May 29 to the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples …

    Under The Northern Sky

    • Facing the storm

      We’re coming out of a long, hard winter here in northern Ontario. Elders tell me that this winter is similar …

IN THE ISSUE

  • Mistissini’s youth centre unveils mural project

    Mistissini’s youth centre unveils mural project

    June 8, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    As this year’s Goose Break comes to an end, Mistissini youth have another reason to celebrate. On May 16, the community’s youth centre unveiled five powerful new murals that illustrate Cree culture and connection with the land. Catherine Quinn and Sophie Stella Boivin led this special project in collaboration with Mistissini..

  • Celebrating 40 years of the Cree School Board

    Celebrating 40 years of the Cree School Board

    June 8, 2018 at 4:57 pm

    Attendees at the Regional General Assembly of the Cree School Board (CSB) in Eastmain June 5-6 marked the board’s 40th anniversary with a refreshed sense of purpose and direction. While there was some reminiscing of the CSB’s early years, this anniversary’s focus was on the last decade because it was during this time that..

  • Imagine a Canada supports youth and leadership through the lens of reconciliation

    Imagine a Canada supports youth and leadership through the lens of reconciliation

    June 8, 2018 at 4:55 pm

    Felicity Coon-Come Brien of Voyageur Memorial High School in Mistissini was among the few chosen for her art for the Imagine a Canada national art and leadership initiative this year. Brien’s artwork is one of 13 chosen from students across Canada. She will join other student artists in Winnipeg at the Imagine a Canada event May..

  • Canada set to flout UNDRIP in Kinder Morgan purchase

    Canada set to flout UNDRIP in Kinder Morgan purchase

    June 8, 2018 at 4:42 pm

      Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government risks sparking a constitutional crisis with First Nations over its $4.5 billion purchase of Kinder Morgan’s controversial Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline project. The controversial 987-kilometre pipeline expansion from Edmonton to a saltwater port in Burnaby, BC, will increase bitumen..

UPDATES

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Part 2 of Neil Diamond’s most excellent international adventure

May 24, 2018 at 9:31 pm

Even before ending up in Montenegro, I had been planning to write a travel book. I thought I had what I believed was a very clever..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

New role models to empower the youth

New role models to empower the youth

June 8, 2018 at 4:46 pm

For countless kids around the world, comic books are the gateway to reading for pleasure and an opportunity to project themselves..

CULTURE & TRADITION

The Nation’s annual roundup of ways to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

The Nation’s annual roundup of ways to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

June 8, 2018 at 4:50 pm

This June 21 marks Canada’s first official National Indigenous Peoples Day. Of course, it’s not a new day, nor a statutory..

SPORTS

Chisasibi Beavers end impressive season with run to Inter-regionals final

Chisasibi Beavers end impressive season with run to Inter-regionals final

April 27, 2018 at 5:35 pm

Young Cree hockey players took centre stage last month as the Chisasibi Beavers Atom A squad made the long trip to Laval to compete..