Under The Northern Sky

    • The first snow

      I spent the afternoon working around my cottage preparing for winter, putting away anything that was unprotected from the ice …

    Rez Notes

    • Chasing the dream

      My son makes an observation. He asks, “Dad, why are you watching Montreal so much?” …

IN THE ISSUE

  • Eeyou Istchee mourns Waskaganish hunting party

    Eeyou Istchee mourns Waskaganish hunting party

    November 10, 2017 at 6:55 pm

    As the search for missing hunters from the community of Waskaganish continues into its third week, grim reality has begun to set in after two of the four men were discovered drowned. First, the body of 48-year-old Patrick Salt was recovered October 19, not far from where a capsized boat, along with a few bags and coolers, were..

  • Regional Government running world’s largest municipality still little understood

    Regional Government running world’s largest municipality still little understood

    November 10, 2017 at 6:48 pm

    Even though the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Regional Government (EIJBRG) has been in place since 2014, questions remain about its role. The Nation reached Grand Chief Abel Bosum, the current chairperson of the Regional Government, to clear up some of the confusion. In many ways, the formation of the Regional Government can be seen as..

  • Winning the Holidays

    Winning the Holidays

    November 10, 2017 at 6:36 pm

    For most people, the Christmas holidays are about unconditional love, togetherness and family – we here at the Nation respectfully disagree. Maybe once upon a time it was about all those warm mushy feelings. To a point, all that is true, but try wrapping up togetherness. Think about how your kids would feel about finding family..

  • Big Sugar

    Big Sugar

    November 10, 2017 at 6:32 pm

    Here are some ways to reduce sugar consumption by Dr. Sharon Messinger There’s a long-term war raging for people’s money led by what I call “Big Sugar”. Sugar is everywhere in the community and it’s cheap compared to healthy foods. It’s time to take control of the food and drinks that are available throughout the Cree..

UPDATES

On the grid:  ECN hubs bring communications goals closer to fruition

On the grid: ECN hubs bring communications goals closer to fruition

November 10, 2017 at 6:29 pm

Having recently started operations in Amos, Eeyou Communications Network (ECN) is now shifting its focus to the next phase of..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

imagineNATIVE offers opportunities for Indigenous filmmakers

imagineNATIVE offers opportunities for Indigenous filmmakers

November 10, 2017 at 6:22 pm

imagineNATIVE is a celebration of Indigenous film. It’s also a hustle for executives trying to find the next big name in Indigenous..

CULTURE & TRADITION

Robin's Nest Opening Waswanipi Sept 25, 2017 Photo: K. Morrow

Waswanipi shelter offers a safe haven for abused women and children

October 13, 2017 at 5:54 pm

  They say it takes a community to raise a child but the Cree have learned it takes one to protect women also. Robin’s..

SPORTS

Cree Goaltender Trevor Cooper Joins Elite Ranks with Lac St-Louis Lions

Cree Goaltender Trevor Cooper Joins Elite Ranks with Lac St-Louis Lions

October 13, 2017 at 6:05 pm

A young Cree hockey player took a huge step in his budding hockey career this fall with the news that he had cracked the lineup..