Editorials

    • A Christian thing to do?

      It’s not a new thing for Indigenous people to experience the determination Christians have to …

    Under The Northern Sky

    • The water bottle threat

      For some time now huge companies have been bottling groundwater and selling it for huge profits. Companies like Nestlé pay …

    Rez Notes

    • Oh Christmas Mulch

      This Christmas I’ve decided to go a little greener and a little more Scroogier. Not …

IN THE ISSUE

  • Montreal mural honours filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin

    Montreal mural honours filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin

    December 6, 2018 at 8:58 pm

      A new mural in downtown Montreal portrays an image of Alanis Obomsawin, based on an old black-and-white photograph, running in the snow in Moose Factory. She pulls a group of children from behind her by the hand, looking back over her shoulder as they run after her in their boots. Obomsawin and the children were playing..

  • Sophie Bosum on life and loss after being recognized for her contributions to Eeyou Istchee

    Sophie Bosum on life and loss after being recognized for her contributions to Eeyou Istchee

    December 6, 2018 at 8:49 pm

    It hasn’t been an easy year for Sophie Bosum. Between personal health battles and the sudden loss of her youngest son Nathaniel in a motocross accident, she has faced adversity and overwhelming grief. Even as she was sharing her story with the Nation she was once again dealing with the loss of family members – her Auntie Jane..

  • Second Robin’s Nest opens in Waskaganish

    Second Robin’s Nest opens in Waskaganish

    December 6, 2018 at 8:41 pm

    There was a veritable buzz in the air at the inauguration of Piipiichaau Uchishtuun (Robin’s Nest), the new woman’s shelter in Waskaganish, which will bring culturally sensitive social services to women in coastal communities. Spearheaded by Virginia Wabano, with support from the Cree Women of Eeyou Istchee Association (CWEIA),..

  • Questions remain over Chisasibi spending for a respite home that has yet to be built

    Questions remain over Chisasibi spending for a respite home that has yet to be built

    December 6, 2018 at 8:31 pm

    Further evidence has surfaced that appear to corroborate previous allegations of financial irregularities in the spending of funds intended to construct a respite centre in Chisasibi. The controversy first surfaced at Chisasibi’s annual general assembly in August, when the band council’s conduct committee found councillor Jeffrey..

UPDATES

The Giving Season:  a donation guide for the holidays

The Giving Season: a donation guide for the holidays

December 6, 2018 at 8:34 pm

Once the tree is up and the gifts wrapped, those with a little extra should consider sharing the warmth with families in need..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

La Grande Dégustation de Montréal offers a world of exquisite drink

La Grande Dégustation de Montréal offers a world of exquisite drink

November 23, 2018 at 4:41 pm

Every year I encourage people to attend the wine and spirits show in Montreal. It’s not to encourage them to drink but rather..

CULTURE & TRADITION

MoCreebec launches Cree-language classes

MoCreebec launches Cree-language classes

October 26, 2018 at 9:59 pm

When Alyssa Gunner traveled from Moose Factory to Chisasibi this summer for a youth gathering, she said she felt “out of place”..

SPORTS

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Chisasibi teenager continues his quest to become Canada’s fastest cube solver

December 6, 2018 at 8:30 pm

“We were told that he would be slower than kids his age,” said Emily Matoush, recalling a visit to the Montreal Children’s..