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IN THE ISSUE

  • Northern Healing: medical student reflects on time spent in Mistissini

    Northern Healing: medical student reflects on time spent in Mistissini

    May 11, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    by Andrés G. Griborio-Guzmán, as told to Ana P. Castillo-Méndez As a medical student at McGill University, I knew I would go to Mistissini for my rural family medicine rotation in January. Besides the wintry weather, I was not sure what else I would find there. I was excited to learn as much as I could while giving back to patients..

  • Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal asks Prime Minister Trudeau to fund housing project

    Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal asks Prime Minister Trudeau to fund housing project

    May 11, 2018 at 3:31 pm

    In a speech to the United Nations last September, Prime Minister Trudeau spoke of Canada’s poor treatment of Indigenous peoples, highlighting the “human-rights crisis” of violence against Indigenous women and girls, and pledged concrete steps toward reconciliation. Now Nakuset – the director of the Native Women’s Shelter..

  • Reviewing the progress made by the Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network

    Reviewing the progress made by the Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network

    May 11, 2018 at 3:29 pm

    A decade ago, Nakuset, the Executive Director of the Montreal Native Women’s Shelter, took it upon herself to gather together as many Native groups as possible to see what issues could be address and goals accomplished by working together. Today, the Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network is a working reality. At..

  • Fear and loathing: the message at the Women’s Show was clear – don’t age

    Fear and loathing: the message at the Women’s Show was clear – don’t age

    May 11, 2018 at 3:25 pm

    Billed as “The Ultimate Girls Day Out,” the National Women’s Show was jam-packed with vendors and presenters trying to sell their goods and services to the thousands of women that flocked to the April 20-22 event to sample, savour, get makeovers or shop to their heart’s content. But, did the event live up to its hype? That..

UPDATES

The Tourist Train: the Nation’s annual summer tourism guide

The Tourist Train: the Nation’s annual summer tourism guide

May 11, 2018 at 3:21 pm

As the snow melts and spring becomes a certainty here in Montreal, people are emerging from hibernation, losing layers and getting..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

From canvas to clothes: how a renowned Cree artist is making her art and designs prêt-à-porter

From canvas to clothes: how a renowned Cree artist is making her art and designs prêt-à-porter

April 27, 2018 at 5:42 pm

Whapmagoostui’s Natasia Mukash is known as a talented painter and visual artist. Now she is taking her traditionally inspired..

CULTURE & TRADITION

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Building on the past: honouring the architect of Oujé-Bougoumou’s first structure

April 27, 2018 at 5:49 pm

A Shaputuan – sometimes spelled sabutan – is a traditional Cree longhouse shelter with a door on each end. One door represents..

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..