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    Kayleigh Spencer represents Eeyou Istchee at Gathering of Nations’ Miss Indian World Pageant

    May 12, 2017 at 8:34 pm

    It was a whirlwind week for Eeyou Istchee’s Kayleigh Spencer. The inaugural Miss Eeyou/Eenou competed for a chance at the title of Miss Indian World 2017, from April 25-29, at the Gathering of Nations Powwow in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Spencer arrived on Monday with her chaperone, Linda Shecapio, the president of the Cree Women..

  • Cree Cultural Institute launches travelling exhibit

    Cree Cultural Institute launches travelling exhibit

    May 12, 2017 at 8:20 pm

    It’s a time of reflection and gratitude for Abel Bosum as he welcomes the crowd gathered in Oujé-Bougoumou to inaugurate the Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute’s first traveling exhibition. “We’ve accomplished something here,” Bosum told the Nation. “It’s certainly a wonderful feeling seeing that the exhibit..

  • Wemindji celebrates Joy Ottereyes’ life in naming of new school

    Wemindji celebrates Joy Ottereyes’ life in naming of new school

    May 12, 2017 at 8:07 pm

    Cute dresses and winter toques flashed here and there as swarms of people squeezed through the open doors of Joy Ottereyes Rainbow Memorial School (JORMS) on April 27. The smell of turkey wafted through the bright hallways, and an acoustic cover of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” filled the mezzanine as snapshots of a girl’s life..

  • Summer Times: the Nation’s 2017 tourism guide

    Summer Times: the Nation’s 2017 tourism guide

    May 12, 2017 at 7:53 pm

    As the last of the snow melts, it’s time to plan how to take advantage of the warm weather and time away from work or school. There’s a plethora of activities available to Quebecers. So if you’re planning a few weekend trips to Montreal or Ottawa, or seeking entertainment around Abitibi-Témiscamingue and the regions surrounding..


Goose Call Contest winners

Goose Call Contest winners

April 28, 2017 at 4:27 pm

The Nation would like to congratulate the winners of our annual Goose Call contest: Sophia Cheezo from Eastmain, Howard MacDonald..


Rumble rocks Toronto

Rumble rocks Toronto

May 12, 2017 at 7:26 pm

The Canadian premiere of Rezolution Pictures’ award-winning film, Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World, was held April 30..


Healthy ammunition

Healthy ammunition

March 16, 2017 at 6:38 pm

While it’s no secret that fresh hunted meat is about the healthiest thing Crees can eat, lead shot can cause some rather serious..


James Bay racing season

James Bay racing season

March 16, 2017 at 6:24 pm

Rain and warm temperatures brought an early end to winter sporting events across many parts of southern Quebec, but the conditions..