Archive for January, 2010

In the beginning

Cree as told by John Petagumskum of Whapmagoostui English legend is based on the original version as told by John Petagumskum of Whapmagoostui Translated by Brian Webb Illustrated by Peter Pelchat This is the story from when the earth was […]

Top gun

Waswanipi’s Matthew Happyjack got quite the surprise on December 16. Though he was delighted to find out that he had been selected to be the next president of Air Creebec, what took him aback was that within a few hours […]

The fine art of futurism

One day, when my father was a young man, the company store received a shipment of radios. A line formed with eager customers ready to spend a whole month’s wages for this newest fad. But an elderly friend of my […]

Hungry? Eat the rich

Fans of Xavier Kataquapit’s column – Under the Northern Sky – at the back of our biweekly book might be a tad surprised by the passion he uses this week to take to task those who always jump on stories […]

Hunting Violations?

Five Cree hunters from Chisasibi were fined approximately $300 by the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) for offences under a Municipality of James Bay (MBJ) bylaw regarding “peace and good order” in December 2009 and early January. This new bylaw restricts […]