Under The Northern Sky

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IN THE ISSUE

  • Stornoway opens the Swallow Airport at the Renard mine

    Stornoway opens the Swallow Airport at the Renard mine

    April 17, 2015 at 8:56 pm

    It was a brisk cool morning when our plane landed at the Renard mine for the inauguration of the Clarence and Abel Swallow Airport on March 25. As we made our way into the building, Swallow family members gathered to look at photographs covering the history of this land and of the Swallow family. With the room filled with four generations..

  • Whapmagoostui’s financial pain: Report harshly criticizes overspending

    Whapmagoostui’s financial pain: Report harshly criticizes overspending

    April 17, 2015 at 8:53 pm

    Whapmagoostui’s Band Office An internal report on Eeyou Istchee’s northernmost community is raising doubts about its approach to tackling a sizeable budget deficit. The Whapmagoostui audit draws a picture of a community that is redirecting Cree Nation Government funds to expensive capital projects that lack financial documentation. Whapmagoostui..

  • Inuit construction company “Kong-struction” is ready to start beating its chest

    Inuit construction company “Kong-struction” is ready to start beating its chest

    April 17, 2015 at 8:48 pm

    The annual Kuujjuaq Mining Workshop this year will be a coming-out of sorts for a fledgling construction company based in Kangirsuk, a tiny Inuit community (population 300) on the Bay of Ungava. Kong-struction is less than two years old, but the largely Inuk-operated firm has made huge strides toward becoming a player in the booming..

UPDATES

Members of the Cree Nation express their condolences

April 17, 2015 at 9:08 pm

They were plucked from the land in their youth. On April 2, it was discovered that five hunters from Mistissini – David Jimikin,..

HEALTH

Chisasibi Community Greenhouse Project close to sprouting

Chisasibi Community Greenhouse Project close to sprouting

April 17, 2015 at 8:43 pm

If the necessary funding comes through, construction of the Chisasibi Community Greenhouse Project may start as early as next..