Editorials

    • Skipping our future

      Absenteeism among Cree students was a hot topic at this year’s Annual General Assembly…

    Rez Notes

    • Blueberry season

      August is such a busy month for most of us Eeyouch. There’s the CNG’s…
 

IN THE ISSUE

  • Heavy Montreal may be suffering from its double personality

    Heavy Montreal may be suffering from its double personality

    August 21, 2015 at 9:56 pm

    It may have been difficult to compete with last year’s thunderous one-two punch of Metallica and Slayer, but there were many metal fans voting with their absent feet and devil salutes at Heavy Montreal 2015. Crowds at the August 7-9 hard-music festival were significantly thinner as a lower wattage of metal stars sparked the line-up..

  • Waswanipi’s Vocational Training Centre celebrates 10 years of graduates

    Waswanipi’s Vocational Training Centre celebrates 10 years of graduates

    August 21, 2015 at 9:53 pm

    Responding to the needs of the rapidly developing employment market within Eeyou Istchee, it has been a full decade since the Cree School Board opened the Sabtuan Regional Vocational Training Centre in Waswanipi to give Crees the skills they needed to realize their dreams. “After many years of negotiations and representations..

  • A snapshot of Montreal’s largest Indigenous festival

    A snapshot of Montreal’s largest Indigenous festival

    August 21, 2015 at 9:46 pm

    As children ran through the fountains at Montreal’s Place des Festival, gleefully dancing around a sacred turtle sculpture beneath a sky-high artistic representation of a teepee, A Tribe Called Red mix pulsed the speakers and local Native artisans flogged their wares. This was the scene at the First Peoples Festival in the middle..

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UPDATES

Louise Mayappo speaks to the crowd about her late husband, Michael Mayappo

Dignitaries officially launch Goldcorp’s Éléonore mine

August 21, 2015 at 10:16 pm

Louise Mayappo speaks to the crowd about her late husband, Michael Mayappo After years of development and negotiation, a gathering..

OBITUARIES

In Memory of Kevin Loon

In Memory of Kevin Loon

August 7, 2015 at 5:12 am

My Baby Bro! My brother was a gift from God! Not only a gift from God but a gift which Diane, Kevin’s biological mother, made..