Editorials

    • Social studies

      A Facebook post featuring a social studies workbook has gone viral and has people from …

    Under The Northern Sky

    • Bearing witness

      I received a note from my sister Janie Wesley this past week that included an historic document. Her message asked …

    Rez Notes

IN THE ISSUE

  • WWF report a cause for concern in Eeyou Istchee

    WWF report a cause for concern in Eeyou Istchee

    October 13, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    A new World Wildlife Fund Canada report is raising red flags among staff of the Cree Nation Government (CNG). The WWF study, Living Planet Report Canada, suggests that hundreds of species across the country have faced huge declines in numbers over the past 40 years, when the study began. Looking at 900 species across the country..

  • The Cree submission to Quebec’s inquiry on relations with Indigenous people makes waves

    The Cree submission to Quebec’s inquiry on relations with Indigenous people makes waves

    October 13, 2017 at 5:34 pm

    When Donald Nicholls walked into the dark, cavernous rooms of the Val-d’Or music conservatory, he was searching for justice, but didn’t know if he would find it there. This wasn’t entirely new to Nicholls: walking into a large hall, papers everywhere, people adorned with suits and stern faces, ready to listen. He would have..

  • Eeyou Istchee considers its options as legal marijuana legislation approaches

    Eeyou Istchee considers its options as legal marijuana legislation approaches

    October 13, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    One of Justin Trudeau’s 226 election promises in 2015 was to legalize the recreational use of cannabis in Canada. Despite breaking or ignoring several campaign commitments it appears that his Liberal government will follow through on this one. As Canada prepares for legal marijuana on July 1, 2018, the provinces and territories..

  • Contract tenders create tension for some Cree companies

    Contract tenders create tension for some Cree companies

    October 13, 2017 at 5:09 pm

    Two Cree business owners facing non-Cree competitors in their communities say the outside firms are causing tensions when contracts are awarded. Kenny Norman Neeposh (Eenou Plumbing and Heating) and Patrick Dixon (Westao Construction) are two entrepreneurs who say they face unfair competition. Neeposh, an Oujé-Bougoumou resident,..

UPDATES

CSB wins award for innovative summer reading camps

CSB wins award for innovative summer reading camps

October 13, 2017 at 5:01 pm

The Cree School Board has been awarded the college’s prestigious Fitzpatrick Award for the summer literacy camps it established..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Naskapi hip-hop group Violent Ground hits the big stage in Montreal

Naskapi hip-hop group Violent Ground hits the big stage in Montreal

October 13, 2017 at 5:05 pm

  It doesn’t take long to see that brothers Allan “Lyrik” and Christian “Naskapi” Nabinacaboo are serious about hip-hop..

CULTURE & TRADITION

Eeyou Istchee’s political women reflect on their experience

Eeyou Istchee’s political women reflect on their experience

September 15, 2017 at 6:02 pm

Even as they are traditional wardens of the land and mothers to its children, women in Cree politics balance the responsibility..

SPORTS

Cree Goaltender Trevor Cooper Joins Elite Ranks with Lac St-Louis Lions

Cree Goaltender Trevor Cooper Joins Elite Ranks with Lac St-Louis Lions

October 13, 2017 at 6:05 pm

A young Cree hockey player took a huge step in his budding hockey career this fall with the news that he had cracked the lineup..