Editorials

    • Political leadership

      Politicians have a hard path to walk at times. Just mentioning the word politician carries …

    Under The Northern Sky

    • Identify theft

      It’s not easy being a Native person in this country. My people have had extreme challenges over hundreds of years …

    Rez Notes

    • The outdoor pharmacy

      I was coughing viciously and constantly. We were 250 kilometres from any sort of modern …

IN THE ISSUE

  • Quebec plans to move dwindling caribou herd to Saint-Félicien zoo

    Quebec plans to move dwindling caribou herd to Saint-Félicien zoo

    May 26, 2017 at 7:10 pm

    Despite conservation efforts by the Algonquin Nation and environmentalists, the Quebec Forest, Wildlife, and Parks Minister Luc Blanchette has decided to relocate a herd of boreal woodland caribou in the Val-d’Or region to the Saint-Félicien zoo. Blanchette told the CBC he thought the effort to save the herd would be “exceptional.”..

  • Stornoway unveils the first Quebec-mined diamonds at Maison Birks in Montreal

    Stornoway unveils the first Quebec-mined diamonds at Maison Birks in Montreal

    May 26, 2017 at 6:57 pm

    As the old song goes, diamonds are a girl’s best friend, and Matt Manson’s display of gems confirmed it. Diamonds are special because they are often used to express our love for one another, Manson told reporters at a press conference in Montreal May 11. Manson is the President and CEO of Stornoway Diamond Corporation. He was..

  • Naskapi brothers and Cree cousin pursuing hip-hop dream

    Naskapi brothers and Cree cousin pursuing hip-hop dream

    May 26, 2017 at 6:38 pm

    The Naskapi rap group Violent Ground started off as a dream in a basement. The brothers who formed the group, Allan Nabiniacaboo (Lyrik) and Chris Nabinacaboo (N9ne Livez), remember hanging out at their mom’s house at the Kawawachikamach First Nation (northeast of Schefferville) with their cousin, Steve Einish, listening to old-school..

  • Lloyd Cheechoo

    Decades later, spotlight shines on Cree artist Lloyd Cheechoo

    May 26, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    When recording the half-finished song “James Bay,” Lloyd Cheechoo didn’t realize that it would become his signature piece. Even more surprising is that it took nearly 40 years for it to garner mainstream recognition. The incomplete song was recorded, essentially, on a whim and first appeared on the compilation album, Goose..

UPDATES

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..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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..

CULTURE & TRADITION

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..

SPORTS

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..