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  • JBCCS host Freddie Dixon breathes new life into Cree radio

    JBCCS host Freddie Dixon breathes new life into Cree radio

    August 19, 2016 at 6:46 pm

    The DJ booth with a window overlooking Mistissini has become a second home to Freddie Dixon. It’s only a small room with a desk, three microphones, a telephone and two iPads, but it’s where most of the magic happens at the James Bay Cree Communications Society (JBCCS). In the morning it’s calm and quiet but things get rolling..

  • Stargazing at Chisasibi’s new Waastooskuun Inn

    Stargazing at Chisasibi’s new Waastooskuun Inn

    August 19, 2016 at 6:41 pm

    After four years of planning, the Chisasibi Business and Development Group Inc. (CBDG) and the community of Chisasibi proudly unveiled a brand new hotel August 1 to serve the people of the Cree Nation and visitors to the James Bay. Located at 1 Aschishtuu Road about 20 minutes outside the centre of town, the three-story Waastooskuun..

  • Montreal’s First Peoples’ Festival celebrates global Indigenous community

    Montreal’s First Peoples’ Festival celebrates global Indigenous community

    August 19, 2016 at 6:30 pm

    Local politicians, event coordinators and members of Montreal’s First Nations community showed up to rub elbows in fine attire at La Grande Bibliothèque August 3 for the opening of Présence Autochtone, the Montreal First Peoples’ Festival. The evening was formal, and a bit dry. Thankfully, the festival’s outdoor events more..

  • CreeCo and Board of Compensation hold their first-ever AGA in Chisasibi

    CreeCo and Board of Compensation hold their first-ever AGA in Chisasibi

    August 5, 2016 at 9:24 pm

    Whether it’s a kiss, a goose – or, in this case, an Annual General Assembly – everyone remembers their first. That was certainly the case for CreeCo President and Board of Compensation Chair Jack Blacksmith, who had just presided over the first AGA for the two organizations July 13-14 in Chisasibi. “It’s all about transparency..

UPDATES

In Brief: Whapmagoostui energy project, Waskaganish Princess Pageant, Amos AAA tryouts

In Brief: Whapmagoostui energy project, Waskaganish Princess Pageant, Amos AAA tryouts

August 19, 2016 at 5:58 pm

New power system for Whapmagoostui sports complex On August 10, Quebec announced it is giving $1.2 million to Nimschu Iskudow..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Jumping for joy at Osheaga

Jumping for joy at Osheaga

August 19, 2016 at 5:43 pm

The three days of madness that marked Montreal’s Osheaga Music and Arts Festival didn’t disappoint the estimated 135,000 people..

CULTURE & TRADITION

Chisasibi display encourages the return of midwifery to Eeyou Istchee

Chisasibi display encourages the return of midwifery to Eeyou Istchee

August 19, 2016 at 6:07 pm

  Until the last half-century or so, Cree mothers almost always delivered their babies at home in Eeyou Istchee. Only in..

SPORTS

Cree hopefuls face high expectations at Val-d’Or Foreurs training camp

Cree hopefuls face high expectations at Val-d’Or Foreurs training camp

July 21, 2016 at 7:40 pm

The Cree Nation will be well represented when the Val-d’Or Foreurs open training camp in preparation for the upcoming QMJHL..