Under The Northern Sky

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      My experience with religion has been interesting to say the least. In Attawapiskat, the Jesuits…

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IN THE ISSUE

  • Ouje Crees were forced to relocate their villages seven times over fifty years, with the last relocation occuring in 1970. Community members dispersed throughout their territory, establishing small encampments that consisted of makeshift dwellings, often just simple tent frames.

    Oujé-Bougoumou finally obtains formal recognition

    July 25, 2014 at 7:16 pm

    Ouje Crees were forced to relocate their villages seven times over fifty years, with the last relocation occuring in 1970. Community members dispersed throughout their territory, establishing small encampments that consisted of makeshift dwellings, often just simple tent frames. A decades-long struggle finally became reality May..

  • Hydro-Québec slashes maintenance budget for James Bay Highway

    Hydro-Québec slashes maintenance budget for James Bay Highway

    July 25, 2014 at 7:06 pm

    Already infamous for its rough driving conditions, the James Bay Highway could present travellers with increasingly treacherous conditions in 2015 following a budgeting decision by Hydro-Québec. The Société de développement de la Baie-James (SDBJ), the government entity responsible for the maintenance of the 620-km long route,..

  • Dignitaries with shovels from left to right: Sydney Swallow - Tallyman; Steve Gamache mayor
of Chapais; Chief Richard Shecapio from Mistissini; Jacques Daoust - Minister of the
Economy, Innovation and Export; Premier Philippe Couillard; Manon Cyr mayor of
Chibougamau; Matt Manson - President and CEO of Stornoway; Jean Boucher - Member of
the National Assembly for Ungava; Patrick Godin - COO of Stornoway

    Stornaway breaks ground on Renard Mine project

    July 25, 2014 at 7:01 pm

    As one mining camp near Mistissini closes, another one opens. The difference, of course, is that the closing camp – Strateco’s Matoush uranium camp – was a lightning rod for controversy. But there’s no opposition to Stornaway Diamond’s Renard mine, the first diamond mine in Quebec. When Premier Philippe Couillard flew in..

UPDATES

Mistissini’s Third Annual Fitness Challenge offered chance to turn exercise into cash

Mistissini’s Third Annual Fitness Challenge offered chance to turn exercise into cash

July 25, 2014 at 8:57 pm

It’s one thing to make fitness in the communities of the Cree Nation a priority. It’s another thing to make it competitive,..

HEALTH

Preventing Cree Encephalitis and Leukoencephalopathy

July 25, 2014 at 8:56 pm

While there are still many Crees who might not have ever heard of Cree Leukoencephalopathy (CLE) and Cree Encephalitis (CE), for..

    In Brief