• The colour of theft

      Mark Twain wrote that Indians are dirty, lying, thieving beggars. Long before this, French…

    Under The Northern Sky

    • The thing that flies

      I recall my early infatuation with “kah-mee-nah-mee-kok”, literally translated from Cree as “the thing…


  • EEPF detachment in Whapmagoostui

    Former EEPF officer found guilty of sexual assault, victim speaks out

    November 14, 2014 at 1:04 am

    A former lieutenant with the Eeyou Eenou Police Force, Joshua Kawapit, has been found guilty of sexual assault and sentenced earlier this month after a two-year trial concluded in August. His victim was Linda Masty, a fellow employee at the Whapmagoostui detachment. EEPF detachment in Whapmagoostui When Masty began working as an..

  • How karate offered one man a way to lead a fulfilling life

    How karate offered one man a way to lead a fulfilling life

    November 14, 2014 at 12:41 am

    Special to the Nation by David Bergeron In the land of the rising sun the people of Japan have practiced karate for centuries. The words – honour, justice, courage, mercy, politeness, honesty, loyalty, character and self-control – describe a way of life, which they called bushido, meaning the ways of the samurai, the warrior. My..

  • Cree doctor wins prestigious Dreamcatcher Foundation Award

    Cree doctor wins prestigious Dreamcatcher Foundation Award

    November 14, 2014 at 12:14 am

    Swapping her lab coat for a fancy gown, Eeyou Istchee’s first and only Cree medical doctor, Dr. Darlene Kitty, was honoured October 23 for her career in medicine by the Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation, in Hamilton, Ontario. The foundation raises funds for various endeavours involving children. It also recognizes members of Canada’s..


Cree United Power

Green energy for Great Whale and Wemindji

November 14, 2014 at 1:04 am

Doing away with their old diesel power plant, the community of Whapmagoostui / Kuujjuarapik will become the first northern Native..


Lisa Petagumskum

Dialysis Unit Opens in Mistissini

October 31, 2014 at 6:10 pm

Decades in the making, a new dialysis unit in Mistissini will finally allow the community’s diabetes patients to receive care..