Editorials

    • It’s a new year

      The past year has certainly been one to remember. It wasn’t just the political face …

    Under The Northern Sky

IN THE ISSUE

  • Cree leadership looks back at 2017, hopes for 2018

    Cree leadership looks back at 2017, hopes for 2018

    January 5, 2018 at 5:32 pm

    Kaitlynn Hester-Moses, Youth Grand Chief What was your greatest moment or achievement (professionally) in 2017? The greatest moment and achievement of 2017 is successfully completing our 28th Annual General Assembly for the Youth in Mistissini. It was my first important meeting. I was very nervous, and worried that things could..

  • The Nation’s Year in Review

    The Nation’s Year in Review

    January 5, 2018 at 5:16 pm

    Jan. 6, Quebec Premier announces the independent public inquiry into the treatment of Indigenous people by certain public services Jan. 20, Wildlands League alleges De Beers failed to report properly on mercury levels surrounding Victor Mine near Attawapiskat Feb. 3, CBHSSJB presented a study to the CNG demonstrating Crees are paying..

  • After decade-long struggle, the Kijaté Indigenous housing project nears completion

    After decade-long struggle, the Kijaté Indigenous housing project nears completion

    January 5, 2018 at 4:43 pm

    A ceremony held June 21 at the Val-d’Or Aboriginal Day celebrations commemorated the Kijaté Project, a social housing initiative aimed at creating affordable housing for Indigenous families living in the Val-d’Or area. But it was a long time coming. According to local Native Friendship Centre Executive Director Edith Cloutier,..

  • Delilah Saunders in recovery from acute liver failure

    Delilah Saunders in recovery from acute liver failure

    January 5, 2018 at 4:34 pm

    Delilah Saunders is a fighter. An artist, an author and a composer, the Inuk for Labrador is also an activist on behalf of Indigenous women. It was no surprise that Saunders was awarded the 2017 Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award for her work as a passionate and dedicated advocate for missing and murdered Indigenous..

UPDATES

Fly Buys: Drone Delivery Canada successfully completes test flights from Moosonee to Moose Factory

Fly Buys: Drone Delivery Canada successfully completes test flights from Moosonee to Moose Factory

December 22, 2017 at 5:55 pm

Once thought of as pie-in-the-sky scenario, we could literally soon be seeing pies in the sky. After being granted permission..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Documentary on the Sixties Scoop illuminates a universal thread

Documentary on the Sixties Scoop illuminates a universal thread

November 24, 2017 at 6:05 pm

Birth of a Family is a touching chronicle of four siblings coming together, 50 years after being torn apart by the Sixties Scoop. In..

CULTURE & TRADITION

The decline of the woodland caribou is everyone’s responsibility, says Grand Council

The decline of the woodland caribou is everyone’s responsibility, says Grand Council

December 22, 2017 at 6:00 pm

The Grand Council of the Crees (GCC) is calling on every member of the Cree Nation to do their part to protect a dwindling herd..

SPORTS

Centre of the hockey universe

Centre of the hockey universe

December 22, 2017 at 6:41 pm

Hockey players and fans from across Eeyou Istchee descended on Val-d’Or as the 37th Annual CREE Senior Hockey and Broomball..