Under The Northern Sky

    • Lest We Forget

      Lest we forget – that is the phrase that reminds us of the horrors…


  • Cree United Power

    Green energy for Whapmagoostui 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 community with a renewable energy off-grid hybrid power plant. Fueled by wind and biomass with an integrated battery storage system, it will also eventually power a greenhouse to produce fresh food for..

  • 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..


Photos courtesy of Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute

Gumshun’s gun: A remarkable discovery

November 1, 2014 at 6:47 pm

Surprisingly well preserved, a J. Stevens double-barreled, break-action shotgun that was lost in the dense wilderness between..


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..

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