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  • Romeo Saganash petitions Harper government to abide by UN Declaration

    Romeo Saganash petitions Harper government to abide by UN Declaration

    November 1, 2014 at 7:05 pm

    It’s an effort to end systemic discrimination against Indigenous peoples in Canada. Romeo Saganash, NDP MP for Abitibi-Baie James-Nunavik-Eeyou, has launched a petition to force the Canadian government to implement and abide by the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). After introducing a private member’s..

  • Gameplay Cree: Minority Media raises the stake for “empathy games”

    Gameplay Cree: Minority Media raises the stake for “empathy games”

    November 1, 2014 at 6:16 pm

    Back in 2012, Montreal-based game studio Minority Media sent shivers of excitement up the neck of the city’s gaming industry with a provocative new gaming genre in an award-winning debut release, Papo & Yo. Creator Vander Caballero coined the term “empathy game” to highlight the game’s relationship that it established..

  • Cree singer Mariame Hasni is in the final stages of recording her debut album

    Cree singer Mariame Hasni is in the final stages of recording her debut album

    November 1, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Mariame Hasni has been singing for as long as she can remember. And it shows: she has an outstanding, powerful voice, one that has been mesmerizing Cree and non-Cree audiences for years. But that voice may have remained hidden, as Hasni once tried to hide her talent. “I got discovered in the bathroom,” she explains over the phone,..

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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..

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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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