Editorials

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      Visiting Val-d’Or recently, I finally had a chance to visit one of my old…

    Under The Northern Sky

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      The Wawatay News newspaper seems to have disappeared. Like the old quote by TS…
 

IN THE ISSUE

  • The winners of the 2015 Outstanding Cree Women Awards. (Back row, left to right) Melissa Whiskeychan, Juliet Asquabaneskum, Angela Stewart-Georgekish, Carmen Faries, Kerishia Jolly, and Babbey Jane Happyjack. (Front row) Eva Whiskeychan, Elder Robbie Matthew, and Dorothy Gilpin. (Absent from the photo are award winners Janie Pachano and Sophie Shem).

    Awards gala honours women of Eeyou Istchee

    March 20, 2015 at 9:50 pm

    By Andrew McClelland The winners of the 2015 Outstanding Cree Women Awards. (Back row, left to right) Melissa Whiskeychan, Juliet Asquabaneskum, Angela Stewart-Georgekish, Carmen Faries, Kerishia Jolly, and Babbey Jane Happyjack. (Front row) Eva Whiskeychan, Elder Robbie Matthew, and Dorothy Gilpin. (Absent from the photo are award..

  • Snow racers blast cross-country in James Bay

    Snow racers blast cross-country in James Bay

    March 20, 2015 at 9:23 pm

    The last couple weekends have been busy for snowmobile enthusiasts in the James Bay region with two major cross-country races: one as part of the Festival Folifrets in Chibougamau on February 26 and the annual Mistissini Cross-Country on March 6-8. The 49th edition of the Folifrets Festival and its cross-country snowmobile competition..

  • Sam Bosum and Jim MacLeod

    Oujé’s Sam Bosum recognized for his success in the industry

    March 20, 2015 at 9:11 pm

    Sam Bosum and Jim MacLeod In the late 1950s, a teenaged Sam Bosum began helping his father and brother in the bush as they and many other Crees from Oujé-Bougamau, Mistissini and Waswanipi began working in the mining industry. It was there that he first learned the tricks of the trade that would lead him down the road of a lengthy..

UPDATES

Eagles, Spyders and Ninjas – oh my!

Eagles, Spyders and Ninjas – oh my!

March 20, 2015 at 10:13 pm

Softail Deluxe Racers, roadsters, choppers, dirt bikes, three-wheelers, ATVs, side-by sides – Montreal’s Motorcycle Show at..

HEALTH

Eeyou Istchee TB rates remain among the lowest in Native communities

March 20, 2015 at 9:34 pm

The success of years of tuberculosis prevention and control has left Eeyou Istchee with one of the lowest TB rates among Indigenous..