Thanks to the hard work of our employees and the collaboration of our many partners, we have successfully implemented many different programs, ranging from the training of Crees for skilled jobs with Hydro-Quebec (over 50 Crees now occupy permanent positions), the rejuvenation of Cree community and family fisheries, the support of numerous cultural activities including summer gatherings and the enhancement of goose hunting facilities. This is not to mention the hundreds of kilometres of snowmobile and ATV trails already built throughout Eeyou Istchee.
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19-05-January 13, 2012
Balancing the risksby Will Nicholls We long ago became accustomed to the environmental review reports issued by those who wish to exploit the land.
A cure for all seasonsby Sonny Orr One nice thing about winter is that it signals the beginning of the flu and cold season, which, if left alone to develop, can turn your schedule upside down.
A showcase for the artists of Quebec’s 11 NationsThe ground-breaking 11 Nations exhibit at Old Montreal’s Bonsecours Market was unveiled December 13 to a packed gallery that included luminaries such as NDP MP Romeo Saganash and Quebec Native affairs minister Geoff Kelley.
Better late than never?
RCMP partners with the AFN to fight violence against native womenby Irkar Beljaars
The RCMP says it will develop closer working relationships with First Nations groups in a joint effort to solve cold case files on the epidemic of missing and murdered native women in Canada.
Eeyou Istchee in the midst of historic evolution
The State of the Cree Nation Address with Grand Chief Matthew Coon Comeby Amy German Looking back on another prosperous year of economic development in the Cree Nation, Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come recently took the time to discuss with the Nation what the government he leads has done for Crees.
Run Romeo, run
The historic gamble of the first Native federal leadership candidateby Daniel David Romeo Saganash has a bronchial infection. His breathing is laboured; his voice is almost a croak. His face is framed by a wave of longish curly hair. The clothes are expensive, stylish and businessman dark.
Images of the future
New video shows the way for Eeyou developmentby Shaun Malley It's said that a picture is worth a thousand words. If that's true, a new five-minute video could be that epic novel that captures the rising spirit of an entire nation.
Cree Hockey News and Notesby Daniel Coyle
Kapuskasing Flyers Bring Their Winning Ways to Gatineau
The AAA Kapuskasing Flyers of the Great North Midget League finished 2011 on a high note, putting together a combined record of 8-1-1 in both GNML games and games played at the Waterloo Golden Puck Tournament, recently held in Waterloo, Ontario.