Editorials

    • What is governance?

      The Grand Council is beginning a tour of all Eeyou communities, including Mocreebec and Washaw Sibi, to consult on governance …

    Under The Northern Sky

    • Mooshoom’s snow scoop

      I enjoy carpentry, woodworking and construction. I like building things, renovating my home and learning how to use new tools. …

    Rez Notes

    • Alone at the goose blind

      I was alone, or so I thought, at the goose blind one spring. The sound of footsteps behind me made …

IN THE ISSUE

  • Couillard government announces independent inquiry into Quebec-Indigenous relations

    Couillard government announces independent inquiry into Quebec-Indigenous relations

    January 6, 2017 at 9:35 pm

    It was a long time coming but Quebec’s First Nations, and the women who so bravely came forward to share their allegations of abuse at the hands of the Val-d’Or SQ detachment, will finally get the provincial judicial inquiry that they have demanded for more than a year. The inquiry will look at the treatment of Indigenous communities..

  • Father & Son hunting: Cyprien Caron & Abel Bosum

    How Eeyouch made out in 2016 according to Abel Bosum

    January 6, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    Quebec-Cree negotiator Abel Bosum can be as tough and as quick-witted as a tiger when it comes to defending and negotiating for his people. The following is his review for the Nation of Cree-Quebec relations over the past year. Commission of Inquiry on Indigenous People and Public Services In October 2015, Radio-Canada reported..

  • Sport hunt remains open despite major decline in Leaf River herd

    Sport hunt remains open despite major decline in Leaf River herd

    January 6, 2017 at 9:11 pm

    The Grand Council of the Crees, the Naskapi Nation and the Nunavik Inuit have together called on the government of Quebec to cancel the 2017-2018 sport hunt, so far to no avail. The latest results show that the herd has reached its lowest recorded population with a summer census and fall classification census putting the herd at..

  • New Year’s Reflections

    New Year’s Reflections

    January 6, 2017 at 9:07 pm

    As we do every year, the Nation asked several leading figures in Eeyou Istchee to reflect on 2016 and look ahead to 2017 in respect to their organization and the Cree Nation as a whole. Here are the responses from a handful of Cree movers and shakers to the following three questions: 1) What was your greatest achievement or achievement..

UPDATES

Working towards a Cree constitution

Working towards a Cree constitution

January 19, 2017 at 10:41 pm

One of Canada’s most significant events took place on April 17, 1982, when Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and Queen Elizabeth..

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Sweets for Santa and everyone else

Sweets for Santa and everyone else

December 8, 2016 at 8:16 pm

When it comes to baking, Christmas is prime time for those who like to make cookies, bars, brownies and other special sweets. Whether..

CULTURE & TRADITION

A “how-to” on traditional snowshoe making from George Longchap

A “how-to” on traditional snowshoe making from George Longchap

December 23, 2016 at 1:41 am

Making snowshoes is in George Longchap’s blood. He learned by watching his father, who learned from watching his father, and..

SPORTS

A Cree hockey tradition returns to Val-d’Or

A Cree hockey tradition returns to Val-d’Or

December 23, 2016 at 12:51 am

An annual rite of winter for the Cree Nation was revived earlier this month as the C.R.E.E. Senior Hockey and Broomball Tournament..