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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17-08—February 26, 2010
Kahnawake EvictionsThe issue of non-Natives in Kahnawake is being debated fiercely on the Internet, on the street and in local coffee shops, and many vocal community members have very strong opinions on both sides.
Creeepy Cccanaada...by Sonny Orr When I was young, it was always a thrill listening to scary stories before going to bed, or around the campfire, or amongst friends over a strong cup of coffee. Certain stories really made my hair stand straight up and sent shivers down my spine, especially the “true” ones.
This Is Our Land
The Council Board met in Mistissini to discuss a major territorial disputeby Amy German The Council Board held a special meeting in Mistissini on February 9 to address growing concerns throughout out the Cree communities that stem from the creation of Bill 40.
Cree Chiefs and Eeyou Power members seal the deal and exchange chequesby Amy German February 10 became a historic day for the Nation of Eeyou Istchee as five community Chiefs handed over their cheques and inked the deal with Eeyou Power, the newly formed Cree energy company.
What’s “Tough on Crime” Mean?
Harper’s tough-on-crime policy may just hurt Aboriginal womenby Amy German Prime Minister Stephen Harper ushered in five new senators at the end of January to help solidify his tough-on-crime policy, but tough on crime might just mean being tougher on some of Canada’s most marginalized people.
Marching for the Missing and Murdered
Activists march through Montreal to remind the federal government to put its money where its mouth isby Amy German
Braving frigid temperatures and forgoing romantic afternoons with their sweethearts, over 200 people gathered on Valentine's Day to take part in the 19th Annual Woman's Memorial March.