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Derrick Neeposh will lead Board of Compensation and CREECO

Derrick Neeposh will lead Board of Compensation and CREECO

The Board of Compensation (BOC) recently elected Derrick Neeposh as its new chairperson. The elected chair also acts as president of the Cree Regional Economic Enterprises Company (CREECO), which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Cree Nation Government acting […]

Sabtuan and Cree Human Resources team up to plan for the future of adult education

Sabtuan and Cree Human Resources team up to plan for the future of adult education

With today’s rapid pace of social and technological change, the concept of lifelong learning has become increasingly popular around the world. Adult education in particular is gaining greater recognition for its role in empowering individuals with updated skills and knowledge. […]

Algonquin artist probes history of colonial control and resistance in exhibition

Algonquin artist probes history of colonial control and resistance in exhibition

If her grandfather had not hunted and trapped to feed his family, Algonquin artist Jobena Petonoquot believes she would not be alive today. Petonoquot’s grandfather, who grew up during the end of the Victorian era, is one inspiration behind the […]

2019 Education Guide

2019 Education Guide

Eeyou Istchee If you are looking to start a vocational course after high school or are feeling like you might want to start a new career in a different field, the Cree School Board offers vocational training in most communities […]

Tea & Bannock: #SomeoneILoveUsesDrugs

Tea & Bannock: #SomeoneILoveUsesDrugs

The RCMP raid at the Unist’ot’en protest camp in northern British Columbia shows the ugly side of this so-called land of human rights that is Canada. On the other hand, what amazes me is the overwhelming support Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs […]

Disaster free

As the New Year approaches, we now see that 2018 was a fairly calamity-free year. No real doomsday indicators popped up. Perhaps a green comet buzzing by, but that’s about it. Except of course these events: North and South Korea […]

Surviving the dotards

Another year has come and gone. I congratulate to the world for surviving this one. We saw North Korea become a nuclear power with missiles possibly capable of reaching North America. Of course, US President Donald Trump went beyond the […]

Christmas was a long time coming

Christmas has once again come and gone. Everyone was running around buying gifts, decorating their house, attending church services to commemorate Christian holy days and generally enjoying a lot of excitement and anticipation. We seldom wonder where these traditions came […]

State of the Cree Nation

State of the Cree Nation

How would you describe the current state of the Cree Nation? Thank you for the opportunity to share my thoughts with the Cree Nation as we bring 2018 to a close and look forward to a new year. Overall, I […]

Cree leaders reflect on 2018 and plan for 2019

Cree leaders reflect on 2018 and plan for 2019

The older you get, the faster time goes, always marching on to the quickening beat of the drum. For many, the holidays are a time to look back on what we’ve lived through and to set our aspirations for the […]