Category: In The Issue

McGill University holds annual powwow

McGill University holds annual powwow

The sun was out in full force on September 20 beating down on McGill University. It was a perfect day for McGill’s 12th Annual Powwow on the lower campus fields giving students and passersby a chance to experience First Nations, […]

Montreal’s Comiccon 2013 is all about being your hero

Montreal’s Comiccon 2013 is all about being your hero

In past incarnations it may have appeared as a marginal convention for comic-book nerds, but now the annual Comiccon exhibition is a mainstream cultural event, drawing major celebrities to promote the latest comic-related games, films, costumes and literature. This year, […]

Grand Chief Coon Come visits southern Africa

Grand Chief Coon Come visits southern Africa

The opportunity to share Indigenous values and histories arose when a chiefdom in Zambia, looking to improve the living conditions of its people, enlisted the help of Eeyou Istchee’s Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come. At the invitation of Zambian Chief […]

CWEIA assembly focuses on ending violence & aggression

CWEIA assembly focuses on ending violence & aggression

The Cree Women of Eeyou Istchee Association held their sixth Annual General Assembly in Mistissini September 20-22. The event made an important step by involving men in the struggle to stop violence against women. Led by Wayne Rabbitskin, a group […]

Crees tee off in Mont-Tremblant to help students

Crees tee off in Mont-Tremblant to help students

From living it up on the links to getting down to some old-school country music, about 400 Crees made the pilgrimage to Mont-Tremblant for the 4th annual Cree Nation Achievement Awards Annual Fundraiser just before the Labour Day weekend. While […]

Historic land agreement finally ushers Oujé-Bougoumou into the JBNQA

Historic land agreement finally ushers Oujé-Bougoumou into the JBNQA

Oujé-Bougamou’s voyage on the long road to recognition has finally reached its endpoint. Almost two years after the signing of Amendment 22, which confirmed Oujé-Bougoumou’s place in the James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), and over 20 years since the […]

James Bay rock: Attawapiskat group shines with debut album

James Bay rock: Attawapiskat group shines with debut album

In a community plagued by years of negative media attention, Attawapiskat singer/songwriter Adrian Sutherland is hoping his latest project will put a sheen on the reputation of his disadvantaged community. Formed in 2011, Sutherland’s Midnight Shine released its self-titled debut […]

Federal budget cuts to the Library & Archives of Canada stall Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Federal budget cuts to the Library & Archives of Canada stall Truth and Reconciliation Commission

An employee of Library and Archives Canada has told the Nation that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) is being strangled by a lack of funding. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, the LAC worker said the work of the […]

Courses coming to you: Eeyou Istchee’s upcoming career programs

Courses coming to you: Eeyou Istchee’s upcoming career programs

If you’ve been thinking about a new career but can’t figure out just what might be the best choice for you or wonder if the course is something that you would enjoy, read on. To look at what will be […]

AGA gala honours five Cree students

AGA gala honours five Cree students

Five young Cree students were recognized for their hard work recently when they were named the inaugural recipients of Academic Excellence awards for the secondary sector. The Cree Nation Achievement Awards Foundation (CNAAF) honoured the five bright academic stars at […]