Category: Updates

MP Charlie Angus combines Native advocacy and punk rock roots

MP Charlie Angus combines Native advocacy and punk rock roots

Most people know Charlie Angus as the NDP MP for Timmins–James Bay, an energetic and enthusiastic thorn in the side of Stephen Harper’s Conservative government. Many First Nations people will also know him as an ally and unflagging advocate of […]

Cree@large: Catching up with Santa

Cree@large: Catching up with Santa

His face and image is known throughout the world. Probably even better known than Miley Cyrus’s twerky mug. He is more beloved than Nelson Mandela and Elvis Presley combined. Yes, he has a slight weight problem but that hasn’t appeared […]

Christmas comforts: Our guide to holiday indulgences

Christmas comforts: Our guide to holiday indulgences

Hark! While hear those “angels” sing during those most cherished holiday moments, we are usually engaging in other forms of celebration, most notably in the forms of eating and drinking. As the month of December is frequently an inevitable break […]

Strateco may use NAFTA to sue over Matoush uranium rejection

The Quebec government informed Strateco Resources November 8 that the company would not be granted a certificate of authorization for the company’s plan of underground uranium exploration on traditional lands near Mistissini. In response, Strateco CEO Guy Hébert told reporters, […]

Interview: Romeo Saganash cans Tory throne speech

Interview: Romeo Saganash cans Tory throne speech

Governor General David Johnston delivered the Speech from the Throne October 16 to plot the political road that Canada’s Conservative government intends to pave over the last two years of its mandate. The speech featured numerous references to the history […]

ADD or REMOVE your number from the James Bay Cree Phone Book

The James Bay Cree Telephone Book is an indispensable communications tool for community members, organizations and businesses in Eeyou Istchee. If you would like to ADD your cell phone number to your listing or REMOVE your phone number from the […]

Grassroots organizations to build database on missing and murdered women

Boldly going where the federal government cowardly refuses to visit, two grassroots organizations intend to build their own database of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada. The groups – Families of Sisters in Spirit and No More Silence – […]

Women’s shelters team up with Lemon Cree in new pilot project

Women’s shelters team up with Lemon Cree in new pilot project

Lemon Cree’s Theresa Ducharme is leading a new project to bring her unique brand of healing and fitness courses to women on the run staying in Montreal and Aboriginal women’s shelters in Ottawa. Having worked previously with the Native Women’s […]

CHRD taking human resources to the people

CHRD taking human resources to the people

Cree Human Resources Development (CHRD) will soon hit the road to promote programs they offer to improve our lives. While this Cree entity has been around for some time to assist Crees with issues like financial aid for their studies, […]

Healthy ways to enjoy this year’s blueberry crop

The heat and light may be slowly fading, but the blueberry harvest of late summer heralds one of the sweetest times of the year in James Bay. The blueberry – the delightful and delicious little fruit that has often been […]