Category: Updates

Election Results

Election Results

It’s a runoff The Grand Council election July 12 didn’t produce an outright victor, meaning there will be a runoff for both Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief. Abel Bosum and Rodney Mark will face off for Grand Chief while […]

ECN completing Quebec’s fastest internet service network

ECN completing Quebec’s fastest internet service network

According to Eeyou Communications Network’s Alfred Loon, internet speeds in the Cree communities isn’t just on par with service in southern cities, it may now be even better. “ECN has built an all fibre-optic service to the 14 Cree and James […]

Goose Call Contest winners

Goose Call Contest winners

The Nation would like to congratulate the winners of our annual Goose Call contest: Sophia Cheezo from Eastmain, Howard MacDonald of Wemindji and Chris Quinn from Mistissini. Each will receive a complementary “Goose Break” custom goose call made by Recall […]

Original resistance camp at Standing Rock closes down

Original resistance camp at Standing Rock closes down

February 22 was a sombre day at Standing Rock’s Oceti Sakowin Camp. Family obligations, poor weather and the threat of police eviction saw numbers at the on-reserve resistance site dwindle to “a few dozen people”. While the Sioux Tribe’s Chairman, […]

Order to resurrect the Dakota Access Pipeline recharges protest at Standing Rock

Order to resurrect the Dakota Access Pipeline recharges protest at Standing Rock

Since the December 4 decision by the former Obama administration to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) through the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, tensions have eased to a simmer in Cannon Ball, North Dakota. But that calm appears […]

Working towards a Cree constitution

Working towards a Cree constitution

One of Canada’s most significant events took place on April 17, 1982, when Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and Queen Elizabeth II signed The Constitution Act, 1982, which finally gave Canada ultimate power over its own constitution. This was more or […]

Best of the James Bay survey results

Best of the James Bay survey results

The results of the Best of the James Bay survey we sent out a few months back are in! While we admit this is not a scientific poll, we are certainly pleased and very amused by the hilarious answers that […]

Standing Rock water protectors celebrate, prepare for long winter

Standing Rock water protectors celebrate, prepare for long winter

The original sacred fire at the Oceti Sakowin resistance camp was extinguished earlier this month. But for many, the fight is far from over. While people around the world rejoiced on December 4 when the Obama administration suspended the easement […]

Ultimatum at Standing Rock

Ultimatum at Standing Rock

For a movement rooted in peace, prayer and a people’s connection to their ancestral lands, the Standing Rock Sioux’s opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline has continued to face a shocking amount of violence at the hands of the Morton […]

Montrealers organize to show solidarity with Standing Rock

Montrealers organize to show solidarity with Standing Rock

Follow the money. That’s the message activists who oppose construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline through the Standing Rock Sioux reservation have for international sympathizers of the growing protest movement. In Canada, that means targeting the three large banks here […]