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Change and continuity

Every year the Nation enters stories we have published over the previous year in the Quebec Community Newspapers Association awards competition. Usually, it is the individual writers, photographers and designers who are honoured, but the awards we receive are all […]

Moses family runs 10k in Ottawa for diabetes

Moses family runs 10k in Ottawa for diabetes

Travelling long distances on foot is nothing new for the Cree. But the culture of running long-distance races for fun is still a recent phenomenon. As communities encourage health and wellness, more Crees are discovering that running is a natural […]

Of Woodstock and other festivals

We were young people with a mission – to inform the people of Fort George Island that beyond the waters of the great river there was a magical land comprised of world-renowned musicians. It started with the influx of Bobby […]

Constitutional closure

The Cree Governance and Constitution package finally received approval from the Waskaganish Band Council on May 24, almost two months after every other Cree community had assented to the groundbreaking agreement. It was almost too late to receive federal government […]

Political leadership

Politicians have a hard path to walk at times. Just mentioning the word politician carries a negative vibe. Many of us don’t see those in elected office as having integrity and accountability. However, they are necessary to any democracy as […]

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Kayleigh Spencer represents Eeyou Istchee at Gathering of Nations’ Miss Indian World Pageant

It was a whirlwind week for Eeyou Istchee’s Kayleigh Spencer. The inaugural Miss Eeyou/Eenou competed for a chance at the title of Miss Indian World 2017, from April 25-29, at the Gathering of Nations Powwow in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Spencer […]

Cree Cultural Institute launches travelling exhibit

Cree Cultural Institute launches travelling exhibit

It’s a time of reflection and gratitude for Abel Bosum as he welcomes the crowd gathered in Oujé-Bougoumou to inaugurate the Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute’s first traveling exhibition. “We’ve accomplished something here,” Bosum told the Nation. “It’s certainly a wonderful […]

Wemindji celebrates Joy Ottereyes’ life in naming of new school

Wemindji celebrates Joy Ottereyes’ life in naming of new school

Cute dresses and winter toques flashed here and there as swarms of people squeezed through the open doors of Joy Ottereyes Rainbow Memorial School (JORMS) on April 27. The smell of turkey wafted through the bright hallways, and an acoustic […]

The outdoor pharmacy

I was coughing viciously and constantly. We were 250 kilometres from any sort of modern medical care, and in the final days of filming deep in the wilderness called home. The director was getting a little annoyed at my unrelenting […]

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 […]