Post Tagged with: "Cree"

That long and winding road

The Ontario government has announced it will build an all-season road to the province’s far north. This is mostly to help in the expansion of resource development projects in the proposed Ring of Fire mining area. A secondary benefit is […]

Electoral reform

This year’s elections for Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief was handled differently than in the past. There have certainly been many changes over the past decades in the way we choose our leaders. It’s only been since the 1970s […]

Canada adopts Cree Governance Act

Canada adopts Cree Governance Act

Almost a decade of preparing for Cree autonomy finally paid off for the Grand Council of the Cree on June 16, when the Liberal government cabinet approved the Cree Governance Act. The only problem was they couldn’t tell anyone about […]

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 […]

Cree fighter Michael Petawabano hopes to inspire youth with victories in the ring

Cree fighter Michael Petawabano hopes to inspire youth with victories in the ring

Michael Petawabano took a major step toward achieving his boxing dream last May when he entered the ring for the first time at a gala event at the Chibougamau Boxing Club, where he was the lone Native on the fight […]

Naskapi brothers and Cree cousin pursuing hip-hop dream

Naskapi brothers and Cree cousin pursuing hip-hop dream

The Naskapi rap group Violent Ground started off as a dream in a basement. The brothers who formed the group, Allan Nabiniacaboo (Lyrik) and Chris Nabinacaboo (N9ne Livez), remember hanging out at their mom’s house at the Kawawachikamach First Nation […]

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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 […]

Remembering Uncle George

It seems like every time I head out on a vacation for the past few years I get tragic news. Recently, as I was leaving the country, I heard that my Uncle George had passed away. This made me very […]

2017 Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show

2017 Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show

Every year I make a semi-sacred pilgrimage to the Montreal Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show to see what’s new in the tools that help a Cree survive. To be truthful I also go to see what new flavours and spices […]

Warming up to the future

As I write, today is one of those really dangerous times to travel on the road in northern Ontario. The weather is causing great problems all along Highway 11 from North Bay to Thunder Bay with freezing rain being reported […]