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More than 80 hockey and broomball teams compete at Val-d’Or tournament

More than 80 hockey and broomball teams compete at Val-d’Or tournament

An annual tradition was renewed the first weekend of December as Cree hockey players and fans from across Eeyou Istchee converged on Val-d’Or for the 38th CREE Senior Hockey and Broomball Tournament. This year’s event was as big as ever, […]

Crees host innovative conference on justice and Indigenous people

Crees host innovative conference on justice and Indigenous people

Justice continues to be an elusive creature beginning when colonial powers first imposed their systems upon Indigenous peoples around the world. In almost every case it seemed there were two justice systems – one for the colonizers who became the […]

APTN documentary series Arm Nation focuses on Mistissini “pullers”

APTN documentary series Arm Nation focuses on Mistissini “pullers”

A new documentary series on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) aims to challenge common preconceptions of arm-wrestling as a pastime reserved for schoolyards or dank taverns. Arm Nation shines a light on the growing popularity of competitive arm-wrestling in […]

Artist manager looking to launch Cree Nation’s own event-planning company

Artist manager looking to launch Cree Nation’s own event-planning company

Steve Einish, known mainly for his role in managing Native hip-hop group Violent Ground, is embarking on a new path in his music career by launching his own event-planning company called Nomad Entertainment. Based in Wemindji, where Einish recently moved […]

Raindrops

Quebec’s provincial election is upon us. Will the Liberals continue to hold power, or will Quebec choose to see another party take over? It’s hard to tell at this point, but you have a chance to decide the outcome on […]

Vincent MacDonald’s football journey from the James Bay Eagles to the McGill Redmen

Vincent MacDonald’s football journey from the James Bay Eagles to the McGill Redmen

It was a hot and sunny afternoon September 15 at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal when the McGill Redmen and Concordia Stingers faced off for the 50th annual Shaughnessy Cup, a trophy awarded to the winner of a football […]

Progress and renewal of the Cree Nation

Progress and renewal of the Cree Nation

The recent death of his son Nathaniel in a motocross racing accident made this year’s annual general meeting a challenge for Grand Chief Abel Bosum. But he said the community of Crees meeting to share and plan the way ahead, […]

Cree Social Media

Perusing the comments and statements on Facebook and other social media sites is always interesting, informative and often disturbing. Disturbing in the way that some posts are vague and while without any real substance can create stereotypes. These stereotypes then […]

Cree writer pens book of short stories about growing up two-spirited in Eeyou Istcheen

Cree writer pens book of short stories about growing up two-spirited in Eeyou Istcheen

Storm clouds loomed over the office skylight at Native Montreal as soft-spoken Mathias Jolly, a.k.a. Maloose, introduced the audience to his newly published book Fragments. The Mistissini-born man launched a self-published collection of short stories at the organization’s home on […]

Two Native men from Canada tell their stories of the mass shooting in Las Vegas

Two Native men from Canada tell their stories of the mass shooting in Las Vegas

“Are those people dead?” Jode Kechego asked a security guard October 1 on the roof of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas after Nevada resident Stephen Paddock opened fire on a country music festival, killing 58 people […]