ARTICLES BY Chief Billy Diamond

Dear Teddy:

Dear Teddy: I have just received your memo that was distributed widely regarding the ongoing Cree/Quebec negotiations. I am, with respect, disappointed and flabbergasted with the reaction and your letter. It is not based on the essential nature of the process which we have out in place with Quebec. I also ... read more ››

Circle Sentencing

On August 21, 1995, a new landmark in the Justice system was reached in Waskaganish when Mr. Justice Yvon Roberge of the Quebec Court ruled on the sentence of an accused who is also a Member of the Waskaganish First Nation. The sentence imposed was a confirmation of the decision ... read more ››

Tribute to Josie Sam Atkinson

A great deal of history passed away in Chisasibi this past month, Cree History, unwritten Cree history. As I look back I remember the first time that I met Josie Sam Atkinson. I thought then that he was not a very big man but his steps were giant steps for ... read more ››