ARTICLES BY Christopher Herodier

Walking Out at Conn River

For Millennia, we have walked the tradition of life. Today we still follow in the footsteps of our ancestors. Although we cannot follow in the exact same steps as those that have passed, we try to instill in our young people what our Elders have taught us. Our children are our ... read more ››

Chisasibi Christmas Parade

The Festive Season is upon us again, where most of us will most likely gain a few pounds before it is over. This year, the Annual Christmas Parade in Chisasibi was held earlier than usual on November 30. In the past, participation had been a problem because of tournaments, shopping, ... read more ››

The Invasion of Eeyou Istchee – Non-Native Hunters Overrun Caribou Grounds

It may sound like a headline from Iraq, but this time it’s Cree territory that is being invaded. The annual Caribou Hunt for non-Native hunters opened Nov. 15. Since then many Crees have fled their hunting camps because of the danger of being shot accidentally. Stories of bullets whizzing by are ... read more ››

A Parent’s Pride

The evening of June 8, 2001, will always be remembered by me and my family. This was the evening that our oldest son, Christopher Junior, graduated from grade 12 at Ecole Theriault, in Timmins Ontario. As a parent, the moment when your oldest graduates is indeed a proud one. It is ... read more ››