ARTICLES BY Lance Blacksmith

Hup, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six

Six members of the Cree Nation were among the 25 Aboriginal candidates who graduated from the three-week Canadian Armed Forces Pre-Recruit Training Course (PRTC) on Friday, September 22, at the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School in St-Jean, Que. Richard and Jonathan Cheezo of Eastmain, Willard Hester and Stephanie Jonah ... read more ››

First Year College Students

First-year college students gather from different communities to attend their first year of college in Chibougamou. Chibougamou College is primarily a French school with one English class, which is made up of native students. This is an exciting and very special step for the students. Some as young as 16 ... read more ››

First Class of Millennium Graduates 2000 – Willy J. Happyjack Memorial School

I didn’t forget about you guys!! This year’s graduation was held at the All Chiefs Memorial Arena on August 11, 2000. There was a good show of support by the Waswanipi community. Proud parents, grand parents and family members all ended a beautiful ceremony to see their young people graduate. There ... read more ››

Graduation Proposal 2000 in Waswanipi

Lance Blacksmith returned to his home community of Waswanipi to attend the school graduation. He found his good friend Arnold Neesposh proposing while he was doing a report on the graduation. Here’s the scoop. Arnold. Lance Blacksmith- So, when did you plan to do this? Arnold Neeposh-I didn’t really think I was going ... read more ››