Our lives, our land, our health

Recently in our community a regional conference was held on diabetes and its effects on our people in Eeyou Astchee. I would like to add some recommendations, things that we as a community could consider to lead us towards prevention in the fight against diabetes. The need for better nutrition and ... read more ››

Moose Hunt 2004 – Four-year-old Caller Helps Grandfather Bag Three Moose!

Last year on a return trip from Caniapiscau (along the James Bay highway) my son Emmett shot his first moose. That day we saw three moose within 10 kilometres of each other and we vowed to return for the big bull that got away. This year we went back. Clarence Tomatuk ... read more ››

A Journey of Wellness

The second annual Journey of Wellness was completed this past month In Mistissini. This journey which started in Nitchequon on February 24 covered approximately 500 kilometres and took the participants about 30 days in total. James Alfred Gunner, the same Jimmy leading the regional journey (see p. 10), started this ... read more ››