ARTICLES BY Neil Diamond and Katerina Cizek

Kung Fu

It was the night two ancient cultures met. Originally from the farthest corners of China, ambassadors of Kung Fu came to Chisasibi and performed in the first martial artsexhibition that town has ever seen. The evening opened with a Lion Dance, which is said to bring luck and happiness.With a beat ... read more ››

Up for the Challenge

It’s a nice day for a Cree race. The icy lake is a mirror, the sky blue and the sun burns as the people of Nemaska gather at the shore of Champion Lake. They are here to witness the spectacle of nine Cree men and women swimming, biking, portaging, paddling and ... read more ››

The Residential School Syndrome

The Residential School Syndrome. This, with the words “Wounds We Never Deserved,” was the theme of the four-day Cree Regional Healing Conference in Waskaganish in early March. The conference began with the opening prayer and a welcome to the 50 plus attendants. Setting the tone of the proceedings, Abraham Bearskin of ... read more ››