Catching the Spirit

The movement to find out whatever happened to Canada’s growing list of over 520 missing and/or murdered Aboriginal women is taking off. This year, the Cree Indian Centre of Chibougamau (CICC) successfully pulled off their event to remember those sisters whose stories are missing endings and whose government is not looking ... read more ››

Annual general assembly

Resolution: 2009-07 Subject: Dispute concerning Municipalité de Baie James WHEREAS in 1971, the Quebec Government enacted the James Bay Region Development Act in pursuance of its intention to develop the hydroelectric potential in the James Bay territory; WHEREAS the James Bay Region Development Act provided notably for the creation of the Municipalité de ... read more ››

Nemaska Fitness Challenge 2009

Imagine how well our grandfathers would have done in Nemaska’s Fitness Challenge. They were able to paddle for miles a day, portage over hills and valleys, swim across fast rivers and rush lengths across their hunting grounds in snowshoes and still have enough energy to father children. They might have ... read more ››

2009 Pow Wow Listings

June June 4-5: Kitigan Zibi Anishinabe Kijigon traditional pow wow Location: Maniwaki, QC. Kitigan Zibi School Grounds Info: 819-449-1275 or 819-449-5449 June 13-14: Peace River 14th Annual Aboriginal Gathering and contest pow wow Location: Peace River, AB. 12-ft Davis Ball Diamond Directions: Right in the valley of beautiful Peace River, Northern AB Info: Dennis Whitford, 780-624-6367; June 19-21: Rainy River First Nations traditional pow wow Location: Manitou ... read more ››

Sunglasses Are A Sure Sign Of Spring

My parents were visiting recently this spring. My dad Marius wanted to buy sunglasses in the worst way. He was considering some fashion glasses that were expensive and I convinced him to head to a dollar store. He took advantage of the good deal and bought many sunglasses. You might ... read more ››

Following the Dream

Vern Cooper, who plays for the Michigan-based Plymouth Whalers, is a member of the Waswanipi Cree First Nation. Like a lot of youth, Cooper started skating at the age of four and was playing hockey by the age of five. Inspired by his brothers and by his community, the 19-year-old uses ... read more ››


By M-Four International There has been a vast increase in blue-collar workers, managers and professionals who have been squeezed out of big corporations, struggling to compete in one of the worst global fiascoes since the Great Depression of the early 1930s. Getting laid off by your company during peak earning years is ... read more ››

Remembering André Luc Morin

Nothing was impossible for him as we can see in our village. One day he mentioned he was going to get a big gym for the village. He approached both councils and the government and we had our gym. His next project was the swimming pool and also was a ... read more ››