Category: 2015 05 01

Healthier Mother’s Day treats that don’t skimp on flavour

As baking is nothing more than delicious basic chemistry, naturally it would take a mathematician to perfect recipes that significantly cut back on refined sugar while maintaining the flavour and integrity of the recipe. However, Joanne Chang has written a marvellous new dessert cookbook that squares the baking circle of ... read more ››

Living the good life in O-J

I very much enjoyed my time at the newly renovated Capassit Lodge in Oujé-Bougoumou recently. It is all class – magnificent. Since it is still under construction, sometimes things might not have gone as smooth at a well-established hotel. But our dear friend, new manager John Boudrias (yes, the singer!) and ... read more ››

Election Round-up

There is a Hopi prophecy that says, following the turn of this century, a Nation will be a rise from the North who bear the symbol of the goose. The goose, of course, is sacred to the Cree. And in the North of Quebec, a public notice, issued July 29, has ... read more ››

Under The Northern Sky The urge to travel

Travelling has always been a part of my life for as far back as I can remember. As a young boy growing up in Attawapiskat along the James Bay coast, my family always thought it was natural to be able to move from our community to other areas far away ... read more ››

Two spirits converge in Alberta

The Alberta Two-Spirit community will welcome delegates to the 14th Annual Two-Spirit Gathering at a foothills location in southwestern Alberta Aug. 12-15. The gathering will take place at the Nakoda Lodge onthe Morley Indian Reservation near Calgary. Organizers promise unparalleled Two-Spirit company and humor, great scenery, information and workshops, spiritual and ... read more ››