The Cree-Quebec Judicial Advisory Committee and the Cree Nation Government Department of Justice and Correctional Services would like to express their condolences to the family of Gerti (Diamond) Murdoch, of the Cree Nation of Waskaganish, and to all who had the opportunity to work with her.
She was someone who ... read more ››
Darlene Cheechoo is the first woman to be named Chief of Waskaganish.
Darlene Cheechoo, elected Chief of Waskaganish August 26 with close to 80% of the vote, is the first woman to lead her community. But she’s no stranger to leadership: she was a commissioner to the Cree School Board and ... read more ››
“Bringing hope to our communities through the game of hockey.” This is the slogan for Brenden Biedermann’s Hockey Camp of Hope (HCH), a professional hockey camp founded by Biedermann and his friend David Cheechoo.
The two both experienced first-hand the obstacles faced by First Nations youth growing up in difficult situations ... read more ››
Peter Hester was last seen clinging to a five-gallon drum, trying to stay afloat in Hannah Bay after high winds and waves capsized the canoe he was travelling in with his friend Billy Shecapio. That was 1979. But now, after years of waiting, it seems like the family might get ... read more ››
Photos from James Bay Highway Road Conditions Group
Waskaganish’s Ryan Erless is no stranger to the James Bay Highway (JBH). He’s traveled up and down the 620 kilometres of the decaying two-lane road too many times to count. Like many Crees, Erless knows the highway’s most infamous potholes, cracks and bumps ... read more ››
With a nearby forest fire posing an immediate threat to the community, a state of emergency was declared in Nemaska on Saturday, May 26th. According to local economic development officer Lawrence Jimikin, the fire had started Thursday morning (May 24th) at his brother’s hunting camp, at the southwest end of ... read more ››
The first thing you notice about the Great Outdoor Show is that it is held indoors. Once you get your head around that small detail you are free to delve into an exhibition that boasts some 600 exhibitors all eager to show you their wares. A small but vital team ... read more ››
There was a time in my life that I missed. I feel that I need to share my story to be of help to those that are in need of support. I went through a long grieving process when I lost my father, November 9, 1987 and my mother, January ... read more ››
The Chisasibi Kung Fu School went to Quebec City by road for the 20th Annual Quebec Yoseikan Karate Championships, held March 11.
They used the Cree Nation bus and were supported by some visitors and parents to cheer for them. About 30 people from Chisasibi went to the tournament.
The winners were:
White ... read more ››