Archive for September, 2012

Thou shall not judge

One autumn evening I was patrolling the streets of Whapmagoostui and I was hurting and crying in my heart. I have been a special constable for a little over a year now and I lost many friends. They turned against […]

Buying some time

The Atikamekw Nation announced on August 31 that they have come to an agreement in principle with the Quebec government, giving the two sides almost a full calendar year to negotiate a deal that would allow for the Atikamekw to […]

Let’s start digging Stornoway moves closer to opening its diamond mine

  The Stornoway Diamond Corporation has moved yet another step closer to opening the Renard Diamond Mine, the first of its kind in Quebec. Matt Manson, the President and CEO of Stornoway, announced on August 30 that the company had […]

Broadening your horizons

  Are you between the ages of 18-35? If so, the Canada World Youth organization (CWY) has an exciting and life-changing experience available for you. In the words of Jeremy Neeposh, a 26-year-old from Mistissini, the trip with CWY was […]

The ATM refused me

I put my card in the ATM, and it said to me, this card is no good. And I said, what kind of crap is this? My money is good everywhere. Then I discover that our own bank is on […]

United we stand

  It’s difficult to write an editorial that breaks a long-running guideline we have at the Nation. We do not target people but rather the issue, position or other components of a news story. We feel that the substance of […]

ᑳ ᐴᓂᐱᒫᑎᓰᑦ ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ

ᐁᓪᓰ ᑕᕝ ᐋ ᒌ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᑦ, ᒋᓵᓰᐲ ᐱᕌᔨᓐ ᐌᑉ ᐋ ᒌ ᒥᓯᓂᐦᐊᐦᒃ ᑭᔮ ᐋ ᒌ ᐃᑣᔥᑎᒫᑎᐦᒃ ᑎᐦᒀᐹᑭᔑᐤ ᐆ᙮ ᑖᐹ ᓈᓂᑑ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐃᔮᓂᐎᔨᒑ ᐆ᙮ ᒥᒄ ᓂᒌ ᐹᐦᑎᐙᐤ ᐅᔮ ᐊᐙᓐ ᐋ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᑦ᙮ ᑎᐦᒀᐹᑭᔑᐤ ᐆ᙮ ᒫᐅᑖ ᑳ ᐃᑖᑎᔫᐦᒑᑦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᒀ ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ, ᓈᔥᒡ ᐙᔥ ᐋ […]

Death of Chikabash

Told by Elsie Duff, Chisasibi Transcribed and translated by Brian Webb This is quite a short legend. It seems this legend is not told very often, but I’ve heard someone tell this legend. This is short and this is how […]

Taking a long shot

Is there a form of Quebec nationalism that can truly embrace all Quebecers, of whatever origin or mother tongue? Could there be a movement that could actually convince large numbers of les autres – the other “nous” – to actually […]

Feds building another housing crisis in Attawapiskat

The federal government is taking its revenge on the people of Attawapiskat after receiving a big black eye from the courts over its imposition of a third-party manager on the James Bay First Nation late last year. The day after […]