Archive for March, 2013

Mapping the Matoush project

An American geographer says the topography around Strateco’s uranium exploration proposal poses unacceptable threats to the region’s watershed The Grand Council of the Crees and others in Eeyou Istchee opposed to Strateco Inc.’s plan for advanced uranium exploration in the […]

The butterflies go free!

The butterflies go free!

The Nation steps into a winged-wonderland at the Botanical Gardens   If you are in Montreal and are desperate for some escapism in the dead of winter, the Butterflies Go Free exposition at the Botanical Gardens is like stepping into […]

A fighter for Native women

New NWAC president Michelle Audette looks at the big picture for International Women’s Day   With International Women’s Day being celebrated March 8, the Nation checked in with Native Women’s Association of Canada President Michelle Audette for her views on […]

Hunting and Fishing and Outfitting, Oh My!

Hunting and Fishing and Outfitting, Oh My!

The 2013 edition of the Hunting, Fishing and Camping show at Place Bonaventure was a jam-packed hit that featured the latest in firearms, knives, fishing technology and outdoor gear. This year’s highlight was the booth hosted by Magnan Taverne, where […]

Silent no more

Thousands participated in Valentine’s Day actions and marches across Canada to demand justice for missing and murdered Aboriginal women and to build a safer future for their surviving sisters. For the past 22 years the Memorial March for Missing and […]

Developing the South

A Chisasibi delegation trolls Quebec towns for business opportunities   Businesses from non-Native communities often venture north to Eeyou Istchee to develop entrepreneurial opportunities within the Cree Nation. In late January, however, the Cree Nation of Chisasibi decided it was […]

A woman’s life

It was once said that the Creator made woman before man and she was enamoured with one of the demi-gods and still is to this day. The Creator, frustrated with the way things turned out, made woman out of man […]

Charlie’s love will live on

As a young person growing up in Mistissini I was unsure of my place in life. More often than not, children learn from those who are older than they are. Outsiders blithely refer to them as Elders but I knew […]