Category: UTNS

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

At first glance my tree is not much different than all of those artificial ones I grew up with during Christmas in Attawapiskat on the James Bay coast. My perfect-enough tree came from the Elliott Christmas Tree Farm in Iroquois […]

A Burning Issue

In the past few years, I have been able to spend more time at the cottage where I get to enjoy the use of a wood-burning stove. Starting a fire, gathering logs and splitting wood is a very familiar activity […]

An autumn gift

I spent some time at the cottage this past week to enjoy the outdoors, the changing landscape of fall colours, cooler temperatures and the absence of biting insects. The autumn is a great time to be outside in the fresh […]

A Meaty Dilemma

The average diet on the James Bay coast is still more-or-less based on a means of survival. People enjoy living off the land by hunting and gathering different foods such as geese, moose, caribou and a variety of fish. This […]