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Hometown heroes

Hometown heroes

The Eeyou Istchee snowmobile-racing season continued in earnest over the February 16-18 weekend, with 15 teams hitting the trails in pursuit of a $50,000 top prize in the 2018 Chisasibi Snowmobile Challenge. A competition that’s not for the faint of […]

Bosum sleds his way to victory in season’s first event

Bosum sleds his way to victory in season’s first event

A Cree rider finished atop the podium as the 2018 snocross season got underway in late January. Nathaniel Bosum of Oujé-Bougoumou powered his 600cc Arctic-Cat to victory in the Pro 2 category at the Grand Prix Snocross Shawinigan, the first […]

Souped-up sledding

I love winter. It’s a great time to be outside and enjoy life, frozen and white. It’s a time that many might think it’s better to be inside, but what’s better than riding the open tundra or in a tight […]

Ghost Towns

I recall a trip by snowmobile a few years ago with my dad Marius Kataquapit and my brothers. We were on an excursion to visit a couple of legendary ghost towns up the coast about 160 kilometres north of Attawapiskat. […]

The band Midnight Shine poses for photos outside of Coalition Music in Toronto on Wednesday, May 04, 2016. The band is compromised of musicians from Northern Ontario First Nations Communities, left to right, bassist Stan Louttit from Moose Factory, lead guitar Zach Tomatuk from Moose Factory, lead singer Adrian Sutherland from Attawapiskat, and drummer George Gillies from Fort Albany.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Vincent Elkaim

Cree artists climbing up the charts

As all of Eeyou Istchee prepares for a productive Goose Break, Adrian Sutherland and the guys from Midnight Shine are packing their gear for a different rite of passage. This marks the second year in a row for the band […]

Changing with the seasons

Well, it looks like winter is just around the corner. I am surprised that the leaves are changing colour in mid-September but then again I am in the north and that should be expected. After one of the warmest summers […]