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The Gookumnouch Council shares life teachings

The Gookumnouch Council shares life teachings

  When Irene Bearskin House was 10 years old, she learned in school that the fiddle wasn’t an instrument from her own culture. She became curious: what was played in Cree culture? Bearskin House asked one of her grandmothers, a […]

Keep our Elders with us

I can fluently speak my Cree language and I know how to survive on the land. I owe these skills to the fact that I grew up surrounded by my parents and Elders in my home community of Attawapiskat. How […]

Neemis Jackie

I don’t get the chance to visit with my family often these days. We are all live far apart and lead busy lives. We talk on the phone but it is not the same as being able to sit with […]

New life, new names

To begin, I must congratulate my boss at the Nation, Will Nicholls, and his glorious wife Amy German on the birth of their baby boy, Declan! What an interesting name isn’t it? I love it. As you may know, I […]