The Waskaganish Wellness Society’s mobile treatment program began in the fall of 1992 at MacLean’s Camp on an island that sits at the mouths of the Broadback and Nottaway rivers. The island, known locally as Nuuskansh, was once an outfitting camp owned by an eccentric Kentucky gentleman from Louisville.
A group calling itself the Anishnabe Moose Committee (AMC) has released a report raising “alarm” over the decline of moose populations in traditional Algonquin territory across Quebec and Ontario, calling for a moratorium on sport hunting and forestry to protect the large herbivores.
After moving to Gatineau from Chisasibi without a high school diploma in 2016, Tiffany Bearskin started studying at Algonquin College, getting her certificate in Aboriginal Studies in 2017. From there, she enrolled in the Office Administration program, getting that certificate in 2018.