When Jacqueline Quinn heard about a volunteer building project specifically for women in Montreal a few years ago, she was immediately interested.
It’s a dream long deferred whose time seems to have come – a post-secondary institution in Eeyou Istchee. At this year’s higher education roundtable, leaders passionately argued for a CEGEP as an important step towards Cree self-determination.
Children’s literacy camps have become an anticipated part of summertime in Eeyou Istchee, helping to nurture a lifelong love of reading
Home chicken farms are a growing trend for many reasons – food security, environmental sustainability and the joys of collecting fresh eggs every morning.
A recent discovery by two Chisasibi fishers has inspired the Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board to launch a “Citizen Scientist” initiative.
Environmental sustainability has long been an integral part of Cree culture in Eeyou Istchee, where people would traditionally gather for feasts with a reusable muukshaan bundle.
Precautions for Covid-19 took on many forms for people as guidelines and measures came into place. For most it has involved social distancing, wearing masks or working from home.