Two-spirited people from Eeyou Istchee and other First Nations of Quebec were invited to address their unique struggles in Montreal March 21-23 at the second Eeyou-Eenou 2-Spirited Invitational Conference.
A pageant very much unlike the ones on television, the Miss Eeyou Eenou Nation was put on by the Cree women of Eeyou Istchee Association (CWEIA) on March 2nd in Chisasibi, crowning Waskaganish’s Andrea Mcleod as the new Queen, Theresa Gunner of Mistissini as the first runner up, Erin Gull of Ouje-Bougoumou as the second and Mina Tapiatic of Chisasibi as the fourth participant.
The Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat is calling for survivors who made claims during the Independent Assessment Process to decide what to do with their records and testimonies before they are destroyed
The older you get, the faster time goes, always marching on to the quickening beat of the drum. For many, the holidays are a time to look back on what we’ve lived through and to set our aspirations for the future