A partnership agreement signed September 21 between the Cree Nation Government, Cree health and school boards and the nine Cree First Nations aims to support miyupimaatisiiun: the physical, spiritual, mental and emotional health and well-being of the people of Eeyou Istchee.
At the fifth National Gathering on Unmarked Burials, held in Montreal September 6-8, a Cree delegation shared their experiences searching former residential school sites on Fort George Island while learning from other communities and experts.
The Regional Cree Trappers’ Association (CTA) held a summit on wildlife management and the impacts of resource development in Mistissini August 15-16. Hunters, fishers, trappers and members of the Cree community gathered for the 2023 Maamuu Uhpikaapuutaau summit. Throughout the event, speakers discussed the tactics used in Eeyou Istchee to look after land, bodies of water and ecology.