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Crees and Quebec sign governance agreement

charest-coon-come-entente_8.jpgGrand Chief Matthew Coon Come and Quebec Premier Jean Charest signed a Framework Agreement in Principle on May 27th, paving the way to Cree governance. Chiefs, former grand chiefs and heads of Cree entities came together for the event. Quebec's Aboriginal Affairs Minister Geoff Kelley says this means a new way of managing the territory.

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Another signature on another agreement. But what does this mean for the Crees? Melissa Natachequan spoke with the Cree Regional Authority's Executive Director Bill Namagoose who was at the signing ceremony.

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Joshua Iserhoff of Mistissini performed a song during the signing ceremony in Quebec City.

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