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Past Episodes: September 2011 Archives

New Cree-language video game in the works

A new Cree-language video game is in the works in Eeyou Istchee, as a way to get people to connect with Cree traditions.  The game will be like an Ipad game and include things like a quiz game. The developers, Paul Ricard and Michelle Smith organized a tour to gather information and feedback on Cree traditions. Roderick Rabbitskin spoke with Pakesso Mukash, who is advising on this project.

 

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Candidates for Cree School Board announced

Elections will be held to replace former Cree School Board Chairman Gordon Blackned. He is now the Chief of Waskaganish, after an election in August. Now the Cree Nation will be going to the polls to elect a new person. Roderick Rabbitskin spoke with returning officer Kenny Loon to find out more.

 

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Deputy Grand Chief receives award

ashleyiserhoff.jpgThe National Center for American Indian Enterprise developement is recognizing 40 aboriginals under the age of 40. "The Native American 40 Under 40" award started in 2009. Induviduals are recognized for demonstrating leadership, initiative and dedication to achieve impressive and significant contributions in their businesses, communities and to first nations. This year, Deputy Grand Chief Ashley Iserhoff got the award. Roderick Rabbitskin spoke with Ashley after he received the award.

 

 

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