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Past Episodes: February 2012 Archives

Alfred Coon Come on importance of traditional crafts to Cree people

A group of elders from Mistissini showed their traditional skills this past weekend in Quebec City. One Cree elder who has a passion for making traditional art using tree branches is Alfred Coon Come. Joshua Loon sat with him, at the Ice Hotel in Quebec City, to talk about his art and it's future.

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Whapmagoostui in mourning

The community of Whapmagoostui is in mourning after the suicide of a young 17 old boy. Josie Kawapit Junior died of a self inflicted gunshot wound. There were no traces of alcohol nor drugs in his body. Melissa Natachequan spoke with the interim Lieutenant in Whapmagoostui, Joshua Kawapit for more information.


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