Mar 5, 2014 | 11:54Eyou Dipajimoon Final touches being put on Mind's Eye play Audio
Eyou Dipajimoon Final touches being put on Mind's Eye play Mar 5, 2014 | 11:54The cast and crew of a ''A Mind's Eye'' play are busy getting ready for the premiere. The play, based on a book by Emily Masty, will premiere in Whapmagoostui on March 1st. Christopher Herodier spoke with Gaston Cooper, Aanischaaukamikw in Oujé-Bougoumou
Feb 25, 2013 | 8:12Eyou Dipajimoon Nishiyuu walkers on their way again Audio
Eyou Dipajimoon Nishiyuu walkers on their way again Feb 25, 2013 | 8:12The Nishiyuu walkers are their way to the next community. The group left Wemindji yesterday with another 10 walkers on their way to Eastmain. Roderick Rabbitskin spoke with Matthew Mukash to find out the latest.
Matthew Mukash joins us with the latest:
Mar 5, 2013 | 7:56Eyou Dipajimoon Cree police mourn loss of colleague killed in Kuujjuaq Audio
Eyou Dipajimoon Cree police mourn loss of colleague killed in Kuujjuaq Mar 5, 2013 | 7:56Police officers, including those with the Eeyou Eenou Police Force were shocked when a 27-year-old officer from Ontario was shot to death in Kuujjuaq. Steve Dery was killed and one of his colleagues was injured while investigating a domestic dispute on March 2nd. Two Cree officers will attend Dery's funeral. Roderick Rabbitskin spoke with Reggie Bobbish, EEPF Director in Chisasibi, about the impact of the incident.
Sep 2, 2013 | 5:22Eyou Dipajimoon Triplets born to Cree couple Audio
Eyou Dipajimoon Triplets born to Cree couple Sep 2, 2013 | 5:22Happy baby news in Eeyou Istchee! Early on the morning of August 19 triplets were born to Evelyn Laurie Loon and Patrick Wapachee. Joshua Loon spoke with Charlie Loon from Mistissini, a spokeperson of the family.
I spoke to Charlie to give more details
Dec 28, 2012 | 0:00Eyou Dipajimoon Cree youth walks to Ottawa to support Spence Audio
Eyou Dipajimoon Cree youth walks to Ottawa to support Spence Dec 28, 2012 | 0:0017-year-old David Kawapit Jr from Whapmagoostui was so inspired by the efforts of Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence, he decided to walk all the way from his community to Ottawa to show his support. Spence has been on a hunger strike since December 11th, asking to meet Prime Minister Stephen Harper to discuss treaty issues affecting her people. David Kawapit expects to spend two months on snowshoes and winter boots to join her struggle. He spoke with Roderick Rabbitskin a few days before his departure.
Mar 13, 2013 | 10:59Eyou Dipajimoon Grand Chief a keynote speaker at large treaty conference Audio
Eyou Dipajimoon Grand Chief a keynote speaker at large treaty conference Mar 13, 2013 | 10:59Those taking part in a national land claims conference in Gatineau are hoping to make the federal government more accountable for treaty implementation. The "Keeping the Promise" Conference brought together more than 300 First Nations and Inuit leaders, government representatives, academics, industry people and others from February 26 to March 1. They hope to lay the foundation for a modern treaty implementation policy and create an annual "report card" to evaluate how well the government is doing with regard to treaty implementation.
As the nation that signed the first modern treaty back in the 1970's, Cree Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come was one of the keynote speakers at the event. Joshua Loon spoke with him.
Apr 9, 2013 | 10:29Eyou Dipajimoon EEPF hires 13 retired non-Cree officers Audio
Eyou Dipajimoon EEPF hires 13 retired non-Cree officers Apr 9, 2013 | 10:29The Eeyou Eenou Police Force is hiring 13 retired non-Cree officers back to help solve a staff shortage. Director Reggie Bobbish wants the EEPF to be an all-Cree police force but as he explained to Joshua Loon there have been delays reaching that goal.
May 13, 2013 | 7:25Eyou Dipajimoon Cree Nation on PQ development plan Audio
Eyou Dipajimoon Cree Nation on PQ development plan May 13, 2013 | 7:25The Director of Quebec Relations for the Cree Nation says the Grand Council will keep a close eye on what Quebec plans to do in the Northern region. In early May, the PQ government announced it's plans for development in the North - a plan called "Le Nord