Mar 3, 2014 | 5:53Winschgaoug Cree perspective on Quebec Charter of Values Audio
Winschgaoug Cree perspective on Quebec Charter of Values Mar 3, 2014 | 5:53The Quebec Charter of Values has been on the news a lot. There has been much controversy in Quebec and elsewhere about the charter, especially concerning its prohibition of public sector employees from wearing or displaying "conspicuous" religious symbols
Jan 17, 2013 | 6:08Winschgaoug Elder explains how someone can survive on fish broth Audio
Winschgaoug Elder explains how someone can survive on fish broth Jan 17, 2013 | 6:08Attawapaskat Chief Theresa Spence has been taking only water, tea and fish broth since December 11th. She says the hunger strike is for her people and to pressure the government to change its relationship with First Nations. Fish broth has long been used by Crees as sustenance to get through times of great hardship. Melissa Natachequan spoke with Eastmain Elder Florrie Mark Stewart about how someone could survive on a liquid diet only.
Feb 28, 2013 | 6:40Winschgaoug Mistissini council responds to petition Audio
Winschgaoug Mistissini council responds to petition Feb 28, 2013 | 6:40The Community Wellness Department of Mistissini wants the Band Council to create full-time jobs for cell guards at their local police station. Jane Blacksmith is the director of community wellness. She says a revision of how people are detained at the police station is needed to keep everyone safe. The Mistissini band council discussed the petition on February 26 and decided to move forward with the suggestion. Joshua Loon spoke with Deputy Chief John S. Matoush.
Mar 1, 2013 | 5:54Winschgaoug Nishiyuu journey grows into spiritual journey (English) Audio
Winschgaoug Nishiyuu journey grows into spiritual journey (English) Mar 1, 2013 | 5:54Every day, the young people on the Journey of Nishiyuu are taking steps towards Ottawa. Since mid-January, a growing group of Cree youth has been walking in support of Idle No More. The original idea was to deepen their links to the culture and the environment. But as Melissa Natachequan found out, the walk is inspiring and healing many along the way.
Nov 4, 2013 | 5:19Winschgaoug Bathing babies safely Audio
Winschgaoug Bathing babies safely Nov 4, 2013 | 5:19Tradegy struck Chibougamau October 28th, when a 23-month-old Cree girl drowned while taking a bath. Babies and toddlers can drown very, very quickly and need to be watched closly while in the water. Carla Edwards spoke with OJ's CHR, Weena Bosum.
Nov 5, 2012 | 5:10Winschgaoug Search for missing Waskaganish man continues Audio
Winschgaoug Search for missing Waskaganish man continues Nov 5, 2012 | 5:10The search for a Waskaganish hunter will continue until the freezeover. George Moar went Moose hunting in late October and then went missing. Communities members and the SQ have been involved in a search. Melissa Natachequan spoke with Waskaganish spokesperson George Katapatuk to get an update.
Jan 31, 2013 | 8:51Winschgaoug Chisasibi eagerly awaits Nishiyuu arrival Audio
Winschgaoug Chisasibi eagerly awaits Nishiyuu arrival Jan 31, 2013 | 8:51People in Chisasibi are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Journey of Nishiyuu. Ever since the seven walkers left Whapmagoostui on January 16th, people within Eeyou Istchee and around the world have followed their progress via social media and radio updates. Melissa Natachequan visited Chisasibi and spoke with some people about what the Journey of Nishiyuu means to them.
Feb 5, 2013 | 7:56Winschgaoug Nishiyuu walkers now over 30 people Audio
Winschgaoug Nishiyuu walkers now over 30 people Feb 5, 2013 | 7:56The Journey of Nishiyuu is now over 30 people. The original group of 6 youth and 1 guide left Chisasibi on Monday, February 4th with 25 more people from Whapmagoostui and Chiasibi. Joshua Loon spoke with Gabriel Herodier to find out the latest.
Gabriel Herodier from Chisasibi, he is in charge with the arrival and departure in his hometown.
Herodier says the departure date was very busy day for us, they had a bit of delayed a bit but we manage.
Our Colleague Joshua Loon spoke to him about the yesterday's departure.
Feb 15, 2013 | 6:52Winschgaoug Free legal advice for First Nations women Audio
Winschgaoug Free legal advice for First Nations women Feb 15, 2013 | 6:52Québec Native Women Inc. has begun offering a legal aid clinic for Aboriginal women. The first one is planned for Saturday, February 16th with another in the works for the Fall of 2013. Joshua Loon spoke with Virginia Wabano, President of Cree Women of Eeyou Istchee Association to find out more about the legal needs of Cree women.