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First Nations: November 2013 Archives

Salon du livre des Premières Nations

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The third edition of the Salon du livre des Premières Nations (Kwahiatonhk!) is taking place this weekend.
Louis-Karl Picard Sioui is one of the organizers of the event, in addition to being a Huron-Wendat writer himself. Sioui tells our Julia Caron why creating an event like this one, fostering discussions around what it means to be exploring ideas like sovereignty and identity from a First Nations perspective, can only be a good thing.

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The Townships truffle

jerome_quirion.JPGA new industry is cropping up in the Eastern Townships: truffles. Jérome Quirion is a biologist as well as a fruit and vegetable producer. He's been experimenting with growing Québec truffles at his family's orchard for several years now.

Our Townships reporter Alison Brunette met with him in his fields to find out just how one goes about growing a truffle.

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