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Past Episodes: September 2011 Archives

Meeting to discuss ways of protecting polar bears

north-polar-bear.jpgGlobal warming and over-hunting have put Canada's polar bear population at risk. People from all over the north, with an interest in their survival met recently in Inukjuaq. Isaac Masty, the president of the Cree Trappers Association, was one of the people who was there. Melissa Natachequan spoke with him.

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Cree Cultural Institute wants to hear from craftspeople

Thumbnail image for creecultral.jpgIt's getting closer and closer to November 15th, the grand opening date of the Anishchaowgumikw in Ouje-Bougamou. The staff there is working hard preparing and installing the displays. There will also be a boutique at the Cree Cultural Centre, where craftspeople from Eeyou Istchee can sell their artworks. Melissa Natachequan spoke to Sophie Bosum, who is the Assistant Executive Director at the Anishchaowgumikw to explain what it is they are looking for.

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New CTA president wants to hear concerns of Eeyouch

The Cree Trapper's Association had it's annual AGA earlier this summer in old Nemaska. It was an emotional and important meeting. Memebers remembered the late Alfred Jolly who passed away during his term. It was also time to elect new leaders of the Association. After 2 years of being out of the seat as president, Isaac Masty is back. Melissa Natachequan spoke with him.

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