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Past Episodes: October 2011 Archives

Chikabash legend told by Maggie Natachequan

The fall season is a great time of year to be out at your camp, cooking by the fire and preparing for winter. This time of year is also when our elders start telling the Adiyoucanj again. There are many different legends in the history of Cree people, stories passed from generation to generation. Elder Maggie Natachequan from Whapmagoostui shared a story with me about the infamous Chikabash.

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CNYC organizing event to help young people start businesses

While young people in Eeyou Istchee make up more than half of the population in the communities, job opportunities aren't always easy to come by. The Cree Nation Youth Council is going to be hosting an event later this month to try to help young people create their own opportunities by starting their own businesses. Melissa Natachequan spoke to Jeremy Diamond, who is the communications officer for the Cree Nation youth Council to find out more.

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Youth Grand Chief Stacy bear is very excited about this event, and really wants to encourage youth to come.

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Working with elders a satisfying career

Choosing a profession can be difficult, as there are many different professions that one can train to do. Hattie Petawabeno and Charlene Mianscum from Mistissini did the nurses training, but then decided to work with the elders in their community. Melissa Natachequan had a chance to speak with them recently in Mistissini.

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