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Past Episodes: November 2011 Archives

Wildlife officer reminds hunter of rules

Caribou hunting in the north is now open. Many hunters will be heading north to look for Caribou. The animals start migrating south in early November. Each year at this time, a lot of caribou are roaming around the Transtaiga, James Bay Highway and Route du Nord roads. Betsy Longchap spoke with Ricky Weistche, wildlife protection officer from Waskaganish about hunting by the rules.

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Cree Culture takes centre stage

Thumbnail image for IMG_0345.JPGNovember saw the realization of a long held dream of the Cree Nation, with the official opening of the Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute in Oujé-Bougoumou. The project has been in the works since the early 1990's, when a group of elders talked about a place where Cree traditional knowledge could be passed on to future generations. Betsy Longchap attended the opening and spoke with Dianne Reid, the president of the Aanischaaukamikw.

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Maggie and Simon Etapp share their fight against diabetes

diabetes_test031017.jpgNovember is dedicated to talking about and finding ways to prevent diabetes. In Eeyou Istchee, health officials worry because the number of people being diagnosed with the disease continues to rise. Not only do the number rise but the people being diagnosed are younger and younger. Diabetes is a difficult illness to live with because, there are so many lifestyle changes one must make to stay healthy. For the month of November we will be bringing you the story of one husband and wife team from Waswanipi, Maggie and Simon Etapp, who are working together to try and control their diabetes.

 

Maggie part 1  

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Simon part 1  

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Maggie part 2

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Simon part 2

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