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Goose break starts early in Alfred, Ontario

gordonforjaime.jpgOver the past five to ten years more and more Crees have been heading to Ontario to get the hunt started. Betsy Longchap spoke with Waskaganish Chief Gordon Blackned while he was out in the fileds in Alfred, Ontario.
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Goose break is lots of fun, but it's also hard work for both men and women. Betsy Longchap went to see some hunters and their families in Alfred, Ontario, and spoke with Anita Kitty about plucking and cleaning the geese.
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Emily Cowboy of Waskaganish looks forward to her trip to Alfred, Ontario, each year. She and her two sons have been hunting in the fields and farmlands in the area. Betsy Longchap spoke with her at the Rouleau Hotel in Alfred.
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Clarence-Rockland-20130424-00756.jpgSome hunters and their families return to Alfred every spring for the annual goose hunt. But, there are others who visited this spring for the first time. Lucy Trapper of Waskaganish is one of them. She spoke with Betsy Longchap about her experience.
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