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Marika Wheeler: March 2012 Archives

A new institute to safeguard Cree culture

Up until now, the James Bay Cree didn't have a place designated to celebrate, preserve and teach their culture. But just a few months ago, a Cultural Institute was opened in Oujé-Bougoumou. The state of the art building is part museum, part library and part workshop. The CBC's Marika Wheeler visited the center last week and spoke with the center's director, Sarah Pashagumskum.
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Wellness Walk in Cree community of Ouje-Bougoumou

IMG_1332.JPGQuebec's Travelling Journalist Marika Wheeler is in the Creecommunity of Ouje-Bougoumou this week. She brings us the story of a wellness walk taking place.

Draining agricultural land in north-western Quebec

Abitibi 061 DRAINAGE.JPGFarmers in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue say they fall behind the rest of the province when it comes to draining agricultural land. The CBC's Marika Wheeler was in the region and found out about a proposed $100-million project to keep the region's farmers competitive in their industry.

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