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Past Episodes: July 2013 Archives

Christopher Loon wins Cree Fitness Challenge

Nemaska's annual Cree Fitness Challenge is a popular event in Eeyou Istchee that attracts many participants to both the recreational and competitive levels. This year's winner is Christopher Loon from Mistissini. He has taken part in the competitive level for three years, combining swimming, bicycling, portage, canoeing, and running. Lorraine Shecapio spoke with him after his big win.
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One final interview with candidates for Deputy Grand Chief

The run-off election for Grand Chief and Deputy Grand chief is July 25th. Joshua Loon checked in one final time with the two candidates still in the running for Deputy Grand Chief.

Rodney Mark:

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Linda Lillian Shecapio:

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Remembering Isaac Kawapit

isaac.jpgAs the "White Wizard" who led the youth on the Journey of Nishiyuu, Isaac Kawapit became well known as the skillful guide with the wide smile.

One of the original 7 Nishiyuu walkers, Johnny Abraham, spoke with Lindsay Visitor about how he will be remembered.
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Whapmagoostui's Deputy Chief Louisa Wynne spoke with Lorraine Shecapio about how the community is coping with the loss.
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