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Cree women to be honored for their contribution

Women are taking a bigger and bigger place in the running of the Cree Nation. For the first time in the modern history of Eeyou Istchee, Cree women now head 7 of the entities. Also, one woman is a Chief of her community. During the weekend of November 9th and 10th,  those pioneers will be honored at a special banquet. Dianne Reid is President of the Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute and one of the women honored at the Quebec Women's Association 40th Anniversary conference. Betsy Longchap spoke with her.

 

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