Dorothy Stewart

Dorothy Stewart is a member of the Cree Nation of Wemindji. She is the host of Winschgaoug, the Cree-language radio morning show on CBC North. She is very passionate about the Cree language and continues her strong bond with it through sharing stories from and about Eeyouch of Eeyou Istchee. Dorothy enjoys a good conversation in her language.

Latest from Dorothy Stewart

Cree Grand Chief Abel Bosum concedes defeat in Grand Council race

"I'm comfortable with my decision not to participate in the run-off," Abel Bosum said. "After reviewing the results from yesterday of course I had questions as to what were the reasons for the way people voted."

'Happy place': Cree couple lives long-held dream to build, live in traditional dome dwelling

Emily and Hugo Hester spent time this spring fulfilling a long-held dream of learning to build a Mitutisânâchinikimikw, or traditional Cree dome dwelling with the help of local elders.

Youth vaccine campaign planned for Cree communities in northern Quebec

Pushing for youth vaccination could have good results in a territory where youth make up more than 10 per cent of the population.

With 14 days in the bush, Cree man lives ultimate COVID-19 quarantine

Dave Wapachee lived an out-of-the-ordinary mandatory 14-day self-isolation in a tent in the snow in the bush near his home community of Chisasibi in northern Quebec, after a visit to a COVID-19 hot spot in the south.

'A blessing at his age': Cree youth shows signs of strong hunting skills

Myles Cooper of Oujé-Bougoumou harvested two geese on April 10 and another on Sunday. The 10-year-old got his first goose at the age of six.

Northern Quebec school board staff set for 1-day walkouts

Employees with the Cree School Board will strike April 14 and their counterparts in Nunavik will walk off the job for one day on April 28.

'A changemaker': Quebec Cree student wins leadership award from Nipissing University

Deverick Ottereyes-Rupert was one of 25 Nipissing University students In North Bay, Ont., who won a Dave Marshall Leadership Award in March. The awards are given out by the university each year to recognize “outstanding” extracurricular contributions in one of three categories - academics, campus and community. 

Hockey net helps Cree couple connect with culture

A Chisasibi couple used a hockey net bought from a sporting goods store in the south to adapt a traditional Cree net used to harvest ptarmigan. They say it is helping them harvest more traditional food and spend more time on the land.

Cree pilot honoured to deliver COVID-19 vaccine to his own nation

Air Creebec pilot Willard Petagumskum flew vaccines to all of the coastal Cree communities in Quebec on Jan. 16.  It was the start of a regional vaccination campaign across the Cree territory.

Quebec Cree name first-ever language commissioner

Jamie Moses is the Quebec Cree Nation's first language commissioner. The 38-year-old from Eastmain will start his new job in January.

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