Cree

Trudeau visits NAN territory Friday

Political leaders took to Twitter to highlight a first: Friday saw the Nishnawbe Aski Nation host a sitting Prime Minister for the first time.

Aboriginal Canadians

MMIWG inquiry a 'mess' from the start, says Cree/Métis advocate

Now that the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls <b>has lost its second executive director</b>, calls to scrap the process …

Aboriginal Canadians

Globe editorial: A famous Cree leader has his name restored, at last

In March of 1885, a party of Plains Cree arrived in the Prairie town of Battleford to see about making the local Indian Agent live up to broken treaty promises, including the provision of badly needed food.<p>The agent refused to meet, townsfolk fled to the local Mountie garrison, and here the account …

Canada

8 Cree communities in Quebec slated to get high speed internet by March

Residents in several communities in the James Bay region of Quebec will soon have access to high speed internet, phone and television services.<p>It's …

Aboriginal Canadians

Civ VI: Rise and Fall’s new features explained

I get knocked down, but I get up again, you’re never gonna keep me down. That’s what I’ll be singing when I play Civilization VI‘s upcoming Rise and …

Civilization (Video Game)

In Canada, Hunting and Preserving an Indigenous Way of Life

MANIWAKI, Quebec — When the Algonquin chef Cezin Nottaway was 5 years old, her mother taught her how to kill and skin a beaver with her bare hands. The little girl also learned how to snare a rabbit and to draw a moose out of the forest by emulating its haunting grunt.<p>“We were using local …

Indigenous Peoples

Ahtahkakoop: Astute chief navigated new world

Monday, January 15th, 2018 1:34pm<p>Born on a night when the people said the stars blanketed the sky, more numerous and brighter than usual, he was …

Aboriginal Canadians

Innu singer made her dreams come true this week

<i>Danielle Rochette</i> <i><br>APTN News</i><br>An Innu singer form Maliotenam made her dreams come true this week in Sainte-Lucie-des-Laurentides, Que.<p>Kathia Rock …

Canadian News

I'm Teaching My Sons Our Cree Traditions So They Can See The Path Forward

I'm in my cabin washing dishes while the boys get sucked back into their electronics, feeling far away and disconnected from the music industry. …

Parenting

Montreal appoints commissioner of Indigenous affairs

Cree lawyer Marie-Ève Bordeleau will write city's reconciliation strategy<p>Cree lawyer Marie-Ève Bordeleau has been appointed to a three-year term as …

Canada

Breast Cancer Screening Schedule for 2018 | Santé Terres Cries

The Breast Cancer Screening program has begun its regional tour of the communities of Eeyou Istchee. The airplane containing the Sophie mobile breast …

Cancer

A Strategy for Ruination

Jan 8, 2018<p>15 Min read time<p>An interview with China Miéville.<p><b>This interview is featured in Global Dystopias.</b><p><i>Editor's Note: Writing about China</i> …

Not sure how to compose your first words? Be a good observer

<b>The 2018 CBC Nonfiction Prize is open for submissions. Send us your original, unpublished work for a chance to win $6,000 from the Canada Council for</b> …

Authors

Saskatchewan First Nation outraged as video game depicts legendary leader

A First Nation in Saskatchewan is considering legal action against a California video game company over the forthcoming release of Civilization VI, a …

First Nations

Cree Nation leader unhappy with Civilization 6 portrayal

A First Nations headman says game disrespects Cree history<p>Earlier this week, 2K Games introduced a new historical leader into its world conquest game <i>Civilization</i> <i>6</i>. Cree leader Poundmaker (Pîhtokahanapiwiyin) joins the likes of Theodore Roosevelt, Queen Victoria and Genghis Khan as characters whose …

Genghis Khan

Elder Mary Jacob Katapatuk turns 100

The Year that Was and What's Coming Next for The Planet D

<b>When we look back on the year that was, it's hard to believe that we travelled to 22 destinations on five different continents in 2017.</b><p>The Year that …

Travel

Here's a Look at a New Nation in 'Civilization 6'

Developer Fireaxis recently gave a inside-look at one of the new civilizations and its leader coming to <i>Civilization 6's</i> new "Rise and Fall" expansion …

Northern Cree - Facebook Drama live at Red Moutain Pow-Wow 2011

Riders release Kevin Glenn

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released veteran international quarterback Kevin Glenn.<p>The team announced the move on Twitter early Thursday …

Canadian Football League

Lucy Trapper: Clara Bus Breast Cancer Screening

Cancer

Civilization VI: Rise and Fall reveals the Cree and their leader, Poundmaker

The Cree will become one of their new playable factions in Civilization VI: Rise and Fall, the first expansion for the PC strategy game. Rise and Fall is coming out on February 6.<p>The majority of the Native North Americans live Canada. Poundmaker, who was chief of the Cree in the the late 18th …

Business

Saskatchewan First Nation concerned about being featured in popular video game

Canada’s Plains Cree and Chief Poundmaker have been included in the newest edition of a popular video game series, but one elected official from the …

Saskatchewan

Poundmaker, Plains Cree to be featured in popular video game

<i>By Taylor MacPherson</i><p>Canada’s Plains Cree and Chief Poundmaker have been included in the newest edition of the popular <i>Civilization</i> video game series, …

Game Development

Poundmaker leads the Cree in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise and Fall expansion

Firaxis and 2K kick off the new year by introducing the Cree, one of the nine new civilisations that players will be able to experience in the Rise …

Game Development

Civilization 6: Rise And Fall Expansion's New Cree Civ Unveiled

Among the many additions coming in Civilization VI's first expansion, Rise and Fall, are eight new civs and nine new leaders. Developer Firaxis has now shared the details about another of these: Cree, a group of indigenous Canadians.<p>In Civ VI, the Cree are led by Poundmaker. As detailed in the …

PC Gaming

Indigenous Project Imagines If Superman Was a Cree Girl

Indigenous filmmaker Sonya Ballantyne is creating superpowered female First Nations heroes for her short films, with the Man of Steel serving as a …

Indigenous Peoples

Shatner, Villeneuve, Gazette's Red Fisher among Quebecers named to Order of Canada

Twenty-nine Quebecers were named to the Order of Canada on Friday, including actor William Shatner, director Denis Villeneuve and longtime Montreal …

William Shatner

Charlottetown hockey association collects gear for youth in northern Que.

'The momentum of the whole thing, it’s just been unbelievable,' says hockey official<p>The Charlottetown Minor Hockey Association's gear exchange …

Canada

What does the winter solstice mean in the Cree tradition?

<b>What does the winter solstice mean in the Cree tradition?</b>1:00<p>Elder Wildfred Buck explains how the Cree observe the shortest day and the longest night …

Aboriginal Canadians