Our traditions are found on the land. We need to protect it.

Cree Conservation Strategy

The Cree Communities of Eeyou Istchee along with the Cree Nation Government have taken the initiative to develop a conservation strategy to meet our goals to conserve our land as much as possible by means of creating protected areas recognized by the Quebec Government and by adopting international practices that fit our needs to achieve our dream of keeping our lands intact for future generations.

Conservation Strategy

Broadback River Conservation Plan

The Broadback River Conservation Area is a large scale, regional conservation project. It is an initiative between the Cree communities of Waswanipi, Nemaska, Ouje-Bougoumou, Mistissini and Waskaganish in collaboration with the Cree Regional Authority/Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee).

Broadback Conservation Plan

News & Events

Cree and Quebec sign agreement to resolve dispute over forestry practices

The Quebec government and James Bay Cree representatives have signed a partnership and co-operation agreement aimed at resolving a forestry dispute about territory that stretches from Lac St. Jean to James Bay.

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CBC North - Maamuitaau broadcast - Saving the Broadback river.

CBC North – Maamuitaau airs episode of Cree Youth Canoe brigade to protect the broadback river. To increase public exposure of the Broadback Watershed Conservation Plan both for the Cree and general public, the CNG and the five (5) communities involved conceived of a highly visible youth canoe brigade down

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