Month: September 2014


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The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) welcomes the Cree Nation Government as a new member of the Union

NEMASKA, EEYOU ISTCHEE, QC, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ – On May 28th 2014, the Cree Nation Government received a letter from the IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre announcing its admission to the Union.

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Cree youth canoe expedition to protect the broadback river

Five communities (Waswanipi, Nemaska, Ouje-Bougoumou, Waskaganish and Mistissini) with traplines within the Broadback watershed have been promoting its need for conservation and protection due to the area’s rich cultural history, it’s rich biodiversity including critical habitat for declining woodland caribou and because it contains some of large remaining old growth

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