Category Archives: James Bay Cree

Hunters/gatherers to trappers/harvesters. Does it matter what they call us?

The Inuit make no bones about it. There’s is a hunting culture; but what does that mean? Most Inuit still eat a solid diet of country food, which is just like it sounds, traditional foods such as caribou, whale, seal, … Continue reading

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Categories: Aboriginal law, Cree vocabulary, Culture, Decolonisation, First Nations, Fluency, Idle No More, Indigenous law, Inuit, James Bay Cree

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Guest Blog: Don’t give up on Attawapiskat!

The following article is my first ‘guest blog post’, by David Schulze, a partner in the law firm of Dionne Schulze in MontrĂ©al, which specializes in representing Aboriginal communities and individuals.  I think it is important to remember that the … Continue reading

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Categories: Aboriginal law, First Nations, Injustice, James Bay Cree, Treaty 9

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Dealing with comments about Attawapiskat

I still intend to get a series of posts out clarifying issues like First Nations housing, health-care, education and so on, but I have a confession.  I haven’t been staying away from the comments sections of articles about Attawapiskat. I … Continue reading

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Categories: Aboriginal law, First Nations, INAC, Injustice, James Bay Cree, Representation of natives

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