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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.

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 the Broadback River.

Crees Share Vision of Land Stewardship and Conservation at World Parks Congress in Sydney Australia

Rodney Mark, Deputy Grand Chief for the Cree Nation presented his Government’s vision for land stewardship and conservation in Eeyou Istchee (Crees’ traditional territory in northern Québec) to a worldwide audience at the International Union for Conservation (IUCN) World Parks Congress.

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

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. The Cree Nation Government is proud to be part of such an influential network and hope to add value to this organization by participating in various assignments such as the Working Group on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples.

Cree youth canoe expedition 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 the Broadback River.

Crees Launch Campaign to Protect the Broadback River

Earlier today representatives of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/Cree Regional Authority (GCCEI/CRA) released the Broadback Watershed Conservation Plan and called upon the Marois Government to support their bold initiative.