Entries by mike

Eeyou Online Poetry & Song Writing competition

Ouje-Bougoumou, June 28, 2019– The Cree Native Arts & Crafts Association in collaboration with Counseil des arts de Montreal and Cree Nation Youth Council are pleased to announce the Eeyou Online Poetry & song writing  competition. Open to all JBNQA beneficiaries, submissions are now open until October 30th, 2019. All submissions must be recorded and […]

Indigenous Arts and Crafts Demonstrations

10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019 Four artisans will give arts and crafts demonstrations in Copp’s Square, Georgeville (Canton de Stanstead) • Paul-Conrad Carignan, drum making • Brigitte Dubois, dream catcher making • Isabelle Neeposh (CNACA), beading • Deborah Ratt, beading      

KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples

Performances by talented artists, discussions on the issues faced by Indigenous peoples, films, workshops on traditional knowledge, demonstrations of art and crafts as well as meeting people that will touch you.

Inland baby rattle and moccasin making- March 20-22, 2019

Create an opportunity for the passing of knowledge and tradition in cree, With traditional teachers Alice Shecapio-Blacksmith and teacher Judy Shecapio-Blacksmith, Ouje’s elder Charlie Bosum was the teacher for the baby rattle workshop- he provided materials needed for the rokshop, such as crooked knives for all participants. He also took the time to prepare the […]

Roc your mocs- November 20-22, 2018

The project took place over four days at Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute; Tuesday November 20 – Thursday, November 22, 4-8 pm and Friday 1-5pm.  Project was a collaborative effort between Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute and local Department of Justice and Correctional Services.  Goal for project was to teach the importance of passing a traditional skills, […]

Christmas Arts & Crafts Show- December 2018

Event took place Thursday November 29, 2018 from 2pm-8pm at the Ouje-Bougoumou Council chambers. Event was in collaboration with Justine Mianscum (Benefits Counellor). Two workshops were given by Ouje-Bougoumou CNACA representative Harold Bosum & Nellie Gray In the hour and a half demonstration, Harold showed participants how to make tamarack goose decoys.  Nellie made small […]

12th Annual General Assembly in Nemaska

CNACA will be holding the 12th Annual General Assembly starting Oct 24 – 25, 2018 at the Nemaska Sports Complex in Nemaska. If you are interested in being a delegate for your community or if you’re an artist that would like to present your artwork,  crafts and musical works at the assembly, please contact your […]