Entries by mike

Change in Sponsorship Policy

Ouje-Bougoumou, Qc ; August 6, 2020 – The Cree Native Arts & Crafts Association (CNACA) would like to announce a change in our sponsorship policy as of August 6, 2020; CNACA has ensured that the changes cater to our members and help provide them with opportunities to take their projects and need for equipment further. […]

Sachimuweushtutin mosquito hat – passing on traditional knowledge

Ouje-Bougoumou, Qc; July 1, 2020 – The Cree Native Arts & Crafts Association and the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay are pleased to announce the Waapimausuuwin Project. Over time, the project will unfold into several phases, the current being the Sachimuweututin Mosquito Hat making workshop. This event will be taught […]

Brendan Forward

Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Multidisciplinary Arts As a self taught-artist, Brendan has dedicated 5 years to building his skill set. Brendan is a photography based in Mistissini,QC. His main focus is on landscape photography, astrophotography but also enjoys traditional and contemporary subjects. He believes that “lifelong learning and artistic success are inseparable and continues to […]

Vivianne Oullet-Sheshamush

Visual Arts, Traditional & Contemporary As a self-taught artist, Vivianne began her exploration with body paint by creating characters on people’s faces. She then experimented with different types of body art such as landscapes. She finds her inspiration from her hometown of Whapmagoostui with the use of vivid colors and glitter as part of her […]

Chris Sam

Performing Arts – Multidisciplinary Arts Chris has been practicing music for the past 20 years and has studied the “Music industry Arts” program at Algonquian College and has successfully coproducer an album with his band Cree Rising. Chris became involved in the music scene as a teenager with the recording of the Youth Compilation album […]

Samuel Mianscum

Performing Arts, Traditional & Contemporary At the age of 7, Samuel was taught how to play an acoustic guitar from his father. From an early age, he sought the knowledge of how to make “mookadagan”/ crooked knives from local elders. “Inspiration comes when you least expect it and you have to be ready to capture […]

Izaak Wapachee

Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Multidisciplinary Arts Izaak produces in a multitude of different art forms, but his main focus in within the music industry. He plays a variety of different instruments, he can also record, produce and perform live. In his musical career, he has played in over 100 shows. From the age of eight, […]

Cree Youth Arts and Crafts Business Development Workshop – Mistissini

Cree Native Arts and Crafts Association (CNACA) in Partnership with Cree Nation Government (CNG) are pleased to announce the launch of the Youth Arts and Crafts Business Development Workshop. New Workshop Aimed to Help Artists   Ouje-Bougoumou, Qc— February 25, 2020 Cree Native Arts and Crafts Association (CNACA) in Partnership with Cree Nation Government (CNG) […]

Rock your Gloves ! CNACA announces a call for teachers, caregivers and students to attend an elder taught workshop in Ouje-Bougoumou

Ouje-Bougoumou, Qc— February 26, 2020 – The Cree Native Arts & Crafts Association (CNACA), Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute (ACCI), and Cree Nation Government Department of Justice and Correctional Services (CNG DJCS) are searching for students, caregivers, and teachers to attend an elder taught workshop. Rock Your Gloves in Ouje-Bougoumou, QC March 9-12, 2020, 4pm -8pm […]

Youth Arts and Crafts Business Development Workshop

Cree Native Arts and Crafts Association (CNACA) in Partnership with Cree Nation Government (CNG) are pleased to announce the launch of the Youth Arts and Crafts Business Development Workshop. New Workshop Aimed to Help Artists   Ouje-Bougoumou, Qc— February 25, 2020 Cree Native Arts and Crafts Association (CNACA) in Partnership with Cree Nation Government (CNG) […]