Orchestre Symponique de Montreal presents “Chaakapesh” Maestro, Kent Nagano and special guest performance by cellist Kelly Cooper. September 17, 2018 in Ouje-Bougoumou.
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In collaboration with CNG & ACCI, CNACA presents workshop with Christmas sale. Workshop of traditional ornaments (Mini mittens, mini tipis, mini grease spoons, etc) *Limited to 30 people. Tables available for artists to sell artwork for Christmas. Please note, limited spots available. We encourage you to keep in mind, no copyright material accepted for sell. […]
To the general public, Buckley Petawabano is best known for his acting career. For the Cree Nation, he is known for so much more than that. In the late 60’s, Buckley acted in a Canadian television series called ‘Adventures in Rainbow Country’. His character called Pete Gawa was one of the first regular First Nations […]
Growing up with music at home, it was pretty obvious Celina Wapachee would find a passion for music as well. Born in Matagami and raised in Nemaska, she found support from her parents, and began singing and writing at the age of 12, and started to sing for the public at 15. Celina has been […]
Born in Jack River near Eastmain, Daisy Moar was raised by her grandparents. At 12, she went to Residential school. Since 1978, Daisy has dedicated a lot of time ensuring our Cree culture and language is kept strong today. Although retired in 2007, Daisy still takes time to do Cree translations. She even provides Cree […]
For Mariame Hasni, a passion for music developed early on in childhood. She remembers listening to the radio with her father and they would sing together. Following that passion, she learned by listening to other musicians and the Latin artist Selena significantly inspired as a child. Mariame has been singing all her life but she […]
Born in Nooskan, at the mouth of Broadback river out on Rupert Bay, Sanders Weistche grew up to excel in the art of snowshoe making. At age 14, he began to try, to learn because he saw the challenge to create something unique, and the opportunity as there was a lot of demand. He saw […]
Tim Whiskeychan was born in Chibougamau, Quebec and adopted as an infant by Harry and Laura Whiskeychan, a traditional couple from isolated Cree village of Rupert’s House (Waskaganish) on the east coast of James Bay. Tim’s talent for art was quickly recognized and encouraged by his teachers and by his father Harry, a well-know artist-craftsman […]
January 6, 2016 – We the Cree Native Arts & Crafts Association (CNACA) will be hosting a Regional Tamarack Bird Making Course to be held in Ouje-bougoumou, QC. The training is scheduled to begin on March 7, 2016 and completed on March 18, 2016 for a total of ten (10) working days. It will start […]
October 19, 2015 – We the Cree Native Arts & Crafts Association (CNACA) will be hosting a Regional Traditional Survival Tools Making Course to be held at the Aanischaaukamikw (Cree Cultural Institute). The training has been postponed to November 9, 2015 and completed on November 20, 2015 with a total duration of ten (10) working […]