The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Journey of Nishiyuu: A quest to solidify bonds between First Nations

A quest undertaken by the youth of Great Whale to solidify the traditional bonds between First Nations By: Chief Stan George Accompanied by one experienced guide, 6 youths from the community of Great Whale, located in Northern Quebec on the shores of Hudson’s Bay, have commenced a sacred quest that is [...]

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