The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) News

News concerning the Crees of Northern Quebec
The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)
  1. UPCART Press Release: Historic Agreement Reached Among 7 Indigenous Nations on Preservation and Management of Ungava Peninsula Caribou

    Montreal, QC – Tuesday October 17, 2017 – The Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Round Table (UPCART) is pleased to sign today an historic agreement to preserve and manage caribou in the Ungava Peninsula. The Agreement is between the seven Indigenous peoples who traditionally share this important food and cultural resource.

  2. Day Scholars Memorandum of Understanding Signed Between The Canadian Government and the First Nations’ Plaintiffs

    A significant step forward in the Day Scholars litigation has occurred with the signing of a “Memorandum of Understanding” between the Canadian Government and the First Nations’ Plaintiffs. The memorandum commits the government and the First Nations to resolve this litigation without resorting back to the courtroom and to keep working in the spirit of reconciliation to find a fair settlement in a timely manner.

  3. The Board of Directors of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and the Council of the Cree Nation Government will be live on September 12-13, 2017 in Nemaska, Eeyou Istchee
  4. Annual General Assembly
  5. Cree Nation Governance Agreement and Constitution

    The final texts of the Agreement on Cree Nation Governance, as signed in Ottawa on July 18, 2017, and of the Constitution of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee are available at the links below.

    Please note the Agreement on Cree Nation Governance and the Constitution of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee will take effect when the Federal Governance Legislation is adopted and comes into force, expected toward the end of 2017.