Healing with traditional medicine

The healing power of plants are still available for those who need them and know how to use them. That was in essence the spirit of the workshop held in Listuguj on March 21 and 22. Elders Joe and Judy Googoo from Wagmatcook, Mi’gmaqi Unama’gi…

Listuguj Veterans have a place of their own

Dean Martin made a point to cut new keys before the event. When the semi-grand opening of the Veteran’s Lodge was held on March 24, 2016, Martin went around and gave all the veterans a key of their own. “Here’s the key to the building,”…

Winter Carnvial at AGS

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AGS students got to take a break, even if it was too cold for the outdoor plans. The Winter Carnival was held on March 3rd and 4th. And while the two days included activities like watching movies and playing basketball games, the events also…
Listuguj First Nation Community Market

Listuguj Market

Abby Metallic moved home, but missed the markets she had gotten use to in Moncton. That’s why she started the Listuguj Market on Sundays. Sometimes over two dozen vendors come out. Some even travel from as far as Saint-Quentin, or Big Cove.…

Playground Update

Numbers have just been released for all the expenses and plans for the $83,938.76 raised by the community, for the community playground. The expenses are online at news.listuguj.ca. There is $12,920.28 remaining, which will be used to buy…

Collecting Oral History

It all started by gathering stories about the Restigouche river. Sailor Lloyd Jacques was interviewing community members, when everyone at the GMRC realized the importance of what was being learned. “We all got interested in the history…

Restorative Justice

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National Addictions Awareness Week opened the door for many, related topics to be discussed. One was “Restorative Justice,” and the study Cathy Martin recently helped complete. “It correlates with National Addictions week because [it’s]…

Listuguj Summer Camp

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The Listuguj summer camps are over for this year, but the kids will now start school with all the great shared memories they’ve made. The camps began with the idea of getting kids more active. But for the coordinator, Tierra Ritchie, there…