Playground Ribbon Cuting

Even with the rain, many came out to celebrate the opening of the new community park. Over $80,000 was raised in total.  “I think a few people did double takes when we went from 5,000 to 65,000 in a matter of days,” said Sheila Swasson,…

Remembrance Day Ceremony 2015

The Remembrance Day Ceremony at AGS school keeps growing. Last year organizers had to set up more tables. It is always held at 11:00 a.m. on November 11th. "We’re growing out of the AGS,” said Mary Bradstreet, one of the organizers. “It…

Exercising the right to hunt

Oakley Barnaby shot his first moose this year. It was given to the Pow Wow. He just turned 12 years old. He’s been hunting with his mom, Jill Metallic, and Ricky Condo his whole life. Condo likes to bringing kids hunting and fishing. Among…

Anita’s Presentation

Good Morning, I would like to thank Darcy for inviting me to speak today at the 20th Anniversary of SSHS celebrating Treaty Day. Last year I was doing some cleaning at home and found some old photo albums of pictures that I had taken when…

Pre-contact Mi’gmaq Culture

Twenty-three years ago, decisions were made to revive Mi’gmaq traditions. A program began, titled – “Relearning a Way of Life.” Twenty-two people came together to learn and share what they knew of traditional practices. Some even came…

Anti-Racism Strategy

After nearly three and half months, the Anti-Racism Strategy has chosen a logo. The slogan is “Strengthening Relationships.” “It was a real challenge to come up with a design to reflect the strategy,” said coordinator , Debbie Dedam-Montour.…

Wapikoni is Back

Wapikoni Studios are back in Listuguj for another month-long stay. They’re working hard on 5 films and 4 songs with folks from here. It’s entirely free to the community. But a project does take time. You’ll be able to see all of the…

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…

State of the Salmon 2015

The good news is more salmon have been recorded so far this year in comparison to last. "We can't say it's a good year," said David LeBlanc, the Executive Director of the Restigouche River Watershed Management Council (RRWMC). "Last year was…

Community Foundation

A community foundation is different than standard charitable funds. It is permanent. It grows year after year. And it has more money for community projects, year after year. How is that possible? Interest. The simple explanation is: large…