Cree language podcast records Elders’ stories from Northern Quebec – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201981 Views

Podcast aimed at increasing Cree usage among younger people

Jan 02, 2019

The creator of a podcast in the Cree language is hoping it will help reverse a trend of increasing English usage among youth in the James Bay region of Quebec.

In Eeyou Istchee was created by 29-year old Nick Wapachee from Nemaska, Que., about 700 km north of Montreal. It’s one of nine Cree communities that make up the Eeyou Istchee Nation in Northern Quebec.

“I wanted to position the podcast where I’m going to get my stories,” he said.

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