The Grand Council of the Crees

Youth Department

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In order to prepare youth to assume their roles as the leaders of tomorrow, the Youth department of the Cree Regional Authority has been mandated with coordinating, supporting and delivering all programs that contribute to this goal. This department also works with other departments to prepare youth to contribute to community life.


The Youth department of the Cree Regional Authority is responsible for:



Games to promote Cree culture and customs

Workshops and presentations to bring together all stakeholders working with and for young people


In Mistissini:

Andrew Neeposh

Iris Voyageur
Administrative Assistant

Evelyn Tanoush
Program Officer

Joey Blacksmith
Coordinator of Cree Youth Forum

Edna Neeposh Jr.
Special Projects Coordinator

CNYC Human Resources Management Plan

In Waskaganish:

Youth Grand Chief/CNYC Chairperson

Mary Jane Moar
Administrative Assistant to YGC/CNYC Chairperson

In Nemaska:

Jeremy Diamond
Communications Officer