The youth of the Cree Nation will be walking by snowshoes departing from Whapmagoostui today, February 23, 2009 en-route to visits in Chisasibi, Wemindji, Eastmain and arrival in Waskaganish. The purpose of the journey is to address the issue of "Suicide".
The following is scheduled visits:
|Departure:||Whapmagoostui||Monday, February 23, 2009|
|Arrival:||Chisasibi||Saturday, March 7,2009||182 km / 113.5 miles|
|Departure:||Chisasibi||Monday, March 9,2009|
|Arrival:||Wemindji||Saturday, March 14,2009||93 km / 58 miles|
|Departure:||Wemindji||Monday, March 16,2009|
|Arrival:||Eastmain||Saturday, March 21,2009||87 km / 54 miles|
|Departure:||Eastmain||Monday, March 23, 2009|
|Arrival:||Waskaganish||Saturday, March 28, 2009||84 km / 52 miles|
|Total Amount:||446 km/ 227.5 Miles|
For more information or if yon are interested in joining the journey, please feel free to contact your Local Youth Councilor Youth Department for possible assistance.
For more information, contact Stacy Bear, Youth Grand Chief or Tyrone Moses, Special Projects Coordinator (CNYC) at (819) 895Â·2223. You may also contact the Administrative Assistants, Mary Jane Moar (CNYC) at the same number above or Edna L. Neeposh, Administratlve Asststant to CNYC/CRA Youth Department at (819) 673-2600, Ext. 327
|GROUP LEADER:||Abraham Ottereyes, Chisasibi|
|ELDER GUIDES:||Matthew Neeposh, Mistissini
Lawrence Neeposh, Nemaska
|FEMALE GUIDE:||Emily Cowboy, Waskaganish|
|YOUTH GUIDE:||Jamie Moses, Eastmain|
Stanley George Jr.
Priscilla Atchynia Jr.
David Kawapit Jr.
River Jordan Cowboy
|WASHAW SIBI:||Ricky Polson