Search just our sites by using our customised site search engine


Click here to get a Printer Friendly PageSmiley

Click here to learn more about MyHeritage and get free genealogy resources

Videos about the Cree


Cultural Optimality, A Study of the Rise and Decline of the Cree Culture of North Eastern Ontario .A Thesis Submitted to the Department of Canadian Studies of Carleton University In Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements For the Degree of Master of Arts By Donald E . Pugh .May, 1972 . ABSTRACT Although contact between a western civilization and a primitive culture often leads to the disintegration of the latter, the culture of the Swampy Cree of the Moose River drainage basin appears to have reached its optimal period or cultural climax during the fur trade from their contact with European technology . A complementary perception of the resources of the region permitted a symbiotic division of labour by each culture which strengthened and materially benefited the other without a loss in cultural identity . Cultural disintegration for the. Cree only occurred in the twentieth century when the European culture altered its goals and relationship to the land and introduced a cultural clash through encroachment on Cree hunting grounds, the imposition of European laws, and the suppression of native Cree customs and practices.

The Nêhiyawak (Cree) People & Nation: Culture, History, Music & Affiliations

Four Bears Pow-Wow 2008 Hosts: Northern Cree & Blackfoot Confederacy/ Singing Contest: 1st-Mandaree Singers 2nd-White Lodge 3rd-Fort Peck Sioux

Cree Freedom - Canada

Bunibonibee Cree Nation (Oxford House) Community Profile
Bunibonibee Cree Nation (Oxford House) is located along the eastern shoreline of Oxford Lake at the mouth of the pristine Hayes River and is approximately 950 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg. The reserve is located on a ridge of land between Oxford Lake to the west and Back Lake to the east. The First Nation has an outstanding treaty land entitlement. The First Nation is signatory to the 1909 adhesion to Treaty 5. Sean Parenteau and Sharol Ciurko of StrongFront had the priveledge conduct a speaking enagagment and editing workshop in 2010 and mentored the high school students and together created Oxford House's first community profile Video.

A Visit to the Cree Nation of Chisasib

Cree War Dance

Cree Indian Prairie Chicken Dance

Cree Hunters of Mistassini

The Crees of Paint Hills 1974

The Cree of James Bay (2006)

Job's Garden
The film expresses the vision of the Crees. Nowadays, it is a valuable historical document that contains the opinions of a group of elders (including Samson Neacappo, David Cox, and Job Bearskin) who represent the wisdom of the Cree at its best. I think that's why the movie is still popular among the James Bay Crees.

Moose Factory, Moosonee, Ontario


Return to our History of the Cree Page

Quantcast

This comment system requires you to be logged in through either a Disqus account or an account you already have with Google, Twitter, Facebook or Yahoo. In the event you don't have an account with any of these companies then you can create an account with Disqus. All comments are moderated so they won't display until the moderator has approved your comment.

comments powered by Disqus