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Strong roots, strong growth

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As part of its 40th Anniversary celebration, the Cree School Board planted a tree outside its school in Eastmain this week as a symbol of the growth and hope that are expected in Cree education in the coming 40 years.

“We may not be here,” said Director General Abraham Jolly, “but this tree will be, and it will stand for the strong roots we built in our first 40 years, as well as the promise of student success in the next 40.”

Cree School Board launches new logo

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To mark its 40th year serving students in communities around Eeyou/Eenou Istchee, the Cree School Board today launched a new logo featuring some of the key elements it considers crucial to its future.

Regional Annie Whiskeychan Day celebrates Cree traditions, language

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Students from around Eeyou/Eenou Istchee gathered in Ouje-Bougoumou May 24 to honour one of the shapers of Cree education – the late Annie Whiskeychan

Whiskeychan was a driving spirit behind Cree curriculum at the Cree School Board. She developed resources that are still used in classrooms – including written stories which document traditional Cree practices and life.