Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute wins prestigious award from Les Grand Prix de Tourisme Quebecois 2014


Tourism Award

Lebel-sur-Quévillon, Quebec, March 18, 2014.

Last night, Eeyou Istchee Tourism and Tourisme Baie James handed out it’s Regional Grands Prix du Tourisme Québécois 2014 at a prestigious ceremony held in Lebel-sur-Quévillon.
With multiple winners from Eeyou Istche and in the Jamesiens regions, It was indeed a exciting evening.

Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute (ACCI) is pleased to announce that it has received an award in the “Tourism attractions of less that 25 000 Visitors” Gold Award.

Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute is proud and honored to receive this award. Diane Ottereyes-Ried, President of ACCI, echoes that tribute to the ACCI team, “My sincerest congratulations! The whole team deserve it! It is news that I will be so honored to tell the Elders of the Cree Nation, Mista-meegwetch!”

We, at Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute are very proud of the dedication and accomplishments of the teams of architects, builders and everyone who was involved in the realization of the dream of Aanischaaukamikw. Congratulations! Keep up the good work.

For further information:
Gaston Cooper, Marketing & Communication Officer at 418.745.2444 extension 2019 or 418.770.4919

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Diamond Sponsors

Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute

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Cree Nation Youth Council

Cree School Board

Niskamoon Corporation

Cree Health Board and Social Services of James Bay

Ouje-Bougoumou Cree Nation

Cree Nation of Mistissini

Cree Nation of Eastmain

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Cree Native Arts & Crafts Association


Gold Sponsors

 Cree Nation of Wemindji

 Cree Nation of Nemaska


Bronze Sponsors

 Cree Nation of Chisasibi


 Cree Nation Government – Cultural & Language

 Cree Nation of Whapmagoostui

James Bay Eeyou Companee

 James Bay Cree Communication Society

 The Nation