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Aanischaaukamikw welcomes Abel Bosum as President

Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute is proud to welcome Abel Bosum as President of our organization. Mr. Bosum was elected by our Board of Directors at their meeting on April 2, 2015, succeeding Dianne Ottereyes Reid.  We look forward to benefiting from Mr. Bosum’s knowledge and experience during his term and foresee continuing advances for ACCI …

Moose Break at the Museum

During the week of October 6 ACCI was closed to the public for Moose Break, but that doesn’t mean that museum-y things don’t happen.  So, what really happens to a museum when it’s closed for a week?   Well, sadly none of our artifacts come to life, but the Collections Staff sure do because being closed …

Meet our interns

Aanischaaukamikw has brought aboard two summer interns.  Tania Lariviere and Siikuun Wapachee have join our team as tour guides and summer programmers.  They will be here to offer visitors tours of the exhibit and building, as well as helping to run some of our summer programming. Welcome to all.

Suzanne Kitchen, Tour Guide

Aanischaaukamikw has hired a new tour guide, Suzanne Kitchen brings a life time of traditional knowledge with her to this position.  Suzanne has spent much of her life living in the bush, continuing to practice her culture in the setting of her ancestors.  We are very pleased that she has joined our team as she …

Thank you Christine!

Our spring intern Christine Desroches is a museum tech student from College Montmorency.  She is finishing up her last week here at ACCI and we asked her to write a few lines about her time here at Aanischaaukamikw.  We were very happy to have her as part of our team! Already 6 weeks! I had …

Spring Cleaning!

The museum may be closed to the public during Goose Break, but museum staff have been working hard to do some spring cleaning before the museum opens again. The library got a full cleaning last week.  Everything from shelves to carpets were washed in preparation for the summer. One of the best ways to make …

Notes from ACCI’s Spring Intern – Christine Desroches

Christine came to ACCI in April from College Montmorency where she has almost completed the Techniques de Museologie program.  Her internship is 6 weeks long and we at ACCI are happy to have her here!  We asked Christine to write about the projects that she has been working on here at ACCI. My first project …

CPR Training

From February 24 until February 27 ACCI and CNG staff will learn about CPR and First Aid procedures. The training given by Bruno Blacksmith will teach the staff on how to proceed in case of emergencies ensuring our staff is well prepared to act in many emergency scenarios. Staff that had already taken the course …