Eeyou Istchee’s award-winning Indigenous museum, cultural institution, and showcase of the history of the James Bay Crees. We’re glad you’re here, and we welcome the opportunity to share our culture with you.


Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute will be closed to the public until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you.

Virtual Tour

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Main Collection Summary

Our main collection contains important historical objects and the finest examples of Eeyou Istchee culture, assembled from collections around the world.

Collection Database

Learn about individual items in the Aanischaaukamikw collection.
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Aanischaaukamikw encourages additions to the collections and to our knowledge databases from community members and from physical and virtual visitors. Please contact us if you have an item that could add to the Institute’s assets.

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Online Database

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