Even though all checkpoints will be removed on June 9th 2020, and to make sure we protect the elderly and every vulnerable person in Eeyou Istchee, the cree communities will remain closed until further notice

To plan your stay, we highly recommend you contact our team.

Thank you for your support and understanding. See you soon!

Audio-circuit Aschii Nipii land and water

Culture and heritage


Route de la Baie-James
G8P 2X8
418 748-4441

An audio journey about Eeyou Istchee and Baie-James. Travelling through Eeyou Istchee Baie-James? Here's an opportunity to discover a few stories about his vast territory.

From Whapmagoostui to Matagami, along seasons, tracks and rivers, explore the life of the land by listening the way elders recommend.

Aschii Nipii collects into a 6-part audio journey a thread of over 100 stories gleaned from various memory repositories.
Each part is assembled around a Cree legend, as well as a historical and seasonal period.

Trappers, biologists, poets, teachers, storytellers, bears, development officers,
anthropologists, lawyers, musicians, mayors, moose, ministers, writers, kings, philosophers, hunters, builders, sailors, codirectors, merchant adventurers, healers, ambassadors, cooks, wolves, fires, researchers, parliamentarians, professors, broomball players, filmmakers, doctors, ethnomusicologists, historians, ecologists, fishermen, journalists, fiddlers, grand chiefs and grandmothers help mesh a net of stories rooted in the territory.

Explore the tracks for more information on these stories and their messengers.

 Niipin - Summer

Tikwaachin - Automne

Kaskatin - Freezing season

Pipun - Winter

Siikun - Spring

Miyuskamuu - Melting Season