Episode 2 Oujé-Bougoumou - Into the north - Eeyou Istchee Baie James Tourism

Episode 2 Oujé-Bougoumou

Episode no. 24 October 2018

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Familiarize yourself with the history of the Cree nation, it's way of life, it's culture and it's roots. Follow our adventurers in this traditional cree experience at Anna's and David's place in Nuuhchimi Wiinuu, a cultural camp based in Oujé-Bougoumou. You will be able to see by yourself the uniqueness of this place filled off cultural knowledge and love from the owners. An adventure that will stay for a long time in the memory of our 6 adventurers.

Anna gave us a lot of love. She takes you and makes you travel in her world.

Places visited

Nuuhchimi Wiinuu

74 Rue Opataca Ouje-Bougoumou Visit the website

Nuuhchimi Wiinuu is a cree cultural camp based in Oujé-Bougoumou, a cree community of approximately 750 people located near Chapais and Chibougamau. Anna and David, the owners, will be more than happy to welcome you for a unique stay. Come and discover their culture, their knowledge and their stories. A unique cultural adventure to live with the Crees in Eeyou Istchee Baie-James. For any reservation, contact Voyages Eeyou Istchee Baie-James Travel at 1 855 745-3888 or at reservations@voyageseibj.com

Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute

205 Rue Opemiska Meskino Ouje-Bougoumou Visit the website

Aanischaaukamikw is a museum, archives center, library, teaching centre, cultural centre, and a virtual hub designed for interactivity. It is also a public space of learning, experience and celebration of the cree culture.

Ouje-Bougoumou community

203 Opemiska Meskino Ouje-Bougoumou Visit the website

«The place where people gather» The community of Ouje-Bougoumou is located on the shores of Lac Opemiska and has won a prize from the United Nation's 50th anniversary in 1995. The community invites you to visit it's beautiful point of views and it's unique architecture. Guided tours focusing on Cree culture are available.

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