The Québec Cree at Mistissini 'Reserve'

Bitter wind in winter.....


.....followed by more relaxed times in summer


Cleaning fish and drying nets


Young girls at play


Teenagers home for the summer meet in the Mistissini primary school to elect officers of the Beaver Club. The formation of this Club represents the emergence of an adolescent subculture rooted in their experiences at boarding school.


Returned students also bring new recreation to Mistissini


Cree men discussing the advantages of different rifle shells for hunting at the Mistissini Hudson Bay Post


Loading provisions purchased at the Hudson Bay Post. Canoes equipped with outboard motors made transportation to summer camps much easier.