Kanguq - Hiver/ᐅᑭᐅᖅ/ Winter 2016 - Page 18

Coopérative en vedette / ᑯᐊᐸ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑕᐅᔪᖅ / Co-op Spotlight Kuujjuaraapik - Whapmagoostui ᑰᔾᔪᐊᕌᐱᒃ Lisa Koperqualuk ᓕᓴ ᖁᐱ3ᕈᐊᓗᒃ 16 KANGUQ Hiver/Winter 2016 T ᑌ ᑦᓱᒪᓂ ᐊ ᓪ ᓓᑦ ᐃ ᓄ ᐃᓪᓗ here was a time the history books ᐅᓇᑕᐅᑎᕙᓚᐅᖅᑯᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓲᒍᕗᐊᓪᓛᑦ tell us that the Crees and the Inuit ᑐᖁᕋᐅᑎᓲᒍᓂᕕᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ were enemies once and they tell us ᐃᕐᓯᒋᔭᖃᕐᓂᑯᒥᓄᑦ ᐊᓯᒥᓂᒃ. ᐊᔪᕿᕐᑐᐃᔩᑦ themselves they made war and killed each ᓂᐅᕐᕈᓭᔩᓪᓗ ᑕᒪᕐᒥᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᑦᓯᐊᕙᓚᐅᕐᑐᑦ other due to fear. Missionaries and traders ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᐊᓪᓓᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᓪᓗ ᖀᒻᒥᒍᓲᑎᓂᒌᓐᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ. alike knew of the enmity between them. ᐃ ᓱ ᒪ ᒋ ᔭ ᖃ ᕈ ᓐ ᓇ ᑐ ᖃ ᓚ ᐅ ᕐ ᓂ ᖏ ᓪ ᓚᖅ Solidarity seemed unlikely to ever come. ᐱ ᖃ ᑎ ᒌ ᒍ ᓐ ᓇ ᒐ ᔭ ᕐ ᓂ ᒋ ᓐ ᓂ ᒃ It is only very recently that Inuit and ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᓐᓂᕆᒐᔭᕐᑕᒋᓐᓂᒃ. Crees began living side-by-side, having ᖃᒻᒥᐊᐱ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᓪᓓᓗ been influenced, no doubt, by the missionᐃᓅᖃᑎᒌᒍᓐ ᓇ ᓕᑌᓐ ᓇ ᓯᒪ ᕗ ᑦ, aries of the Anglican Church who arrived ᓇᓗᓇᖕᖏᑐᖅ ᐊᔪᕿᕐᑑᓯᒋᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᖏᓕᑫᑦ to this part of the north in the late 1800s. ᑐᑦᓯᐊᕕᖓᑕ ᐊ ᔪ ᕿ ᕐ ᑐ ᐃ ᔨ ᖏ ᓐᓄ ᑦ Today, Kuujjuaraapik/Whapmagoostui, ᐃᑉᐱ ᒍ ᓱ ᓘ ᒥᓕ ᕐ ᑎ ᑕ ᐅ ᓂ ᑯ ᕕ ᓂ ᕐ ᒥ ᓄᑦ the twin community of Inuit and Crees, is ᑌᑦᓱᒪᓂᒋᐊᖅ 1800ᓂ ᑎᑭᑦᑐᕕᓂᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. a fine example of the peaceful melding of ᐅᓪᓗᒥ, ᑰᔾᔪᐊᕌᐱ|ᐅᐊᑉᒪᑰᔅᑐᐃ ᓄᓇ­ two very different cultures. ᓕᒋᓕᕐᐸᐅᒃ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᓪᓓᓗ, ᐆᒃᑐᕋ­ Though the political structures which ᐅᑎᒃᓯᐊᕙᐅᕗᖅ ᐱᖃᑎᒌᒍᓐᓇᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ flowed from the 1975 James Bay and ᐃᓗᕐᕈᓯᖃᑎᒌᖕᖏᒪᕆᑦᑐᑦ. Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA) ᐅᓪᓗᒥ ᔨᒥᔅ ᐲ ᑯᐯᑉ ᑕᕐᕋᖓᑕᓗ created separate political institutions, ᐊᖏᖃᑎᒌᓐᓂᖓ ᓴᖅᑭᑎᑦᓯᓯᒪᒐᓗᐊᕐᑎᓗᒍ separate service