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In partnership with the Government of Quebec, the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay provides health and social services to the 9 communities of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee


Published on
Tue, Apr 27 2021

The CBHSSJB is proud to announce the nomination of Nancy Shecapio-Blacksmith to the position of Director of Professional Services and Quality Assurance (DPSQA) - Health. She joins the senior management team of Richard Shecapio, Assistant Executive Director for Miyupimaatisiiun.


Maanuuhiikuu provides community members with free and confidential clinical and traditional options to choose from, on their paths to wellness.

Cree values and traditions were envisaged as key to the development of health and social services delivery systems in section 14 of the 1975 James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), which was the basis for the creation of the Cree Health Board

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Published on
Wed, May 5 2021

The CBHSSJB and the Cree School Board have worked together to create “COVID-19 School Kits” that will help keep students & schools engaged in the battle against COVID.

Published on
Tue, May 4 2021

Abitibi Temiscamingue  - Region 8 is no longer considered an Area of Risk, as of May 4. This means people travelling from Abitibi to Eeyou Istchee will no longer be required to isolate for 14 days.  This decision was made based on new criteria for assessing a region's risk. Abitibi is doing well with vaccination, and they have worked hard to contain and prevent new cases of Covid.

Published on
Tue, Mar 30 2021

An engaging art project uses prototype masks to reproduce a year of COVID in a quilt banner.


Nurse with stethoscope
Family in the forest smiling

Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun

Nishiiyuu refers to the traditional ways of the Eeyou and Eenou people. Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun works to ensure that Cree knowledge and values are reflected in CBHSSJB services. 

Our vision is aapiimuutiihehkuut piimaatiisiiwiiniiuu kiiyah a achiisachiinuutiihehkuut᙮

“Achieving miyupimaatisiiun through the guidance of ancestral teachings”.

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