Eeyou Istchee (territory)

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Eeyou Istchee (, Iiyiyiu Aschii, Iiyiyuu Aschii or ᐄᓅ ᐊᔅᒌ Iinuu Aschii, all meaning "The People's Land" ) is a territory equivalent to a regional county municipality (TE) of Quebec, represented by the Grand Council of the Crees.wikipedia
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Grand Council of the Crees

Cree Regional AuthorityGrand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)James Bay Cree
Eeyou Istchee (, Iiyiyiu Aschii, Iiyiyuu Aschii or ᐄᓅ ᐊᔅᒌ Iinuu Aschii, all meaning "The People's Land" ) is a territory equivalent to a regional county municipality (TE) of Quebec, represented by the Grand Council of the Crees.
The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) or the GCC(EI) (ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᔅᒌ in Cree), is the political body that represents the about 18,000 Crees or "Eeyou" ("Eenou", Inland dialect) of the territory called Eeyou Istchee ("The People's Land") in the James Bay and Nunavik regions of Northern Quebec, Canada.

Equivalent territory

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Eeyou Istchee (, Iiyiyiu Aschii, Iiyiyuu Aschii or ᐄᓅ ᐊᔅᒌ Iinuu Aschii, all meaning "The People's Land" ) is a territory equivalent to a regional county municipality (TE) of Quebec, represented by the Grand Council of the Crees.
Most equivalent territories correspond to certain urban agglomerations; the others are Jamésie, Eeyou Istchee, and Kativik, which comprise the Nord-du-Québec region.

Eeyou Istchee James Bay Regional Government

Eeyou Istchee Baie-JamesEeyou Istchee James Bay TerritoryEeyou Istchee James Bay
On July 24, 2012, the Quebec government signed an accord with the Cree Nation that resulted in the abolition of the neighbouring municipality of Baie-James and the creation of the new Eeyou Istchee James Bay Regional Government, providing for the residents of neighbouring Jamésie TE and Eeyou Istchee to jointly govern the territory formerly governed by the municipality of Baie-James.
The territory comprises all lands of Jamésie (TE) minus the four local municipalities (municipalité locale) — also known as the enclosed municipalities' — of Chibougamau, Lebel-sur-Quévillon, Chapais, and Matagami, and eight of the nine Cree communities (communautés crie) of Eeyou Istchee TE.

Kativik, Quebec

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While most of Eeyou Istchee is enclaved within Jamésie TE, the Cree reserved land (TC) and Cree village municipality (VC) of Whapmagoostui lie north of the 55th parallel north and are enclaved within Kativik TE.
Together with the TEs of Jamésie and Eeyou Istchee, it forms the administrative region and census division (CD) of Nord-du-Québec.

Chisasibi

Chisasibi, QuebecChisasibi (Cree reserved land)Fort George
The total population of the area was 14,131 in 2006, according to the 2006 Canadian Census, and the largest municipality is the Cree village municipality of Chisasibi on the south bank of La Grande River near the northeast shore of James Bay.
Chisasibi (ᒋᓵᓰᐲ/Cisâsîpî meaning Great River) is a village on the eastern shore of James Bay, in the Eeyou Istchee equivalent territory (ET) in northern Quebec, Canada.

Chisasibi (Cree village municipality)

Chisasibi
Chisasibi is a Cree village municipality in the territory of Eeyou Istchee in northern Quebec; it has a distinct legal status and classification from other kinds of village municipalities in Quebec: Naskapi village municipalities, northern villages (Inuit communities), and ordinary villages.

Eastmain (Cree village municipality)

Eastmainsame name
Eastmain is a Cree village municipality in the territory of Eeyou Istchee in northern Quebec; it has a distinct legal status and classification from other kinds of village municipalities in Quebec: Cree village municipalities, northern villages (Inuit communities), and ordinary villages.

Mistissini (Cree village municipality)

MistissiniMistassini Cree
Mistissini is a Cree village municipality in the territory of Eeyou Istchee in northern Quebec, Canada; it has a distinct legal status and classification from other kinds of village municipalities in Quebec: Naskapi village municipalities, northern villages (Inuit communities), and ordinary villages.

Nemaska (Cree village municipality)

Nemaska
Nemaska is a Cree village municipality in the territory of Eeyou Istchee in northern Quebec; it has a distinct legal status and classification from other kinds of village municipalities in Quebec: Naskapi village municipalities, northern villages (Inuit communities), and ordinary villages.

Oujé-Bougoumou

Oujé-Bougoumou, QuebecOuje-Bougoumou, Quebec
Oujé-Bougoumou (ᐆᒉᐳᑯᒨ / Ûcêpukumû, akin to the name of the nearby town Chibougamau, the meaning of which has been lost) is the newest Cree community, located on the shores of Lake Opemisca, in the Eeyou Istchee TE of Quebec, Canada.

Waskaganish (Cree village municipality)

Waskaganish
Waskaganish is a Cree village municipality in the territory of Eeyou Istchee in northern Quebec; it has a distinct legal status and classification from other kinds of village municipalities in Quebec: Naskapi village municipalities, northern villages (Inuit communities), and ordinary villages.

Waskaganish

Rupert HouseWaskaganish, QuebecFort-Rupert
Waskaganish is part of the territory referred to as "Eeyou Istchee" ("The Land of the People" in Cree) encompassing the traditional territories of Cree people in the James Bay regions of what is now Northern Quebec and Ontario.

Waswanipi (Cree village municipality)

Waswanipi
Waswanipi is a Cree village municipality in the territory of Eeyou Istchee in northern Quebec; it has a distinct legal status and classification from other kinds of village municipalities in Quebec: Naskapi village municipalities, northern villages (Inuit communities), and ordinary villages.

Waswanipi, Quebec

WaswanipiWaswanipi (Cree reserved land)Waswanipi Reserved Territory, Quebec
Waswanipi (ᐙᔂᓂᐲ or Wâswânipî) is a Cree community in the Eeyou Istchee territory of central Quebec, Canada, located along Route 113 and near the confluence of the Chibougamau and Waswanipi Rivers.

Wemindji (Cree village municipality)

Wemindji
Wemindji is a Cree village municipality in the territory of Eeyou Istchee in northern Quebec; it has a distinct legal status and classification from other kinds of village municipalities in Quebec: Naskapi village municipalities, northern villages (Inuit communities), and ordinary villages.

Whapmagoostui (Cree village municipality)

Whapmagoostui
Whapmagoostui is a Cree village municipality in the territory of Eeyou Istchee in northern Quebec; it has a distinct legal status and classification from other kinds of village municipalities in Quebec: Naskapi village municipalities, northern villages (Inuit communities), and ordinary villages.

Eastmain

Eastmain, QuebecEastmain (Cree reserved land)East Main House

Whapmagoostui

Whapmagoostui, QuebecWhapmagoostui (Cree reserved land)RCAF Station Great Whale River
While most of Eeyou Istchee is enclaved within Jamésie TE, the Cree reserved land (TC) and Cree village municipality (VC) of Whapmagoostui lie north of the 55th parallel north and are enclaved within Kativik TE.

Quebec

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Eeyou Istchee (, Iiyiyiu Aschii, Iiyiyuu Aschii or ᐄᓅ ᐊᔅᒌ Iinuu Aschii, all meaning "The People's Land" ) is a territory equivalent to a regional county municipality (TE) of Quebec, represented by the Grand Council of the Crees.

2006 Canadian Census

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The total population of the area was 14,131 in 2006, according to the 2006 Canadian Census, and the largest municipality is the Cree village municipality of Chisasibi on the south bank of La Grande River near the northeast shore of James Bay.

La Grande River

La GrandeLaforge RiverLa Grande Rivière
The total population of the area was 14,131 in 2006, according to the 2006 Canadian Census, and the largest municipality is the Cree village municipality of Chisasibi on the south bank of La Grande River near the northeast shore of James Bay.

James Bay

JamesbayJames Bay Rivers
The total population of the area was 14,131 in 2006, according to the 2006 Canadian Census, and the largest municipality is the Cree village municipality of Chisasibi on the south bank of La Grande River near the northeast shore of James Bay.

Enclave and exclave

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While most of Eeyou Istchee is enclaved within Jamésie TE, the Cree reserved land (TC) and Cree village municipality (VC) of Whapmagoostui lie north of the 55th parallel north and are enclaved within Kativik TE.

Types of municipalities in Quebec

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While most of Eeyou Istchee is enclaved within Jamésie TE, the Cree reserved land (TC) and Cree village municipality (VC) of Whapmagoostui lie north of the 55th parallel north and are enclaved within Kativik TE. The total population of the area was 14,131 in 2006, according to the 2006 Canadian Census, and the largest municipality is the Cree village municipality of Chisasibi on the south bank of La Grande River near the northeast shore of James Bay.

55th parallel north

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While most of Eeyou Istchee is enclaved within Jamésie TE, the Cree reserved land (TC) and Cree village municipality (VC) of Whapmagoostui lie north of the 55th parallel north and are enclaved within Kativik TE.