Moose Factory

Playing Mandolin Strikes A Chord With Me

January 11, 2018 | 11:09 am

There has always been something about the sound of a mandolin that has interested me. Not sure what it is? It has eight strings and is tuned G, D, A, E. What you would call “fifths” if you know your music theory. The way the chords are produced is somewhat of a challenge because of…

The Dream: My First Gibson Les Paul

December 1, 2017 | 3:47 pm

“What kind of guitar is that?” I asked my dad as I pointed to the TV.  “A Gibson Les Paul”, he answered. At that moment, I knew I wanted that guitar. I would always snoop through my older brother Robert’s CD’s and tapes in attempt to discover cool music. When I was 11 or 12…

Remembering Moose Cree First Nation Elder Jack Wynne

June 18, 2017 | 8:06 pm

A few months ago, a respected Moose Cree First Nation Elder passed away. Jack Wynne lived to be 92 years old, and was the last living World War II Veteran from the James Bay region of Northern Ontario. Jack’s last days at home in Moose Factory were spent surrounded by the love and comfort of his family,…