This is the corporate website for the Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA) and Eeyou Istchee Tourism (EIT).
If you are travelling to Eeyou Istchee Baie-James and want to find out about the region’s many attractions, please visit
Un voyage d’agrément à Eeyou Istchee Baie-James et désirez en savoir plus sur les nombreux attraits de la région, veuillez visiter

Resource Library

Downloadable PDF Resources

Videos & Virtual Workshops

EPRTNT Funding Program in Tourism
(March 2024)

CNG – Department of Commerce and Industry Funding Opportunities
(January 2024)

Apatisiiwin Skills Development
Funding Opportunities

(January 2024)

Cree Tourism: Creating the Career of Your Dreams

Free Training: Become an Ambassador of Eeyou Istchee Baie-James

Information & Articles

Visitors’ Guidelines

COTA’s mission is to develop and implement a collective vision for a world-class sustainable tourism industry in Eeyou Istchee, that is in harmony with Cree culture and values, and that involves a partnership among Cree communities, institutions and businesses.  One...

Canada’s Indigenous Tourism Sector: Insights and Economic Impacts

In 2019, the Conference Board of Canada published an eye-opening report titled Canada’s Indigenous Tourism Sector: Insights and Economic Impacts. This report was commissioned by the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) to "profile and assess the economic...

Nothern Tourism Intelligence: Archived Newsletters

For a period of several years starting in 2011, Quebec's ministère du Tourisme issued a newsletter on Northern tourism. You may use the links below to access archival copies of these newsletters. Newsletter Northern Tourism – April 2017 Newsletter Northern Tourism –...

Marketing Materials and Other Helpful Links

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