Cree hunter David Bertie Longchap was hunting geese 20 kilometres south of the small mining town of Chibougamau, when he found pink and silver balloons that 10-year-old Reid Habbart released in Manhattan, Kansas on April 24th. Longchap's sister posted pictures on Facebook and found Reid's family. As well as telling Reid about Eeyou Istchee, the traditional name for the Cree territory, Longchap plans to send him a beaded rainbow keychain in honor of their mother, Emma Trapper Longchap, the first Quebec Cree to die of Covid-19 in 2020.

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