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Q & A: Ghislain Picard

Extended interviews with people from the 8th Fire TV series.

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Ghislain Picard has been the Regional Chief of the AFN for Quebec and Labrador since 1992. He is Innu (Montagnais) from the community of Betsiamites (Pessamit). He has a background in communications. He is co-founder of the Atikamekw and Montagnais Communications Corporation. In 1989 he was elected vice-president of the Atikamekw and Montagnais Council. He has been a vocal critic of the Quebec government's development plan called "Plan Nord" and charges that it is not inclusive enough of all Aboriginal groups in Quebec.

Ghislain Picard was interviewed as part of the 8TH Fire television series.