News | Jan 11, 2013 | 6:15
Human Library Project: John Beaucage, Sudbury
John Beaucage has been involved in First Nations leadership at a local, provincial and national level. He was chief of Wasauksing First Nation near Parry Sound for eight years, before becoming Grand Council Chief of the Anishinabek Nation (Union of Ontario Indians) in 2004. A short time later, John ran for leadership of the national Assembly of First Nations, losing to current chief Shawn Atleo. John currently lives in Wasauksing First Nation where he remains involved in the community through his role as chief councillor.