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Q & A: Calvin Helin

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

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Calvin Helin is a best-selling author, motivational speaker, lawyer and businessperson.

His book Dances with Dependency: Out of Poverty through Self-Reliance has been called courageous and ground-breaking.

His second book, Breaking Free from Economic Dependency: Hope and Empowerment Through Self-Sufficiency, was a finalist for the U.S. 2011 Best Book Awards.

Helin is a member of the Tsimshian Nation from the Northern B.C. community of Lax Kw'alaams (Port Simpson).

Angela Sterritt interviewed Helin in April 2011 as part of the 8TH Fire television series.