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Voices North

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With a background in community access media and media training, George Lessard has worked in print, broadcast radio and television and in educational media. He considers himself an artist in electronic and digital media. Born and brought up in Montreal, in Canada, his work has taken him to Toronto, Vancouver, Banff and Calgary; Inuvik, Fort Smith and Yellowknife NWT (where he currently lives); Salluit, Nunavik (Arctic Quebec) and Arviat, Nunavut. He's been posted internationally to Beijing, China; Nassau, the Bahamas; La Paz, Bolivia; Butare, Rwanda; Chelyabinsk, Russia and Berhampur, Odisha, India. These days in Yellowknife, he's producing live webcasts and YouTube videos of community events and mentoring young photographers around the NWT.

Best #IdleNoMore #NWT quote so far...

| January 11, 2013
Francois Paulette, badass former leader and Dene elder

Siku Allooloo @quietninja_ ...
"My papa, Francois Paulette, badass former leader and Dene elder, on the phone from Ottawa...

"I have waited 44 years for this."

Photo from Francois Paulette's Facebook page



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