Festival de contes et légendes Atalukan
The festival unites storytellers from various First Nations across Québec who will introduce you to their mysterious world. This nomadic event travels to several neighbouring communities.
Alexandre Bacon, Joséphine Bacon, Telesh Bégin, Bertrand Bergeron, Lucie Bisson, Patrick Courtois, André Desrochers, Guy Sioui Durand, Michel Faubert, Alice Germain, Édouard Germain, Marie-André Gill, Tania Jourdain, Marie-Émilie Lacroix, Pierre Larouche, André Lemelin, Kawandak, Nicole O'Bomsawin, Joan Pawnee, Robert Seven Crows
The festival had the chance to welcome as spokesperson Natasha Kanapé Fountain, Pessamitilnu (Ilnu de Pessamit). Poet, performer, actress, visual artist and activist for indigenous and environmental rights, Natasha has published three critically acclaimed books of poetry. She has also collaborated with several artists of all origins. His collections will soon be translated into English. Natasha has a strong presence on stage: she is intense and honest. You may have had the chance to see her in the Muliats room, in the TV show Unity 9, or when she went Tout le monde en parle.
The 9th edition of the festival took place from August 6th to 11th. Innu chef Jensy Grégoire co-created the dinner-story menu with Grand Chief Rafik for the occasion. The festival also received the first version of the show The best liars in the world. The spokesperson for this edition was Alanis Obomsawin.