Chantal Niquay is Atikamekw and was born on November 15, 1968 in La Tuque. She lived in several communities before attending the Mashteuiatsh Residential School when she was 13. She moved to Mashteuiatsh when she was 16 and hasn’t left since. She has been working in a daycare center for several years. She is very involved in her host community and is very interested the knowledge passed down by elders. She decided to make a first short with Wapikoni to thank the people who stood by her through thick and thin.