Denis Jean-Pierre

Denis Jean-Pierre

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  • Community: Kitcisakik
  • Nation:

    Atikamekw

Biography

Denis Jean-Pierre was born in the Atikamekw community of Opitciwan on November 18, 1968. He’s been playing guitar since he was 12 and has released five albums including one with Sakiwapan. His songs talk about life in the bush, healing and mental health issues. Denis moved to Kitcisakik to be with his girlfriend. After working at the Kiticaskik daycare and elementary school for 13 years, he will soon move to Alma so his son can pursue his schooling, leaving this son as a moving tribute to his beloved community.

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