Maïlys Flamand is from the Innu/Atikamekw Nation. She was born in Roberval on August 13, 1994 and spends a lot of time on the road for her studies. She holds a certificate in Indigenous Youth Intervention from UQAC and is currently enrolled in a Psychosocial Intervention certificate program. She directed her first short during the 2017 workshop in Manawan, called Tetci nin? (Why Me?), and in 2018, she directed a second film during the Concordia workshop. Both films share the same subject, that of belonging to more than one place.