We would like to acknowledge all the people who gave input and inspiration to help create the Innu essay, and related interviews, videos and photographs. Some people have been quoted directly, but all have given generously of their knowledge. This has been the main source of information for this website essay. We hope we have done justice to their contributions.
Pien Penashue, Lizette Penashue, Mary Madeline Nuna, Sebastian Penunsi, Michel Jack, Philamena Jack, Simeo Rich, Margaret Rich, Annette Nuna, Rose Gregoire, Kathleen Nuna, George Nuna, Elizabeth Penashue, Francis Penashue, Philomena Pokue, Dominic Pokue, Charles Bellefleur, Marie Bellefleur,
Special thanks to the following people for allowing us to film them dancing to provide this valuable and unique contribution to the web site, and to Rose Gregoire for her tireless efforts to organize this dance event.
Charles Bellefleur (drummer and chanter), Marie Bellefleur, Rose Gregoire, Apenam Pone
Kathleen Nuna, George Nuna, Elizabeth Penashue, Francis Penashue, Andrew Michelin, Philomena Pokue, Dominic Pokue, Agnes Michelin, Mary Mae Rich, Sylvester Rich.
Also a very special thanks to Pien Penashue for allowing us to film and interview him in his home as he drummed and shared hunting songs with us.
Thank you to Michael Batchelor Jack for his research and assistance on this project.
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