All these Nations are part of the
Algonquian (Anishinabe) family and their traditional territory is situated in the
"Pinaskin", is the season when
the leaves start to fall, an Attikamekw season juste before autumn.. That was when this
band was founded in 1987.
Pinaskin has performed along the North
Coast of Quebec, including Lake St-Jean, Chibougamau, Oufé-Bougoumou in the
Algonquian provinces of Atibiti, as well as Montréal, Trois-Rivières, Québec,
They have been the guests of the Four
Winds Association for two years, at the 1999 and 2000 Pow Wow, as well as at the Earth
festival in Cernier in August 2000.