Dan Benoit is an Aboriginal person, a Red River Métis and a member of the Métis Nation. He has spent all his life living near his ancestor’s River Lot in St. Norbert Parish or at the family farm near Seven Sisters Falls in Manitoba.
Dan has in-excess of 10 years post-secondary education and has various degrees and diplomas in Natural Resources Management and Ecology from University College of the North, University of Ottawa, and the University of Manitoba.
He has worked for both industry and all three levels of government in the natural resources and environment field. Dan is intimately knowledgeable in many other facets of Métis cultural heritage and traditional knowledge relating to water and land issues.