An artist and mediator of the living heritage, specialist in traditional songs and dances of French America, Danielle Martineau has been producing collections and research since 1980, designing transmission, documentation, training and animation activities in the field of oral traditions. CVPV – 1981, CQPV – 1993, CRAPO de Lanaudière – 2004 and CPVL – 2008. Since 1986, she has presented shows and cultural workshops in Quebec, Canada, the United States and Europe. As an artist, she has created 15 stage productions in different bands and 9 albums with a Félix Award. An activist for the Recognition of the Riches of History and History of the New Year, she has been involved in a great deal of thought and guidance in her field.