b'Jacinte LambertJacinte is Mtis and was born in the Mtis community of St. Laurent, Manitoba. She is a grandmother of four children and great Celebrating Indigenous Culture and Communitygrandmother to seven.Education has always been important to Jacinte who has continually sought learning, be it as a graduate of Red River Colleges Business Management course or earning her Career Employment Coach Certificate from the University of Winnipeg. Jacinte has dedicated herself to helping and supporting Mtis people at every opportunity. Volunteering has also played a big part in Jacintes life, be it as one of the co-creators of the Mtis Days in St. Laurent or as part of the Festival Manipogo 29 winter festival committee. In 2000, Jacinte was approached 34 by a Smithsonian museum representative and asked to be one of the five co-curators of the new National Museum of the American Indian. She spent 10 days working with the designer and curator to ensure Mtis people would feel at home when they walked in the exhibit. Currently, as a cancer survivor, Jacinte volunteers her time by visiting and supporting cancer patients in and around the St. Laurent community.'