Genot Picor (formerly Piqueur) is a storyteller, musician
and dancer. In addition, he is a published free-lance journalist,
retired public school teacher consultant and grant writer. Picor
holds a Master’s Degree in Theatre Arts/ Interpretive/Performance
Studies from Eastern Michigan University, specializing in oral
tradition, narrative studies and the anthropology of performance.
Genot uses all his talents to bring an interactive frontier history
alive to audiences of all ages. His program is ideal for schools,
festivals, art shows, museums, libraries and corporations.
Each presentation is individually designed to meet the needs and
requests of the hosting agency. If you’ve ever seen him perform,
you’ll see that he looks and acts the part! Picor has
presented at numerous venues throughout Michigan from
Ironwood to Rockwood, Niles to Sault Ste. Marie. In addition, he
has performed in New York, Ontario, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and
Illinois. Picor has studied voice and movement at the Stratford
Festival Theater in Stratford, Ontario. Genot was given Native
name of “Winter Elk” on Sept. 28, 2003 by Mr. Leon
Locklear, Tuscarora/Cherokee Elder and former President of
Southeast Michigan Indians, Inc.).