"This book chronicles the life and work of John Arcand, the Master of the Métis Fiddle. John is proud of his Métis roots, and he has made an immeasurable contribution to preserving and promoting Métis culture and Métis fiddle music. From his early interest in the fiddle to his current stature as a music icon and role model, John is a wonderful example of how hard work and commitment can make your dreams come true. This biography also contains many tributes to John. He is humble about his accomplishments, numerous awards, and prolific fiddle legacy, so it is fitting that his praises be sung by those who so admire him. This book also tells the story of the John Arcand Fiddle Fest, which is celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2017."-- Provided by publisher.