Georges Arsenault is an historian and ethnologist. He has published extensively in French on the Acadian history and culture of Prince Edward Island. Many of his works have been translated, including The Island Acadians, The Acadians of Summerside, Acadian Christmas Traditions, Acadian Traditions on Candlemas Day, and Acadian Mi-Carême ? Masks and Merrymaking. Since 2009, he has been writing a weekly column in La Voix Acadienne on images of the past.