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Henri Posset was born on May 5, 1925 in Belgium. He entered the Oblates Order of Mary Immaculate on September 8, 1947 and was ordained as a priest on February 19, 1950. In 1950, he moved to Canada and went to Hay River where he spent the following two years learning Slavey. Between 1952 and 1956, he worked as a priest at Fort Providence. From 1956 until 1981 he was based at Fort Simpson, and in 1982 moved to Fort Norman (Tulita) where he ran the Oblate mission until 1993. Henri Posset died on January 3, 1993.