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A group of people snowshoe down a snowy bank beside a frozen river, their shadows stretching out over sparkling snow. There is a bridge in the background and the snow is low in the sky. At the back is a woman wearing a knitted fleece and a Métis scarf tied around her waist.

Travel

Métis Crossing, Alberta’s first Métis cultural destination

Experiencing living history at Métis Crossing, a one-of-a-kind destination for Métis people to share Métis stories 

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  • 7 minutes

People & Culture

People & Culture

Andrea Menard: Promoting the Michif language through art

Episode 2

Award-winning Métis singer, songwriter, performer, actor, and writer Andrea Menard explores how she is working to promote the use of Michif language, teachings, and worldview through her own contemporary artistic practice

  • 31 minutes

People & Culture

Michif history, language and culture, featuring Russell Fayant

Episode 1

A leading Michif language and culture educator shares why the language of the Métis matters

  • 31 minutes
Future of Michif program launch Gilles Gagnier Sherry Soll Glen McCallum

People & Culture

Métis Nation-Saskatchewan, Canadian Geographic launch program to revive the Michif language

The Future of Michif program aims to inspire the next generation of Métis to learn their traditional language and educate Canadians on Métis history and culture

  • 423 words
  • 2 minutes

People & Culture

Louis Riel: Hero, heretic, nation builder

A celebration of the real Louis Riel, Métis leader and Manitoba founder, on the 150th anniversary of the Red River Resistance and the 175th of his birth

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  • 9 minutes
a beadwork of portrait of Louis Riel in the July/August 2019 issue

People & Culture

Beading a Métis icon

Artist Krista Leddy offers a peek into her studio as she creates a portrait of Louis Riel out of thousands of glass beads

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  • 6 minutes
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History

Explore presents the Hudson’s Bay Company – Part 3: The rise of the Métis

Episode 15

Indigenous rights lawyer and author Jean Teillet reveals how the struggle to dominate the fur trade led to the rise of a distinct people in Canada: the Métis

  • 39 minutes