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

  • Published Jan 26, 2021
  • Updated Apr 15, 2022
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This interview with 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. Menard shares her worldly advice for any Métis person wanting to enter the entertainment industry. 

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Canadian Geographic and Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) are proud to present Paykiiwikay Métis Culture Podcast, a series exploring the rich Métis culture and Michif language. Hosted by interdisciplinary Métis artist, mentor and author Leah Dorion, the first 10 episodes of Paykiiwikay, which is Michif for “come and visit,” take listeners on a journey through Métis communities around the province of Saskatchewan.

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