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Métis Culture

 

Books, Fiction


In Search of April Raintree

Beatrice Culleton Mosionier, 1992.

This story follows the lives of two Métis sisters, living in Winnipeg Manitoba, and explores themes such as identity, family, native ancestry.  Mature subject matter.  (Grade 9 and up)

 

Websites

The Virtual Museum of Métis History and Culture

An online and interactive history and culture museum with content specifically about the Métis people. (Grade 5 and up)

 

Opinion/Blog


“I'm Métis: What's Your Excuse?: On the Optics and Misrecognition of Métis in Canada.”

FEDCAN Blog posted by Chris Andersen, University of Alberta, February 2011.

 

CD-ROMS


Making History: Louis Riel and the North-West Rebellion of 1885. 

Vancouver: James Monro Productions and National Film Board, 1998.

From the NFB website:  "Information is presented in an exciting, creative and historically sound manner."

The linked website provides a comprehensive review of this CD-ROM, from a teacher/instructor in teacher education. The author concludes that this CD-ROM on Louis Riel is highly recommended.

Available from the National Film Board. (Grade 7 and up)

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