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Introduction to Métis Culture

The presenter will communicate knowledge of Métis people and their history in Canada. Students will generate a class web on the contributions and traditions of the Métis people to Canadian culture. The presenter will use photos, artifacts and Traditional Métis clothing to prompt student learning about the Métis culture. The presenter will also show introductory videos of the Métis people, their traditions and contributions to Canadian culture.

Classroom Preparation:

  • Laptop and projector with speakers is required

Time Frame:

60 minutes


Click here for the video about Métis jigging.
Click here for the video "Métis Rosie"

Additional Resources:

Click here for the video about Metis Rights (1 hour video).
Click here for the video Metis Youth Express Yourself!
This is a virtual museum that includes information on Metis people in Canada.