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Métis Studies

Language

The Métis language is called Michif (also Mitchif, Mechif, Michif-Cree, Métif, Métchif, French Cree). The Michif language is blend of the Cree and French languages; the verbs are taken from Cree, while the nouns are taken from French.

For information on Michif, check out "A Language of Our Own," by Peter Bakker.

Online Michif Resources

Louis Riel Institute - Michif Language Series

Featured Items at Xwi7xwa Library

Children's Books in Michif