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Métis Studies

Introduction

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

For information on Michif, check out A Language of Our Own [e-book] by Peter Bakker (1997).

Online Michif Resources

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Michif Language Series (Louis Riel Institute).

Children's Books in Michif