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Métis Studies

This is a guide for researchers to showcase resources on Métis history, culture, language, genealogy and more.

Art & Culture

Métis art and culture is rich, varied, and spans centuries. The development of such was, and is integral to the development of the Métis as a distinct ethnic identity and people. Different subjects to explore in researching the Métis include:

  • Storytelling & folklore
  • Mythology
  • Fingerweaving 
  • Métis sash
  • Music and dance: the Red River Jig, fiddle
  • Buffalo hunt
  • Language: Michif

Art & Culture